Island Arts

Clay Kempf of Alameda had his documentary, Stu Steinberg, discussing the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on America’s veterans accepted into the Oregon Documentary Film Festival in Portland, Ore. Kempf directed, shot and co-produced the film with other Bay Area filmmakers. The festival takes place this weekend. Kempf lived most of his life in Berkeley; he moved to Alameda in 2007.

 

Maze Daiko anniversary event scheduled at Rhythmix

Maze Daiko, the musical quintet based at Alameda’s Rhythmix Cultural Works, celebrates its 10-year anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 11, with an enchanting evening concert. Maze Daiko and guests from Gamelan Sekar Jaya, the Bay Area’s premiere Balinese gamelan and dance company, will perform.

 

“Festival Latinoamericana,” an evening of Latin music, dinner, dancing and entertainment at First Congregational Church, has been set for Saturday, Nov. 11, at 5:30 p.m. 

The church’s Fall fundraiser features an evening of live music by Martin Franco of Mambo Soul, traditional Latin American cuisine dinner, a silent auction and Latin dancing.

 

Fright Night Escape Room
Something isn’t quite right. There’s an eerie calm in the air and it seems like you and your friends are the only people left on earth. Can you solve the mystery and get out in time before succumbing to the force that has taken over?  

 

The Alameda Community Band (ACB) will present a free concert titled “Autumn Compendium,” its first of the 2017-18 season, next week. The free concert will showcase a wide variety of classical and popular favorites arranged for wind orchestra at the Alameda Veterans’ Memorial Building at 2203 Central Ave., Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. The band will feature special guests from the Dave Alt Big Band — an Alameda favorite — playing jazz and swing tunes and featuring Janese Powell. 

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