From Shop Late Thursdays to holiday window displays, downtown merchants have prepared a festive holiday shopping experience.
Shop Late Thursdays
The shops in the downtown district are making it easier to check off items on holiday gift-giving lists. More than 20 retailers are extending their hours until 8 p.m. or later on Thursdays, doubling the number of shops that will be open in the evening!
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.