Island Arts

Mike Lano

Xmas Tree Lane Opens

Dec 07,2017

The crowds were out on Thompson Avenue, ahem, excuse me, Christmas Tree Lane again last Saturday, to start off one of the Island City’s treasured annual holiday traditions.

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Laurent Pascal &nbsp&nbsp Jet Black Pearl is among the performers coming to town as part of Accordion Frenzy this Saturday.

Prepare for an Accordion Music ‘Frenzy’

Dec 07,2017

Rhythmix Cultural Works continues its mission of bringing fascinating elements of music and culture to the Island City when it hosts three of the world’s top accordion acts this Saturday, Dec. 9: Those Darn Accordions, Jet Black Pearl and Big Lou the Accordion Princess.

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Sun Publishers Casey Finalists

Nov 30,2017

The publishers of the Alameda Sun, Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos, recently found out they have been selected among 10 finalists for  Spitball Magazine’s Casey Award.

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Local Author Releases New Holiday Title

Nov 30,2017

Alameda resident and author Donna Marie Ferro recently announced she will hold readings from her new holiday-themed book The Reindeer Dog at local coffee shops. She describes her book as “a gift to all children and adults who believe in the magic of Christmas and Santa Claus.” 

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Alamedan’s Documentary on PTSD in Oregon Festival

Nov 07,2017

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.

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