Island Arts

Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp “Following the Pack” is an example of work by Alameda artist Jennifer Daily. Her works will go on display next Thursday as part of Art in City Hall.

City Offers Public Art Update

Aug 16,2018

Public Art Commission Special Meeting Tonight 
A special meeting of the Public Art Commission has been set for today, Thursday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor, 2263 Santa Clara Ave. 
Agenda items include: 

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Church Rummage Sale on Tap

Jul 18,2018

St. Barnabas Church presents its annual rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., this Saturday, July 21, at the parish hall and school parking lot, 1427 Sixth St. To learn more call Patrick McNamara, 522-2630.  


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Art Walk this Friday

Jul 12,2018

Join Rhythmix Cultural Works for another Love Our Island Art Walk, Radical Beauty Part 4, this Friday, July 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. at South Shore Center. The inner courtyards of the mall will transform into a magical landscape of music and art.

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Maurine Killough

April is National Poetry Month

Mar 29,2018

Alameda Island Poets will celebrate National Poetry Month with a reading featuring John Rowe, Jan Dederick and Maurine Killough. Nanette Deetz is hosting the reading. Light refreshments will be served and an open mic follows the featured poets.

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A Poem Celebrating Women’s History Month

Mar 29,2018

Warriors for the Working Day
When I was a little boy, 
my mom worked,
And so one day I went to daycare,
Where she let go of my hand,
And someone else,
A woman I did not yet know,
Took it in hers,
And took care of me.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Meet raptors, rodents, reptiles and other creatures at the library this Saturday.

Zoo Day at the Alameda Free Library

Mar 22,2018

The Alameda Free Library will host animal visitors this Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Children’s Department of the Main Library, 1550 Oak St. Families will have the opportunity to meet animals from the Oakland Zoo at 11 a.m., Wild Things, Inc.

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