Night Life and Entertainment

Courtesy photos &nbsp&nbsp The West Coast Dancers are ready to “Dance to the Music” starting Wednesday, June 19.

West Coast Dance Theatre Set to Perform in 46th annual Revue

Jun 13,2019

Marnell Xavier’s West Coast Dance Theatre (WCDT) is now preparing for its 46th annual musical song and dance productions, “Dance to the Music.” Two different productions on two different days, but both are a cavalcade of fluorescent colors, pop tunes and funky, fancy footwork. 

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All photos: &nbsp&nbsp Top, the Christelle Durandy Trio performs on Park Street in front of Jessica Eastburn’s artwork; The Mother exhibit inside the K Gallery; Randy and the Gypsy Boys peform in front of the Alameda Marketplace; and Taller Bombalele, the Puerto Rican Bomba drum ensemble drums and dances at the Rhythmix after-party.

Scenes from ‘Love Our Island’

May 16,2019

Rhythmix Cultural Works, Alameda’s destination for global arts and culture, celebrated the eighth instance of its “Radical Beauty, Love Our Island” art walks last Friday.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Guitarist Pat Wilder, left, and vocalist Pamela Rose will perform in Rose’s “Blues is a Woman” show this Saturday, March 23.

‘Blues is a Woman’ Set for Saturday

Mar 21,2019

Celebrating the great women of blues in the heart of International Women’s Month Rhythmix Cultural Works presents Pamela Rose’s critically acclaimed new show: “Blues is a Woman — from Ma Rainey to Bonnie Raitt.” Many women have left their mark on the blues: Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Sister Ro

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Melissa Rivers &nbsp&nbsp Enjoy the Toi Shan Family Association’s Lion Dancers at the West End’s Lunar New Year celebration set for Saturday, Feb. 16.

Celebrate the Year of the Pig on Webster Street

Feb 07,2019

The West Alameda Business Association (WABA) will celebrate Lunar New Year with a huge festival set for Saturday, Feb. 16, at 11 a.m. Come mark the arrival of the Year of the Pig with WABA at its second annual Lunar Year celebration.

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Courtesy &nbsp&nbsp McGee’s Bar & Grill, in the historic Leona Hotel building, is participating in Restaurant Week.

Restaurant ‘Week’ Comes to Town

Jan 10,2019

The annual celebration of local eateries, Alameda Restaurant Week, takes place over 11 days: from Thursday, Jan. 17 to Sunday, Jan. 27, with more than 40 participating restaurants.

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Alameda Civic Ballet’s Nutcracker

Civic Ballet’s Nutcracker on Tap

Dec 20,2018

Now in its 13th year, Alameda Civic Ballet’s (ACB) production of its full-length Nutcracker ballet will presented three times this weekend. Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet will be presented at 7 p.m., tomorrow, Dec. 21, and at 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, Dec.

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Vijay Rhakra &nbsp&nbsp Duniya Dance and Drum Company will present traditional dance and music from Guinea in West Africa at the ‘Round the World Festival, a free event taking place this Sunday.

Bringing the World to Alameda

Oct 02,2018

Bringing the community together for a celebration of global cultures through dance, music, art and food, Rhythmix Cultural Works presents its third annual ‘Round the World Festival this Sunday, Oct. 7, from noon to 3 p.m.

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Video Artist to Display

Aug 23,2018

An opening reception has been set for tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 24, for Manifestation: Making the Invisible Visible, a new exhibition featuring generative media art prints and videos by Alamedan Bill Wiatroski from 6 to 10 p.m.

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