The Grand Master Fiddler Youth Champion (GMFC) for 2019 is Miles Quale of Alameda, who had placed second the past two years.
“I was pretty excited that I won,” he said. “It’s always fun to compete and play with some of the best fiddlers in the nation.”
The Alameda Island Poets will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with readings from featured poets: Ivan Argüelles, Naomi Quiñonez and Hector Zamudio. The poets’ monthly reading takes place Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru St.