Island Arts

Rick Lewis &nbsp&nbsp The western bluebird male (left) and female make an attractive pair in Island City yards. The birds need specific kinds of nests in which to live and happily adapt to using human-created nest boxes.

Western Bluebird Colors Isle of Style

Aug 22,2019

Many people have heard of the “bluebird of happiness,” a phrase that has roots stretching back thousands of years in multiple cultures including: Native American, Chinese, French and German. Stories and legends associate bluebirds with hope, springtime and home. 

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Hop on Art Walk Shuttle Friday Night

Aug 08,2019

The 2nd Friday Art Walk spotlights art, culture and nightlife in Alameda each month. Galleries, shops and bars stay open late each second Friday and feature local art, live music and special discounts. The City of Alameda, MV Transit and Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Tim Burgess &nbsp&nbsp Mary Lou’s Apartment, above, rounds out a broad selection of entertainers and  libations at the upcoming Pour Your HeART Out fundraiser hosted by Rhythmix Cultural Works. The fun takes place Saturday, Aug. 10.

Time to Pour Your HeART Out for Kids

Aug 01,2019

Only at a wonderfully creative facility like Rhythmix Cultural Works could Pour Your HeART Out, a benefit for youth arts — an annual showcase of some of Northern California’s most talented women in craft beverage, food and the arts — take place all under one roof. On Saturday, Aug.

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