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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File photo &nbsp&nbsp Quite the hit last year, the Tinker Bus will make another appearance at this year’s Mini Maker Faire at Alameda Point set for Sunday, Aug. 11.

Makers Unite at Faire

Aug 01,2019

The lineup of makers at the Alameda Mini Maker Faire was announced last week. More than 75 exhibitors will display their works and get people involved in making. 

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