Alameda Island Poets’ monthly free reading Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m., will celebrate Black History Month with local poets Amos White and Wanda Sabir.
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The Frank Bette Center for the Arts recently awarded Jennifer Kennedy its Call for Art Award for her photograph “Life Savers — a Whole Lot of Fun.” Kennedy was participating in the center’s annual Alameda on Camera event.
The Frank Bette Center for the Arts (FBCA) is holding a fundraiser called the Secret Art Sale to benefit Alameda school art programs. The sale starts tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 25 and continues through Sunday, Jan. 27.
Artist George Powell understands the meaning of the word “survival” better than most of us. Powell is a veteran who served in both the Vietnam and Gulf wars. He suffers from wounds inflicted in Vietnam during a battle that cost 10 of his fellow soldiers their lives.