Showing posts from August, 2010
Napa Valley Aloha Festival
Presented by the Manaleo Hawaiian Cultural Foundation a Non-Profit organization.
Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010      
10am – 6pm
Free Admission and Parking, No Pets, coolers or Alcohol permitted
Please bring a non-perishable food item to Support the Napa Food Bank

Napa Expo
575 Third St. 
Napa, CA 94559

About the Napa Valley Aloha Festival
This FREE event presents Traditional Hawaiian Performers and Musicians, Crafts, Vendors and Food. Arts, crafts, clothing and wares from all over  the West Coast.  It is Kid Friendly and Good Clean Family Fun! Bring your lounge chairs, sit back on the grass and enjoy this Wonderful feeling of Aloha, under the new shaded plaza area at the Expo.
Please bring a non-perishable food item to Support the Napa Food Bank.

JABBERWOCKY : Cheryl and Liz's Adventures in Vunderland

FLOAT Gallery presents:
JABBERWOCKY : Cheryl and Liz's Adventures in VunderlandArtists Reception, Saturday, August 14, 2010 6 – 9PMWith music by DJ KODA (45 Amp Recordings)Exhibit runs August 2 - September 18, 2010
FLOAT, Floatation Center & Art Gallery, 1091 Calcot Place, Unit # 116 (located in a store front loft of the historic cotton mill studios) Oakland, CA 94606
Cheryl Finfrock (Austin, Texas) and Liz Mamorsky (San Francisco) live miles apart but share a love of the bizarre creatures lurking on the margins of the mind. Hypnogogic images floating behind the eyes on the borders of sleep. They invite you to share their painted visions at the Artists Reception, Saturday, August 14, 2010 6 – 9PM
About the Artists:
Artist Statement - Liz Mamorsky Adventures in Vunderland marks my return to painting after a three year stint building my sculptural Artbots. I am enjoying, once again, the sensuality of stroking buttery oils onto canvas and drifting off into the noun-less Neverland whe…

Expressions Gallery Beats the Drum!

Expressions Gallery2035 Ashby Ave., Berkeley, CA, 94703 Wed,-Sat, 12 - 5 PM , Sunday 12 - 3 pm and by appt. 510-644-4930
Beat of the DrumArt Show Runs: August 14, 2010 – October 22, 2010. Opening Reception: Saturday, August 14, 6-8 PM. Join us and the artists for our opening with art, music by Kenny McElroy and his group, playing drums, keyboard and bass and others. Refreshments served.
Beat of the Drum brings together African, Afro-Cuban, Cuban, and the American Jazz Scene Art where drums or rhythms play a significant role. Artwork includes paintings, photography, sculpture, mixed media, digital art, monotypes, jewelry, glass art, fiber arts, video art and other fine arts and crafts.Included also are unique one of a kind items from handmade silk scarves, purses, plates, bowls, jewelry, origami, and much more.
Featured throughout this show are a number of Free Events:
Friday night Literature and Poetry Readi…

Ralph at Law Library

“Nothing Shots”: A Rotating Exhibition of Photography by Ralph Granich Monday, August 2 – Thursday, September 30, 2010 Venue Hours-Mon. – Wed. – Fri., 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Tues. – Thurs., 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Ralph Granich has been taking photographs from his youth. After living and studying in Europe and the United States, he adopted the “nothing style” of photography, mundane slice of life pictures with no clear action or narrative. This exhibit at The Alameda County Law Library features mostly the people and scenes of Oakland and the East Bay.
Location- Alameda County Law Library 125 12th Street Oakland CA 94117
About Ralph Granich To Ralph Granich taking photographs is something he has just had to do since he was a young boy! His photography is really “something”! He resides in Oakland.
August Artist Happy Hour BBQ at Bridgehead StudiosBring Your Own...Chuck, from Bridgehead Studios in Alameda has cordially invited us to have our August meetup at his fab place! We'll be on the roof.Bring something to drink for you and others and a dish to share for about 10-12 people (not a ton of chips tho, everyone). The BBQ will be lit. Everyone who loves the arts is welcome. Free.See ya there.

Date-Thurs Aug 19, 2010Time-5pm-7pm
Place-Bridgehead Studios2516 Blanding AveAlameda, CA 94501Our Host-Chuck DiGuidaWe are Captain-Artist Clint Imboden; Navigator Artist Erik Niemann and Harpoonist Arts Publicist Nancy VicknairMapof venue-