Showing posts from May, 2014

“Breaking Bad” Theology? The Message Church Launches Message Lecture Series


The Poet and the Artist in Aphrodite’s Garden Liminal, Lyrical, Lucid. Liminal Art & Poetry Exhibit and Events

The Poet and the Artist in Aphrodite’s Garden - Liminal, Lyrical, Lucid
June 5 – July 19, 2014
Gallery Preview Reception: 
Thursday, June 5, 6-8pm
First Friday Opening Reception, Fri, June 6, produced by Warehouse 416 during the Oakland Art Murmur
DJ and full bar

The Liminal Art Salon® at Warehouse 416
416 26th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

The Liminal Art Salon® presents The Poet and The Artist in Aphrodite’s Garden: Liminal, Lyrical, Lucid, an artistic collaboration of artist Jais Booth and award-winning poet Bronton Cheja. The duo invite you to enter Aphrodite’s Garden*, an exhibit celebrating the interrelated lines of connection from automatism, the unpremeditated or unconceptualized art of surrealism, to liminalism, or liminal art. The exhibit shows the ability of the artist/poet to transmit states of being that are beyond the threshold (Latin limen) of ordinary human consciousness. The liminal is that which is in between the lit…

Alameda Sangha Guest Teacher, Ayya Tataloka.May 25 7pm-9pm

Alameda Sangha May 25  7pm-9pm Guest Teacher, Ayya Tataloka. Buena Vista United Methodist Church
2311 Buena Vista Ave.,Alameda, Learn more about Ayya Tataloka and path of a bhikkhun 

Abbess of Dhammadharini Vihara in the Santa Rosa and the Aranya Bodhi Hermitage on the Sonoma Coast in Northern California, Ayya Tataloka provides spiritual guidance and monastic mentorship in conjunction with hermitage prioress Venerable Sobhana Bhikkhuni.Venerable Tathaaloka Theri is the second Western woman to be designated as Theravadan Bhikkhuni preceptor (Pavattini/Upajjhaya), and she has contributed to the going forth and full ordination of women as bhikkhunis in the USA, Australia, India and Thailand. She also serves as a Senior Monastic Advisor to the Dhammadharini Support Foundation, the Alliance of Bhikkhunis and Sakyadhita USA.

Alameda Sangha
Every Sunday, 7pm-9pm
Buena Vista United Methodist Church

Just Listed-The Jordan Residence-Unique Design by Ace Architects in Upper Rockridge Oakland USA

The "Jordan Residence" 
Designed by Ace Architects

6356 Broadway Terrace
Oakland California 

A well known Upper Rockridge landmark, The Jordan Residence was designed by Ace Architects and inspired by early 20th century works of Bernard Maybeck and Julia Morgan.  The Jordan Residence has been extensively written about in various magazines including Metropolitan. The house is on the cover ofTen Housesby Ace Architectspublished in 2000, and in other books as well.

Near Lake Temescal, Schools, Rockridge shops Broadway Terrace, Oakland CA
  Square Feet:1,334   
  Year Built:1994 - Commissioned
Design Notes From Ace Architects website
This unique, one-of-a-kind house, built for a newspaper publisher and her daughter. replaced a 1920's era Spanish Colonial Revival cottage, lost in the 1991 Oakland Hills fire.

Architecturally, the house is related to Maybeck's Hearst Hall.…