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Love Our Island Art Walk Radical Beauty Part 3   Friday Jun 8   free

Love Our Island Art Walk Radical Beauty Part 3

Featuring Art Installations By RoCoCo (KC Rosenberg & Modesto Covarrubias), Heather Deyling, and Joanna Ruckman Live Music & Dance with: TrioSinLio (Salsa), Chinyakare (Zimbabwean Dance & Marimba), The Steve Lucky and Carmen Getit Show (Swing), Pizzicali (Southern Italian Roots Music) Friday, June 8 | 6 pm-9 pm On Park Street between Encinal and Buena Vista, Alameda Map Coming Soon On Friday, June 8th Rhythmix Cultural Works and the Downtown Alameda Business Association will present three hours of art, dance and musical performances on Park Street. Three new art installations will be revealed in empty storefront spaces by visual artists RoCoCo (KC Rosenberg & Modesto Covarrubias), Heather Deyling, and Joanna Ruckman. Live music and dance performances from TrioSinLio (Salsa), Chinyakare (Zimbabwean Dance & Marimba) , The Steve Lucky and Carmen Getit Show (Swing), and Pizzicali (Southern Italian Roots Music), creating a fun-filled evening for the whole family. With support from the California Arts Council, “Love Our Island Art Walk,” is an art-centric creative placemaking project that utilizes public art, storefront art installations, and music performances to activate Alameda’s historic downtown districts. About the Artists The collaborative duo known as RoCoCo is comprised of KC Rosenberg and Modesto Covarrubias. These interdisciplinary artists describe their practice as a dialog of making, and they are interested in the juxtaposition of materials and response to space (architectural and natural) in their exploration of complex emotional states, social justice, and contemporary culture. RoCoCo’s work most often takes form through sculptural installations, but has also included video, performance, drawing, painting, and audience participation. RoCoCo began collaborating in 2015, showing their first work at Mercury 20 Gallery in Oakland, California. They have continued to show work at such venues as the Oliver Arts Center in Oakland, Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, and at Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana (MACLA) in San Jose. They were artists-in-residence at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles in 2017. Heather Deyling is an artist and educator whose current and ongoing body of work, the “Invented Hybrids” series, includes works in drawing, glass and fiber-based sculpture. Her studio practice is driven by research and observation of natural forms, such as succulents, fungi and marine invertebrates. She earned an MFA in painting from Tyler School of Art at Temple University and a BFA from Kent State University. Deyling has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the United States. Recent projects and exhibitions include a residency and exhibition at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles and a public art project for the City of Emeryville Art in Public Places Bus Shelter Art Program. Deyling is Professor of Foundation Studies in eLearning at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She lives and works in San Francisco, CA. Joanna Ruckman is an Alameda-based interdisciplinary artist and MFA candidate at SFAI. She received her BA from Brown University in Cultural Anthropology and Visual Arts. Ruckman is a socially engaged public artist and activist working with the SF Poster Syndicate, as a Fellow at the YBCA, teaching Digital Printmaking at Berkeley City College, and is a resident artist at The Phoenix in Alameda, where she teaches printmaking workshops. Her work has been collected by the DeYoung Museum and SFMOMA.

When: Friday Jun 8

Where: Park Street (between Encinal and Buena Vista) Alameda CA

Admission: free


Contact: Tina Blaine,, 510-865-5060

Category: Art Exhibits 3 id: 14548

Social security and the 2018 Tax Code Update   Saturday Jun 23   $10

Social security and the 2018 Tax Code Update

While Social Security beneficiaries are receiving a 2% cost of living increase this year, most people will pay more for Medicare Supplemental Insurance Parts B and D. This panel discussion will review the overall result of the 2018 tax code revision on current wage earners as well as on people receiving benefits. Additionally, panelists will discuss taxation and claiming strategies for Social Security benefits for couples, as well as for divorced singles and for people who are widowed. Social Security will be evaluated in the context of overall funding strategies for retirement. The event will take place in the War Room of the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art in Novato, located at 500 Palm Drive. A visit to the current exhibits at the Marin Museum of Modern Art follows. Donations of $10 are asked and event proceeds benefit the nonprofit museum. Panelists are Tamara Hull, CPA; Georgeana Roussos, attorney and expert in Social Security issues; and Kathleen Nemetz, MBA, CFP, Certified Financial Planner. The event is being hosted by the Women's Collective of Marin, a nonprofit association hosting public discussions for women, by women. Delahunty Jannisse Hull CPAs is a corporate sponsor of this seminar event. For information about the event contact Kathleen Nemetz at 415-472-1445 x 306. Or see

When: Saturday Jun 23

Where: 500 Palm Drive Novato CA

Admission: $10


Contact: Kathleen Nemetz,, 415-472-1445

Category: Art Exhibits 3 id: 14562