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Arts & Culture

Emeryville City Councilmember Scott Donahue is taking legal steps against the City of Berkeley to delay the planned removal of his “Berkeley Big People” sculptures. The pair of sculptures are installed on the pedestrian bridge...

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The Emeryville Celebration of the Arts has announced that the Pickleworks building on 55th Street will serve as location of 33rd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition. The building was once a pickle warehouse and most recently...

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For the past twenty-nine summers, the Golden Gate Branch Library on San Pablo Avenue has been host to the “Jazz on Sunday” series featuring live jazz on eight separate weekends. 94-year-old Oakland native Josephine Lee...

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West Oakland Filmmaker Serginho Roosblad is ready to showcase his documentary film on the MacArthur Maze freeway interchange appropriately titled ‘The Maze”. The film premiered at the San Francisco Urban Film Fest late last year and...

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In honor of this year’s International Women’s Day, culinary incubator ‘La Cocina’ hosted a weeklong series of gourmet dinners crafted and served by beloved Bay Area restaurateurs, winemakers, and mixologists. From March 3-9, La Cocina...

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KQED Arts reporter Sam Lefebvre penned a recent story covering Emeryville’s selection of Orton Development Inc. as the private partner for the long anticipated Emeryville Arts Center. The selection of Orton was not without some...

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Your next vacation could be literally steps away as Emeryville’s own Amtrak Station marks the beginning of the historic California Zephyr route. The trip is considered one of the most scenic rail trips in North...

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Emeryville Celebration of the Arts, Inc., is pleased to announce the location of the 32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition at 5700 Horton Street in Emeryville (the same location as the 29th Annual Exhibition although the...

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Two finalists have emerged from a pool of submissions in a lengthly City of Emeryville Public Art selection process. Ned Kahn’s “Wind Jetty” and Pete Beeman’s “Emeryville Serpent” were chosen as final selections by the...

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Emeryville residents and commuters noticed a peculiar billboard along Shellmound on Thursday morning that might have caused a double-take. A 1-800-GOT-JUNK billboard that previously read “We Make Junk Disappear” was manipulated overnight to read “We...

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If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing your child participate in competitive gymnastics, the road to the Olympics may very well begin in Emeryville. Head Over Heels Athletic Arts (HOH), has been training toddlers, children, teens,...

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Emeryville Celebration of the Arts, Inc., announces that the 31st Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition will be on display at the EmeryTech Building, located at 1475 66th Street in Emeryville. The annual juried show, featuring works...

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After a successful Kickstarter campaign and premiere last week at the Grand Lake Theater to a sold out audience, ‘The North Pole’ political comedy made its online debut this week. The seven episode web series...

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Many of us pass the Bayside Park elder community on 40th Street without thinking too much of our neighbors that dwell inside. Active seniors can often be seen strolling the Park Avenue District neighborhood or...

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Glidezilla, a ‘mass SUP Downwinder’, took place on our bay last Sunday, August 6th. The inaugural, recreational event was created and coordinated by Emeryville Marina tenants Barbary Ghost and KGB Kiteboarding and co-sponsored by Mike’s Paddle of Alameda....

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Newly launched program celebrates the state’s diverse and abundant cultural treasures The “Rotten City-Emeryville” Cultural Arts District has been selected as one of California’s premier state-designated cultural districts, the California Arts Council announced today. The...

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The hyperlocal media was on hand for Pixar’s 14th “Motorama” event last Friday. The event is held every other year, and gives Pixar employees an opportunity to show off their own special vehicles and share their love of...

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A mysterious pirate “ship” silhouette was sighted along the Emeryville Marina cove on Monday immediately sparking the curiosity of Emeryville neighbors. The piece, it was learned, is intended as a tribute to the 36 lives lost at the East...

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Emeryville has been selected among a large pool of applicants as a semi-finalist for a pilot California Cultural District designation. The program’s intent is to assist Californians in leveraging the state’s considerable assets in the...

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Artist Tyler Hoare’s famed Red Baron “flew” again at the Emeryville Marina last Saturday May 6th. An estimated crowd of thirty or so fans gathered to watch the tradition that last occurred in 2012. The installation was transported...

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The long standoff between Snoopy and the Red Baron finally yielded a victor as artist Tyler Hoare’s iconic piece “crash-landed” into the bay earlier this week (perhaps on “May Day“? ;). An Art.com building employee captured...

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His name is unforgettable, and so is his art. Mark Bulwinkle is the artist behind those whimsical steel plate silhouettes scattered around the East Bay Bridge Shopping Center. His “The Traffic Jam” pieces are arguably the lone bright spot...

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Baseball may be coming back to Emeryville if members of the Planning Commission and Council approve the latest “Sherwin Stadium” plans. Lennar development spokesman Kevin Ma confirmed in an email that they were shifting course on their...

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It’s easy to take for granted the Emeryville Shoreline and the beauty it brings to our city. We also take for granted the personal sacrifices and determination of those that fought to save this valuable land during...

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