Fine Art in the Park

Fine Art in the Park Start Date: Saturday 8/14/2021 — End Date: Sunday 8/15/2021 Admission:Free Attend Los Altos Rotary’s “Fine Art in the Park” show on August 14-15, 2021. Over 100 juried artists will show and sell their paintings, sculptures, textiles, wood and glass work and jewelry and more! See it all at rotaryartshow.com This event, under the beautiful redwoods of Lincoln Park, also features all-day entertainment including jazz, blues, and rock and roll music on the stage, next to booths for beer and wine, burritos, crepes, Chef Chu’s chicken salad, and ice cream. It’s a fun day for the entire family! Mark your calendar for good times and to find the art that touches your heart for the home, garden or office. And, like every year, a portion of your every purchase goes toward Rotary’s charitable programs to help those in need, locally and internationally. Location: Los Altos North Los Altos Santa Clara County Los Altos Contact: Carol Dabb cdabb@cdabbart.com URL: www.rotaryartshow.com

Singles Wine Tasting Party – San Francisco East

Singles Wine Tasting Party – San Francisco East Bay Start Date: Saturday 4/24/2021 — End Date: Saturday 4/24/2021 Admission:10 Meet new single friends who appreciate fine wines! Only $10 at the door includes tasting 3 great wines, OUTDOORS in the lovely Livermore Valley! Adults of all ages welcome. Saturday, April 24, 2021, 4-6pm. BRING A MASK AND PROOF OF VACCINATION. Your safety is our greatest priority! If you have not yet been fully vaccinated, please wait for one of many parties coming soon. No vaccine is 100% effective, so that’s why we are doing an outdoor party with these requirements. LOCATION: Pat Paulsen Vineyards, 5143 Tesla Road, Livermore CA 94550. From Hwy 580 take N Livermore Avenue exit and continue onto Tesla Road. Free parking. MORE EVENTS at www.thepartyhotline.com. Click on the dates that interest you. April 17, Covid’s Going Away Party! April 23-25, Yosemite Hiking Vacation April 24, East Bay Wine Tasting Party April 27, Marin Wine Tasting Party Aug 26-31, Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls Adventure Dec 2-7, Best of Puerto Rico Jan 6-10, Perfect 4 Days on Oahu, Hawaii Sponsored by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization. All events are fundraisers for The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. Location: 5143 Tesla Road Livermore Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com URL: https://www.thepartyhotline.com

Performance, Art & Learning Gallery Virtual Rece

Performance, Art & Learning Gallery Virtual Reception Start Date: Friday 4/16/2021 — End Date: Friday 4/16/2021 Admission:RSVP – for FREE Zoom link A virtual reception and online exhibit featuring the work of artists Malik Seneferu, Sharon Virtue, Rupy C. Tut and Maryln Mori Inspired by the Rhythmix Performance, Art & Learning (PAL) program and sponsored by Alameda Education Foundation’s Art Across the Island, the Spring 2021 PAL Gallery brings together four visual artists, Malik Seneferu, Sharon Virtue, Rupy C. Tut and Maryln Mori, whose work celebrates the local cultures and communities that make living in the Bay Area so unique. Each artist creates work with very diverse themes and content including African masks with bold lines, abstract variations of shape and color, Indian (Pahari) miniature painting and nature drawings filled with calligraphy, as well as acrylic paintings of ‘life, stilled’ fruits and vegetables. During the reception, the artists will share characteristic pieces from their collections, show the videos they developed for the PAL program and discuss the motivations that drive their work. Rhythmix Performance, Art & Learning (PAL) is a youth arts education program developed in collaboration with the Alameda Unified School District for elementary students in Grades 2-5. PAL fosters awareness about world cultures and empowers underserved youth through exposure to world music and dance. Rhythmix offers this program at no cost to over 3,000 students annually. Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting educational opportunities for Alameda public school students. For the 2020-21 school year, AEF’s Art Across the Island program is partnering with Rhythmix to provide a visual art component aligning with RCW’s PAL program that includes a video demonstration by featured artists along with a student project based on each artist’s work. Location: Everywhere Everywhere Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/upcoming-exhibits/

The Genius of Bach: A Five-Week Online Music Sem

The Genius of Bach: A Five-Week Online Music Seminar Start Date: Thursday 5/27/2021 — End Date: Thursday 5/27/2021 Admission:$25 Single Class / $100 one 5-week series / $175 t Join Carnegie Mellon University Professor, Stephen Schultz, in his newest music history course exploring the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach. This online 5-week course is a chronological retrospective of Bach’s life and works, covering major aspects of his instrumental and vocal music. Learn about the principles of historically informed performance practice in relation to modern and period instrument performances of Bach’s music. Discover the musical influences that affected Bach’s work as we work our way through his incredible musical journey and finish up with the masterpieces of his final decade: B Minor Mass, Goldberg Variations, and the Art of the Fugue. Week I: Introduction / Instrumental music. organ, violin, and keyboard. We will cover Preludes and Fugues for organ, Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, and the French and English Suites for keyboard. Week II: The Brandenburg Concertos. An in-depth survey of these six masterpieces of 18th?century chamber music. Week III: Cantatas and St. John Passion. A selection of movements from the over 200 surviving cantatas and a guided tour through Bach’s first musical account of the last days of Jesus. Week IV: The B Minor Mass. An exploration of Bach’s own compilation of his “greatest hits”. One of the towering monuments in all Classical music. Week V: The Goldberg Variations and Art of the Fugue. Bach’s great exploration of the theme and variations form and a look at the summation of his art of writing fugues. Location: Everywhere Everywhere Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/genius-of-bach/

If you are vaccinated, it is time for SINGLES TR

If you are vaccinated, it is time for SINGLES TRAVEL! Start Date: Thursday 5/13/2021 — End Date: Tuesday 5/18/2021 Admission:628-1388 Hopefully we will all be vaccinated soon against Covid-19. Please join our friendly singles as we tour the world affordably! May 13-18, Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls Adventure Oct 28 – Nov 1, Perfect 4 Days on Oahu, Hawaii Dec 2-7, Best of Puerto Rico MORE EVENTS at www.thepartyhotline.com. March 27-28, Sonoma Wine Tasting Weekend April 17, Covid’s Going Away Party! Co-sponsored by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Bay Area Singles Events; and many others. All parties are fundraisers for The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. Location: San Francisco Bay Area CA US San Francisco Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com URL: https://www.thepartyhotline.com

The Genius of Bach: A Five-Week Online Music Sem

The Genius of Bach: A Five-Week Online Music Seminar Start Date: Thursday 4/22/2021 — End Date: Thursday 5/27/2021 Admission:$25 Single Class / $100 one 5-week series / $175 t Join Carnegie Mellon University Professor, Stephen Schultz, in his newest music history course exploring the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach. This online 5-week course is a chronological retrospective of Bach’s life and works, covering major aspects of his instrumental and vocal music. Learn about the principles of historically informed performance practice in relation to modern and period instrument performances of Bach’s music. Discover the musical influences that affected Bach’s work as we work our way through his incredible musical journey and finish up with the masterpieces of his final decade: B Minor Mass, Goldberg Variations, and the Art of the Fugue. Week I: Introduction / Instrumental music. organ, violin, and keyboard. We will cover Preludes and Fugues for organ, Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, and the French and English Suites for keyboard. Week II: The Brandenburg Concertos. An in-depth survey of these six masterpieces of 18th?century chamber music. Week III: Cantatas and St. John Passion. A selection of movements from the over 200 surviving cantatas and a guided tour through Bach’s first musical account of the last days of Jesus. Week IV: The B Minor Mass. An exploration of Bach’s own compilation of his “greatest hits”. One of the towering monuments in all Classical music. Week V: The Goldberg Variations and Art of the Fugue. Bach’s great exploration of the theme and variations form and a look at the summation of his art of writing fugues. Location: Everywhere Everywhere Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/genius-of-bach/

Shelter-In-Place (SIP)-N-Sketch

Shelter-In-Place (SIP)-N-Sketch Start Date: Friday 3/12/2021 — End Date: Friday 4/30/2021 Admission:Free – RSVP for Zoom link If you’re interested in art from the perspective of an engineer, come join “Shelter-In-Place (SIP)-N-Sketch” with Bill Jeng. Artist-Engineer Bill Jeng will be hosting a Zoom conference to demonstrate his approach to sketching and drawing. Follow along with your own artwork or interact with Bill as he works on paintings and sketches during the conference. Sessions are scheduled on Fridays at 6PM. We encourage you to bring your favorite cocktail to the session. SIP-N-Sketch with Bill Jeng is offered free to the community. Bill asks if you would consider a donation to Rhythmix to help support the arts and the K Gallery which hosts 6 exhibits annually including free opening receptions for the public. Fridays, 6pm-6:30pm Location: Everywhere Everywhere Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/online-classes/sip-n-sketch-2/

Nowruz: A Persian New Year Celebration of Spring

Nowruz: A Persian New Year Celebration of Spring – streaming online! Start Date: Sunday 3/21/2021 — End Date: Sunday 3/21/2021 Admission:Pay what you wish ($10, $20, $30, $0) Nowruz: A Persian New Year Celebration of Spring Streaming March 21st – 28th Pay what you wish ($10, $20, $30, $0) Join us in celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year! Nowruz is celebrated by more than 300 million people each year in Iran, Afghanistan, throughout Central Asia, and the Kurdish regions of Iraq, Turkey and Syria. Discover the traditions of Nowruz, enjoy performances and learn the basics of Persian rhythms with Amir Etemadzadeh and Persian dancing with Natalie Nayun. Meaning “new day”, Nowruz is a celebration of spring and new beginnings. Starting with the spring equinox, festivities last for two weeks, during which time people celebrate with dance, music, eating traditional foods, traveling and seeing relatives. Pay-what-you-wish! Only 1 ticket needed per household and no one turned away for lack of funds. 50% of all proceeds and donations go directly to the artists. Nowruz: A celebration of spring is pre-recorded and available for streaming March 21st – 28th Location: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda Alameda Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/nowruz-persian-new-year/

Inner & Outer Hearing: ZOOM Music Listening

Inner & Outer Hearing: ZOOM Music Listening Workshop Series for The Creative Mind Start Date: Sunday 3/21/2021 — End Date: Sunday 3/21/2021 Admission:$50 includes both workshop days Sunday March 21st & 28th (2 part series) Sundays 3:00 — 5:00pm Tickets: $50 includes both workshop days An eclectic & passionately curated set of topics guaranteed to inspire musicians and non-musicians alike. One of the fastest ways for you to develop musically is to sharpen and broaden your listening. Our playlist includes artists as diverse as Joni Mitchell, Yo Yo Ma, Brad Paisley, Muse, John Coltrane, and Art Lande who all create very different worlds. And yet, how you listen will determine your ability to feel the deeper commonalities in their various styles. We'll use several non-traditional ways of listening that will get you inside the music such as the brightness, temperature, imagery, and the basic elements of each piece. Students will have the opportunity to share their experiences and insights with the group in an interactive ZOOM environment. Part One — folk / pop / funk / blues / rock / country / chamber Part Two — jazz / free improvisation Location: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda Alameda Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/inner-outer-hearing/In

Rhythmix Cultural Works St. Paddy’s Day Party wi

Rhythmix Cultural Works St. Paddy’s Day Party with Fireside Lounge Online Start Date: Wednesday 3/17/2021 — End Date: Wednesday 3/17/2021 Admission:Pay-What-You-Wish Everybody’s Irish on St. Paddy’s Day! Raise your glass to the patron saint of Éire — and earn some good luck for the new year. Rhythmix and Fireside Lounge present a festive fun-filled evening of cocktails, craft-chocolate, Irish trivia, dancing and YOU from 7:00-8:00pm on Wednesday, March 17th on Zoom. Featuring: • Specialty cocktail tutorials: the Irish Harp and Shamrock Sour with Fireside Lounge bartender, Barbara Eckley. • Fireside Trivia Master, Kirkland Melton III. • Specialty shamrock and ‘Fool’s Gold” Chocolate Coins from Craft-Chocolate – order at Fireside • DJ Rockin’ Raul Castro playing an eclectic mix of upbeat tunes. • Bring on the green! Dazzle and accessorize while channeling your inner leprechaun. Pre-Order Cocktails and Craft-Chocolate To Go at Fireside! The Fireside Lounge is offering limited-time St. Paddy’s Day themed cocktails and Craft-Chocolate by Bente. • Order at Fireside Lounge until March 17th Location: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda Alameda Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/st-paddys-day-party/