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EastSide Cultural Center

2277 International Blvd, Oakland CA, 94606 ph: 510-533-6629
E-mail: eastsideculturalcenter@gmail.com



February 2015 Events at EastSide Cultural Center
 

 

A Valentines Day LIVE JAZZ Event -

From Chicago, The Legendary Kahil El Zabar

and the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble

with Special Guest John Santos!

Saturday, Feb 14, 8pm

EastSide Cultural Center, 2277 International Blvd, Oakland

$20/person, $30 for Two

 

Live from Chicago: Kahil El’Zabar & The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble

BLACK IS BACK! The tour, the album & the 50th anniversary of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM)

To all of our long time supporters and presenters, we would like to announce as well as invite you to participate in our upcoming Feb.2014 annual Black History Month Tour.  It has become a highly anticipated event across North America. The EHE has actually been traveling cross country for 40 years. Their unique brand of music has helped them build a substantial community of true believers in alternative culture.  It is always a festive occasion when the Ethnics come to town.
We would like you to get a solid jump start on a Feb. date by booking it now. The EHE IS available for concert bookings as well as doing residency workshops. As you well know, the EHE has a unique and successful performance style that completely engages its audience. Let’s make the 40th Anniversary CD Party Tour something to remember for a long time to come!  Kahil El zabar, Ernest Khabeer Dawkins, and Corey Wilkes, as the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, have definitely made a significant contribution to the legacy of modern music. Their 2014 date at your venue will surely bring out a capacity audience especially with the proper lead time you have by confirming your date now. The new CD release entitled “Black is Back,” will afford great opportunities to acquire press. We look forward to hearing from all of you, and we sincerely thank you for your continued support over the years. Below, please check out these wonderful performances!

http://www.kennedy-center.org/explorer/videos/?id=M5486&type=A       Kennedy Center, DC

http://youtu.be/1EtGaclvo9I         Cagliari, Italy

 


Oakland is Hellzapoppin #4 with the Legendary Norma Miller - Preregistration for February begins now!

The Queen of Swing is back in Oakland Feb 15 - 20, 2015.  Preregistration begins now!


http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/820538

http://youtu.be/YCrH_x7YU3o

http://youtu.be/6y9FwPyveHw?list=PLREuf6_GOlH1tvMbLCkrGrsgGB6OTX3lF



 

 





EastSide Cultural Center

Annex Art Gallery Exhibit

CANTOS OF SORROW - New Paintings by Maceo Montoya

2289 International Blvd
Oakland

Premiere exhibit of large charcoal & ink paintings, meditating on Chicano community experience thru the reflective lens of the artist's own family. Our reception will feature the artist & author MACEO MONTOYA reading excerpts from his latest book "Letters to the Poet from His Brother."
 

 






EastSide Arts Alliance In the News

Our recent block party was a great day in the neighborhood! Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Black and Chicano Arts Movements, the party brought out all our neighbors and allies. Music, dance, theater, food, murals and altars accompanied vendors and open houses throughout the block.

Our recent coverage by KTOP:


Local Press Events - Oakland Eastside Arts Alliance Community Block Party 2014 from KTOP TV10 on Vimeo.

 

A recent article and picture galleries about the block party from Oakculture:

http://oakulture.wordpress.com/2014/10/29/esaa-block-party-celebrates-multiculturalism-diversity-and-neighborhood-pride/




RICE AND BEANS CHILDCARE COOP - NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

For Children Ages 2.5 to 5 years old

Rice and Beans Childcare Cooperative is made up of families of color in Oakland with a vision of providing early childhood education that is rooted in principles of justice, equity and the history of peoples in our community.

Monday-Friday, 8:15am-5:15pm, Part-Time flexibility

Bilingual in Spanish and English

Tuition ranges from $450-$950/month; scholarships based on availability

FOR MORE INFO: 510-221-8999








 

Open Enrollment for our FREE Youth Arts Programs!
Stop by during class times (listed on the flyer), or email us at eastsideculturalcenter@gmail.com.



HOLLA BACK! OPEN MIC POETRY SERIES
Every Thursday night, 7:30pm donations accepted at the door.
Come check out one of the only open mic spots in East Oakland!

Here's a video of one of our recent open mics! HOLLA BACK!



CELEBRATING 14 YEARS OF EASTSIDE ARTS ALLIANCE!

ESAA is now in our 14th year! To find out more about EastSide Arts Alliance and the EastSide Cultural Center, please click here.

To help us sustain our work, become an EastSide Roots Supporter today!


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