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THE UNIQUE COSTUME SHOW OF THE CHINESE ETHNIC GROUPS
（Bilingual in both Mandarin and English）
Saturday, May 26
2:00 - 4:30 PM
(3rd floor) Meeting Room
A Special Edition of our Art, Music and Writing Club: Comic Artist Jason Shiga will share tips on creating comics. Jason is the author of such comic classics as Bookhunter and Meanwhile.
Keith Knight is many things to many people–rapper, social activist, father and educator among them. He’s also one of the funniest and most highly regarded cartoonists in America, and the creator of three popular comic strips:the Knight Life, (th)ink, and the K Chronicles. Mr. Knight will provide a powerful anti-racism presentation followed by an audience Q and A.
With the idea that artworks help us understand complicated systems by turning them into objects of contemplation and beauty, Berkeley artist Todd Gilens created a group of silkscreen prints based on the water supply of Bay Area cities. The work is part of Gilens’ multi-year project about streams, ecology and water infrastructure and was funded by the Berkeley Arts Commission.
Join him for an overview of his work in the mountains, a description of the images and printmaking process, and a discussion of how art may help us live in a complex world.
Everyone is invited to view artist Cheryl Derricotte's art series, historical photos of slavery embedded in glass, as she shares slides of her work and discusses their meaning, her technique and background research. Following her hour presentation there will be a free hands-on collage workshop, limited to 20 participants. Both take place Saturday, March 31, 2018 in the community meeting room. Workshop participation requires confirmed advance registration
Schedule as follows:
2-3 pm — Talk with slides.