Jingletown Oakland Celebrates Earth Day April 21st

Jingletown Oakland Celebrates Earth Day April 21st
Mariah Carle

Hey neighbors,
Our group is meeting at the Art Wall on Peterson:
Cleaning from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pot luck BBQ 12:00pm – Whenever….

Any musicians? Please feel free to bring instruments for the bbq afterwards.

Jingletown will be featured in this years Oakland Earth Day clean up!!!!
Lets all show up and show our city what we do.

We are in need of people with trucks that can help haul collected debris to the dumpsters.
Depending on how many neighbors show up; we would like to clean plant debris along 29th Ave, Clean trash in the Public Shore rocks, Clean up dog ‘poo’, trash and sweep behind the White Elephant, Clean under the freeway and of course pick up trash along all the streets here. We will have some gloves and tools but you may want to bring your own.
For those who don’t want to do much walking, we will need help weeding and replacing the fence at the Art Wall, help with sign in, tool inventory and setting up for the bbq after the clean. Pre Earth Day, we could use shoppers to get bbq items. I have one BBQ can anyone else bring one?

Exchange Studio neighbors, let’s not forget cleaning along 23rd Ave.
New faces are welcome, come join us for clean fun & a pot luck.

Oakland Earth Day
If you have questions about the event, please contact the Earth Day Coordinator by calling (510)238-7611 or emailing oaklandadoptaspot@oaklandnet.com.


Special price for Jingletowners to Bird’s Nest Jazz Party

This Sunday, special for Jingletown members, sug. donation is only $20 – includes gourmet small plates by Kevin Warren and beverage of choice (wine, water, juice) – Reserve your space by calling (510) 534-6163 or there’s a link on my website to pay through paypal CLICK HERE  To hear Frank’s music 

FRANK JACKSON TRIO, featuring Frank, piano/vocals, Al Obidinski, bass & Vince Lateano, drums Frank is a legendary Bay Area treasure- singer/pianist in the style of Nat “King” Cole, drummer Vince Lateano has recorded with Cal Tjader and bassist Al Obidinski plays with Paula West and Larry Vuckovich.

Sunday, March 25, 2012
5:00 – 7:00 pm (doors open at 4:15 – 4:30pm)

Admission Fee:  $25.00 (includes wine, water & gourmet small plates) – yummy
(special for Jingletown members $20)

Waterpark Lofts (next to where Tiki Tom’s used to be)
2875 Glascock Street, #109
Oakland, CA  94601


Located at Waterpark Lofts on the banks of the Oakland/Alameda Estuary, just next to the Park Street Bridge.

From North/SF:

880 So. to Alameda/San Jose, take exit 39A toward Fruitvale Ave., at bottom of exit ramp take a right onto Derby Ave which will dead-end at Glascock Street, make a right onto Glascock.  Go to end of Glascock where it connects with 29th  and park on street (do not turn onto 29th).  Waterpark Lofts is the small complex of lofts next to the large private parking lot.  Enter through pedestrian gate and walk through breezeway.  #109 is to the right of the wooden stairs.

From South:

880 No.   Take exit 39A for 29th Ave. toward Fruitvale/Patten University.  Turn right on E 9th Street. Take first right onto Del Monte (under overpass) and another right coming out of the overpass onto Elmwood. At the stop sign make a left onto Derby (be careful here as cars will be exiting the freeway).  Derby Ave will dead-end at Glascock Street, make a right onto Glascock.  Go to end of Glascock where it connects with 29th  and park on street (do not turn onto 29th).  Waterpark Lofts is the small complex of lofts next to the large private parking lot.  Enter through pedestrian gate and walk through breezeway.  #109 is to the right of the wooden stairs.

Contact Info:
-Email:   cathi@cwalkup.com for ticket info & sales
-Tickets available online at through PayPal on the Bird’s Nest page of website: http://www.cwalkup.com/birds_nest.html
-Checks can be mailed to Cathi Walkup, 2875 Glascock Street, #109, Oakland, CA 94601
-Directions will be at http://www.cwalkup.com/birds_nest.html

Peregrine Falcons Population Recovery and Beyond

Please join the Friends of Sausal Creek (FOSC) this Wednesday night for a presentation on “Peregrine Falcons: Population Recovery and Beyond” from 7-9 p.m. at Dimond Library, 3565 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland. Learn about peregrine falcon population recovery efforts from bird bander and conservation biologist Glenn R. Stewart, director of the University of California Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group. Glenn will describe the techniques used by the Predatory Bird Research Group to achieve the peregrine falcon population recovery, discuss current studies of the recovered population that foster conservation education, and make specific comments about the Sausal Creek Watershed peregrine falcons that nest at the Fruitvale Bridge. He will be accompanied by a live peregrine falcon. All are welcome!
By Mariah Carle
Wednesday March 21 2012

7-9 p.m. at Dimond Library,

3565 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland, CA

Peregrine Falcons Population Recovery

Peregrine Falcons: Population Recovery

10 Connect :: A group show of ten artists

10 Connect :: A group show of ten artists

Show dates: April 13 – May 25, 2012

Opening reception 2nd Friday, April 13, 6 – 9 pm

Closing party/reception: May 25, 6 – 9 pm

Weekend dates: Saturdays from 2 – 6 pm and by appointment


This event is free and open to the public.

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the first live-work building for artists in Oakland’s Jingletown Community.  10 Connect, an exhibition at Gray Loft Gallery, shows the remarkable work of ten artists who helped pave the way for a distinctive, flourishing arts community.  The artists featured in 10 Connect – all women – have all been or currently are residents of the original building.

In addition to carving physical spaces in which to work, artist communities forge relationships that encourage the commitment needed to make art.  The artists showcased in 10 Connect bring to the exhibition three decades of this type of shared support, while maintaining a diversity of style, medium and philosophy.  The group participates in informal critiques and discussions that afford the opportunity for each artist to not only develop her unique visual language, but also allay feelings of isolation correlated (by virtue of the solitude necessary to work) with being an artist.  10 Connect will therefore examine how enduring friendships shape creative practice and determine both the physical and abstract places where artwork finds home.  Further, 10 Connect investigates an ongoing, intellectual sense of place and explores how these friendships inform the work of these women artists.

While each artist is accomplished in her own right and works from an individual identity, 10 Connect will speak to the significant role that the renowned Jingletown Community has had on these ten artists living and working in the Bay Area.  This group show will include work from:

High resolution jpgs of the artists work is available on request.

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The Gray Loft Gallery celebrates the phenomenal achievements of emerging and established artists, with an emphasis on those who live and work in the Bay Area.
The newly-opened Gray Loft Gallery is a unique venue located on the 3rd floor of one of Oakland’s oldest warehouses.
Gray Loft Gallery
2889 Ford Street, third floor
Oakland, CA 94601Image