South Shore to Stage Music, Poetry Events

Alameda’s South Shore Center will host a Summer Beats concert from 3:30 to 7 p.m. today, Saturday, Augsut 13, in Center Court.

The bands include SeanBO & KrystleAZUL/Damage Kontrol and Bob City Pacific.

There will also be a body-jam demo by the Bladium Sports & Fitness Club.

Starting at 1 p.m., Sunday, August 14, Alameda’s poet laureate Mary Rudge will announced the names of nine “muses,” those who most inspire art on the Island, at South Shore.

The event will also feature poetry, music and dance, including a performance by Natica Angilly’s Poetic Dance Theatre Company and a Jim Morrison look-alike contest, honoring the poet and musician who attended Alameda High School.

Community members can also vote for their favorite poem on Alameda Towne Centre’s Facebook page.

Poets will be chosen to read their poems during intermission at the Summer Beats Concert series every Saturday from July 9-August 13 with a performance of Dance to Poetry on Sunday, August 14.

Janet Levaux