09/07/16 10:04 Filed in: Calendar/Events
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. . . some EXCITING 2016 events. . .
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CLAY 2016. The fifth annual Silver City CLAY Festival
July 23 - 31, 2016.
WALKING TOUR: SUNDAY, July 24th 10am - 12.30pm
Offered by OAKLAND HERITAGE ALLIANCE
TILES & TERRA COTTA IN UPTOWN OAKLAND, CA
with Tile Historian Riley Doty DETAILS & TICKETS
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03/11/10 11:31 Filed in: Special Features
AWARDED "Best Mural" in International category for Precita Eyes Mural Center Awards, San Francisco, CA Title: "Spirits and Folklore of Ghana"
A community project in partnership with Cross Cultural Collaborative, Inc. Facilitated by: Laurel True with Lillian Sizemore, and Anna Webb with participation by community members of Nungua, Ghana Completed: July 2004
Sited at: Aba House Cultural Center, Nungua, Ghana, West Africa Dimensions: 22 feet wide x 6.5 feet high (143 sq. feet) Materials: Ceramic tile, mirror, pebbles, seashells, glass, and mixed media. READ MORE ....
18/09/10 16:40 Filed in: Special Features
Here is something new! A feature-length documentary about the life and work of Simon (Sam) Rodia and the Watts Towers of South Central Los Angeles has recently become available on DVD produced by filmmaker Ed Landler and Brad Byer, Rodiaís great-nephew.
A jewel of a film, I Build the Tower, is magnificent to watch! This is the true story of Sam Rodia, the Italian immigrant who built the world-famous Watts Towers on a small residential lot in South Central Los Angeles over roughly 30 years beginning in the 1920s. READ MORE ....