The Works 18th Anniversary Fundraiser and Party

Maxine & Earll

6:30pm @ THE WORKS
$35 in advance, $40 at the door

Performances by
Actor Earll Kingston
Author Maxine Hong Kingston
Musician Joe Kingston (their son)

Dance & Choreography by Chrissy & Co
Beth Kreitzer's Jazz Performance Workshop
& More...

Plus Nosh, Drinks, AND Dance Party Fun



Author Maxine Hong Kingston and actor Earll Kingston will do a reader's theater scene from China Men. She is celebrating the fortieth anniversary of The Woman Warrior, which President Obama loaded on Malia's Kindle. Maxine's books will be available for purchase and autographing, all sales donated to The Works.

Beth & Chrissy

Video: Joe Kingston - Foot Bass and Ukulele - Sunny Afternoon (Kinks)

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July 28, 2014: President Obama awards a 2013 National Medal of Arts to writer and Works member Maxine Hong Kingston during a White House ceremony. (Charles Dharapak/AP)

On January 22, 2014, Works members took a tour of the newly-renovated Cal Stadium. Many thanks to our guides Justin Panarese, Ash Puri, and Jenny Simon.

Photos from The Works 15th Birthday Party

Shattuck Avenue Gateway Mural

Our Yoga + Balance teacher Alan Leon has an exciting new project.

dear friends

i have a kickstarter campaign to raise a needed $5ooo out of budget of $31,ooo for the painting of 14 highway underpass columns at 54th street and shattuck avenue,oakland.

Please check it out and contribute {even a minute amount will help- in fact many people supporting public art is what the "public" is all about}.

think of it as an opportunity

tell your art friends.....

to life +thanks
alan leon