This week’s happenings in the Park Street Business District: View Calendar
On Sunday, February 22, the Alameda Theatre & Cineplex will present a LIVE simulcast of the 87th Academy Awards on the historic theatre big screen. Red Carpet Doors open at 3:30pm with the awards presentation at 4:00pm. Admission is FREE.
Want the fun to continue? Don’t miss the “After Party” hosted next door to the Theatre at Alameda Cinema Grill. Mingle the night away in true Hollywood style. “Movie Star” attire encouraged, of course.
Free Admission tickets are now available on a first come, first served basis. Seating is limited.
Stop by the Alameda Theatre Box Office located at 2317 Central Avenue. Or order your tickets online: www.alamedatheatres.com
VIP Red Carpet Buffet
For an even more special evening, the theatre is offering only 50 tickets to an exclusive VIP Red Carpet Buffet. The $45 ticket includes balcony seating for the awards screening and a delicious array of specialties prepared by Alameda Cinema Grill. No-host bars will offer beer, wine, champagne, and “Oscar Cocktails” throughout the evening.
VIP Red Carpet Buffet tickets are also available at the Alameda Theatre Box Office or online with this direct link.
More Events in Downtown Alameda
Shop Park Street! Many of our local shops and restaurants are having special events this weekend. Here are a few highlights:
Speisekammer, 2424 Lincoln Ave
Jinx Jones Jazz-A-Billy All-Stars
Fri, February 20; 8:30pm
Jinx Jones and his trio serve up fine examples of American Music integrating rock with country, jazz, and blues. No cover.
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Books Inc., 1344 Park Street
Meet the Authors
Sat, February 21; 6:00pm
In honor of African American History Month, Books Inc. Alameda presents an evening with two local authors. Aliona Gibson will share her dazzling picture book, Justice pon di Road; and Lloyd G. Francis will share his historical novel, From Rum to Roots. Both books were inspired by trips to Jamaica.
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Capone’s Speakeasy, 1400 Park Street
Lee Presson & the Nails
Sat, February 21; 8:00-11:00pm
Neo Swing followed by DJ dance music at 11:00pm. $10 cover; dress code; ages 21+.
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Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave
Sun, February 22; 7:00pm
World-class flamenco artists perform Flamenco choreography reflecting a wide spectrum of emotions. Emmy award winning artistic director Yaelisa along with music director Jason McGuire set the stage ablaze with expert musicianship and choreography. General Admission $20 Adults, $12 kids.
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The Park Street Business District offers great food & drink establishments, charming shops, friendly services, and fun things to do! To learn more about the businesses and events in Downtown Alameda, visit our website: www.ShopParkStreet.com/news.