VIDEOS from The Works 18th Anniversary Fundraiser and Party

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...


The Kingston trio:



Chrissy & Co:


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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