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Alameda Conversations – Tina “bean” Blaine

Christ Episcopal Church of Alameda is launching a new series of conversations with local arts, culture, tech, education, and civic leaders. The Church has had a presence in Alameda for more than 150 years. “Alameda Conversations” hosted by the Reverend Stephen McHale, will be an online and in-person forum series lifting up Alameda voices. The events will be held at the church, located at 1700 Santa Clara Ave., and streamed online to their website and their Facebook page.

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Alameda Post - Tina "bean" Blaine, Rhythmix Cultural WorksThe first event is scheduled for Tue., March 22.  The guest for the first conversation will be local arts leader, Tina “bean” Blaine. Blaine is the Executive Director of Rhythmix Cultural Works. Rhythmix’s mission brings people of all ages together to experience and explore music, dance, visual art and educational opportunities. Located at 2513 Blanding Ave., the organization offers classes for children and adults, performances, gallery space and other arts programming. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. There is no charge for admission, and in-person attendees are required to wear masks.

Future guests will include Matthew Ganser, VP of Business Operations for Astra, and Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft, Mayor of Alameda. More information is available at the Church’s website:

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