Local poets read at annual Emeryville Art Exhibition

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SFGate—Poet Sarah Kobrinsky writes Emeryville. She's got poems about the shellmound, about the Ikea. She's even written about getting priced out of the neighborhood and moving to Richmond. The move took place, ironically, while she was serving as Emeryville's second ever poet laureate. Kobrinsky was at the helm when the city launched its "Poems on the Emery Go-Round" project, which featured monthly poems from various local writers on the shuttle buses. This spirit of engagement with resident artists is...

Opening reception of Diwali Art Exhibit today in Bayonne's Bergen Point art gallery. The gallery is located in the Bergen Point section of Bayonne at 199 Broadway. The Bride Art Gallery's opening reception for the Diwali Art Exhibit will begin today at noon and will run until 7 p.m. The 2017 Diwali Art Exhibit will showcase an exclusive collection of artwork from Tharanga Goonetilleke, Shilpa Gowda, Shikha Jaju, Alpana Mittal, Rangoli Mittal Nupur Nishith, Alka Patel, Nainee Shah, and Rima Vernekar. Diawli, or Deepavali, is the Hindu festival of...