Next week in Richmond: Your guide to events in the city

blogimage.jpgEvery week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from February 27th through March 5th.

Check out our events calendar for more happenings in the city, and email [email protected] to share your event!


Point Richmond Jazz
What: Zach Brock, the jazz violinist, kicks off the 2015 Point Richmond Jazz season
When: Friday, February 27th, at 7 pm
Where: 201 Martina Street, Point Richmond
Why: The Point Richmond Jazz series is one of the best opportunities to hear live jazz music in the city. Come out to kick off the 2015 season and enjoy some jazz violin!
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"Amnesia" at the East Bay Center for Performing Arts
What: The play “Amnesia” opens at the East Bay Center for Performing Arts 
When: Friday, February 27th, from 8 pm to 10 pm
Where: The East Bay Center for Performing Arts, 339 11th Street, Richmond
Why: Offering some of the best performances in the city — and all of the East Bay — the East Bay Center’s play “Amnesia” explores issues of race and migration through dance, theatre, and spoken word.
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WCCUSD Accountability Plan Community Town Hall Meetings
What: A discussion on the WCCUSD’s Local Control Accountability Plan, open to the public
When: Saturday, February 28th, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Where: Peres Elementary School, 719 5th Street, Richmond 
Why: This meeting, the second of three scheduled for this year, is a chance for parents, teachers, and all involved stakeholders to discuss issues pertinent to the school district.
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Martial Arts Skills for Free
What: Organized by the Richmond Main Street Initiative, this free karate class taught by Master Taylor is open to anyone 6 years of age and older
When: Saturday, February 28th, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: BBK Center for Health and Healing, 310 9th Street, Richmond
Why: Promoting self-confidence, strong character, and strong will, this karate class is good for the body and the mind.
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2015 Chinese New Year
What: The City of Richmond’s annual Chinese New Year Celebration
When: Saturday, February 28th, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 3230 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond
To learn more call call 510-307-8087 or 510-620-6793


Tad Worku Love is All Concert
What: A musical celebration of love from Tad Worku and featuring the Oakland East Bay Symphony.
When: Saturday, February 28th, from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: The Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Why: After Tad Worku sold out Yoshi’s in San Francisco, the genre-defying artist gathered a few more musicians from the Oakland Easy Bay Symphony for a night of music at the Craneway. Proceeds go to free medical and dental clinic for the clients of multiple local homeless shelters.  
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Job On! Secrets to Job Search Success
What: A FREE class on how to find and land a job
When: Tuesday, March 3rd, from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Bayview Branch Library, 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond
Why: Not sure where to look for that dream job? This class will walk you through the steps to get a great position, from writing your resume to rocking an interview.
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Jamming at the Baltic
What: The Baltic’s regular jam session.
When: Tuesday, March 3rd, from 9 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: The Baltic, 135 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: The Baltic offers some of the best music in Richmond, and their Tuesday jam sessions are an invitation to join the scene.
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