1st Annual “Art in Nature Festival” | Oakland
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Stroll along the nearly 1 mile Stream Trail of Redwood Regional Park in Oakland and be entertained by nearly 100 different artists and performers tucked among the meadows and redwoods in this brand new family friendly (and dog friendly) all-day festival.
Enjoy roaming performances and 12 different areas of live music, dance, martial arts, poetry, henna, circus arts, theater, painting, storytelling, arts, crafts and kids events put on from Noon to 4pm.
1st Annual Art in Nature / The Nature of Art Festival
Nearly 100 different groups of artists, performers, dancers take over a beautiful Stream Trail in a Redwood Park
- Sunday, October 3, 2010 – Noon to 4pm
- FREE and open to the public
- Redwood Park, Oakland
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About Art in Nature / the Nature of Art Festival: This all-day festival is 1 mile long of site-specific series of interactive events. The public is invited to move through several installations and to both watch, listen, and/or participate.
These activities will not be on a set schedule but ongoing, facilitating a flow based on people interests. Events include storytelling, watching artists create work, dance, music, martial arts, circus, theater and activities particularly suited for children of various ages.
Participating Performances and Artists
Dance & Performance Companies:
Samavesha, Dance Monks, Here Now Dance Collective, Circus Bella, Green Music Network, Quantum Martial Arts, Body of Sound, The Sill Collective, AcroYoga, Kitchen Alchemy and more…
Laura Inserra, Tbird Tall Flame Luv, Luciano Chessa, Pauchi Sasaki, Evan Fraser, Rene’ Jenkins, Trio Paz, Alan Tower, Francesca Genco, Shay Nichols, Amar Khalsa, Mike Wofchuck, Loyd Family Players, Global Drum Circle, Alyssa DeCaro, Kevin Cloud, Tony Elman, Jessica Styler, Aharon Wheels Bolsta, Sahib-Amar Khalsa and more…
Michelle Fletcher, Elizabeth Boubion, Mirah Moriarty, Rodrigo Esteva, Rodney Bell, Leah Rybolt, Michelle K. Lynch, Jill Togawa, Ronnie Baker and more…
Visual artists and performers:
Zach Pine, Kim Anno, Catherine J Richardson, John Haines, Carter Brooks, Bar Shacterman, Janet Biondi, Crystal Davis, Richard Hartnell, Jill Leslie, Charles Ekabhumi Ellik, Claudia Anfuso, Aaron Murphy, John Coveney and more…Dance Monks
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*$5 parking per vehicle.arts, Circus, Concert, crafts, Dance, Free, Henna, kids, Martial Arts, painting, Picnic, Poetry, Storytelling, Theater
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