LAST DAY for online Tickets to Taste of Temescal!
Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District
asdg, aerg, California

LAST DAY for online Tickets to Taste of Temescal!
10/3/2012 8:00:00 AM UTC - 10/3/2012 10:30:00 AM UTC
TELEGRAPH AVE FROM 43RD TO 51ST, Oakland, California
The weather forecast looks great for the 4th Annual TASTE OF TEMESCAL-- and if you haven't bought your tickets yet, today is your LAST CHANCE to buy online!

Tickets can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/267264

The event is TOMORROW, October 2nd, from 6:00- 8:30pm, along Telegraph Avenue from 43rd to 51st streets. 27 local eateries will offer samples of their fares, Temescal shops will stay open late, and 5 musical acts will be playing throughout the district. A pedi-cab will be available to transport eventgoers up and down Telegraph Avenue. All proceeds benefit local non-profits.

Pick up your tickets at will-call, located next to Arbor Cafe at Telegraph and 42nd. A limited number of tickets will be sold on the day-of at the will-call tent.

We'll see you tomorrow evening!
Writing & films of Shabnam Piryaei
Join Oakland's Shabnam Piryaei in a presention of her much-anticipated new collection of poems, Nothing is Wasted, published by The Operating System in Brooklyn, N.Y. She will read from her work and show selections of her cinema, including the short films "dollhouse," "Miriam's Song" and "A Time to Speak," made from scripts from her poetry, which have been screened at festivals & galleries around the world. Her novel, FORWARD, was published in 2014 and an earlier selection of poems, ode to fragile, appeared in 2010. She has received the Amy Award, given by Poets & Writers to promising women poets under the age of 30 living on Long Island and Metropolitan New York City where she was at the time attending graduate school, & the Transit of the Aim Prize, given by Unsaid Magazine to the poet published there "whose work both embraces and conveys the maxim of poem 1109 by Emily Dickinson." Piryaei was born in Iran, spent her youth and college years in Berkeley and is currently enrolled in a doctoral program of the University of California, Riverside. This is event is part of a regular series of Saturday afternoon salons featuring writers and other workers in creative fields who are contributing to the cultural fabric of the local community.