ALAMO

Rabbi Lerner to address interfaith MLK event

San Ramon Valley United Methodist Church will hold its sixth annual interfaith Martin Luther King Jr. Day event on Jan 21.

The 7 p.m. event will be held at the Wesley Center in the church at 902 Danville Blvd. in Alamo. There will be music and songs from the Freedom Movement, and the guest speaker will be Rabbi Michael Lerner. Lerner is the editor of Tikkun Magazine and author of 11 books, including "The Left Hand of God: Taking Back our Country From the Religious Right."

Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 925-837-5243.

-- Jason Sweeney, Staff

DANVILLE

Multicultural exhibit opens with artist talks

An exhibit of art inspired and influenced by the cultural diversity of the Bay Area opens Friday at the Village Theatre Art Gallery.

"Cultural Currents" runs through Feb. 22. There will be an opening night reception from 5 to 8 p.m., and talks by the artists from 7 to 8 p.m. in the gallery at 233 Front St. The featured artists are Andres Cisneros-Galindo, Raymond Haywood, Tomoko Murakami and Larry Stefl. For more information, visit www.villagetheatreartgallery.com or call 925-314-3400.

-- Kelly Gust, Staff


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'Morning with the Mayor' on hold at least a month

The monthly Morning with the Mayor program is on hiatus until at least February.

The Morning with the Mayor program took place the first Friday morning of each month at a local restaurant. A new topic or program was discussed, and people in attendance were allowed to ask questions of the mayor and town staff.

Nat Rojanasathira, assistant to the town manager, said the council and town staff will discuss the effectiveness of the program at a town council workshop in February.

-- Jason Sweeney, Staff