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FREE - A Salute to Older Americans with the Hot Rods Band!

Do you still like that old time rock ‘n’ roll? Then soothe your soul and enjoy listening and dancing to the Hot Rods on Saturday, May 30, 2 PM to 3 PM at the Main Library! They bring energy and excitement to the hits of the 50's & 60's. Five talented musicians, performing on the saxophone, electric guitar, piano, bass, vocals and drums, will pay tribute to the Rockin’ Fifties with songs of Elvis, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Ricky Nelson, and Jerry Lee Lewis and to the Swinging Sixties, with the Beach Boys, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Motown. So cruise on down, all you cool cats!

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FREE - Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Month on Friday, May 14, 7 PM to 8 PM at the Main Library by enjoying a performance by the Academy of Hawaiian Arts. Since its inception in 2003, the Academy of Hawaiian Arts of Oakland has been following the vision of its founder, Kumu Hula Mark Keali'i Ho'omalu by cultivating and evolving the cultural arts of Hawai'i, including dance, music, composition and language.

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