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Sports Basement Walnut Creek Launches Local Art at the Basement Series
Sports Basement Walnut Creek launches Local Art at the Basement, LAB, Thursday, October 13, a monthly series of free events that transforms the main floor Community Space into an art gallery showcasing local artists and artisans.
Speaking from 6:30-7:30, Joseph will share tales of hiking and photographing the popular places and hidden faces of California’s natural wonders. He will discuss some of his favorite places with commentary about capturing a moment and creating an image through the art of photography. The presentation includes Q&A, and finishes up with sales and signing of his most recent book Mount Diablo, The Extraordinary Life and Landscapes of a California Treasure. Joining Joseph will be the book’s author, Linda Rimac Colberg; all book sales benefit the book’s publisher, Mount Diablo Interpretive Association (www.mdia.org)
The evening includes refreshments and hors d'oeuvres, a raffle benefiting MDIA, and Sports Basement coupons good for ten percent off an entire purchase made the night of the event. Additionally, Sports Basement will donate an extra ten percent of those purchases to MDIA.
More about Stephen Joseph
Featured in books, exhibits, and multi-media shows, local artist Stephen Joseph’s photographs have been widely presented and collected in California and across the country. Four books showcase his photographs:
His incomparable photographic essays composed of 360 degree views include his California Artist Series, Behind the Scenes of Broadway, and Green Day’s American Idiot on Stage. His work has been exhibited at the Oakland Museum of California, the Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite Valley, and the Fine Arts Museum of the San Francisco Legion of Honor; in 2007, Stephen Joseph was named the Muir Woods National Monument Centennial Photographer.
More about Sports Basement
Located in Ygnacio Valley Plaza, on the western edge of Mount Diablo, Sports Basement Walnut Creek is a haven for Bay Area adventurers and casual sports enthusiasts alike. The store is conveniently located minutes from the 680/24 highway intersection and only a short walk along the Iron Horse bicycle trail from BART, right across the street from historic Heather Farm Park and Clarke Swim Center.
Page Updated Last on: Oct 04, 2011