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Posted on March 17, 2020

San Mateo County Eligible for Disaster Loan Assistance

We are living through a time in history that will be taught to kids for years to come. As we navigate day by day, we hope you find comfort that we are all in this together. We can utilize this time of sheltering in place to reflect and support those who need it most. To help support the hard-working people in the area, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has declared San Mateo County eligible for Disaster Loan Assistance to help alleviate economic injury caused by the Coronavirus…

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Posted on February 13, 2020

You are the Tree

The Redwood City Improvement Association in partnership with Fung Collaboratives, has unveiled the latest Art Kiosk Installation exhibit by artists, Kent Manske and Nanette Wylde, titled “You are the Tree.” It is a seven-foot diameter replica of an old growth, coast redwood tree stump that celebrates local labor and the history of Redwood City. The project reflects the historical facts of the 19th century cutting of old growth redwoods from the Santa Cruz Mountains and the resultant…

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Posted on February 13, 2020

Bike Rack

The Redwood City Improvement Association unveiled five artistically-curated bike racks installed in Downtown Redwood City at various locations in June 2019. The bike racks feature unique designs by four carefully chosen artists out of more than 40 applicants selected by the Redwood City Improvement Association. The bike-shaped steel bike racks are painted by the artists in an effort to beautify the community, while providing bikers with useful racks throughout the Downtown. Bike rack artists…

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Posted on February 11, 2020

Downtown Redwood City’s Guide To A Romantic Valentine’s Day

Check out Downtown Redwood City's Valentine's Day Guide. REDWOOD CITY, CA — Plan the perfect Valentine's Day for you and your sweetheart with a romantic getaway to Downtown Redwood City. The charming and quaint neighborhood has a variety of arts, culture and allure to truly make sparks fly this holiday. From unique shops, cafes, fine dining venues, art installations to theaters, there is something for all. Check out Downtown Redwood City's Valentine's Day Guide: Romantic Stroll –…

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Posted on January 14, 2020

Art Kiosk Presents Jonathan Fung’s “Play”

In Play, Jonathan Fung’s visually provocative exhibition continues to spread awareness on the disconcerting realities of human trafficking. His work targets the vulnerability and innocence of children amidst the haunting nature of modern-day slavery. Fung’s challenging topic cleverly creates a backdrop that weaves connotative signs and symbols for the viewer to engage and extract its meaning. Play is a video sculpture with vintage television sets that are strategically placed down a…

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Posted on December 2, 2019

Finding beauty in the ashes

Spurred on by the recent fires that devastated many California communities, local residents banded together to install an art piece in the Redwood City Art Kiosk. Titled “Bonds Unburnt,” the piece embodies people’s connections with others concerning the tragic California wildfires. Devoted to portraying art with meaning and relevance, a monthly exhibit is unveiled in the kiosk for the public to enjoy. Each is a product of a local Bay Area artist, according to Lance Fung, the chief…

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Posted on November 22, 2019

Hometown Holidays – 14th Annual Festival & Parade

Saturday December 7th 10am-8pm. Complimentary Santa Photos, Play in the Snow, Carnival, Food & Boutique Vendors, History Museum Art Activities, Live Entertainment View…

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Posted on November 22, 2019

California Fires Inspire Redwood City Art Installation

REDWOOD CITY, CA — The revolving exhibits at Redwood City's Downtown Art Kiosk will open with a new display this week —“Bonds Unburnt” — inspired by connections people made during the California fires of 2018 and a Japanese philosophy dubbed the “red string of fate.” The “red string of fate” legend focuses on how people connect, "destined to meet by the attachment of an invisible red string," according to exhibit organizers, the Redwood City Improvement…

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Posted on November 18, 2019

Opening Reception ‘Binds Unburnt’: Art Kiosk, Redwood City

'Bonds Unburnt' Opening reception: Saturday, November 16, 2019 -4 p.m Display: November 16 – December 15, 2019 Courthouse Square, Redwood City, CA Event Details Sat, Nov. 16, 2019 at 4:00 PM Add to Calendar From Redwood City Improvement Association and Fung Collaboratives: "The Redwood City Improvement Association in partnership with Fung Collaboratives has announced the latest Downtown Art Kiosk Installation by artists, Jose Castillo, Peter Moen and…

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Posted on November 18, 2019

California Fires Inspire Peninsula Art Installation

"Bonds Unburnt" melds the Japanese "red string of fate" and the smell of charred wood. Opening reception is Saturday. REDWOOD CITY, CA — The revolving exhibits at Redwood City's Downtown Art Kiosk will open with a new display this week —"Bonds Unburnt" — inspired by connections people made during the California fires of 2018 and a Japanese philosophy dubbed the "red string of fate." The "red string of fate" legend focuses on how people connect, "destined to meet by the attachment of…

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