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LIFE: Expressions of Living – Reception: Fri, Nov. 5, 6-9pm

The Adobe is proud to present 
  • ARTISTS RECEPTION: Friday, November 5, from 6pm – 9pm.  The public is invited.  Admittance is free.
  • **Just added:  Special live performance at the reception by jazz musician, Daniel ‘D-Lucca” Parenti.
  • EXHIBITION DATES:    November 5 – December 10, 2010
  • EXHIBITION HOURS:  Mon. thru Thurs., 9am–12noon & 2pm–4pm; Fri. & Sat., 11am – 3pm
  • LOCATION:              Adobe Art Gallery, 20395 San Miguel Avenue, Castro Valley, CA
  • FOR MORE INFO:   Voice:  510.881.6735     Email:

This multimedia exhibit features works by Artists Engaged, a Bay Area artists critique group presented by The You In Me, Inc.  

  • Artists Engaged are:  Matt Kowalski, Brendah De Bow, Ron Weil, Leah Virsik, Therese Rittenbach, Jamie Treacy, James Gayles, Nicole Dixon, Valerie Brown Troutt, Emelie Rogers and Linden Keiffer.
  • Curated by Linden Keiffer

The You In Me, Inc is a not-for-profit 501C3 organization dedicated to projects seeking to broaden the arts and diversity awareness.

Piccolo Bass? Isn’t that an oxymoron? Not when you’re talking about D-Lucca, who is among a mere handful of people who can pull it off. As with Stanley Clarke and the late Wayman Tisdale, D-Lucca can count himself as one of the few artists able to bring the piccolo bass into a well-warranted limelight. Daniel Lucca Parenti,shortened to D-Lucca, is a San Francisco Bay Area native who has performed with many jazz legends, including Rosemary Clooney, Michael Brecker, and Lionel Hampton. Bass Player Magazine said of D-Lucca, “Aptly handling a variety of basses, including melody-manning piccolo, [D-Lucca’s] material is alternately laid-back and fused-out modern jazz.” Though D-Lucca may not follow the jazz-fusion lead of Clarke or the smooth jazz of recent sensation Tisdale, he has definitely found his niche within the newest wave of modern jazz. “D-Lucca has fused jazz and rock so beautifully that you don’t know when one ends and the other begins,” wrote Susan Frances from  For more information please visit,

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