Art Event

Oceanside Independence Parade with J Kreml Combo

Join OTC and the J Kreml Combo on Saturday, June 29, 2024 from 11 am – 1 pm, for the 28th annual Independence Parade as it makes it way north on Coast Highway from Wisconsin Avenue to Civic Center Drive (just past City Hall). Come see floats, bands, walking groups, cool cars, and more. The parade theme this year is “CELEBRATING OUR HERITAGE.” The Brooks Theater Gallery will be open to view the Abundance of Color art exhibit and feature live music by the J Kreml Combo. The J Kreml Combo offers fabulous jazz performed by professional musicians Jennifer Kreml, Vocals; Dylan Soto, Keys; Joannah Sy, Drums; and Bruce Grafrath, Bass. The bands Great American Songbook tunes include jumpin’ and jiving jazz swing, and syncopated, exciting Latin jazz fun for dancing. Event Sponsored by OCAF

Abundant Color Artist Open House & Artwalk

Color takes center stage as we celebrate “Abundant Color” as the Brooks Theater Gallery’s summer exhibition theme. This free event is open to everyone, from 9 months to 99 years, with light refreshments of fruit and goodies, a guest artist demonstrating their art technique on a current project, and a gallery filled with colorful art from azure to zinc oxide white. The gallery will be open 5:30-8:00 pm.