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April 14, 2010 > Unveiling of City Gateway mural

Unveiling of City Gateway mural

Submitted By Andrew Kong Knight

After a year in the making, award-winning artist Andrew Kong Knight and mural artist assistants Alani Rose and Chris Wyers complete the largest public art project ever created in Knight's hometown, Hayward.

Part of the City Gateway Project on Foothill Boulevard, the mural will be unveiled and dedicated by Mayor Mike Sweeney at a public ceremony on Saturday, May 1. Hayward community, friends and supporters are invited to attend and enjoy the party afterwards.

The celebration will include a pot-luck barbecue to which the public is asked to bring a favorite dish to share, or something to BBQ, and a chair to enjoy the music and view the new artwork.

There will be live music from the Hayward High Band, The Cires, Musica-Humana Blues, Angry Tired Teachers and other groups and performers. Local business vendors will also attend.

For more information, contact Stacey Sorensen, City of Hayward Neighborhood Partnership Manager on (510) 583-4233 or or Andrew Kong Knight, Muralist on (925) 413-1975 and visit

Unveiling and Dedication of City Gateway Mural
Saturday, May 1, 2010
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Furniture Express
22401 Foothill Blvd., Hayward
[corner of Foothill Blvd. and Civic Center Dr. in Downtown Hayward]

Schedule of Events
10 A.M. - Live Music
10.30 - 11 a.m. - Official Plaque Dedication Ceremony presented by Mayor Michael Sweeney
11 a.m. - Noon - Live music
Noon - Ribbon cutting by City of Hayward Neighborhood Partnership Manager Stacey Sorensen
Noon - 3 p.m. - Live music and BBQ

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