This weekend and next are the East Bay Open Studios organized by Pro Arts Gallery. Rene and I checked out an artist-district on the border of Oakland and Alameda called Jingletown. It is chock full of artist studios in old industrial facilities. The Institute of Mosaic Art is located here and you can see its influence on the artists and the neighborhood which is filled with Mosaics on street-front walls.
Got a shot of this very strange setup. Reminds me of Cadillac Ranch in Texas. Here's a link to Jingletown's history.