Tonight I finally had the opportunity to meet Allen Michaan, owner of the Grand Lake Theatre
. He's an Alameda Resident whom I consider a true hero for the messages he puts on part of the Grand Lake's Marquees
. Usually confrontational, always political, they are a breath of First Amendment fresh air!
The Grand Lake Theatre is truly world-famous - Allen told me he has gotten letters and emails from all over the world. A newspaper in England regularly prints photos of the marquees!
Some examples:See a slideshow of the photos at Flickr