Event: Assata Teach-In: Tell and Learn the Real Story

June 5th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Events, Featured

Event: Assata Teach-In: Tell and Learn the Real Story

Last month Joanne Chesimard became the first woman on the FBI’s terrorist list. If you don’t know why, you need to do some research. Luckily, HUB Oakland, Betti Ono, Sankofa Events and Kin Folkz are hosting events to educate the public about Chesimard, [...]

The Last First Friday? Reflections on Oakland’s Battle with Violence

February 2nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in 38th Notables, Featured

The Last First Friday? Reflections on Oakland's Battle with Violence

The past few months, First Fridays has gotten too big for it’s britches, and tonight it burst at the seams. At 10:51pm two people were shot, one of them fatally.

What Art Murmur Events to Hit This First Friday!

September 5th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Art, Events, Featured

What Art Murmur Events to Hit This First Friday!

We’re just going to assume that you’ve already made plans to hit Art Murmur on Friday. (If you haven’t, fix your schedule.) And we know that as Art Murmur regulars you might spend more time in the galleries and bars, but we have a guide of some specific [...]

Event: Explore Oakland’s Art Murmur!

September 2nd, 2011  |  by  |  published in Art, Events, Featured

Event: Explore Oakland's Art Murmur!

Oakland’s Art Murmur is always surprising to those who grew up at the teet of Oakland’s demonized media portrayals. Apparently there was just never much room to sandwich beauty, community or creativity in between all the murders and other bleeding [...]