The shows featuring live local bands happen on the third Friday of every month.
Other events include FREQz at Thee Stork Club, a live-model sip and sketch, and the Fairyland Puppet Fair.
Zide Door dropped a lawsuit against the city alleging religious discrimination, but the church’s founder says he’s prepared to go back to court if the permit is not approved.
Other events include a Taylor Swift and Beyoncé laser show, Drawn Together at Fairyland, and Student Shop Day.
Hair stylists are often a shoulder to cry on for their clients. The Self-i.s.h. Society is taking it further by offering onsite therapy, healing circles, massage, and more.
Pet adoptions and fostering help to relieve overcrowded shelters. In my case, getting to know a new pet also helped me cope with grief.
The Oakland Heritage Alliance has been preserving Oakland’s past since 1981. Their annual Partners in Preservation Award honors community members doing the same.
Nisker, a pioneering and irreverent radio news personality at KFOG and KPFA, Buddhism-inflected stand-up, and much more, died last week.
Other events include the Bay Area Hip Hop Archives induction ceremony at OMCA, salsa at In Lak´ech Dance Academy, and a pop-up gallery in Fruitvale.
The purveyors of bacon-wrapped dogs topped with sizzling onions are loved by baseball fans, but not by the Coliseum’s governing board.
Other events include discount days at the Oakland Zoo, a summer party at Peralta Hacienda, and the ‘Shiru Presents’ dance party.
You could join the ranks of Marshawn Lynch and G-Eazy when The Roots and Soul SC open up club ownership to the general public.
Local cinemas got a huge boost from the opening weekend of ‘Barbie’ and ‘Oppenheimer,’ and we asked city leaders if they watched the films.
Pedro Ramírez worked hard to afford college for his son, who dreamed of working in law enforcement but was denied, despite his DACA status. Now, SB 960 offers a second chance.
Other events include Live in the Laurel, a healing clinic at San Antonio Park, and ‘Earth Mama’ opening weekend.
The podcast’s creator, Liam O’Donoghue, has recorded over 100 episodes about local history. Proceeds from the puzzle will help to ensure it continues.
Since 2021, the Black Rock Collective has been fostering a safe and supportive space in a traditionally white pastime.
The former Piano Fight space on Broadway will house The Lower Bottom Playaz and become a cultural hub for Black art in Oakland.
Through 67 Sueños, undocumented and other youth are making their voices heard in local and national conversations around immigration reform.
Oakland is quickly becoming a soccer town. We’ve compiled a list of restaurants and bars where anyone can enjoy the global tourney, happening July 20 – Aug. 20.