Join The Oaklandside on Sept. 21 for a lively night of discussion with local writers Jenny Odell, Dorothy Lazard, and Mac Barnett.
Other events include the ‘Text Me: Exploring Typography’ exhibit and a fundraiser in Fruitvale for a local street vendor.
Other events include: The Way Back: An Evening of Poetry, 50 years of poster art at César E. Chávez library, and a chat with the authors of ‘The Riders Come Out at Night.’
The Hella Black Podcast production uses audio, film, photos, and music to chronicle 100 years of Black resistance, activism, and life in Oakland.
A new exhibit at the Oakland Public Library Eastmont branch asks the community to help remember this piece of local history.
One of the hottest nightclubs in the city is hoping to lure the sun-seeking crowd with a new rooftop brunch.
Childhood friends Brian Evans and Phil Devencenzi have turned their casual pandemic jam sessions into a blossoming musical career.
Residents and businesses call on MACRO’s help regularly. OPD does not.
Sylvester Rutledge and Todd Walker share how they help people cope with loss.
Other writing programs at the festival cover autobiography, humor, the unreliable narrator, and the child’s point of view.
Free Range Flower Winery, one of just a handful of Black-owned, woman-owned wineries in the country, draws on a long tradition of plant-made wines.
Other events include a Black Father’s Day walk, a Moms 4 Housing mayoral candidate forum, and the Fairyland Book Festival.
Roughly 75,000 Kaiser employees in 5 states took to the picket lines on Wednesday in what will be the largest health-care workers strike in U.S. history.
Led by longtime residents, the project is helping to bridge the past and present in one of Oakland’s most quickly changing areas.
“You are what makes Oakland so beautiful,” Mayor Sheng Thao said at a press event on Tuesday.
Construction withered at the start of the pandemic, but building has since rebounded. The development boom of 2018 is long past, however.
Andrew Alden is one of the foremost experts on Oakland’s natural history. His forthcoming book, ‘Deep Oakland,’ explains how that history still impacts us today.
Other events include live music and trivia at Drake’s Dealership, ‘Intergalactic’ at East Side Arts Alliance, and Dimensions Dance Theater’s 50th anniversary.
Known for his Madow Futur streetwear collection, the artist’s new project blends revolutionary politics, industrial aesthetics, and music.
The flagship branch on 14th Street is in disrepair and half the size it should be, officials say. A new library in West Oakland is also being studied.