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Con Brio Talks Outside Lands, Oakland, ‘Paradise’ Album & Upcoming Tour (Including Lagunitas & UC Theatre)

Con Brio Talks Outside Lands, Oakland, ‘Paradise’ Album & Upcoming Tour (Including Lagunitas & UC Theatre)

Con Brio is a Bay Area group that falls into the category of funk and soul, but easily stretches the limitations of that definition. Shattering boundaries has been a key cog to the group who reformed in 2013 with emphatic frontman Ziek McCarter taking the…

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5 Not to Be Missed Vendors at Oakland’s Eat Real Fest

5 Not to Be Missed Vendors at Oakland’s Eat Real Fest

Oakland’s Eat Real festival is the East Bay’s alternative to the mighty Eat Drink SF, and it’s back this year with more vendors than ever. Plus more bells and whistles, including a musical lineup which includes the Oakland Symphony and Amalgamation, cook-offs and workshops, it’s shaping up to…

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New Parkway Theater Curates a Weeklong Series of Oakland-Themed Films

New Parkway Theater Curates a Weeklong Series of Oakland-Themed Films

The New Parkway Theater is hosting its first “Oakland Week” from September 16th-22nd. Titles that are chosen for the series include films created by Oakland filmmakers, films that star Oakland actors, documentaries and stories that are set or shot in the town. As Oakland is…

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Innovative Culinary Incubator is Coming to Oakland

Innovative Culinary Incubator is Coming to Oakland

Co-working spaces are hardly big news nowadays, but a culinary co-working ‘incubator’? That got us intrigued. Opening August 29, Forage Kitchen will offer a fully equipped cooking facility, as well as business assistance, office space, bookkeeping help and recipe workshops for foodie entrepreneurs, up-and-coming local chefs,…

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Skrillex to Headline First SuperCity Summer Festival at Oakland Coliseum

Skrillex to Headline First SuperCity Summer Festival at Oakland Coliseum

Following the success of the inaugural SuperCity 50 back in February, Northern California’s only summer outdoor stadium festival will return to Oakland Coliseum on August 19 to kick off its first annual SuperCity Summer Fest series. Headlining the event is Skrillex, along with performances by…

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Q&A: Then & Now with Hip Hop Collective Hieroglyphics

Q&A: Then & Now with Hip Hop Collective Hieroglyphics

West Coast hip hop has a rich history dating back to the 1980′s, with movements that emerged both in Northern and Southern California. Although the Los Angeles story of Dr. Dre, Eazy E, Ice Cube and N.W.A. received plenty of recognition, there was a similarly…

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Live Review: UK Duo Gorgon City Turnt Up for Oakland

Live Review: UK Duo Gorgon City Turnt Up for Oakland

UK dance duo Gorgon City culminated their North American tour with London music quartet Rudimental on Thursday night with a high-energy performance at Oakland’s Fox Theater. Their fluid, dance style can be compared to fellow British electronic duo Disclosure, but with less R&B and more…

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Axel Void’s Solo Show “Nobody” Surveys the Life of One Man (Athen B Gallery)

Axel Void’s Solo Show “Nobody” Surveys the Life of One Man (Athen B Gallery)

Months after artist Axel Void painted a street mural in Atlanta, he received a curious email from a man named Alvin Morris saying the photo he’d based his painting on was one of his childhood photos. Void’s painting of Morris was first discovered by his…

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Neighborhood Gems: Temescal

Neighborhood Gems: Temescal

Oakland’s Temescal neighborhood is a jewel box packed with adorable souvenirs, delicious bites and friendly vibes. It’s easy to get lost among its abundance of dining and shopping options. Temescal is hardly a secret, but for a true neighborhood gem, look no further. Preserved Described…

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Lineup Announcement: Enchanted Forest Gathering 2016

Lineup Announcement: Enchanted Forest Gathering 2016

Psychedelic electronica act Shpongle, Oakland-based funk master The Polish Ambassador, and melodic bass duo PANTyRAiD (consisting of MartyParty and Ooah (from The Glitch Mob) will headline the sixth annual Enchanted Forest Gathering. The festival, light-heartedly dubbed, “Sacred, sexy, silly and saucy,” takes place at the…

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The List: Coachella 2016 Artists Performing in the Bay Area

The List: Coachella 2016 Artists Performing in the Bay Area

For those unable to get highly-coveted Coachella 2016 tickets, or would rather just see one or two of their favorite artists in a more intimate setting, then you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of Coachella artists who have show dates popping up in the…

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Super City 50 EDM Festival is a Win for Super Bowl Weekend (Diplo, Alesso, Chromeo)

Super City 50 EDM Festival is a Win for Super Bowl Weekend (Diplo, Alesso, Chromeo)

Unfortunately neither the 49ers nor the Raiders will be playing in Super Bowl 50 this year at Levi’s Stadium, however, to shake the football blues, consider the inaugural Super City 50 electronic dance music festival at O.co Coliseum in Oakland on Saturday, February 6. This…

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