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It’s National Eat Outside Day! 5 Awesome East Bay Spots for the Occasion

It’s National Eat Outside Day! 5 Awesome East Bay Spots for the Occasion

On August 31st, we’re welcoming a holiday of utmost importance: National Eat Outside Day! All around the world, eating outdoors is a summer staple, and in the Bay Area – given it’s Fogust out there – the activity is best done in the East Bay,…

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Oakland’s Hiero Day 2017: An Audio/Visual Sampling

Oakland’s Hiero Day 2017: An Audio/Visual Sampling

This coming Monday, downtown Oakland will once again host the 6th annual Hiero Day. Independent hip-hop collective Hieroglyphics is set to move the crowd this Labor Day weekend. Here is a look at the lineup, some highlights and an audio/visual sampling of what’s to come….

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Oakland’s Modern Izakaya and Ramen Restaurant Shinmai Opens its Doors

Oakland’s Modern Izakaya and Ramen Restaurant Shinmai Opens its Doors

Shinmai just recently opened a 100-person Japanese dining space in Uptown Oakland. The new spot offers both izakaya and ramen, two of Tokyo’s most popular culinary offerings. Patrons can order a series of casual bar bites, small plates or a steaming bowl of noodles, all…

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10 Mind-Altering Sessions at Oakland’s Psychedelic Science Conference

10 Mind-Altering Sessions at Oakland’s Psychedelic Science Conference

No, you’re not hallucinating-it’s true. The Psychedelic Science Conference is returning to the East Bay this month with more than three days of events and programming that explores the latest in psychedelic drug research. The conference, happening April 21st-23rd at the Oakland Marriott City Center,…

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The List: Coachella 2017 Artists Performing in the Bay Area

The List: Coachella 2017 Artists Performing in the Bay Area

We’re not going to lie-if you skip Coachella this year then you will most likely be missing out on some amazing performances. But put that FOMO aside, because there are a ton of local shows with these same artists, including many of the top headliners….

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Laura Berger & Sarah Bowser Explore Identity and Escapism in Athen B. Gallery’s Upcoming Show

Laura Berger & Sarah Bowser Explore Identity and Escapism in Athen B. Gallery’s Upcoming Show

Athen B. Gallery’s upcoming show “Nobody, Everybody,” explores concepts of identity and escapism through the female-centric worlds of Laura Berger, a Chicago-based painter, illustrator and sculptor, and Sarah Bowser, a paper collage and sculpture artist based in Oakland. The two will be present for the opening on…

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58th Annual White Elephant Sale Returns to Oakland

58th Annual White Elephant Sale Returns to Oakland

Northern California’s biggest and best rummage sale is back March 4 and 5, 2017, but the 58th annual White Elephant Sale (WES) will give shoppers early access to items during a preview sale on Sunday, January 29 from 10 am to 4 pm. Proceeds from…

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The Oakland Raiders Are Almost Certainly Leaving the Bay Area

The Oakland Raiders Are Almost Certainly Leaving the Bay Area

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis met yesterday morning in New York City with members of the National Football League (NFL) stadium and finance committee to discuss the team’s relocation to Las Vegas. Bay Area sports fans are paying close attention as they could potentially lose…

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10 SF Bay Area Artists Share New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

10 SF Bay Area Artists Share New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

While many are looking at 2016 with furrowed brows, it’s all the more important to ask, “what’s in store for 2017?” How can we find ways to improve ourselves, create more and positively impact others? To light the way, we asked ten local artists to share some…

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Q&A: Bay Area Band Beats Antique on their New Album, Early Years, Symbiosis & Oakland Tour Date

Q&A: Bay Area Band Beats Antique on their New Album, Early Years, Symbiosis & Oakland Tour Date

Bay Area experimental world fusion and electronic music group Beats Antique are hot off releasing their tenth studio album, Shadowbox, commemorating their tenth year as a band. The trio has mounted a larger-than-life cross-country tour, which incorporates global influences and mesmerizing visual performance art. Sidecar…

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Oakland’s Cape & Cowl Celebrates Local Comic Shop Day Alongside One Year Anniversary

Oakland’s Cape & Cowl Celebrates Local Comic Shop Day Alongside One Year Anniversary

It’s been almost a year since Eitan Manhoff opened Cape & Cowl Comics on an unassuming block of 16th Street, on the edge of Oakland’s rapidly-changing Downtown Financial District. Manhoff has been collecting action figures and comics for over twenty-five years. Alongside his father, who…

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Photos of Oakland Protests After Election Results

Photos of Oakland Protests After Election Results

Photos by Gabriella Gamboa. View entire gallery

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