07 Jun 2017

Hometown Hero Kev Choice Will be at Yoshi’s on June 30th

There is a musician from Oakland who has been rocking stages around the world for years. He plays the piano, raps and produces, just to name a few of his many talents. You may have heard of him. His name is Kev Choice. He has released four albums and tours

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06 Jun 2017


In commemoration of David Bowie’s passing, Seu Jorge performs a special tribute to him while recreating the set to the film A Life Aquatic on stage alongside screens crafted as boat sails that will be displaying images from the film. Seu Jorge, one of Brazil’s most talented contemporary singers, rose

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01 Jun 2017

We Wanna Send You to the Oakland Museum’s Party After Dark!

Oakland Museum of CA’s Ziggurat After Party is a party with a twist, featuring a special “Best of Friday Nights @ OMCA” to celebrate that Oakland vibe. With an open bar, late night bites, DJ Nina Sol and DJ Hey Love—plus Soul Mechanix and GIRL6 (a Prince tribute band) hitting

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The Milky Way Galaxy from Earth
09 May 2017

BAS Poetry: New Work from Helene Ridella

Broke-Ass Stuart is now accepting poetry submissions to be featured in the BAS Poetry: Arts and Culture column. Read on to learn how to submit your 100% original work. Written and curated by Corinne Avganim I never thought I’d be able to say I enjoy checking my email…then I started BAS

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09 May 2017

The New Rent Control Laws Across The Bay Area : Ask a Tenant Attorney

There are new rent control ordinances in several cities across the bay area. From Richmond to Mountain view, be aware of your rights as a tenant.

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28 Mar 2017

Locol is finally opening in West Oakland

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE!   As a bakery. We waited a really long time for the Uptown location of Locol to open, although it was met with some really harsh criticism. Instead of looking at it

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01 Mar 2017

San Francisco is Dead: Long Live San Fran

This originally appeared on September 8th, 2016 in my Broke-Ass City column for the SF Examiner. “How crazy is it that, at this point, Oakland is way cooler than San Francisco?” I asked Matthew and Dan this as we descended the steps at the West Oakland BART Station. “There’s really

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