Oakland

16 Oct 2017

8 Very Haunted Spots in the East Bay Halloween

Halloween is almost here. Dead leaves and cold gray days seem apropos at this time of year – but the blue skies and acrylic flowers here in California belie the true, sinister nature of this land — a place secret, sacred, and steeped in blood. Paranormal is the norm in

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11 Oct 2017

We wanna send you plus one to see Silversun Pickups and Minus the Bear

Silversun Pickups announce new headlining tour dates throughout North America in October and November. The Los Angeles band, fresh off the “Summer Gods” tour with Third Eye Blind, lead singer Brian Aubert said about this tour, which will be their final shows in support of their latest album, Better Nature: “Touring

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25 Sep 2017

We wanna send you to see Arcade Fire in Oakland!

Arcade Fire will be embarking on their “Infinite Content” Tour this fall with a stop at Oracle Arena on October 21st! The tour produced by Live Nation will also feature a series of special guests including Wolf Parade, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Phantogram, Angel Olsen, and Broken Social Scene. Saturday,

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25 Sep 2017

After 46 Years,The Warriors Finally Acknowledge They Play in Oakland

The Warriors have decided to finally represent Oakland on their jersey, the city they have been playing in since 1971. I am not going to lie, it feels kind of late to get the acknowledgement that they are Oakland’s team and have been for the last 46 years. It is

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06 Sep 2017

We wanna send you to see Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli as BLACK STAR!

Black Star is an American Hip Hop duo, formed in 1997, from Brooklyn, New York. The duo is composed of artists, Mos Def and Talib Kweli. Black Star arose from the underground Hip Hop movement of the late 1990s, which was in large part due to Rawkus Records, an independent

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31 Aug 2017

Poor But Still Pouring: The Best Spots for Happy Hour in Oakland

By James Gage Oakland is a town that knows how to get boozy. If its yeasty, fizzy, salt-rimmed, or citrus-infused, there’s a dimly lit hole-in-the-wall bar or glitzy cocktail spot in Oakland to enjoy it. This week, Bwe’re bringing you a comprehensive list of the best places to imbibe during

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24 Aug 2017

The Evolution of Art & Soul Festival in Oakland

August 19th and 20th was the 17th annual Art & Soul Festival in Oakland. I had not attended one in a few years and it was nice to get out and enjoy the music, performances, food, and most of all, the community.  Before there was Art & Soul, there was

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