Oakland

14 Nov 2018

The Penny-Pincher’s Guide to Date Night in the East Bay

What does a “date” mean to you? Traditionally, I guess a date would be defined by dinner and a movie, perhaps a little dancing. But as we all know, one of the “joys” of Bay Area life is the expense of it all. And maybe I should speak for myself

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06 Nov 2018

Natalie Mount & John Law are Throwing a Party!

SIGNMAN: John Law is a three-month long retrospective of the San Francisco based, underground artist John Law, curated by Pro Arts’ Executive Director and curator, Natalia Mount. The exhibition, scheduled to open on June 7th, 2019, will include new work, documentation of events and explorations, neon art, and video works. For the

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17 Oct 2018

Best Dates for Plant Nerds in the East Bay

Since we live in California, we have TWO prime planting seasons – Spring (duh) and the second right after the first rain in the Fall…which is now! This means that every nursery is booming with autumnal cuteness – and it’s the best time for you to ask out that cute plant nerd you know and adore.

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10 Oct 2018

We wanna send you to see the Tune Yards!

Tune Yards new album is an unflinching examination of modern identity, intricately rendered in the manically infectious way that only Tune-Yards can. Drawing on a recent foray into DJing and inspired in part by C.L.A.W. (Collaborative Legions of Artful Womxn), her radio show highlighting female-identifying producers, I can feel you creep

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08 Oct 2018

5 Great Foodie Dates in Oakland

Having moved from The City to The Town 2 years ago, I’ve been determined to find adventures in the East Bay which are unique to this area and make me miss San Francisco just a little bit less. My favorite partner in crime for adventuring in the East Bay is my boyfriend. He owns a local bakery so (obviously) our dates center around the best places to eat in Oakland and the East Bay.

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01 Oct 2018

Oakland’s Punks with Lunch Turns Three

In a climate where words like ‘displacement’, ‘gentrification’, ‘homelessness’, and ‘addiction’ populate our daily conversations, Punks with Lunch is a bright light in the dark night of Oakland’s current housing epidemic. In its third year, Punks with Lunch continues to operate on the simple mission of providing Oakland’s homeless community

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27 Sep 2018

This Week’s Bay News: Sideshows and Train Wrecks (of all sorts)

As we publish this week’s Bay Area news wrap, the world is watching the Senate floor, but we’ll refrain from too much of that until we know how this all shakes out. Until then, here’s your dose of local and other important stories that impact us here at home. Let’s

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