things to do in Oakland

22 Sep 2023

Hip Hop Fairyland: A Celebration of Music & Community

This Sunday, September 24th, Oakland’s beloved Fairyland will host “Hip Hop Fairyland & the Healthy Dragon” bringing together the East Bay’s love for hip hop and community. Celebrate 50 golden years of hip hop at this special event. It’s packed with local legends such as interactive workshops and performances by

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15 Sep 2023

Oakland Theater Project Brings Blood & Corpses to The Stage

A clown pulls himself through a pile of corpses. He’s just escaped the gallows by offering his janitorial services. It’s his lucky day? Welcome to Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus at The Oakland Theater Project. Blood, corpses, disgruntled maids and a very healthy dose of camp await you. Oh!

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19 Jul 2023

The East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023-2024 East Bay Beer Passport! There’s no better way to explore the East Bay than to literally drink it in. Each passport contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned breweries,

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02 Jun 2023

Oakland’s Vibrant Juneteenth Events Starting June 2nd

Whether you’re looking for a taste of history, cultural enrichment, or a festive atmosphere, Oakland’s Juneteenth events have it all. Don’t miss out on these exciting opportunities to embrace the spirit of Juneteenth and immerse yourself in Oakland’s vibrant culture. Kick-off June with First Fridays on June 2nd Kick-off Liberation

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26 Apr 2023

All The Hullabaloo Behind Rumpus and Ruckus Revival

With the show now reaching nearly 25 years in existence, DeWolf has a dedicated and expanding crew, some even started going to the show as an audience member and then performing at later events.

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08 Apr 2022

Canine Circus School in Oakland Makes Dog Clowns into Ringmasters

What happens when you enroll your dog in circus school? You learn party tricks, build a bond, have a whole lot of fun, and also go through some rigorous behavioral training. My Scottish terrier, Jasper, has been clowning around at Canine Circus School in Oakland: training under ring-leader Francis Metcalf;

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01 Apr 2022

“Old Survivor”, the oldest redwood in Oakland

After the news last week stating a fire killed an 800-year-old redwood in Marin, I felt compelled to share with you one of my favorite “secret”, short, and adorable hikes that will take you to see Oakland’s “Old Survivor” (also known as “Grandfather”). This coastal redwood is an Oakland landmark

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