Oakland, Berkeley, And East Bay News, Events, Restaurants, Music, & Arts
Great coffee!! I found it now on Amazon. Straight to my door.
Going to Brix on a Sunday morning for chicken fried steak has become as natural as getting coffee every morning. Now that they have added the bottomless mimosas I'm a happy camper.
Real award winning coffee, not just burned beans like Peets. More like McCallums on Solano many years ago when they sold ice cream and coffee. And also, real people, of all sorts, meeting, talking, working on wifi - a great place to hang out.
I cannot think of a better way to spend my Sunday evenings. Geoffrey's is a very comfortable setting, Yancie Taylor is fantastic. The band and the music are wonderful. I also love the Jam session. The dinner is only $5.00 and finger licking good.
If anyone has seen Vassar's previous film retrospectives, it's an amazing body of work and you'll learn a tremendous amount of never-before-known history about the National Parks. This presentation was first shown to a sell-out crowd in March 2016 at the Smithsonian Institution and it has sold out wherever it has appeared since. The program will be touring throughout California in 2016 and into 2017, so here's an amazing opportunity to see it in the Bay Area's most intimate theater.
Awesome!! Can't wait!!
The Alley is located at 2309 Encinal Ave., Alameda, CA 94501
For schedule changes and special events, check out our FB page: www.facebook.com/TheAlleyAlameda
This show is actually on the 14th! If you could please amend that?
What a fantastic space! A cool club with comfy couches, excellent sound and great music. AND you can BYOB for no charge (they don't sell alcohol here).
Berkeley has been missing a smaller, more intimate place for acoustic music since the Freight grew up and became huge, and The Back Room fills this gap with style! I love the variety of music - folk, blues, soul, pop, world, bluegrass, Cajun, etc. - and it has a very chill, friendly vibe.
I believe that it should be a requirement that all city officials and police chiefs throughout California should see this display so that they can have the unbiased truth about this plant and how politics have steered public opinion on this issue,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
One more thing the event goes from 5-10pm
Excellent recommendation EBX. I tried Dal Makhani and Palak Paneer today, they were both very good. I wish I had told them to make it hotter but I forgot.
As a Desi I can attest to the quality. More importantly they use good oils and probably use it only once, there is no need to explain this further most people will understand why.
I'll follow up when I try the Southern Indian food. Nice people too and I nicknamed the Owner(?) "Mr. Grumpy." In a nice way of course.
This is awesome! Lets get Oakland Small Biz online for Summer 2016!!!
I've known Roger for years and years. He is hands down THE best guitar teacher in the Bay
For a historical tidbit, I met Jesse in 96' while he was touring with Filth. I was selling an assortment of Lookout 45's in my music case and I was selling his old Blatz records. He introduced himself as Jesse Blatz to me
Show runs from May 6th, through July 30, 2016
What's in a scribble, where does it come from, and why are we drawn to draw? Come explore the work of two brilliant Bay Area artists who challenge you to look at what we find under the bed. Don't fear the cheeky beastie.
This exhibit is a benefit for FAAS, FLOAT Gallery will be donating the galleries sales percentage of art sales to the shelter:
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) shelters and finds new homes for more than 1,200 homeless Alameda animals a year. It relies greatly on donations from the public to help ensure that each adoptable animal gets a second chance in a new loving home. Find a new best friend at
Can I tell a little more about the way I run this crazy thing? If you get up to tell a true story, you win a free drink! Spontaneous Storytelling is a monthly event combining the fun of meeting new people with hearing and telling true stories. How it works: When you come in, you'll be handed an icebreaker game card. The object of the game is to meet each other! You'll seed your mind with stories. After the game, it's time for open-mic stories using themes suggested by the audience. Put your name in the hat, and if you get called up to tell a story, you win a free drink! FREE.
Emergency ed Rosenthal gave me a book about seeds,made with BT and other bacteria in them to make them mold and pest resistant, for large production and no spraying similar to illegal BT vegetables grown ,at normal rates its causes illergic reactions and birth defects, in plants it growes to 10x regular rate because bacteria grows as long as moist ,I'm working with authority in mendiceno, humbolt, trinity, and south ,its been found in grows and with hillbillies, and in as far south as sacremento, please get samples checked for this bacteria, its over looked many despencerys are testing please do so and if found call authority it can be in clones to,better safe than sorry thanks
A short hop from Oakland's popular Uptown, Transmission Gallery is home to some of the most interesting and creative California women artists working today. Right now they are featuring Maija Peeples-Bright, the last person standing of the California Funk Movement. Reminiscent of potter Beatrice Wood, Peeples-Bright, is as colorful as one of her art works, which are populated by wildly colorful "primitive" animals she calls "beasties". Check the Gallery for hours. Only drawback is that they are upstairs and there is no elevator in the building.
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