Oakland, Berkeley, And East Bay News, Events, Restaurants, Music, & Arts
it's just not a real saturday without at least a cruise through the market to say hi to my favorite vendors or see my neighbors. Period...
The director, Michael French, is on the COVER of the latest EB Express Arts Preview Edition without explanation... but come and see what he has made of this brilliant, intelligent, and funny exploration of The World's Worst Sinner. Witnesses called to the stand include Mother Theresa, Caiaphas, Sigmund Freud and Satan himself, with appearances by a filthy-mouthed St. Monica, "Mary Mags," some Apostles, and Jesus himself. Amazing performances in an exciting little black box — Oakland's first dedicated theater space! Downtown where Broadway and Telegraph meet, about a block from the Fox.
This is going to be a great event for an amazing individual.
Best Zydeco in the Bay Area!
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/246890802184299/
I have been the coordinator for 3 years now, after this review was written. Each year we have more and more people (8,000 people came last year alone). We have a great line up of entertainment on the stage, kid's carnival rides, a petting zoo, over 90 community and craft vendors and over 15 food vendors.
Bring the whole family - if you want to beat the crowds, come at the beginning, as it gets full of folks later in the afternoon. Personally, I think it is a wonderful, family oriented and neighborly fair.
Dick and Jane Hella Mad Records....
June 17 at 9:36am
Dear Dick and Jane, Thank you for the great performance last Saturday. I am always skeptical when I see acoustic instead of electric
and sometimes as we get older, performers mellow and tone down their performances. (Some call it their "mature" phase.) I see that time
and time again. Maybe I need to grow to appreciate that more but This was not the case with Dick and Jane. The powerful performance
evoked the anger and sparse nature of early punk rock/experimental genres. Linda and Dave are reunited to create the magic that they
did together 25 years ago when they played on the same bill as No Alternative at Gilman st. I look forward to seeing them again!
The Lunchbox Project is such a positive event and the issue of disposable single-use foodware in our streets needs to be talked about more. Thank you Clean Water Action for bringing an event to East Oakland!
Karin Turner - KarinsArt.com's creative public studio is domiciled at American Steel Studios is participating in this interactive exhibit!
Her studio is open for visits both days, and her paintings can be viewed inside the Poplar Gallery at American Steel Studios.
Attend her free artist's talk held at her happy studio space #43 Sun 10May: 3pm-3:45pm.
see you soon,
karin turner the artist
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Fantastic show with an amazing, talented cast of local actors. Go see Music Man!
Incredibly funny comedians...super cheap!
Great club come check it out.
Steve and Cindy are fantastic! Whether the song is one of Steve's (Darcy Farrow, Bed of Roses, Grapes on the Vine, (That Song About) The River, and many more), one of Cindy's, a traditional song that Cindy interprets, or a carefully chosen cover tune, the result is the same. Pure joy, outstanding musicianship, and wonderful vocals. Don't miss your chance to see them perform live. Visit their website at http://compassrosemusic.com to learn more about them.
Opening night is January 2 (not January 9), folks!
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