Blacklisted: How The Oakland Police Department Discriminates Against Rappers and Music Venues Feature

Blacklisted: How The Oakland Police Department Discriminates Against Rappers and Music Venues

Artists, promoters, and civil-rights advocates say police policy bans artists and levies huge security fees on rap venues.

Arts & Culture

Visual Art Anti Lab In Oakland Is A Radical Clubhouse for Creative Resistance

Anti Lab In Oakland Is A Radical Clubhouse for Creative Resistance

Organizers created a space for art and defiance.

Books Yaa Gyasi Returns to Berkeley a Year After Her Novel’s Release

Yaa Gyasi Returns to Berkeley a Year After Her Novel’s Release

The author reflects on Homegoing and the role of fiction in shaping history

Savage Love
Dan Savage: Is Sexsomania Real?

Dan Savage: Is Sexsomania Real?

Also: How to introduce nonmonogamy into a marriage.

Movies

Movie Review Foods Rush In: <i>Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent</i>

Foods Rush In: Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent

Star-studded biodoc tries to explain the celebrity chef and succeeds, in its way.

Movie Review Once Upon a Time in Turkey: The Promise

Once Upon a Time in Turkey: The Promise

Hard-hitting drama puts the Armenian Genocide in a cinematic frame.

Movie Review
<i>Chasing Trane</i> to Find a Love Supreme

Chasing Trane to Find a Love Supreme

Doc explains the meaning of jazz saxophone icon John Coltrane.

Movie Review
<i>Cezanne et Moi</i>: Bohemian Threnody

Cezanne et Moi: Bohemian Threnody

So-so French drama can't stir up much enthusiasm for famous painter and author.

Music

Music REVIEW: Chance The Rapper Says Oakland Gig Was Largest Show Of His Career So Far

REVIEW: Chance The Rapper Says Oakland Gig Was Largest Show Of His Career So Far

Oracle Arena performance the second of a 36-date U.S. tour.

Music Locksmith’s Odyssey

Locksmith’s Odyssey

Richmond rapper Locksmith discusses his family, conscious rapping, and how his new album embodies self-reconciliation.

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PiE Robotics Competition @ Lawrence Hall of Science

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2017 Othering and Belonging Conference @ Oakland Marriott City Center

2017 Othering and Belonging Conference @ Oakland Marriott City Center

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Berkeley Vegan Earth Day - Sunday 4/30 @ David Brower Center

Berkeley Vegan Earth Day - Sunday 4/30 @ David Brower Center

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