Will Oakland Arts Organizations Find A Home at the Rehabilitated Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center?

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Will Oakland Arts Organizations Find A Home at the Rehabilitated Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center?

As plans solidify for the refurbished civic center, some performing arts and music leaders are skeptical.

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Oakland Rapper Yared Kiflai Drops Debut Single, EP Coming Soon

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Sounds of the Town in Revolt: Music Enlivened Anti-Trump Protests — and OPD Noticed

Police effort to prohibit a mobile sound-system at anti-Trump demonstrations in Oakland seemed to confirm the power of noise and music to energize protests.

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Wax Roof Makes Beats for the Mind-Body Connection

Oakland producer Wax Roof breaks down the science behind making music that stimulates your intellect while moving your body.

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Richmond's Rayana Jay Gets Down Like Sleepy Brown

The R&B singer taps into a timeless, effortless cool with Sorry About Last Night — an EP that's earning her widespread industry recognition.

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Twenty-Five Years Later, Green Day Endures

With a recent show at UC Theatre, the Berkeley-grown punk band proves its relevance.

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Dance with Your Arms Up at 'Hairy Pits'

The mini-festival brings queer and feminist punk to San Francisco's Thrillhouse Records.

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Treasure Island Music Festival Made a Valiant Attempt to Weather the Storm

Kamaiyah, Ice Cube, How to Dress Well, and Sigur Rós played in the rain despite the many delays, cancelations, and technical difficulties.

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This Year's Oakland Music Festival Was a Marathon of Small, Local Gigs

Despite some growing pains, the fest successfully expanded into a ten-day concert series that highlighted outstanding local talent.

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Rocky Rivera on Rapping Her Way into Pinay Warriorhood

The San Francisco MC and activist makes hard-hitting anthems that champion girl power and Filipino pride.

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