Gina Arnold's 'Half a Million Strong' Unpacks Music Festivals, Race, and Power

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Gina Arnold's 'Half a Million Strong' Unpacks Music Festivals, Race, and Power

The new book documents decades of music festivals and their inherent conflicts.

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Bardo Lounge & Supper Club Makes Music a Key Part of Its Vibe

Find a steady stream of live music and DJ nights at Lakeshore Avenue's new lounge.Find a steady stream of live music and DJ nights at Lakeshore Avenue's new lounge.

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The short VR documentary puts you in the middle of a local rapper's jam session.

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The UC Theatre Is Paving the Way Toward a More Equitable Music Industry

The UC Theatre isn't just a music venue — its Concert Career Pathways program helps young, underrepresented people get a start in the music biz.

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The Changing Sound of the Chapel of the Chimes

The Oakland mausoleum is leaving its annual jazz series behind in pursuit of more musical variety.

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Krissy Marchante Spins Women-Centric DJ Sets

The Richmond DJ relentlessly hustles.

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Half Stack Channels Cowboy Nostalgia Without Machismo

Oakland's Half Stack pairs steel guitar and twang with a Californian touch.

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Oakland's Wormhole Wednesday Is Ending

The final weekly bass party will go down next month — but the music isn't going anywhere.

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The Oakland Symphony Debuts a Classical Tribute to Ghost Ship

Composer Richard Marriott found inspiration in the fire and its victims for his new concerto.

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Trey Coastal Carves Out Unique Sound in Bay Area Rap Scene

Meet the guys behind the couch-in-Lake Merritt music video.

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DJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid Bring Diaspora to the Dance Floor

Matatu recruits the DJ duo for a night of cross-cultural music and connection.

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Rising Rapper Saweetie Is Here to Stay

The East Bay native's career is skyrocketing, but she hasn't forgotten her roots.

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Should Oakland Schools Finally Try to Integrate?

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Should Oakland Schools Finally Try to Integrate?

OUSD, like the city itself, is highly segregated. But unlike Berkeley, Oakland has never attempted to desegregate its public schools.

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