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Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing

Jul 28, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017

May 13, 2017 - August 13, 2017 Few 20th Century photographers have produced such instantly recognizable and iconic works as Dorothea Lange. Gain a new understanding of this beloved American photographer in OMCA's upcoming exhibition Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing. Through the lens of her camera, Lange documented American life with riveting, intimate photographs that showed the major issues...

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  GearBox Gallery presents: "Otherwise" a show of mixed media collage by Marsha Balian and Sherry Parker. Both artists employ instinctive juxtapositions of found images and intuitive composition to create works of mystery and humor. There will be a reception as part of Oakland Art Murmur on Friday July 7th from 6:00-9:00 and an additional reception on Saturday July 22nd from 2:00-4:00....

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Nell, a sullen, suppressed spirit more tempted than temptress, is hired to babysit a suburban brat in a Manhattan hotel. Jed, a pilot on layover, sees Nell as an easy landing and glides over to room 807, a bottle in his pocket. Charlotte Armstrong probably didn’t have Marilyn Monroe in mind when she created Nell (or maybe she did: Nell’s last name is Munro); however, Monroe infuses the...

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Friday Funnies

Jul 28, 2017

COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy festivals, late night talk shows, won competitions, & have performed on every habitable continent! We serve food & drinks, there are no drink minimums at our shows. No ticket fees, no tolls, free street...

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Stand-up comedy show at the Phoenix in downtown Alameda! Come laugh with the best of the bay area comedians at this hip new spot in Alameda. This month features Ray Connolly, Priyanka Wali, Zack Chapaloni and headliner Joe Tobin! Doors open at 8, show starts at 8:30. Get your tickets ahead and save! $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door. Originally from Philadelphia, Joe has become a regular in Bay...

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Sanjuro

Jul 28, 2017

This sequel to Yojimbo finds Kurosawa with tongue firmly in cheek as he and Mifune liven up the samurai plotline with a welcome dose of satire and some pointed digs at “the way of the warrior.” Mifune’s Sanjuro is a wandering, remarkably un-noble samurai just looking for a place to sleep and drink (not necessarily in that order), but unfortunately not even he can ignore the plight of...

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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy festivals, late night talk shows, won competitions, and have performed on every habitable continent! We are located inside Spice Monkey restaurant, upstairs. Free street parking is available after 6pm. We...

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