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Ashley Nickels - Writer's Blocks

Apr 25, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Ashley Nickels mixes traditional quilting techniques and pieced fabric with acrylic paint and dimensional boldface typography. “Writer’s Blocks” is a body of work which involves using paint to create watercolor-like designs on her quilt surfaces. In this latest exhibition, Nickels uses typography, free-motion quilting, and storytelling to create a narrative experience. Her observations...

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Melek Zertal: 94612

Apr 25, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

March 2 - April 29 Art Murmur Opening Reception: Friday, March 2, 2018, 6-9PM Special Artist’s Reception: Thursday, April 5, 2018 6-9PM What’s in a zip code? Melek Zertal’s early spring exhibition at Classic Cars West Gallery is an intimate documentation of just what can happen in a few square blocks. The artist’s half-year sojourn in the East Bay will culminate in this series of...

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This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Mindfulness involves paying attention to your present experience, including your thoughts, emotions and sensory experiences. Mindfulness helps you to be more accepting of what’s happening and struggle less with your experience. A growing body of scientific research on mindfulness has demonstrated a wide range of benefits, including:...

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The Oakland Chamber holds the After 5 Reception the fourth Thursday of every month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at a variety of member locations. This is a great way to get a feel for the Chamber and its member businesses! Free for Chamber members, $15 for non-members. This month it will be hosted at plank bowling alley in Jack London Square! Includes appetizers, (1) beer/wine and entertainment!...

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Let's have fun and raise money for East Oakland! We are going to play Taboo, Black Trivia and Minority Rules on Thursday April 26th @5:30pm at the WeWork City Center in Downtown Oakland. Lena's Soul Food Café will provide the catering. This is an excellent opportunity to play boarding games and network with other Oakland professionals at the same time. Tickets are $25 per person, food and...

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How are tech companies shaping conditions for communities of color, and what can be done to win the protections we need? In a Trump era, tech companies have become influencers. Join local movement and tech leaders for drinks, dancing and a keynote dialogue on how communities of color are engaging and resisting tech companies in a digital age. Winning Digital Sanctuary in the Trump Era is a...

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La Santa Cecilia

Apr 26, 2018

La Santa Cecilia consists accordionist and requintero Jose Carlos, bassist Alex Bendana, percussionist Miguel Ramirez and lead vocalist Marisoul, whose captivating voice sings about love, loss and heartbreak. Their influences range from Miles Davis to The Beatles, Zeppelin to Janis Joplin and Mercedes Sosa to Ramon Ayala. Ther common love of music and openness to all genres led them to the...

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April 26 @7 pm in Piedmont; also Apl 28 in Oakland at New Parkway @3 pm at 474 24th St. (pls confirm at thenewparkway.com as Warriors playoffs may change date/time) What has happened to women's reproductive rights since the historic Roe v. Wade decision legalized abortion? "Birthright" traces strategy the anti-abortion movement has used to make reproductive choice unavailable, even if it is...

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Czech animator Karel Zeman captures the wonder in Gustave Doré’s illustrations for a classic novel by using live action against a series of fairy-tale backgrounds and enchanting visual pyrotechnics. With Méliès/Jules Verne short Impossible Voyage.

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La Santa Cecilia

Apr 26, 2018

Prepare for a grand performance by La Santa Cecilia at The UC Theatre on April 26! La Santa Cecilia consists accordionist and requintero Jose Carlos, bassist Alex Bendana, percussionist Miguel Ramirez and lead vocalist Marisoul, whose captivating voice sings about love, loss and heartbreak. Their influences range from Miles Davis to The Beatles, Zeppelin to Janis Joplin and Mercedes Sosa to...

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