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This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru Nov 28th

It has been a hot minute since my last Weekend in the YaY! Area but the wait was sooooooo worth it!.  I took a brief hiatus while Oakland Local was being redesigned.  If you haven't had a chance to check out...
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This Weekend in the YaY! Area through September 27

It's that time again for you and me to start planning our weekend calendars.  The diversity of events in the Bay is reflected every weekend in this column and I am always grateful to live in this place at...
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This weekend in the YaY! Area through Sunday, September 21

Nom, nom!  It's a foodie weekend here in the Bay Area.  Cuisine Noir is celebrating its 5th year anniversary at the Cartoon Museum and the Eat Real Festival is going on this weekend in Oakland.  Prepare to...
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This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru Sept 14th

Holla!  It is the weekend, well at least when I like to start the weekend because I feel like the weekend should start on Wednesday.  These are some of my favorite things to do this weekend.  Check out the...
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This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru August 31st

Happy Pride!!!!!!!  What? What!  You might be thinking didn't we just do this?  Well yes about two months ago we celebrated San Francisco Pride but this weekend we celebrate OAKLAND PRIDE which is this...
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This Weekend in the YaY! Area

The 25th Annual National Poetry Slam kicked off this week.  It is truly a historic week in Oakland.  If you are not a poet (and you know it) but you ARE a lover of the words that are spoken, here is a quick...
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This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru Aug 3

I rarely, if ever, write about an event or interview a celeb/performer/artist that is not happening or performing during the upcoming weekend.  But this week I was compelled to make an exception because 500...
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This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru July 27th

I am so excited about this weekend!  I know you are too!  We got night parties, day parties, movies, art, food, dance battles, spoken word, world renowned poets and music producers, local artists, hot jams...
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This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru July 20

We have a busy schedule ahead of us in the next few weeks, oh yes, yes we do!  The summer is off and crackin' and this weekend finds us beautifully overwhelmed with wonderful things to do.  Get out your best...
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This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru July 6

Oh what a week it has been.  I hope everyone has recovered from last weekend's festivities.  Whether you were celebrating Pride, hanging out with the fam, cuddling with your lover or just partying with...