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Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Oaktech: Talking entrepreneurship with Impact Hub Oakland’s Ashara Ekundayo

As the face of the recently opened Impact Hub Oakland co-working and event space, Ashara Ekundayo wears many hats. A budding creative and serial community builder, Ashara’s work has been impactful yet varied. A co-founder of GrowHaus, an interactive aquaponic farm in Denver, CO, Ashara has been committed to food justice as well as empowering

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

27 artful things to do in Oakland, April 11 – 17

So much art this week, Oakland! Visual art gallery openings, music, maker events, culinary art, expression promoting community healing, fashion, films: you name it, we’ve got it. We’re hoping that even the meetings this week will be...

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

29 things to do in Oakland where you will by-golly learn things and you will like it, April 4 – 10

Did you think you were going to get through this week and not learn a dang thing, Oakland? Pah! The odds are decidedly against it. Just try not to learn how to make paper or bee condos,...

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

20 things to do in Oakland that represent a balance between art and meetings, March 28 – April 3

Art or meetings? The art is music-heavy, and the meetings are civically-focused. If that doesn’t help, no problem: you can do both. Why choose, Oakland? Tunes and civic involvement are both important. Enjoy! Friday, March 28 dance...

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

19 deliciously multi-task-y things to do in Oakland, March 21 – 27

We are busy, busy people, Oakland. You know what busy people do best? Multitask like crazy. So this week, cram some education into your fun. Smoosh some fun into your social justice. Pack some social justice into...

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

22 “eat-your-peas” things to do in Oakland, and some treats, too, March 14 – 20

The sense of duty about things we really ought to do is instilled in us early. Go to school. Help your brother put his shoes on. Eat your peas. This week’s calendar is dominated by meetings and...

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Oaktech & Business Events, March 9-15

t’s been a great week in Oakland Tech. Make this week even better by visiting a few of these events and meet others dedicated to making Oakland a sustainable, equitable tech hub. Sunday, March 9 3D Scanning...

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

28 largely celebratory things to do in Oakland, March 7 – 13

Sure, we have our share of meetings this week, but what a lot of celebrations, too! Anniversaries, homages to bacon and beer, art openings… spring may not quite have sprung yet, but that urge to celebrates definitely...

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

37 fairly serious things to do in Oakland, February 21 – 27

What’s unusual about this crazy amount of things to do this week? We’re glad you asked! A lot of them are really kinda… serious: meetings about serious topics, scientific research and documentation, historical events, symphonies, bicycle movies...

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

27 things to do in Oakland to express your love, February 14 – 20

There are so many different kinds of love in the human experience that it’s kind of unfortunate for English that it only has the one word for them all. However, in Oakland this week, there are lots...

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