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Monday, March 24th, 2014

Art as togetherness: Mr. Liu’s work in Oakland embraces the culture of immigration

By Sophia Hussain. Cross-posted from the Oakland Museum of California. Shu Yi Liu, or Mr. Liu, as he is known, a renowned artist and Chinese drawing and painting teacher, is a fixture of Oakland’s Chinatown. He is the type of community figure that can’t walk down the street without bumping into someone he knows, and

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Surviving Valentine’s Day in Style, the Oakland Local Way

Whether you’re celebrating February 14th with a special someone or solo, Oakland Local’s got you covered with some local flavor to help you survive Valentine’s Day. Events This month, the Feelmore-sponsored women’s comedy show Ladies Love the Layover is “love...

Monday, December 9th, 2013

2nd Annual Community Voices winners announced; celebration December 11 in Oakland

      Oakland Local is proud to host the Second Annual Community Voices Awards, which recognizes leading Oaklanders who embody the city’s unique spirit and are dedicated to strengthening its social and economic fabric. The event...

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Oakland Social: 50 great things to do in Oakland this summer

Once Memorial Day has come and gone, it effectively becomes summertime here in the Bay, despite what summer solstice sticklers might have to say about it. Along with BBQs, concerts, summer blockbusters and barefoot days, the summer...