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Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Altars and Alphabets: New work by Dan Weber and Elaine Maute at Manna Gallery in Oakland (Community Voices)

Altars and Alphabets, recent sculpture by Dan Weber and encaustic paintings by Elaine Maute, opens on September 12 and continues until October 18. A reception for Dan and Elaine will take place Saturday, September 13, from 2 to 4 p.m., when they will be available to meet gallery visitors. Sculptor Dan Weber continues his exploration

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Off the Grid launches location in Uptown Oakland

San Francisco-based food truck organizer Off the Grid launched a new dinner market Monday in Uptown this week, expanding their existing presence in Oakland. Off the Grid has gained significant popularity in the Bay Area with its...

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Manna Gallery presents “Cauldron,” recent work by Jason Adkins (Community Voices)

“Cauldron,” recent paintings and drawings by Jason Adkins, opens on Third Thursday, June 19, 6 – 8 p.m., and continues until July 26. A reception for Adkins will take place Saturday, June 21, from 2 – 4...

Monday, May 19th, 2014

The Hive: Why’s this new Uptown complex generating big buzz?

Thursday, May 15th, a throng of Oaklanders swarmed through the gates to a concrete lot by 23rd and Broadway for the official opening and ribbon-cutting of Hive Oakland, a densely and strategically developed block in Uptown that...

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

alaMar Oakland: Flavors of a dream realized

The path to our dreams can be a lengthy journey, full of twists and turns, maybe even a setback or two along the way. We learn as we go. Our dreams evolve; they crystallize. We envision ourselves...

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

This Weekend in the YaY! Area thru April 20

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, no matter what neighborhood you happen to be in, because you live in the Bay Area.  This weekend is gonna be dripping with things to do– so check the events...

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Duende: A Dream Is a Wish Your Mouth Makes

The Name: A duende is a fairy- or goblin-like mythological creature in Spanish folklore. Duendes are believed to be of a small stature wearing big hats, whistling a mystical tune, while walking in the forest where they...

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Bar Dogwood launches crowd-funding campaign after car hits bar

What happens when a bar get hit by a car? And the car goes right through the window? If you spend time downtown, you’ve probably noticed that Bar Dogwood is closed and that there’s a missing plate...

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Camber Oakland: Re-living a perfect sense memory

By Angela Lazear. Cross-posted from the East Bay Food Scene. We’ve all got them. Dishes that grabbed us deep in our food-psyche at very first bite, making it clear that they would never let go. Maybe it...

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Oaktech: Oakland-based Rockbot moving into DeLauers Building, tripling staff

Rockbot is the very clever music system that allows businesses to engage their customers in choosing the soundtrack to their restaurant, bar or shopping experience. It’s like an app-based jukebox with millions of fully-licensed options. Garrett Dodge, co-founder...

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