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Oakland-based band Phosphene ready for the tracks ahead

For many, this past Valentine’s day meant chocolates, candy, flowers, explaining why you don't like Valentine's day, drinking one's sorrows away, or all of the above. For the members of the Oakland-based...
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How Do You #WearYourVoice?

Editors Note: Every Thursday, Wear Your Voice Magazine will present an image that we feel captures Oakland fashion, energy & its people. We are Oakland. We are unique. We stand against each metropolitan...
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The Oakland Neighborhood Project

Oakland Neighborhood Project A photo project that gives people in Oakland's 146 neighborhoods a chance to tell the world about where they live. ©Stephen Texeira Photography LEONA HEIGHTS Ayannakai,...
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8 shows to get you out this Friday night

There’s really never a night in Oakland where there isn’t good music around the city, but this Friday the 27th is especially fantastic. Not only is Noise Pop bringing two exceptional shows to town, both...
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Clark Here: An Interview with Clark Mizono, Digital Artist

Clark Kanemi Mizono grew up in San Francisco. He became interested in photography as a teenager, which, to his guidance counselor's surprise, allowed him to attend UCLA as a photography student in The...
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Oakland by the Numbers: Shots Fired (Community Voices)

A Careful Introduction All over the world, people from Oakland meet and talk about gunshots. Stories of terror connect people, as stories of hurricanes link together islanders and tornadoes link Middle...
John Coltrane's 1965 album 'A Love Supreme' celebrates it's 50th anniversary this February. Share

‘A Love Supreme’ celebrates 50 years

"Love takes off the masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. I use the word 'love' here not merely in the personal sense but as a state of being, or a state of grace — not...
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Oakland shows at Noise Pop 2015

In 1993, Noise Pop started as five bands in one venue on one day. It soon spread to 21 bands in three venues over four days and continued to expand from there. February 20 marks Noise Pop’s 23rd year. This...
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How Do You #WearYourVoice?

Editors Note: Every Thursday, Wear Your Voice Magazine will present an image that we feel captures Oakland fashion, energy & its people. We are Oakland. We are unique. We stand against each metropolitan...