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Body Waves stuns with dance and acrobatics in “Closer”

As a remix of Beyoncé’s “Yoncé” boomed through speakers, India Davis, Antoinette Chen See, Ana María Agüero Jahannes and guest dancer Toni Cannon got into position. They began to contort their bodies...
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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. Trestle Glen Neighborhood A house they built themselves;...
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Bless the Lake: healing our relationship with water this Sunday

American anthropologist Loren Eiseley once said, “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” March 22 is World Water Day, an international celebration of the very thing that gives us...
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“Tangible/Digital”, New Work by Mark Lightfoot

Manna Gallery is pleased to present “Tangible/Digital”, a collection of recent paintings and digital prints by artist Mark Lightfoot. This exhibition opens April 10 and continues until May 16. A reception...
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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. Allendale Neighborhood Edgar and his magnificent dog,...
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How Do You #WearYourVoice

Editor's 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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Oakland’s thrift stores are more than fashionable

photos by Anna Vignet Spring’s around the corner, and that “out with the old, in the with new” itch is creeping up! Besides providing us with inexpensive-but-still-quality alternatives to mainstream...
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Collector’s Haven: More than meets the eye

Collector's Haven is not an easy storefront to spot, wedged between a psychic and a beauty shop. But the door leading up a flight of stairs rewards the curious with a variety of vintage comics and vintage...
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6 fresh “spring” tracks outta Oakland

It may not technically be spring yet, but it sure feels like it — and sounds like it too. Here are six new songs for your "spring" playlists. Makeunder has released their first track in two years....
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East Oakland’s Alternative To Fixies: Meet the Scraper Bike Team

Grit Media, an Oakland based sports media start-up, spent the day with the Original Scraper Bike Team. Scraper Bikes -- coined by Tyrone “Baybe Champ” Stevenson Jr. because of their resemblance to...