The sun was shining, but a mild breeze kept temperatures tolerable inside the fenced off lot along East 14th street between Derby and 31st avenues. It wasn’t even mid-day yet, but the July 2021 Indigenous[Read more]
The City of Oakland’s Cultural Affairs Division announced today our first poet laureate: Ayodele Nzinga. Ayodele was a part of the 2019-2020 Oakland Voices cohort. She is a playwright, poet, and community advocate. She will[Read more]
Members of the hip-hop community are recognizing that a conversation about health and wellness for artists has become increasingly more important. As millions of people commiserate and share their remembrances online for their favorite artists,[Read more]
For the past year, due to COVID-19 pandemic mandates, businesses and live events were closed to the public. Some local businesses like Nomadic Press, led by Executive Director, Founder, and Oakland Arts & Cultural Affairs[Read more]
"This is something people do not know. The history books do not carry us.” - Ericka Huggins
The festival takes place at Oakland Tribune Tower through Sunday, October 18, 2020.
Oakland Voices Alumna Kat Ferreira makes her own artistic mask to match a hand-crafted crown during COVID-19.
Artists turn downtown Oakland into an art museum.
Oakland artists and activists are creating masks to keep communities safer during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I give them all the advice that I didn’t get.” -Michael Muscadine The weather, like the multicultural crowd, was beautiful. The music was danceable, the live artwork was politically conscious, and the tacos and aguas[Read more]