Daria Belle exhibits her social justice and politically-themed art around the Bay Area, such as her recent participation with Artivate’s “Feminism Now.” The 16-year old high school sophomore lives in Oakland and attends school in[Read more]
Interview with longtime journalist and sculptor Dana King.
The rain didn’t dampen Sunday’s celebration for the unveiling of the bronze bust in honor of Dr. Huey P. Newton, co-founder and leader of the Black Panther Party. “The rain is very symbolic of the[Read more]
The space at EasSide Arts Alliance became a place for acknowledging the act of ritual and worship beginning September 17, with the opening night of “Spiritual Technologies.” In the center of the wide open space,[Read more]
The Indigenous Red Market, co-sponsored by NAHC and the Intertribal Friendship House, is free to the public. Indigenous Red Market in Oakland, CA, was started by the Native American Health Center and Intertribal Friendship House.
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.