This weekend in Oakland

This Weekend in Oakland

on November 22, 2013

Friday November 22

Open Studio
10am–1pm
Museum of Children Arts: 1625 Clay St., Oakland
Open studio hours are an opportunity for children to create, explore and discover with art.

Oakland Sustainability Jam
8:30am-7pm
Comrade, 484 Ninth Street, Oakland
The Oakland Sustainability jam continues for its second day with panel discussions, ideation and prototyping. For more information, visit www.oaklandsustainabilityjam.org.

Artist Talk: The Apocalyptic Sublime with David Maisel
7–8:30pm
Oakland Museum of California: 1000 Oak Street, Oakland
The museum hosts photographer David Maisel, whose large-format images draw the eye to ecologically ravaged sites.

Free Film: Linotype
8pm
Compound Gallery, 1167 65th St., Oakland
A free screening of the documentary, “Lintotype: The Film.

Steve Gadd Band
8pm and 10pm
Yoshi’s Oakland, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland
Yoshi’s presents the Steve Gadd Band, featuring Larry Goldings, Jimmy Johnson, Michael Landau and Walter Fowler.

Foxes
9 pm
The New Parish, 579 18th St., Oakland
The New Parish presents the Foxes with their blend of synths, industrial percussion and searing vocals. Opener: Anya Kvitka and DJ Aaron Axelsen.

Saturday November 23

Oakland Sustainability Jam
6-9pm
Comrade, 484 Ninth Street, Oakland
The Oakland Sustainability jam opens with brainstorming and team formation. It’s a global event to help participants develop sustainable products, programs and services. The event continues through the weekend. For more information, visit www.oaklandsustainabilityjam.org.

Queer Art and Craft Fair
1-8pm
Marketplace for queer artists in the Bay Area held by Magic Makers. Will also feature food vendors, beverages, and massage.
Temescal Art Center: 511 48th St., Oakland

Animal of the Day
1-1:20pm
Children’s Fairy Land, 688 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland
An opportunity for children to learn about an animal.

Puppet Show
2, 4 and 6pm
Children’s Fairy Land, 688 Bellevue Ave., Oakland
The Shepherdess and The Chimney Sweep is a tale of love and adventure.

Arts and Crafts
2pm
Children’s Fairy Land, 688 Bellevue Ave., Oakland
The Marilynn O’Hare Arts and Crafts Center hosts activities for children and their families.

Steve Gadd Band
7:30pm and 9:30pm
Yoshi’s Oakland, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland
Yoshi’s presents the Steve Gadd Band, featuring Larry Goldings, Jimmy Johnson, Michael Landau and Walter Fowler.

M. Lockwood Porter
8pm
The Awaken Café: 1429 Broadway, Oakland
This Oaklahoma-born, Berkeley-based blues singer-songwriter will perform his vulnerable, personal melodies on Saturday at the Awaken Café.
$7

Watercolor Class
7-8pm
Rock Paper Scissors Collective: 2278 Telegraph Ave., Oakland
An art teacher and counseling student will lead a workshop on watercolor painting as a way to clear your mind
Free

thePeople Oakland
9pm
The New Parish, 579 18th St., Oakland
The New Parish presents a dance party with an Afrobeat Brazilian influence.

Zeke, Flexx Bronco, SuperEgo
9pm
The Uptown Nightclub, 1928 Telegraph Ave., Oakland
The Uptown promises to batter its guests with chainsaw punk rock.

DJ Toure
9:30pm
Disco Volante, 347 14th St., Oakland
DJ Toure of Hieroglyphics spins hip hop hits and underground gems.

Sunday November 24

Oakland Sustainability Jam
8:30am-7pm
Comrade, 484 Ninth Street, Oakland
The Oakland Sustainability jam continues for its third day with final presentations, critiques and awards. For more information, visit www.oaklandsustainabilityjam.org.

Holiday Ice Sessions
Oakland Ice Center: 519 18th St., Oakland
Ice-skating set to holiday music. Family-friendly event.
$9.50 general admission, $8 for children and seniors
510-268-9000

“Before the Taliban” Photo Exhibit
Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California: 1433 Madison, Oakland
An exhibit of Robert Abdul Hayy Darr’s photos from Pakistan and Afghanistan in the 1980’s and 90’s.
510-832-7600
Free

Temescal Farmer’s Market
5300 Claremont Ave., Oakland
A market with California farmers selling seasonal produce, flowers, fresh fish, and other seasonal foodstuffs.
510-745-7100
Free

Patchwork Show: Modern Creative Festival
11am-5pm
Jack London Square: 55 Harrison Oakland
A festival with local musicians and artisan food where locally-based vendors will sell handmade holiday gifts.
Free

Sudden Oak Death Treatment and Training Workshop
1-3pm
Joaquin Miller Park: 3594 Sanborn Dr., Oakland
Presentation about sudden oak death management and treatment techniques.
For more info contact Kimra McAfee: coordinator@sausalcreek.org

Oakland Raiders vs. Tennessee Titans
1pm
Oakland Coliseum: 7000 Coliseum Way
$35-160

Meet the Winemakers
3-5pm
Duende: 438 19th St., Oakland
Oakland’s Dash Cellars a Riesling, Zinfandels, a desert wine and a Grenache from vineyards in Menodicno and Dry Creek Valley.
510-893-0174
$15

S.E. Willis and the All-Stars
4pm
Piedmont Piano Company: 1728 San Pablo Ave., Oakland
Listen to this Americana blues band perform at a local piano store. S.E. Willis will be on the drums, harmonica, and piano, Bobby Cochran on the drums, and Nancy Wright on the saxophone.
(510) 547-8188
$15

Uniquely Yours Creative Writing Workshop
7-9:30pm
2278 Telegraph, Oakland
Monthly creative writing workshops for writers of all levels hosted by the Rock Paper Scissors Collective
$1-25 sliding scale

Montclair Women’s Big Band
7pm
Yoshi’s Oakland: 510 Embarcadero, Oakland
An all-female jazz and swing group performance.
$23 general admission, $12 students

Photo by Basil D Soufi
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