Oakland Unified School District's 38th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Festival culminates on March 7.
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This week’s episode features stories of people who are marked. Individuals tagged in some way and navigating the expectations that come along with their markings.
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Tagged hijabs, poetry, prison, re-entry, scholars, tattoos, Trump
For our final episode of 2016, we bring you stories all about different spaces and the creatures that inhabit them. Tune in to hear stories about: an East Oakland mural transforming the space around a...
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A group of disabled musicians, poets and other artists use their music for social justice work. Specifically, they aim to raise awareness and promote the disabled community.
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Tagged artist, disability, disabled, Joy Elan, Keith Jones, Krip Hop, Krip Hop Nation, Leroy Moore, music, Oakland, poetry, rap, Spoken word
Welcome back to the Tales of Two Cities podcast. This week is all about the ladies-stories of women doing incredible things in their communities.
With less than a week before the big day, the Tales of Two Cities podcast is back with an Election Special episode. Our reporters went out and talked to people who's voices often go unheard...
The Tales of Two Cities podcast is back for another season featuring brand new audio stories about Oakland and Richmond.
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In this week’s episode of the Tales of Two Cities podcast, hosts Brad Bailey and Matt Beagle will be discussing loss, and stories about people moving on when something or someone important is taken away....
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Tagged AC Transit, activism, earth day, gun violence, Oakland, Oakland Zoo, podcast, Prince, Purple Rain, Tales of Two Cities
Host, Brad Bailey, explores music ranging from innovative music education programs in Oakland to some of the city's most passionate Springsteen fans.
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Tagged Bruce Springsteen, Contra Costa Chorale, Education, music, Oakland, Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra, Richmond, Roots International Academy, The Boss, UC Berkeley
Today’s episode is all about education in the East Bay. And not just your standard classroom education. Tune in to hear about an art class taught by a 10-year-old, an innovative organization bringing music education...
This week on Tales of Two Cities, we talk about change: people and places going through powerful transformations.
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Tagged Cannabis, hoodslam, incubator, Isis, Start Up, wrestling
This week on Tales of Two Cities, we talk about hobbies! From contributor Lacy Roberts, we’ll hear about a dedicated group of fantasy role-players in Oakland. Reporter Libby Leyden introduces us to a local man who...
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Tagged Call of Cthulhu, collectors, driftwood, H.P. Lovecraft, hobbies, Oakland, podcast, Richmond, role-playing game, Tales of Two Cities, treasure hunters, white elephant sale
Howdy Listeners, This week on Tales of Two Cities we take a look at four unique businesses and how they reflect what’s happening in Richmond and Oakland’s economies. From a legendary deli in the heart...
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Tagged businesses, flowers, genova deli, local, local businesses, podcast
Mike Saidi has never received flowers from his wife on Valentine’s Day, but he would not mind it if he did. After all, Valentine’s Day is his favorite holiday and flowers are his favorite plants....
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Tagged flowers, Helen's Flower Shop, local business, Oakland local business, peonies, roses, small business, tulips, Valentine's, Valentine's Day
Dear Readers/Listeners, The combined staff of Oakland North and Richmond Confidential is excited to announce a new bi-weekly podcast featuring radio stories from Richmond and Oakland, as well as interviews with our reporters, community leaders and other news-worthy...
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Oakland artists strive to improve working conditions for public art creators in the city.
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Tagged Oakland city hall, public arts, West Oakland artists