Oakland Unified School District's 38th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Festival culminates on March 7.
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They say if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it but what if your goal is to transform it? After three years of steadily increasing attendance and growing popularity, Oakland Music Festival (OMF) CEO and founder...
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Hiero Day was developed in 2012 and celebrates underground music, grassroots organizations and local businesses.
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Oakland's long abandoned 16th Street Station hosts the coast-to-coast project.
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This weekend the 11th edition of the Oakland International Film Festival (OIFF) will take place in screening venues in throughout the city. Over 55 films from both local and international filmmakers will be screened through...
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The 3rd annual Art in Nature festival featured more than 200 artists at Redwood Regional Park in the hills east of Oakland this Sunday.
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Hundreds gathered on College Ave. this Sunday for the Out and About Festival, Rockridge's annual celebration of food, music, crafts, community organizing, and good-natured neighborhood noise. The festival featured Bay Area musicians such as The...
The third annual annual Eat Real Festival’s organizers hope the event is so much fun you’ll forget it’s reshaping your assumptions about food. The free event in Jack London Square this weekend, which is billed...
St. Patrick's Day isn't until March 17, but the festivities start this weekend. Find the best way to unleash your inner Irish on Oakland North's activities listings.
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Community events and activities for the weekend of March 4 – 6. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments!
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Looking for something fun to do in Oakland this weekend? Check out our weekend events calendar for some great ideas.
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On Sept. 28, the annual “Out and About” street fair turned central Rockridge into one giant fashion show, food fair, and babystrollers convention. Video by CHRISTINA SALERNO and HENRY JONES.