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A child sits on an adult’s shoulders to see above the dense crowd during one of the traditional performances by Aztec dancers at the Unity Council’s Día de los Muertos festival on November 4. Just ahead, a sign hangs from a neighborhood arch, with artwork by local artist Eduardo Chaidez.

Artists and dancers celebrate culture, community, and the dead on Día de los Muertos

The festival’s theme wove through the 26 altars assembled by local artists as well as artwork created by this year’s poster contest winner Eduardo Chaidez. The poster features an illustrated image of a little girl...

Bigger than ever, the Oakland Music Festival is back for nine days

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...

This weekend in Oakland

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!