Posts Tagged ‘mural’

Tales of Two Cities Podcast: Spaces

Tales of Two Cities brings you audio stories from Oakland and Richmond. Stay tuned. Design by Angelica Casas.

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 community center, a heated governmental debate about the best way to stop illegal dumping in the East Bay, and a trip up to Bodega Bay to explore the legacy of the classic film, The Birds.

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Making a mark on Campbell Street

Local artist Refa has been painting murals in Oakland for over 15 years. The little girl in this mural is "looking forward into the future." (Ryan Lindsay/Oakland North)

A former grocery store and pizza spot turned community center is getting a fresh look thanks to the work of Refa One, a community artist. Refa started painting the sprawling seven-panel mural in October and hopes to finish by the end of the year. The mural, located in West Oakland’s Lower Bottoms neighborhood, includes a…

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Oakland artists transform downtown building with futuristic mural

Oakland artists painted a futuristic mural on a downtown apartment building.

Going from a dingy yellow wall to a bright-colored, futuristic work of art, the 28th Street Partners apartment complex off of Telegraph Avenue in downtown Oakland has received quite a facelift.  Earlier this month, Oakland artists Sidharth Chaturvedi, Samuel Garland and Lindsey Millikan took their art to the streets by painting a mural on the…

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