Tag Archives: Shilanda Woolridge

Capoeira instructor Trevor Wagner plays the berimbau while two students spar in the circle.

North Oakland academy teaches capoeira to area youth

On a Tuesday afternoon, in a Piedmont Avenue studio between a yogurt shop and a purveyor of vintage European goods, Yania Escobar has her kinder warriors—a half dozen 3 to 5 year olds -- gathered...

Acta Non Verba youth farm project celebrates a summer of Oakland kids’ urban gardening

The shrieks and squeals of happy children could be heard Friday over the boombox blasting pop music at Acta Non Verba Youth Urban Farm project in East Oakland. This was a day for play, not...

Donut Savant brings Seattle-style donuts and artisan flavors to downtown Oakland

Donut Savant is an artisan gourmet donut shop. Donut “wholes” made from a buttermilk cake batter are topped with the traditional glazed, cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar and chocolate that donut fans expect. But adventurous eaters...