Read, Debate, Celebrate at the Oakland Book Festival on May 31, 2015 The inaugural Oakland Book Festival will be held this year on Sunday, May 31st, from 11am until 6pm, at Oakland City Hall. The one-day event features 90 writers participating in 40 sessions, including panels, interviews, and readings. There will be performances and a children’s area outdoors, on Frank Ogawa Plaza. The event is free and open to the public. http://www.oaklandbookfestival.org/festival-program
On Thursday April 23, 2015 Sustainable Peralta of the Peralta Community College District will be hosting the annual EcoFest Sustainability Festival from 11am until 2pm at the Laney College Bistro/Estuary in Oakland, CA. EcoArt Matters Films Student Projects Food Music Garden Tours and More
Join local artists, MC's, activists and musicians for a night of hip hop unity. Bridging together the Bay Area's hip hop community by using music as a form of cultural resistance and social change. This event is a platform to bring unity to Arab and Black communities who are both affected by the same colonial oppression from the U.S government, Police, to U.S foreign Policy who all use the same tactics of divide and conquer in our communities! Come through, this event is critical you don't gotta be political, just a member of the community ! One love, rise up!
HipHopForChange Inc. is starting 2015 of right bringing you one of our FAVORITE community members: Pep Love from the MIGHTYHieroglyphics crew! We throw some of the largest progressive Hip Hop parties in the Bay and this will be no exception! This will be a night where, as always, we celebrate the true culture of Hip Hop Music by bringing you local artist from the Bay that are too good for the industry. This is independent Hip Hop at its best. Featured Artists: Pep Love Khafre Jay MissHazel Rose Do D.A.T. and special guest form the HH4C team . . . Malik Diamond Come on TIME!! This WILL sell out! You will be sad! We will be too:)
Allattractive Media/Clothing of Oakland, Ca. is proud to announce our partnership with OMF Oakland Music Festival Saturday 9.27 Allattractive x OMF Hip-Hop-Comedy Room – Satellite Performance Stage *FREE BONUS STAGE* Feat. Prozack Turner (Legionnaire) Dom Jones (With Band) Nu Dekades Em Cee OrukusaKi (Zulu Nation-All tribes/ 2FS) TASK1ne Khafre Jay (Hip-Hop4Change) pOETiq aka pOETiqbEETz DJ Swang (allattractive) DJ Just Jay of Urban Umpires Comic-Host: Chris Riggins Legionnaire Saloon 2272 Telegraph Ave Oakland, Ca 2-6:00pm – FREE BONUS Event
Sounds Like: Immortal Technique, Mos Def Official, The Roots, Pep Love, Blackalicious
Bio: Music is my passion. It's what brings me the most pleasure in life. To be on stage spewing my heart out is where I find myself in my prime. Sending a message over a beat and finding my audience captivated is like the finest of ambrosia to me. Pouring my thoughts onto a page in anticipation of re...See Full Bio
“Khafre’s stage presence was impeccable, moving from side to side, engaging the entire audience with both his lyrics and body language. He closed his set out with his reggae cross-over track “Place Where I Live”, which brought the crowd together in celebrating their hometown and brought the house down with then entire audience chanting “We need some PEACE!” ”