The Whitney Museum chooses silence in an effort to displace, downplay, and negate valid public outrage regarding their policies, ethics and leadership. By Jamara Wakefield May 17th marked the start of the 79th Whitney Biennial. The Biennial is a contemporary art exhibition, featuring typically young and lesser-known artists, at the Whitney Museum of American Art […]
Oakland Closes Downtown Streets For Cats
Oakland Kinkfest or OakCatVid Fest?
Take a look at the following images and you tell me, kink or cat?
Really though, I did attend OakCatVidFest for a couple hours. The highlights for me, however, besides the cat accessories that double as kink accessories, included all the artsy KITTY SWAG I found and the artists making the cat stuff. Check-out all these locals:
Overheard at Cat Fest
Another highlight was the overheard conversations and the actions of those who seemed to forget they were in cat attire in a public place. I watched a chubby little pre-teen boy pout in his cat ears. He pouted so hard that he pouted his ears right off of his head and they dangled on their Visit Oakland headband, now holding onto his chin like a loose strap, the ears pointing at the pavement along with his sulking face. I listened to two ladies, equipt with painted faces and bedazzled cat ears of their own, seriously discuss pet peeves they had about a member of their cohort. Their are few things more fulfilling to laugh at (internally of course, I am an introverted cat person) than people dressed as cats, taking themselves seriously.
Spotted at Oakcatvidfest!
Then, of course, there were the kitties. Some were too small to adopt, but were there to promote Maddie’s Pet adoption Days http://oaklandanimalservices.org/adopt/maddies-pet-adoption-days/