Old Oakland Farmer’s Market
9th St between Broadway & Clay
Healing Invisible Wounds
A dialogue on helping youth cope with trauma.
-Socializing with Intention-
Oakland is full of activists and organizations supporting causes ranging from making Oakland more green, to improving the state of mental health, to giving youth opportunities to pursue the arts, to pretty much anything else you can name. The entertainment is meaningful. The voices are varied and original. You can watch in awe. You can be inspired. You can participate. Don’t just get drunk tonight. Get drunk for a reason!
Peers Speak Easy Speak Out Gala to end mental health stigma
Cocktails by St. George Spirits,DJ, Dance performances, casino tables and a silent auction
Ticket price includes 2 drink vouchers, hors d’oeuvres and dessert, and a set of chips for the tables.
1736 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Black Weirdo The Party at The New Parish w/ THEESatisfaction
579 18th St.
Black Weirdo started as a blog about black culture and grew to encompass tours, apparel and parties, with their first event taking place in Brooklyn, NY. Now in cities such as Oakland, Seattle and Toronto as well, the celebration of Black Culture continues.
Kaleidoscope Youth Fellows at Pro Arts
6 – 8 p.m.
150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Pro Arts features the work of over 70 young artists from the 2014 Youth Fellows program.
Planning Justice Snap Pea Soiree
This event is a fundraiser for Planting Justice’s educational programs,which include free garden installation instruction for low-income residents, as well as a means for paying a living wage to have community gardens installed.There will be Muic by Haji Basim, Earth Amplified and Hip Hop for Change.
Included in the ticket: beer, wine and local kombucha
Axis Dance at Malonga Center for the Arts
Axis Dance features dancers with and without disabilities. The shows they put on are incredible!
La Estrellita Cafe
446 E 12th St
This band plays CumbiaDub, a genre of music they invented. “They apply dub studio techniques and reggae style bass lines to traditional cumbia and other Colombian rhythms, developing a completely unique style of dance music with electronic sensibilities and a live feel.”-www.candelariamusic.com All of their beats and effects are live, rather than computerized.
Neutral Milk Hotel at The Fox
1807 Telegraph Ave
Check out these exhibitions before they close!
The Way Through
Open Through April 12
Artist Kadet Kuhne.
480 23rd St.
Video, sound, sculpture and 2D images that explore concepts of the unconscious.
CAREN ALPERT’s Terra Cibus: the beauty and biology of our food
473 25th Street
Closes April 12,
Features fine art print electron microscope images of organic and processed food
Adrian McNair (Tommy T’s, San Jose Improv)
Ben Feldman (SF Weekly Comics To Watch 2013, SF Punchline)
Hence Singleton (New movie fight 4 your life)
Jules Posner (SF Punch Line, Cobb’s)
Samson Koletkar (NBC, CBS, NPR)
Yuri Kagan (2014 SF Sketchfest, Punchline)
Salsa dancing at OMCA
10th St Amphitheater
Fito Reinoso playing salsa music
DJ & Vocalist Lady Ryan @ The Legionnaire Saloon
2272 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
Words of Resistance
Poetry open mic. at Rock Paper Scissors Collective
2278 Telegraph Ave.
Chabot Space & Science Center
10000 Skyline Blvd.
Moderate 4-5 mile hike.