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Gloomy weather didn’t keep Oakland residents away from the Women’s March from Madison Park to Frank Ogawa Plaza. Here are a few moments and creative signs that I captured yesterday.
The Greatest Monkey Show on Earth presented by Antic in a Drain (as Artist in Residence at Kinetic Arts Center) will make you laugh at times and really uncomfortable the rest. Maitresse Magnificent (Amelia Van Brunt) introduces the audience to Charles the Chimp (Ross Travis). He’s a good little monkey that’s expected to perform on cue for treats. If he’s not on point he’s stunned via a shock collar.
The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) opened Altered State: Marijuana in California in its Great Hall, the first-ever museum exhibition to focus on the topic. You’re welcomed to the exhibit with popular quotes on the wall by artists, politicians and scientists. The exhibit is not meant to declare a position and juxtaposes polarizing opinions in some of the areas.
When driving between Oakland and San Francisco you’ll see an exit midway that goes towards Treasure Island. It was a Navy base from 1942 to 1997. You will find beautiful views of the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge there. You will also find abandoned buildings and toxic asbestos warnings everywhere.
Celebrity models, models, designers, glam teams, stylists, guests and the media gathered at Oakland’s premiere lounge, Parliament to kick off Queer Fashion Week.
Pink Egg Media is delighted to announce a landmark sponsorship with Queer Fashion Week (QFW), an entire week of fabulous events showcasing designers, hairstylists, and makeup artists who are creating fashion for all types of bodies and genders. The first ever Queer Fashion Week will be held in Oakland, CA on April 16 – 19, […]
Show & Tell Concept Shop most recent collaboration, “Queery,” will run from June 25 to August 31, 2014. “Queery” opens with “Boi/Butch: Portraits of Masculine of Center Identity” on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 5 PM. This exhibition showcases the latest portraits from Miki Vargas’ “For The Love Of Bois Project,” capturing and celebrating the beauty […]