Miller Genuine Draft teamed up with COMPLEX Magazine to bring the “Get Fresh Tour” to select cities to pay tribute to the unique style and rhymes of Hip Hop’s next-generation while also promoting legal-aged drinking. [...]
The Oakland Public Library has selected 17-year-old Obasi Davis as the new Youth Poet Laureate for the City of Oakland. Davis emerged as the best of eight talented finalists in a competition that began in [...]
Adults and children had a chance to play a card game while learning the principles of healthy living recently when the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre came to Marin City to host “Lets Play Loterìa” and [...]
Underground Treasures has won the 2013 Best of Oakland Award in the Women’s Clothing Stores category by the Oakland Award Program. Underground Treasure offers one-of-a kind apparel and accessories from around the world.
Written by: Eric K. Arnold, Oakland Local One of the major criticisms applied to rap music these days is that the genre has become too corporate and/or gotten away from meaningful social commentary and activism. [...]
Despite funding issues forcing the West Oakland Youth Center to remain closed for now, last week staff kicked off Friday Night Live, a new series of community events that will run through August.
Univision Television Network, a Spanish based network, was rated number one for the fourth consecutive week. With 1.8 million viewers under the age of 50, Univision has topped to NBC, CBS, and FOX who all [...]
Nancy LaRonda is a Bay Area native and a fiction and poetry writer on the rise. The youngest of six kids, she turned to writing as a release and a form to get everything out. [...]
BlackSpit, a native of Washington, D.C, is a graduate of North Carolina A&T where he obtained a degree in Arts and Communications. He now uses his love for the arts to communicate thought-provoking messages in [...]
A monthly art walk is probably the last place most people would expect a shooting to occur, but in Oakland last February, that is exactly what happened.