The smooth velvety voices of The Whispers will come back to the Bay Area Nov. 28 at Oakland’s Paramount Theater. Presented by Bay Area Productions, The Whispers’ “Home for the Holidays” concert will feature [...]
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The City of San Leandro’s annual Halloween Carnival is set for Saturday October 31 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marina Community Center, located at 15301 Wicks Boulevard. Admission to the event is [...]
The National Lawyers Guild honored Oakland civil rights attorney Walter Riley at its annual Law for the People Convention, which was held in Oakland this year at the Marriott Oakland City Center.
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Four Seasons Arts, one of the oldest music series in the Bay Area, is announcing its new season. Harpist Ann Hobson Pilot and Kelly Hall-Tompkins will open the season on Oct. 10 at [...]
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The San Leandro Main Library, located at 300 Estudillo Avenue, will host its first “How To” Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Bay Area Latino Festival will take place noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Oracle Arena East Side Club 7000 Coliseum Way in Oakland.
The Oakland Citizens Committee for Urban Renewal (OCCUR) will host its second annual David E. Glover Legacy Awards, honoring people who have impacted the lives of others and created change in the community, 6:30pm, [...]
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Noah Griffin, founder and artistic director of the Cole Porter Society, brought the American composer and songwriter Cole Porter to life when he presented a program recently at the Commonwealth Club of California.
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A full house of churchgoers, community and faith leaders recently celebrated the bicentennial of Corinthian Baptist Church in Oakland with an anniversary event that honored the past and the present.
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This month’s Post Salon will feature an interactive dialogue on the politics and practice of education. The speakers are three longtime educators in the East Bay.
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