Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle 2013

Estria Battle took a two year break but was back for 2013. It’s always good the see the usual suspects like Estria, Bam and Nate1. The spray can art battle was judged by the infamous artists: Risk, Doze Green and Codak. I was lucky enough to catch all of them to hit up my black…

Estria Battle 2013

The Estria Battle is presented in partnership with Youth Speaks at the Life Is Living Festival. In it’s 6th year, the Estria Battle is the nation’s largest urban arts competition. More than 75 partners help make the event a celebration of community and culture. The event includes 4 music stages, an arts arena, skate park,…

The Biggity Biggity O

I’ve been hitting the First Friday scene in Oakland for a good year now.  And I gotta say, last week’s First Friday was THE most crackingest.  Everywhere…from food trucks, galleries, the streets, alleys and the bars…packed!  Walkin on the sidewalks…fuggedaboudit.  We had to bypass along with moving cars on Telegraph.  Straight POPPIN! And as the…