Cloud 19

Since dropping end-August, that new mixtape Cloud 19 by Oakland’s own Kehlani, been stuck on repeat. And if you like that vibe reminiscent of them good ol’ days of 90’s queens of hip hop soul – that blunted, cruise-good, “I deserve better” music – then this is a must. You too…will be on Cloud 19. Trust.…

Hiero Day 2014

The third annual Hiero Day happened this past holiday weekend. It was also MaryJane’s third year of vending this event so we’re three for three! From the first Hiero Day on half a shared block of one artists stage and vendors countable on one hand, to what it is today… Three separate artists stages, three…

DREAM Day 2014

This past Saturday some of the Bay Area’s best DJs and artists gathered to pay tribute to Oakland’s beloved Graffiti King and Bay Area legend, Mike “DREAM” Francisco. Recognized worldwide as a style master, Dream’s graffiti established the visual aesthetic of Oakland’s Hip Hop culture and put The Town on the map of what is…

Saturday, August 23rd | Dream Day 2014

DREAM DAY 2014 “Dream but don’t sleep.” Saturday, August 23rd Greenpeace Yard 955 7th Street, Oakland, CA 2pm-7pm Photo Cred: Repost from Marty WillieMaze Aranaydo & Vogue One Honoring the Life and Legacy of Mike “Dream” Francisco. LIVE painting by TDK Crew & Fam DJs // Day Party vibes Food/Bevvys Print Signing by VOGUE TDK…

TGIFF

It’s that time of the month… First Fridays and you know where I be. Recently named The Most Exciting City in the COUNTRY, dem some big words and big shoes to fill. But to those already in the know… it’s HELLA proper. And just like Hammer says, “U can’t touch this.”   And it’s gettin’…

First…and not Last

First Fridays. Though the mood was more somber because of last month’s tragedy it didn’t deter those that have been there from the get. We know what 1st Fridays and Art Murmur are all about and we come to represent, like we always do. So salute…to the regulars.  Pounds all around.  Town biz.  Word.CEBE at…

Love to Love

Love. Love to love. F**k the hate. Love the haters. 1st Fridays.  Same time.  Same place.Maria Fatima UrbiLoakalHive StudiosJoanne Ludwigwee-ooo-wee-ooo-weeSticker status at my fave bar. #whutchuknowboutthatGood night. In Niner news… Dolphins @ Niners 13-27 Bringing us to 9-3-1 for the season. Next we got Patriots for that Sunday night stage.  Congrats Gore! For getting that…

Love Oakland Group: Art Movement

One East Bay Community In Oakland, California is taking action against taggers who deface public property. Some of the best Aerosol Artist in the World are replacing those tags with some beautiful images. On 15th St. between Webster/Franklin in Downtown Oakland was the target of spray can taggers. Art gallery owner Jaime Galindo and his…