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Hello Kitty Con 2014

The first ever Hello Kitty Con happened this weekend. I was there.  I couldn’t NOT be. It was what every Hello Kitty enthusiast’s dreams are made of. Kid-size imagination in life-size reality. And I was there.  I couldn’t NOT be. Happy 40th birthday Hello Kitty… and happy 40th to me. Melody Bar & pretzel bun…

The Artist and the Boxer

As human beings, we are all fighting for something.  Whether it be love, strength, equality or anything else in our bag of daily struggles, we fight.  The Artist and the Boxer show displayed just that in the most creative way possible- showcasing the art of the fight.  On Saturday, October 25, the Arcaro Boxing Gym…

“Down With The King”

Jay’s like King Midas as I was told Everything that he touched turned to gold He’s the greatest of the greater get it straight He’s great Playing fame cause his name is known in every state His name is Jay To see him play Will make you say God damn that DJ made my day…

Graffiti From A New Perspective

In this video Nissan uses it’s 100% electric LEAF to generate a powerwasher! This powerwasher will create art otherwise known as “reverse graffiti” in order to draw attention to how polluted our environment can become. Ordinary city streets & walls that most of the time get extremely grimey can easily go un-detected, especially when most…

OMF

Oakland Music Festival with the homeskillets. You know how we do. Town biz. Umami Burger The Especiale Truffle Fries & Caesar Truffle Burger The Original Belly Steak + Eggs & Belly Tacos Cali Tacos Belly Cali Fries …and my fave month.

Not Even Once Mural Project Fall 2014

  Big Mahalo Nui to Illest & all our sponsors for donating towards the fall 2014 Not Even Once Mural Project (NEOMP) in partnership with Hawaii Meth Project.  This mural project is a statewide anti-meth campaign within the island chain of Hawai’i.  We painted 4 murals at 4 high schools this season and the response…

KAWS: MAN’S BEST FRIEND

Get off work early, and go see some art. I think that should be my new mantra… I spent an afternoon on the Westside and had a chance to see the latest KAWS exhibit, “Man’s Best Friend”. I’ve managed to see every one of the shows he’s had at Honor Fraser, and although this one…

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.…