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Film – Oakland Premiere Screening of ‘Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth’ at the Grand Lake Theatre, Nov. 18th

Oakland Premiere  Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth A film by Pratibha Parmar Q & A with Alice Walker & filmmaker Pratibha Parmar Moderated by Ava Du Vernay Special guest Geena … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Book Release Party – “Love, Peace, and Soul: Behind the Scenes of Soul Train” with Author Ericka Blount Danois & DJ Davey D at Lungomare – Today

Book Release Party “Love, Peace, and Soul: Behind the Scenes of Soul Train” with Music/Pop Culture Writer Ericka Blount Danois Birthday celebration for film maker Joshua Bee Alafia Music by … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tonight – A Taste of Oakland: Uptown Block Party (5-8 PM)

Sample dishes and cocktails from restaurants and bars at A Taste of Oakland: Uptown Block Party in Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood on Saturday, October 19th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Music Monday: Last Night – Gregory Porter Performs “1960 What?” Live at Yoshi’s Oakland [Video]

Gregory Porter performs “1960 What?” live at Yoshi’s Jack London Square. The twice Grammy-nominated Porter celebrated the release of his Blue Note debut recording “Liquid Spirit“ at his two sold-out Oakland shows … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Music Monday: Gregory Porter Returns to the Yoshi’s Oakland Stage for ‘Liquid Spirit’ Album Release Show – Sept. 22nd

Jazz/Soul singer Gregory Porter is scheduled to release ‘Liquid Spirit‘,  his third album – and Blue Note Records debut recording –  tomorrow.  He  returns to Yoshi’s Oakland this Sunday, September … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Set Times Announced for Rock The Bells 2013 – Sept. 14 & 15!

ROCK THE BELLS X Saturday September 14th & Sunday September 15th Doors & Show 11 a.m. Shoreline Amphitheatre Shoreline Amphitheatre 1 Amphitheatre Pky Mountain View, CA 94043 >> BUY TICKETS … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

5 Best Things To Do for Aug. 29 – Sept. 11 (Hard Knock Radio Edition)

The Z List aired on Hard Knock Radio on Thursday, August 29, 2013. Curator/Entertainment Correspondent:  Zsa-Zsa Rensch Host/Producer: Anita Johnson (KPFA) The Z List is an entertainment segment which airs … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Z List: 5 Best Things To Do – Aug. 15-29 (Hard Knock Radio Edition)

The Z List aired on Hard Knock Radio on Thursday, August 15, 2013. Curator/Entertainment Correspondent:  Zsa-Zsa Rensch Host/Producer: Anita Johnson (KPFA) The Z List is an entertainment segment which airs … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Film Friday: ‘Twenty Feet from Stardom’ Opens in Bay Area Theaters Today!

I recently had the chance to attend a Bay Area screening of the phenomenal feature documentary, ‘20 Feet From Stardom‘ — hosted by the Bay Area chapter of NARAS — before it … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Z List: 5 Best Things To Do (June 21-26)

/// ART EXHIBITION || SF /// Summer Season Kickoff Weekend at MoAD: J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere & Gordon Parks Gordon Parks: Photographs at His Centennial June 20, 2013 – September 29, 2013 Acclaimed … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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Stage view of #fantasticnegrito performing #inthepines at the @obamafoundation @mbk_alliance 1st national convening today. #mbkrising #oakland #california #sfbayarea #bayarea #negritonation #oaklandmusic
“Freedom is an inside job” ~ @ericka_huggins Green room view of #erickahuggins at one of the @obamafoundation @mbk_alliance’s outstanding panels. #mbkrising #oakland #california #sfbayarea #sfbay
“There should be gender representation in your camp” ~ #ryancoogler #ryancoogler and #michaelbjordan in conversation on narrative, collaboration and more at the @obamafoundation’s @mbk_alliance 1st annual convening in #oakland #california #bayarea #sfbayarea #MBKrising
Backstage #soundcheck at the @obamafoundation’s @mbk_alliance #mbkrising #oakland event
Congrats @fantasticnegrito and the #blackballuniverse team 🙌🏽 #oakland #bayarea #oaklandmusic #blackroots #music 🎥: @malcolm_spellman Repost from @fantasticnegrito - Today was a wonderful day I won my second Grammy it’s a pretty amazing feeling and I wanna thank all of you for helping me out so much along the way #fantasticnegrito #negritonation #grammys
R&R at #muirbeach #cabin with miss @saudia_d @fromfeartofierce xo xo #nocal #bayarea #sfbayarea #california
#backstage at @oakparamount #oakland for #fantasticnegrito’s @popupmagazine performance with @candice_antique & @bryancsimmons #blackroots #blackrootsmusic #blues #bluesrock #blackballuniverse #soul #funk #oaklandmusic #music #fantasticnegrito
#fantasticnegrito open rehearsal at #oakland #firstfridays on 25th & Broadway 🙌🏽 @fantasticnegrito @oaklandfirstfridaysofficial #oaklandmusic #blackroots #blues #bluesrock #soul #funk #music
Beauties standing tall in #indianwells. #California #desert #CoachellaValley #greaterpalmsprings #visitcalifornia #socal #travel #palmtrees
#FantasticNegrito is a guest on the #BBC’s Arts Hour on Tour! #nowplaying on @KQED radio. 88.5 FM if you’re in the #bayarea 📻 🎧 Link in bio

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