Tag Archives: First Fridays

What if First Fridays Descended on East Oakland?

April 18, 2013

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A successful street festival like First Fridays would certainly be welcome along International Blvd in East Oakland, what with it bringing the kind of gritty street life and local culture most business districts would cherish. But I imagine if along with First Fridays moving east of downtown, Occupy Oakland came with it, the police reaction […]

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Uptown Art Park Opening on First Fridays, April 5

April 1, 2013

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 On Friday, April 5, 6:30 – 9:30pm, Uptown’s ArtPark, the city’s first outdoor sculpture park, will finally open. Funded through a matching grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Uptown ArtPark has transformed a former Sears parking lot turned vacant space located on Telegraph Avenue and 19th Street, across from the renovated Fox Oakland […]

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