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Devastating Fire at AK Press Warehouse: Lives Lost, Residences Destroyed, Dozens Displaced, Businesses Damaged - by Dave Id
Before dawn on Saturday, March 21, a fire erupted in a warehouse on 24th Street in Oakland. Two resident artists died, Davis Letona and Daniel “Moe” Thomas. The fire quickly spread to the adjoining warehouse on 23rd Street commonly known as the AK Press warehouse. On the AK side, three residential units sustained severe damage, at least one being totally destroyed, with a beloved cat succumbing to the smoke and heat. As a result of the three-alarm fire, other units have borne varying ...
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:11PM
Artists' Homes Under Attack as Mid-Market Evictions Continue - Press Conference - by Joe Bender
1061 Market Street (between 6th & 7th) San Francisco, CA 94103
Event Date:Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 12:48PM
Help AK Press & Friends Recover from Fire - by AK Press
In the early morning of March 21, the building behind ours caught fire. Two people lost their lives. The fire moved to the mixed-use warehouse building we share with 1984 Printing and 30+ residents. Everyone in our building got out safely, but several units were completely destroyed. There was extensive water and smoke damage to other units, including the ones occupied by AK Press and 1984 Printing. On the afternoon of March 24th, the City of Oakland red-tagged our building, which prohibits...
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:58PM
Justice 4 Jabari, Anniyah, & Mary - by Daniela Kantorova
Eastside Arts Alliance, 2277 International Blvd, Oakland, California 94606
Event Date:Sun Mar 29, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:14AM
Sophia Garcia Robles Drum Feast - by
Family Student Housing Field, UC Santa Cruz Free parking is available in the West Remote lot. Map: http://maps.ucsc.edu/content/412/map_detail
Event Date:Sat Apr 18, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:58PM
A Place of Her Own - by Tara Dorabji
An interview about an Asian American Art and Healing Workshop.
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:45PM
March 15! East Oakland Block Party interview with George of CURYJ on settingthestandard (audio/mpeg 33.2MB) - by paz
March 15! East Oakland Block Party interview with George of CURYJ on settingthestandard Save the Date March 15! East Oakland Block Party for the whole family, celebrating the 50th Anniversaries of the Black and Chicano Arts Movements. Brought to you by East Side Arts Alliance, One Land One Struggle, CURYJ, East Bay Chevs, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, Black Organizing Project, Onyx, and our neighborhood partners! #eastsideartsalliance https://www.facebook.com/CURYJ
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:53PM
Graffiti Near Where Yuvette Henderson Was Shot By Emeryville Police - by photog
Graffiti seen painted just about a block away from where Yuvette was shot and killed by EPD a few weeks earlier.
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:50AM
Reclaim MLK - Civil Rights Movement Guerrilla Screening in Temescal, 1/17/15: photos - by Dave Id
In solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists across the country who set out to "Reclaim Martin Luther King's Legacy" for MLK Day 2015, Oakland's Anti-Police Terrorism Project (APTP) called for 96 hours of direct action in the San Francisco Bay Area. On the second day, after a morning action confronting the Berkeley City Council and an afternoon die-in in Oakland, a silent outdoor guerrilla screening was held in the Temescal area of Oakland.
Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:02AM
Reclaim MLK - Grand Lake Theater Die-In After Screening of Selma, 1/17/15: photos - by Dave Id
In solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists across the country who set out to "Reclaim Martin Luther King's Legacy" for MLK Day 2015, Oakland's Anti-Police Terrorism Project (APTP) called for 96 hours of direct action in the San Francisco Bay Area. On the second day, after a morning action confronting the Berkeley City Council about police violence against protesters in early December, clergy and congregations from local Black churches staged a die-in in front of the Grand Lake theater in...
Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:11PM
Second Annual Crappies Awards - by Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
Join us on Thursday, February 5 at 5:45pm at Davies Symphony Hall (201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, California 94102) to mockingly celebrate this past year's most horrific actions within the Tech corporate world.
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:44PM
Locura interview of event @jan 31@New PArish on KPFA Settingthestandard (audio/x-wav 68.0MB) - by paz
Locura interview of event @jan 31@New PArish on KPFA Settingthestandard Rupa & The April Fishes, LoCura DJ Leydis Show Details When: Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 9:00 PM Ticket Price: $15.00 - $20.00 Door Time: 8:00 PM Restrictions: 18 & over Under 21 must buy $5 drink ticket at the door.
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:23AM
Oscar Grant 6th Year Vigil Celebration - by a
Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza Fruitvale Bart Station Oakland,CA 94601 USA
Event Date:Thu Jan 1, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:11PM
Sony = Censors Picket at AMC Metreon - by Michael Petrelis
AMC Metreon Mission and 4th Streets San Francisco, CA
Event Date:Mon Dec 22, 2014 5:00PM
Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2014 12:18PM
Occupy the Farm Documentary screens in Berkeley through November 13 - by Occupy the Farm
Since the premiere on November 7, the Occupy the Farm documentary been one of the top sellers at the UA7 theater this weekend, and Regal Cinema will be deciding Monday if they'll take the film to other theaters. Please invite your friends today and help us finish the weekend strong!
Posted: Sun Nov 9, 2014 12:32PM
Día de los Muertos - by Peter Maiden
En el Día de los Muertos en el barrio de la Missión en la Bahía de San Francisco, había un gran cantidad de gente. Celbran en un barrio cambiando hasta la burguesificació. Es una celebración de el pasar de los fantasmas. En un año duro, era una luz para la comunidad.
Posted: Sun Nov 2, 2014 11:29PM
Committee for Responsible and Accurate Posters (CRAP) Corrects Richmond Chevron Billboards - by C.R.A.P.
The Committee for Responsible and Accurate Posters (CRAP) corrects Chevron-funded political billboards in Richmond in the week before the elections.
Posted: Sun Nov 2, 2014 1:30PM
Bees Swarm Santa Cruz w/ new graphic "Sucked Dry: Drought and Privatization" - by Sakura Saunders
Museum of Art and History, 705 Front St.
Event Date:Thu Oct 23, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:46AM
Governor Reveals True Intent of Prop. 1 - the Brown Water Plan - by Dan Bacher
Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla noted that Proposition 1 is closely allied to the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, a Brown scheme that is a reprise of the Peripheral Canal. The BDCP would authorize the construction of two gigantic trans-Delta tunnels that would devastate the Delta, cost $70 billion or more, and benefit corporate San Joaquin Valley farmers at the expense of citizen ratepayers.
Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:25AM
Kobanê Solidarity Graffiti in West Oakland - by anonymous
Graffiti expressing solidarity with Kobanê appeared in multiple locations across West Oakland.
Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:29PM