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Talk to Brother Malcolm, Opening Reception, Fri. 7/1, 6p-9p

Posted by | Events, Exhibits, Oakland | June 30, 2016

Please join us on First Friday for the opening of Talk To Brother Malcolm, a group exhibition juxtaposing visual art with Malcolm X quotes to spark dialogue about the timelessness and global relevance of his legacy. Malcolm’s words are featured prominently throughout the exhibit to draw attention to the artistic quality of his diction and […]

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Self Love First, Artist Talk, Fri. 5/6, 6p-9p

Posted by | Events, Exhibits, Oakland | May 03, 2016

Join us this First Friday for an artist talk with Brette Sims, speaking about her exhibit, Self Love First, and how her body of work is inspired by experiences with self empowerment, feminism, and spiritual healing. All of Brette Sims’ collections are infused with a journey of self-love evolution, at varying levels, and a message […]

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Self Love First, Opening Reception, Fri. 4/1, 6p-9p

Posted by | Events, Exhibits, Oakland | March 28, 2016

Please join us for the opening of Self Love First, a solo exhibition by Brette Sims of paintings and illustrations propelling the message that love is a state of being. All of Brette Sims’ collections are infused with a journey of self-love evolution, at varying levels, and a message of evolving in presence. Love is […]

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Astral Echo: Exhibit Closing, Fri. 3/4, 6p-9p

Posted by | Events, Exhibits, Oakland | February 25, 2016

Join us on First Friday as we celebrate the closing of the Astral Echo exhibit by Ras Amlak. ///Event Schedule/// 6:00pm – Dubwise music with Peter Lionheart of Inner Standing Sound & Raz Cazares of Raz Tek Rootz 7:00pm – Artist Talk + Q&A 8:00om – Music + Mingling Astral Echo also explores the connections between […]

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Jamie Treacy Artist Talk, Fri. 10/2, 6p-9p

Posted by | Events, Exhibits, Oakland | September 30, 2015

Join the artist at Oakstop’s First Friday for an artist talk and slide show giving context to the work in his exhibition To Fortify the Forest. In this group of 28 paintings on canvas and mixed media drawings on paper, the mental escape of California and Michigan’s forests serve as a starting point in the […]

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The Willie Lynch Variety Show, Fri. 8/7, 6p-9p

Posted by | Events, Exhibits, Oakland | August 05, 2015

A solo exhibition examining stereotypes in the media using a variety of socially provocative mixed media creations. Milton Bowens, a.ka. Milton 510, has become not only a great artist in his own right but a very powerful public speaker and community activist. In the fight to keep ART a vital part of public education and […]

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Tupac Birthday Celebration, Sat. 6/20, 8p-12a

Posted by | Events, Exhibits, Oakland | June 04, 2015

Oakstop is honored to host the annual birthday celebration of Tupac Amaru Shakur! Please join us on Saturday, June 20th from 8pm – 12am, as we celebrate a legacy of arts and activism with an evening of Tupac’s poetry, music, and close friends. The event will be hosted by 2pac’s close friend, Money B, of […]

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Oakstop Turns One!

Posted by | coworking, Events, Exhibits, Oakland, Oakstop Members, Press | February 03, 2015

They say the first year of business is the hardest, and it looks like we’ve made it through!! Please join us for a big party celebrating our 1 year anniversary and all of the members and contributors who have made Oakstop possible! The event coincides with the grand opening of the Black Artists on Art […]

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