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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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BAOBOB: The East Bay’s New Black Business Directory

Posted by | Oakland, Oakstop Members, Press | May 10, 2016

As featured in the East Bay Express… In the battle for Black livelihood, Oakstop member, YaVette Holts is leading the economic front. The massage therapist — and founder of Cowrie Village, a non-profit with programs that encourage alternatives to traditional monetary exchanges — wants to create the financial infrastructure that the movement can turn to […]

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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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THRIVE East Bay, Sun. 2/28, 4p-6p

Posted by | Events, Oakland, Oakstop Members | February 25, 2016

Thrive East Bay is a purpose-driven community for people of all ages and backgrounds who are committed to transforming our lives, the places we live, and the world. They regularly host their monthly Sunday community event at Oakstop, which serves as perfect backdrop for for their uplifting gatherings.   Dear Friends, Join Thrive East Bay […]

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Thrive East Bay, Sun. Oct 4th, 10:30a – 12p

Posted by | Events, Oakland | October 02, 2015

Please join us for the official launch of Thrive East Bay on Sunday, October 4th! Thrive East Bay is a purpose-driven community for people of all ages and backgrounds who are committed to transforming our lives, communities, and world. As an alternative to church and other faith community models, we are creating a 21st century […]

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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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