Oct 07


Youth Speaks presents the 9th Annual Life Is Living tomorrow in DeFremery Park, Oakland (Adeline between 16th & 18th Streets).  The festival is free and runs from 10AM- 7PM.  The event features music, dance, spoken word performances, djs, food, health information,  and activities for kids.  This year, they are honoring the legacy of the Black Panther Party.  Free breakfast is at 10AM.  The Coup will be performing at 5pm.  More details are here.

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Oct 10


Life is Living is in full swing in deFremery Park “Little Bobby Hutton Park”
1651 Adeline Street, West Oakland, from now until 8pm tonight.

Events include Karl Watson Skate Day at Town Park


and The Crucible exhibiting their art bikes and other activities for kids


Lots of music, dancing, vendors and good food.  There’s still time to head out.  More details are here.


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Oct 10


Life is Living kicks off tonight with a conversation about the role of Hip Hop in fostering social movements.


There is a full day of events planned for tomorrow featuring a free breakfast from 10am-12pm, a kid’s zone, theNaked Beauty Zone, African Dance classes, Reflections of Healing Mural Project, a marketplace as well as performance from local artists.

This year’s main stage includes featured performances by: Amir Sulaiman, Young Gifted and Black, DJ Rashida; Kev Choice; 1 OAK; Netta B; Jennifer Johns; Antique; Ryan Nicole; Shock G of Digital Underground; Humpty Hump; DJ NuStylez; Peewee.

Saturday October 11th
deFremery Park (Little Bobby Hutton Park)
West Oakland, CA


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