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Oakland Mixtape for Rebecca Kaplan ,

Filed under: Music — oaklandgrown @ 7:43 pm
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This Oakland mixtape was created by Jonathan Bair and posted on his Future Oakland blog as a gift to new city council member Rebecca Kaplan. “…I am giving Ms. Kaplan a mix CD of Oakland-made songs that address some of our city’s pressing challenges… ”  See it (and other  ideas by commenters) here.


Weekend Trunk Shows & Jazz at Awaken ,

Filed under: Art and Artists,Events,Music — oaklandgrown @ 8:11 pm
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Hey all,

Check out the new fun stuff happening on weekends and Awaken cafe…


Awaken Cafe is now hosting two amazing new weekend events:  Live Jazz on Saturdays  featuring Wil Blades & Guests and Sunday Trunk Shows  featuring local merchants, artisans, and craftspeople on Sundays. 

We invite you to join us for great music, to pick up some stylish new clothing, jewelry, or other crafts from local, indie merchants, and to enjoy a great latte with gourmet toast and organic jam! 

Awaken Cafe is an award-winning green business, world-class espresso bar, and art gallery in the heart of the new downtown Oakland.  Visit our website for more information:  www.awakencafe.com.