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10000- A Skyline Party Among the Stars ,

Filed under: Events,Oakland Recreation,Staycation — jodylcolley @ 7:33 pm

Friday, June 26, 7-11pm


Up above the city, there are whisperings of more for your Friday night adventure. We’re 10000 and we guarantee there is no other space like us around the Bay. Come for music, celestial beverages, provocative science, films, and more. Expand your universe from a different vantage point. Featuring live music from The Yellow Dress and a DJ set by Boomerang Boomerang.

Tickets: $20 Adults / $15 Students / $8 Members
Mention ROCK(IT) for a recession price break

To get your tickets contact the Chabot Box Office: (510) 336-7373


Summer Solstice Music Festival

Filed under: Events,Music,Staycation — jodylcolley @ 7:30 pm



Saturday, June 20, 1-7pm
38th Avenue & MacArthur Boulevard, Laurel Neighborhood, Oakland

For the fourth year in a row, the Laurel Village Association is coordinating a Summer Solstice Music Festival on June 20, 2009. Amateur and professional musicians perform for free in unconventional public spaces such as street corners, merchant parking lots, and residential driveways. Join us at numerous sites along MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland’s Laurel neighborhood from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. on June 20th!



Should Oakland Residents Join Together to Buy the A’s? ,

Check out these examples of community-owned sports teams from the Institute for Local Self Reliance.