The WEEKEND!
From: Oaklandish Events (oaklandish-listoaklandish.com)
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 00:18:51 -0700 (PDT)
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FRIDAY:
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: "Sampling Oakland"
Opening Night Party: Fri, Jul 14, 8–11 pm
Some say Oakland today, is what San Francisco was in the 70s: a place where younger artists can afford to spread out, hang out, work hard, and create a thriving arts scene, one that’s now garnering national attention. For years, Oakland has been sprouting performance spaces, galleries and collective live work/environments where musicians, writers, filmmakers and visual artists of every discipline influence each other’s work. It’s a vibrant artistic community fueled by vision and self-determination. YBCA brings a piece of the excitement surrounding the First Friday art crawl across the bridge with a life-amplified exhibition organized by a group of Oakland curators. Reflecting the collaborative spirit of artist-run venues such as Mama Buzz, Ego Park, Lobot Gallery, Oaklandish, 21 Grand and Black Dot Collective, YBCA presents a broad sampling of Oakland’s best.


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SATURDAY:
Table down at the Grand Lake Farmer's Market from 9am-2pm
((( all new styles, including tees, tanks, hoodies, kiddies, etc etc )))

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SUNDAY:
LAKE MERRITT RADIO-REGATTA!
Come out & boat w/us: be it sail, row, paddle or gondola. Chill Lakeside as we provide an entire short-wave FM broadcast from the Sailboat House, while screening archival films of the area from the 20's, 30's, 40's and 50's. Bring a radio so you can hear the party while you're out on the lake. w/ fresh sangria, snacks, limeade, panoramic views of Lake Merritt (floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the clubhouse) & distractions of all sorts. DJ's Kemrexx, Kool Kyle, and Bobby Peru. 1/2 off on boat rentals all day. (The partay is free!) Sunday July 16th, 1pm-7pm at the Sailboat House (568 Bellevue Avenue) Thanks to our sponsors: The Clorox Foundation & City of Oakland Cultural Arts & Marketing more info: http://www.oaklandish.org/events.html


Note: The East Bay Express got the date wrong -- it's Sunday, not Saturday. Spread the word.

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By the way: Great Capture the Flag Game Last Week!!! Thanks for coming out to play!
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