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May 24 2012

May Events in Oakland

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Wednesday May 23   (9:00 p.m.)
Music Culinary
Barcelona, a Seattle/Bay Area-based indie band, whose debut album Absolutes, featuring Please Don’t Go on the soundtrack of Water for Elephants and Falling Out of Trees as heard on Grey’s Anatomy was re-released in 2009 by Universal Records.
Venue: The New Parish

Thursday May 24   (8:00 p.m.)
Tenacious D
Music Film/Theater Kids
Rightfully hailed as “the greatest band on Earth,” the super-sized acoustic metal/comedy duo Tenacious D was an unlikely success story.
Venue: The Fox Theater

Friday May 25 – September 07
From the Golden Gate Bridge to Oakland
Art/Exhibits Tour/Cruise Outdoors
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, The Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport OAK present a juried art exhibition titled, From the Golden Gate Bridge to Oakland: Trade and Tourism.
Venue: Oakland Museum of California

Saturday May 26   (3:30 p.m.)
Explore the Maya Skies
Art/Exhibits Film/Theater Kids
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the “eighth wonder of the world,” Mexico’s Chichen Itza. Hear the story of the ancient Maya civilization in our full-dome Planetarium show Tales of the Maya Skies. Narrated by Latin Grammy Award winner and Oscar nominee Lila Downs
Venue: Chabot Space & Science Center

Monday May 28
Memorial Day Weekend Celebration
Be festive Saturday, Sunday and Monday with a variety of family activities at the Claremont with Live entertainment, BBQ pool deck, poolside cocktails Spa by the pool, tennis, kids activities and much more.
Venue: The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa

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Feb 09 2012

March 2012 in Oakland

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3/7  Warriors vs. Grizzlies at the Oracle Arena

3/10  Warriors vs. Mavericks at the Oracle Arena

3/11  Scott’s Bridal Faire at Scott’s Seafood Restaurant in Jack London Square

3/14  Warriors vs. Celtics at the Oracle Arena

3/15  Willie Nelson at the Fox Theater

3/16  Warriors vs. Bucks at the Oracle Arena

3/19  Warriors vs. Timberwolves at the Oracle Arena

3/24  Warriors vs. Kings at the Oracle Arena

3/24-25  Oakland Running Festival

3/27  Warriors vs. Lakers at the Oracle Arena

3/30  Warriors vs. Nets at the Oracle Arena 

3/31  POP 2012 at the Oracle Arena

3/31-8/19  The 1968 Project at the Oakland Museum

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Feb 09 2012

February 2012 in Oakland

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2/10  Social Distortion at the Fox Theater

2/10  Cedric the Entertainer at the Paramount Theater

2/10-12  The Manhattan Transfer at Yoshi’s Jazz Club

2/11  Bill Cosby at the Paramount Theater

2/12  The Fresh Beat Band at the Fox Theater

2/13  Warriors vs. Suns at the Oracle Arena

2/14  Lenny Kravitz and Raphael Saadiq at the Fox Theater

2/15  Warriors vs. Trailblazers at the Oracle Arena

2/19  Trey Songz at the Paramount Theater

2/20  Warriors vs. Clippers at the Oracle Arena

2/24-25  Dee Dee Bridgewater at Yoshi’s Jazz Club

2/25  Monster Jam, Monster Truck Show at the Coliseum

2/29-3/1  Disney on Ice Presents Toy Story 3 at the Oracle Arena

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Jan 11 2012

Oakland Restaurant week 1/20-29

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Grub Street San Francisco – January 5, 2012
January is traditionally the slowest month of the year for restaurants, thus Oakland Restaurant Week will kick off January 20-29.
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Jan 11 2012

Oakland in Top Five of 45 Places to visit in 2012

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The New York Times – January 6, 2012
Oakland is listed in the top five of 45 places to visit in 2012. The exciting music venues, thriving nightlife and wonderful restaurants are among the reasons.
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Jan 11 2012

New BBQ Restaurant in Oakland

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Tasting Table – January 9, 2012
West Oakland’s new B-Side BBQ, a new restaurant from Brown Sugar Kitchen’s Tanya Holland, brings barbeque country to Oakland.
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Jan 11 2012

Oakland is a Top Tourist Destination

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NBC Bay Area – January 7, 2012
Oakland is a top tourist destination for 2012, with popular entertainment venues such as The Fox Theatre and up-and-coming restaurants on the rise.
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Jan 11 2012

New York times names Oakland as Great City To See

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CBS San Francisco – January 9, 2012
The New York Times names Oakland as a great city to see in 2012.
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Oct 28 2011

What’s Happening in Oakland – November 2011

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11/4     Oakland East Bay Symphony Opening Night

11/6     Weird Al Yankovic at the Fox Theater

11/6     Raiders vs. Denver

11/11   Mary J Blige at the Fox Theater

11/17-11/20     Goapele at Yoshi’s Jazz Club

11/21     Katy Perry at the Oracle Arena

11/23     BB King at the Paramount Theater

11/26     Chris Tucker at the Paramount Theater

11/27     Raiders vs. Chicago

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Jul 28 2011

Oakland August Calendar

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8/5/11, 8/12/11, 8/19/11final one – Dancing Under the Stars

8/3/11 – Summer Sound Concerts at City Center

8/4/11, 8/18/11 – Waterfront Flicks, outside movie in Jack London Square

8/4/11 – 2nd Annual National Brotherhood of Cyclists

8/6/11 – Urban Wine Experience

8/6/11 thru 8/13/11 – Brainwash Movie Festival

8/6/11 thru 1/22/12 – A Walk in the Wild: Continuing John Muir’s Journey, Oakland Museum of California

8/7/11 – Fox Theater,  Amos Lee

8/10/11, 8/17/11, 8/24/11, 8/31/11 – Summer Sounds Concert Series, City Center Plaza

8/12/11 – A’s Game, Italian Heritage Night

8/13/11 – Laurel Street Fair

8/13/11 – A’s Game, Fiesta Day

8/19/11 – A’s Game, Filipino Heritage Night

8/20/11 – A’s Game, Fireworks

8/20/11 thru 8/21/11 – Art & Soul Festival

8/26/11 – Sade in Concert at the Oracle Arena

8/27/11 thru 8/28/11 – Chinatown Street Festival

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