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Higher Learning 2017

Higher Learning 2017

School’s almost out and we’re gearing up for our 6th annual “Oakland Educated” tee shirt giveaway. Now a summer tradition, all OUSD high school students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are entitled to one free, limited-edition Oaklandish shirt, made just for the Oakland-educated. To pick up your free shirt, just bring a copy of your official year-end 2017 (final) report card (the blue one that comes in the mail) into the Oaklandish store at 1444 Broadway or in the Dimond at 3419 Fruitvale.....
Artist Spotlight: Alex “Ghost” Hernandez

Artist Spotlight: Alex “Ghost” Hernandez

Alex "Ghost" Hernandez, aka 54Ghosts, is an Oakland-raised photographer who captures the Town's historic culture — from local music, to the art and street scenes. Through his photographs, Hernandez depicts the simple beauty of Oakland's inner city. We asked Hernandez to share how he got his start behind the camera and his favorite spots to photograph in the city. Oaklandish (O): How did you get your start with a camera, and how did that translate into you doing what you are doing today? .....
May Nonprofit of the Month: Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland

May Nonprofit of the Month: Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland

Oaklandish is for the children! We could not be more excited to announce that The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland will be our Nonprofit of the Month for May! The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland have a simple mission: to develop the community’s youth into positive contributors to society. Started in 1941, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland have been committed to providing support and guidance to youths of all backgrounds, particularly those coming from disadvantaged circumstances. .....
Oakland Supply Co. 3rd Anniversary Party May 13th!

Oakland Supply Co. 3rd Anniversary Party May 13th!

Please join us Saturday, May 13th at 427 Water Street for a party from noon to 4pm, when we celebrate the new, expanded Oakland Supply Co. shop in Jack London Square and our three-year anniversary! The original Oakland Supply Co. location (291 3rd Street) is now closed. Our new, larger shop is right on the waterfront at 427 Water Street, across from Plank, between Lungomare and Forge! The first 50 folks through the door at noon will receive a free Oakland Supply Co. tote bag, and all purchases o.....
BOSK 1 Year Anniversary Party feat. DJ Umami

BOSK 1 Year Anniversary Party feat. DJ Umami

Our BOSK shop in Old Oakland is celebrating its one year anniversary! Come vibe and chill with us from 5-8pm at the shop (494 9th Street, at the corner of 9th and Washington) on Friday, May 5th! Sounds by DJ Umami, plus giveaways from select brands including Huf, New Era, and Ethika!.....