Events Posts

‘OG Beat Meet’ @ DTO

‘OG Beat Meet’ @ DTO

Oaklandish and Lo-Fiction proudly present the 'OG Beat Meet,' a live beat-making session hosted at our downtown Oakland store. Join us on Friday, July 7th from 7 to 9 pm at the downtown shop (1444 Broadway) for two hours of beats and raps created by local crew of artists and creatives, Lo-Fiction Collective, or Listener Opposed Fiction. Stop by to see them in action as they create beats on the spot. The event is open to all ages and FREE to attend! Until then, here's a sample of Lo-Fiction.....

MC Olympics Photo Round Up

On June 2nd and 3rd, some of the Bay Area's best young emcees brought their freshest bars as they competed to be the next MC Olympics Champion. This year's champ, Mai'saan, will advance to the national MC Olympics, representing the Bay Area at the 20th Annual Brave New Voices Festival this July 19-22, 2017. Check out our photo round up of the two-day event below. All photos by Selena Davant. Day 1, Qualifiers - Oaklandish Day 2, Finals - The New Parish MC Ol.....
June Nonprofit of the Month: Camp Reel Stories

June Nonprofit of the Month: Camp Reel Stories

Did you know that only thirteen percent of writers and seven percent of directors in the media are female? Local nonprofit Camp Reel Stories hopes to change that by offering women and girls the opportunity to tell their own stories through media and film. For this reason, Oaklandish is excited to announce that Camp Reel Stories is our June Nonprofit of the Month! Camp Reel Stories is an Oakland-based nonprofit organization that invests in representation in media. They believe that when women .....
Repair Revolution at DTO 2/27/16

Repair Revolution at DTO 2/27/16

Do you love your stuff? Does some of your stuff need TLC? Do you want to support small businesses? Then our Repair Revolution pop-Up is the event for you! On Saturday February 27th, you have the opportunity to come to our downtown store and meet local businesses that can fix your stuff! From 12-4pm we will have several pop up businesses in store with helpful tips, repair options and quotes all available on the spot! Unfortunately, due to random insurance policies unforeseen issues, no repa.....
Ricky Watters Meet and Greet

Ricky Watters Meet and Greet

As January comes to a close, we set our sights on February and Superbowl 50 in Santa Clara, California. In celebration of the Bay Area's first Superbowl since 1985, we decided to turn it up a notch and provide something for all of the Bay's football fans. Oaklandish is proud to announce that we are hosting an in-store meet and greet with none other than former San Francisco 49er, Philadelphia Eagle, Seattle Seahawk, and Superbowl XXIX Champion Ricky Watters! Ricky himself is familiar with .....