A community news source for residents of the HarriOak neighborhood in Oakland, CA.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Neighborhood Art Show * May 21, 22 and 23

We're having another Art Show + Community event at 204 Frisbie St. (corner of Fairmount.) All are welcome to attend this free gathering (no drugs or alcohol.) Hope to see you there! All the details are below. We'll have live music too and art activities.

- Lanell


Mirror Image: An Art Show about Body (Mis) Perceptions

May 21, 22 & 23, 2010
Curated by Becky Jaffe, Carrie-Andrea Kaye and Lanell Dike

Featuring 24 Artists! And live music, spoken word, art activities for kids & adults and of course, community + fun. The show is one weekend only: May 21, 22 and 23.

Show Schedule:

Friday, May 21
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m

Show Opening, Performance piece by About Face & Live Music by Vanessa and Her Many Moons

Saturday, May 22
2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Art Activities for kids/adults, Reading by Leroy Moore of Sins Invalid & Live Music by Waste Band and Ryan James

Sunday, May 23
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m

Show Closing, Art Activities for kids/adults
Body Image Workshop from 1:30 to 3pm

Exhibiting artists:

Myles Boisen * Bruce Temuchin Brown * Mercy Calman * Carrel Crawford * G.M.M. Coghlan * Lauren Davis * Deanne Emmons * JJ Fryzel * Evert Grobbelaar * CJ Grossman * Maia Huang * Becky Jaffe * Molly Kate Taylor * Frank King * Abby Kojola * Matthew Kowalski * Linda Shanti McCabe * Courtney McCutcheon * Diane Rosenblum Althoff * Elisa Salasin * Michael Slack * Mollee Weaver * Gary Wilson * Scott D.S. Young

About Frisbie St.

Frisbie St. is an alternative art space in Oakland, CA for artists to exhibit their work and for the community to gather to enjoy and create art together. We host one-weekend shows to highlight emerging and innovative artists in solo and group Art Shows and monthly Art Days with fun, hands-on art activities for adults and kids.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Oakland Indie Awards this Friday!

This is a great event that happens every year in Oakland celebrating the Indie spirit of Artists and local businesses. Don't miss it. There will be tons of great food, music and art + everyone in Oakland. See you there!

Party - Friday May 14, 2010
5:30 - 9pm
Jack London Pavilion
98 Broadway, Oakland

(formerly Barnes & Noble)

Tickets On Sale Now: http://indieawards.eventbrite.com
$20 each
*Sponsorships for starving artists, entrepreneurs and others for whom ticket price is a barrier. Contact us for details.

Tastings of Oakland Food, Wine, Beer, Tea, and more! Lots of veggie-friendly food options.
-Award Presentations
-DJ spinning all-Oakland tunes
-Displays from Unwrapped! vendor artists and businesses

More Details & Photos from Last Year