artists • thinkers • do-ers


Asiya Wadud : urban forager

Michael Christian : metal sculptor

Vanessa Espinoza : graffiti mural artist

Tim Monroe : inline skater

short documentaries highlighting the artists, thinkers and do-ers that make Oakland a uniquely vibrant and thrilling city

Asiya Wadud

Michael Christian

DJ Agana

Tim Monroe

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Oakland Originals Brew Party at Ale Industries

Join us for an evening of fun, food, good people and local craft beers while supporting inspiring stories about Oakland! Ale Industries will be offering ‘behind the scenes’ tours of the brewery; our own ‘Original’ DJ Agana will be spinning tracks live; we'll be...

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Oakland Originals is a series of short documentaries that spotlight the artists, musicians, thinkers and do-ers that make Oakland a uniquely vibrant and thrilling community. Featuring folks who are pushing boundaries and exploring territories singular to Oakland, these “Originals” electrify the screen and remind us why we love this town.

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