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Wednesday, March 1

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, March 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub

This week features comedians:

Walker Glenn (Savage Henry Comedy Festival)
Samantha Gilweit (SF Sketchfest)
Samson Koletkar (Desi Comedy Festival, NBC)
Natasha Muse (Nerdist, NBC’s Seeso)

Thursday, March 2

2017 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Oakland
Thursday, March 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | The Sound Room
2017

Jazz Search West 2017, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer four competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during March and April. Come experience Jazz Search West 2017 during which 16 ...

Friday, March 3

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland

5–9 pm: Half-off gallery admission for adults, free for ages 18 and under
5–9 pm: Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden
5–9 pm: All Museum galleries open late
5–9 pm: Gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine: …

Oakland First Fridays: #GirlPower Block Party
Friday, March 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th
Oakland First Fridays: #GirlPower Block Party

Join Oakland’s beautiful artists, crafters, musicians, and artisan food vendors in celebrating art and #GirlPower on March 3, 2017 to honor International Womens HERstory Month.

#GirlPower Block Party Entertainment Lineup:
ENTRANCE GATE
Soul Beats – 5 – 6 pm & 8 – 9:15 pm
Soul Beatz is a drum group …

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

Temescal First Fridays | Oakland
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring cash for shopping, food, and drinks.
| Alleys at Temescal Square
Temescal First Fridays | Oakland

Voted “Best Art Murmur Offshoot” in the East Bay Express Readers’ Poll, Temescal First Friday takes place from 6-9 pm every first Friday of the month. Galleries, cafes, bars, and retailers in Oakland’s Temescal district have teamed up to bring you art, music, food, drinks, and strolling ...

First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland

As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free event featuring dancing girls, sometimes a creepy little ...

Classic Cars On Display: Schultz & The Machinery of the Absurd | Oakland
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Classic Cars West
Classic Cars On Display: Schultz & The Machinery of the Absurd | Oakland

Celebrated Oakland artist Schultz, the “Grandfather of Steampunk” known for his fantastical salvaged vehicles and absurdist sense of visual humor, will bring eleven of his storied creations to the Classic Cars West Gallery from March 3 to April 28th.
An energetic, experimental tinkerer, Schultz’ work plays …

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Berkeley City College Pixilation Station: 6-9:30pm
Use your whole body to create fun and magical animations with Berkeley City College at their Pixilation Station in Gruener Astronomy Hall
Star Trek DJ Dance Party: 6-10pm
Join the DJ for one giant dance party for mankind!
Location: Mezzanine
BeanSprouts Cafe: 6-9pm
Join the …

100 Foot Tall Film Night “On The Road” | The Great Wall of Oakland
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Wall of Oakland
100 Foot Tall Film Night

Mobile Arts Platform (MAP) and the Great Wall of Oakland present a series of films that approach and critique the changing landscapes of Oakland – focusing on subjects such as gentrification, historical documentation and preservation, and the vibrancy and beauty of our city. Mobile Arts …

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, March 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Comedy Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland
Friday, March 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required for free admission
| Sycamore Co-Op
Comedy Soup: Music & Comedy Night | Oakland

Please note, Comedy Soup will now occur every 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month.
This Friday’s Comedy Soup show they have headliner Chris Riggins, with guests Joe Joe Louis and Brandon Garner.

Saturday, March 4

First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland
Saturday, March 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue Elementary School Playground
First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland

Featuring a full body cardio, core and strength workout. Classes are free every first Saturday of the month and start promptly at 9 am. All other Saturdays are free for Flex Circuit Gym members. Non member attendees of the boot camps will receive a free ...

58th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | White Elephant Sale Warehouse
58th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland

The White Elephant Sale has been taking one person’s trash and recycling it into someone else’s treasure for more than 50 years. 58th Annual White Elephant Sale Sat-Sun, March 4-5, 2017 | 10 am to 4 pm White Elephant Sale Warehouse, 33 Lancaster St., Oakland ...

Sunday, March 5

$5 First Sundays at Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays at Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

58th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland
Sunday, March 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | White Elephant Sale Warehouse
58th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland

The White Elephant Sale has been taking one person’s trash and recycling it into someone else’s treasure for more than 50 years. 58th Annual White Elephant Sale Sat-Sun, March 4-5, 2017 | 10 am to 4 pm White Elephant Sale Warehouse, 33 Lancaster St., Oakland ...

“I Hella Love Shorts” 2017 Film Festival | Oakland
Sunday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Includes a glass of wine and some popcorn.
| The Flight Deck

“I Hella Love Shorts” Film Festival in collaboration with The New Parkway Theatre presents a day of exciting short films from local emerging talents on Sunday, March 5, 2017.
Their selections reflect diversity including that of the Bay Area and reach across cultures and genres. The common …

Win Tix: “I Hella Love Shorts” Film Fest | Oakland
Sunday, March 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Flight Deck

On March 5th, please join us for another round of exciting short films from around the world.
> Get Tickets – $8 GA only / $10 GA with Popcorn & Wine
Perfect event to end the weekend – Popcorn, Wine, Refreshments and cool flicks.

Closing Theater Performance: “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller | Oakland
Sunday, March 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay-what-you-can tickets at the door
| Brooklyn Preserve
Closing Theater Performance:

How does a person come to terms with their country changing before their eyes? Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is an iconic look at the crisis of American identity. Re-imagined by Ubuntu Artistic Director Michael Moran as the fever dream of a dying salesman, Miller’s ...

Monday, March 6

Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, March 6 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Come on up and share your creative side at the New Parkway Open Mic – the only late night open mic inside a movie theater. All forms of expression are welcome, be it music, poetry, spoken word, comedy, or getting your weeknight kicks. There will ...

Tuesday, March 7

Free Clay Workshop & Potluck | Oakland
Tuesday, March 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring along a dish to share or a donation
| Merrit Ceramics
Free Clay Workshop & Potluck | Oakland

Merritt Ceramics at Oakland is hosting a free clay night every 1st Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Free Clay Workshop Every 1st Tuesday | 6:30 – 8:30 pm Merritt Ceramics, 527 East 10th Street, Oakland, CA FREE The first hour will be ...

Feel Free to Create: Free Clay Night Workshop | Oakland
Tuesday, March 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encouraged.
| Merritt Ceramics
Feel Free to Create: Free Clay Night Workshop | Oakland

Merritt Ceramics is hosting a free clay night every 1st Tuesday of the month. Due to all of the tragedy and uncertainty stirred up within this last month they wanted to offer up the studio for people to feel free to create, have dialogue, and fill …

“My Greasy Sons” Comedy Showcase & Craft Beer | Oakland
Tuesday, March 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Woods Bar and Brewery

Join in on first Tuesdays at 8pm for stand up comedy and craft beer. They’ve got some of the best comics in the Bay ready to make you laugh. My Greasy Sons is a monthly comedy showcase held at Woods Bar and Brewery in Oakland, hosted ...

Wednesday, March 8

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, March 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase taking place under the stars in the outdoor patio, in the heart of downtown Oakland, at The Uptown. Dress warmly; they’ve got a couple of patio heaters to help keep you toasty. Each week features some of ...

Thursday, March 9

Women Bike Book Club | Oakland
Thursday, March 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rockridge Branch Library
Women Bike Book Club | Oakland

In partnership with Bike East Bay, the Oakland Public Library is co-hosting the Women Bike Book Club in 2017. Bike East Bay’s Women Bike program enters its second year of bringing women and gender nonconforming folks together in social settings to share experiences and resources ...