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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

POPUPHOOD


I don't even have to explain this project, just watch the video below, what a genius idea, more cities should do this. Big ups to el primo Alfonso "Kiko" Dominguez, founder of Popuphood and all the other homies involved in this project, so proud of Oakland right now... Shhhhaaauuuww!!!


Grand opening is this Friday Dec. 9th from 12-9pm, the farmers market will be happening all morning until 3pm also, so make it a day of fun the Old Oakland way... See you there homies!!!



The POPUPHOOD is a new urban initiative and small business incubator revitalizing Oakland, block by block. This is an innovative strategy for breathing new life into the city’s retail sector in downtown’s hip, historic Old Oakland neighborhood with a grand opening celebration Friday, December 9, 2011.  

This short film documents the founders and participants of POPUPHOOD, and was created by Oakland photographer Eva Kolenko  in hopes of introducing their inspiring stories to others and in some way improve the community in which she lives and loves.

POPUPHOOD retailers include: Manifesto Bicycles, Marion and Rose’s Workshop, Sticks + Stones, Piper + John General Goods, Turtle and Hare,
and Crown Nine.

All the music featured in this documentary was created by Oakland musicians, Beat Rock Music, Precipitate Records, Gummybear, and James + Evander


To learn more about POPUPHOOD visit
http://www.popuphood.com/

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

IN GUAD WE TRUST


San Diego where you at?!!! Got no plans this Saturday? Well now you do... check out this art show "In Guad We Trust" at The Roots Factory in Barrio Logan. So many talented artist showing their virginal reinterpretations in a holier-than-thou group show... be there or burn in hell! haha jast keedding...


Make sure to stop by for their Barrio Market going on every Saturday and Sunday for the month of December... please support local artist and handmade crafts/art, shop local and shop at independent businesses this Holiday Season... 



1878 Main St
(between Beardsley St & Crosby St) San DiegoCA 92113
Neighborhood: Barrio Logan


Monday, December 5, 2011

CHAZ BOJORQUEZ BOOK SIGNING



L.A. homies, make sure to check out this event...
 Mi Vida Boutique and IMIX Bookstore Presents: Chaz Bojorquez Book Signing & In Store Appearance. Come out and support your local Chican@ own businesses and Chicano artist...  I'm hella jealous right now, and wishing I lived closer so I can attend. We need to bring Chaz to the Bay Area cuz breezys be loving him up here... he's a man after my own heart, so amazing! So now you know, don't be a leva and show the man some love... c/s


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