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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

OAKLAND CRUISE NIGHTS 2012


It's here!!! I've waited patiently for four months for the Oakland Cruise Nights to return and finally its time... Come out this Friday March 2, lets cruise, lets booze, and let the good times roll!!! 


It ain't Whittier Blvd, it's Oakland betch!!! lol Vamonos!!!!


Oakland Cruise Nights
The Giant Burger
2150 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, Califas
March 2, 2012
7-11pm

Sunday, February 12, 2012

I'M ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN


I'm hella excited for Amor Eterno Tattoo's second annual Cholo Love Jam: I'm On The Outside Looking In... It's all going down next Saturday Feb.18th at Amor Eterno Tattoo here in Oakland, Califas. As you can remember last year's show was a blast, you member, member?! Click HERE for pics of last years Cholo Love Jam...


The theme of last year's art show was velvet paintings, well this year the theme is paño (handkerchief) art... a style of work made popular by prison inmates who use ballpoint pens to create beautiful work on paños, and I absolutely love love love... My boo El Angel will be part of the show, below is a sneek peek of his paño... 



Amor Eterno presents
I'm on the outside looking in ...

Paño handkerchief art exhibition. Hand drawn hopes, dreams and memories by inmates and East Bay artists.
Saturday, February 18th Amor Eterno
presents our annual Cholo Love Jam.
ART x MUSIC X RAFFLE X BEVERAGES
8pm $5

DJs Miss CherryBomb and Dr. Scott
spinin' rollas, street jams, doo wop and soul.

Champion Brewing roastin' a pig and serving some special brew!

Artists include:

Salvador "EL Chamuco" Cortez
Mike "Boats" Hudgins
Ben Verhoek
Renee Castro
Chris Granillo
Ken Davis
Angel Diaz
Miguel Bounce Perez
Erin Yoshi
Jon Nagel
Mason Hogue
Bart D. Frescura
Javi Leon
Matt136
Inmates from the California State Prisons
and many more East Bay artists ....

Win original artwork, t-shirts and a tattoo!
Dress to impress... 
No set tripping cuz Chamuco y Corazon ♥'s you!



Amor Eterno Tattoo and Art Space
1227 18th Ave
Oakland Califas
510.842.3620
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I can't wait for Saturday... 
See you there homies!!!



CHARLES BRADLEY: SOUL OF AMERICA


Charles Bradley is currently one of my favorite artist. He is a 62 year old soul singer, who until last year was living a hard life in the projects, then his debut album made it to Rolling Stone magazine's top 50 albums of 2011, now his life has changed for ever... 
I got to see him perform last year at The Independent in SF, and let me tell you, he was more than amazing, he killed it so hard I would get chills as he hit those high notes. I can honestly say I've never seen anyone else perform with such gusto, and heart, he was so humble, genuine, and grateful for all his blessings, and not to mention his dance moves, he's got some sexy dance moves for a 62 year old. He has that type of voice that can transmit emotions so real that it just leaves you speechless...
I hope to see him perform again soon, but for now I'm looking very much forward to seeing the documentary Charles Bradley: Soul of America, premiering at the SXSW Film Festival this March 2012... take a look at the trailer below and tell me he is not amazing, cuz you know damn well he's all that and a bag of chips...






Friday, February 10, 2012

LOS BOULEVARDOS CRUISE TO THE BAY 3


The homies from Los Boulevardos CC have mad love for the Bay Area so they're back again to cruise... If you got yourself a ranfla or some of your homies do don't be shy and roll through...


If you missed the last Cruise to the Bay a few weeks ago then check out this dope video...


Time to cruise low & slow, Shhhhaaauuuwww!!!



Wednesday, February 1, 2012

ORIGIN


The homie Oree Originol is having his first solo exhibition at Pueblo Nuevo Gallery in Berkeley, Califas on Saturday, Feb. 11th... I'm so excited for him, can't wait to see what he's been working on. Come out and support the homie... Oiiiiiieeeee!!!!


He just made a Facebook Page, like it HERE... and check out some of his dope work below...





1828 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, Califas 94702

Feb. 11th, 2012  6pm-12am

See you there homies, Oiiiiieeee!!!