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Festival Briefs

April 20, 2017 11:48 AM
Festival Briefs

Women in Music Festival – April 6-9 By David Hiltbrand Tower Staff Writer The Women In Music Festival took place in Oakland April 6-9, hosted at various locations around West Oakland and Downtown. The festival was founded by Carmena Woodward, aka Red Corvette, and Evangeline Elder as a response to music and parties being a consistently male-dominated industry, and to give womxn an avenue for creative self expression in a venue of like-minded people. In addition to three fantastic parties, the festival also boasted a robust lineup of panels, film screenings, yoga and meet and greets. The inaugural event, the […]

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Earthly delights

May 5, 2016 3:14 PM
Earthly delights

EcoFest brings vendors, musicians, and community together to celebrate Earth Day Good vibes emanated from the crowd as attendees of the 10th Annual Peralta Ecofest Sustainability Festival meandered throughout exhibits of local vendors, campus clubs, student chefs and artists who set up booths at Laney College on April 21. Their goal was to cultivate the community’s interest and ignite passions, to challenge old ideas and motivate people to action.Vendors through information, and to spread community awareness of the importance of National Earth Day’s message. Good vibes emanated from the crowd and reinforced sustainability and the strong commitment Peralta Colleges have […]

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EcoFest draws a crowd

April 30, 2015 6:25 PM
EcoFest draws a crowd

9th Annual Sustainability Fair is a success Sounds of festive music, the savory smell of barbeque, and an eye-catching view of more than 50 different blue tents dotting Lake Merritt and promoting their causes filled the breezy morning. Laney hosted Peralta’s 9th aAnnual EcoFest Sustainability Festival on April 23 by the estuary. The fair, whose slogan was “Health in all our Relations!”, celebrated wellness with respect to the environment, the economy, education, and within society as a whole. With hundreds in attendance and dozens of participating vendors, schools and farms, EcoFest hosted music and dance performances, a smart transportation expo […]

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