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  • Alameda Museum

    Alameda is a unique island community located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. We offer permanent displays of Alameda history as well as souvenirs, books and videos about the rich history of the Island City. The Alameda Historical Society was founded in 1948, and t...

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  • Altarena Playhouse

    Our Mission Since 1938, Alameda Little Theatre Inc. has been presenting live theater in Alameda. In 1957 the company acquired an abandoned grocery store on High Street and turned it into the Altarena Playhouse, where we have been presenting creative, intimate, and art...

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  • City of Oakland Cultural Arts Department

    Mission Statement Our mission is to serve as the primary resource and advocate for art throughout Oakland. We honor and celebrate the diversity of Oakland. Our Vision CAM supports and stimulates the appreciation and expression of all artistic forms. We establish cre...

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  • Malonga Casquelourd Center For The Arts

    The Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts is a popular multicultural, multidisciplinary performing-arts complex sponsored by the city of Oakland, formerly known as the Alice Arts Center. A beautifully restored turn-of-the-century building,  it’s one of Oakland&r...

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  • Oakland Youth Orchestra

    About UsOakland Youth Orchestra is recognized as an outstanding musical organization in Oakland and the San Francisco Bay area. Today OYO consists of seventy-five talented music students aged 12 to 22 from throughout the region. OYO maintains a commitment to cultural exchang...

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  • Preservation Park

    History:In its 125-year history, Preservation Park has experienced life cycle changes common to many urban areas. The community started out in the 1870′s as an upscale residential neighborhood made up of elaborate Victorian homes. By the 1970′s, however, many of ...

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  • Paramount Theatre Of The Arts

    Oakland's Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Timothy L. Pflueger and completed in late 1931, it was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integ...

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  • Grand Lake Theater

    History : In 1926, the Reid Brothers' design for the Grand Lake Theater was completed for West Coast Theaters, Inc. March 6, 1926 marked the grand opening of this Vaudeville Show and Silent Movie House. In 1928, West Coast Theaters, Inc. became part of the Fox Theater C...

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  • Oakland Museum of California

    Our Mission "The mission of the Oakland Museum of California is to connect communities to the cultural and environmental heritage of California. Through collections, exhibitions, education programs, and public dialogue, we inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to think ...

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  • Pardee Home Museum

    Mission StatementThe mission of the Pardee Home is to preserve and interpret the historic Pardee family residence, including its gardens and collections, for the education and enjoyment of the citizens of Oakland and the greater Bay Area, and for visitors from throughout the...

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  • Pro Arts Gallery

    MissionPro Arts is an Oakland-based regional organization that encourages change in and through the arts to invigorate our communities.OverviewPro Arts' vision is to inspire creativity, community and change. Celebrating our 40th Anniversary in 2014, we've evolved into a vita...

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  • Eli's Mile High Club

    The Mile High Club (originally called Eli's Mile High Club) opened in 1974 by Eli and Alberta Thornton as a West Coast Blues venue. The club changed owners in 1979, however, after Eli's mistress (a Blues singer) shot him while he was tending bar in this Depression Era buildi...

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  • Oakland East Bay Symphony

    Mission Statement: The Oakland East Bay Symphony, Youth Orchestra and Chorus bring together orchestral music, choral music and youth education to strengthen the Oakland/East Bay community by providing quality live performances, education for lifetime enrichment and the perp...

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  • Frank Bette Center For The Arts

    Mission Statement The mission of Frank Bette Center for the Arts is to fulfill and build upon Frank Bette Legacy of being a place for meetings, readings, showings, and other creative doings. With respect and generosity of spirit we nurture a space of creative energy where f...

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  • Starland Music Center

    About Starland Starland is an organization committed to helping people express themselves through music and through this process become happier and more fulfilled people. It is comprised of people who are committed to studying, practicing and creating music themselves. Peop...

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  • USS Hornet Museum

    Mission: The mission of the Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation (ACHF) is to restore the U.S.S. Hornet, a National Historic Landmark, for use as a U.S. Naval Air and Sea Museum, a naval historical and technology education center, and much-loved ceremonial ship. Our goal is ...

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  • Alameda Civic Light Opera

    MissionAlameda Civic Light Opera's (ACLO) mission is to bring cultural enrichment to Alameda and the East Bay Communities.  ACLO provides professional quality musical theatre and youth arts opportunities.  ACLO produces Broadway musical productions each year at aff...

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  • The Crucible

    Mission:The Crucible is a non-profit educational facility that fosters a collaboration of Arts, Industry and Community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative expression, reuse of materials and innovative design while serving as an a...

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  • Chabot Space and Science Center

    About Us: The mission of Chabot Space and Science Center is to be a place for students of all ages to learn and be inspired about the Universe and our Planet Earth. Founded as an observatory in 1883, today Chabot offers visitors the very latest in hands-on, interactive exhib...

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  • Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir

    Mission:The mission of The Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir is to advance the choral arts through education, performance, and collaboration at the highest artistic level, fostering individual development and international relationships.We achieve this mission through...

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  • Parkway Speakeasy Theater

    So Do We. You've come to the right place to find old-fashioned comfort and fun wrapped up and delivered in a contemporary package: The Parkway Speakeasy Theater - picture, pub, and pizza. And so much more. The idea of combining a restaurant with a movie theater is not...

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  • Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir

    Mission: The Choir is a both an educational institution and an arts organization. The two are inextricably linked and intertwined. Our mission is to advance the choral arts through education, performance, and collaboration at the highest artistic level, fostering individual...

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  • Museum of Children's Art

    Mission: MOCHA is committed to providing quality hands-on art experiences for children and their families. We strengthen our community by nurturing young people’s creativity, curiosity and educational success through hands-on arts programming in our museum, schoo...

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  • African American Museum

    Mission: The African American Museum is dedicated to discover, preserve, interpret and share the historical and cultural experiences of African Americans in California and the West for present and future generations....

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  • Children's Fairyland

    About Us: A favorite way to think of our park was summed up in San Francisco magazine in 2004. Children’s Fairyland, they said, is “as miniature and uncynical as a toddler’s beating heart.” We agree. Children’s Fairyland is, in many ways, a tim...

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  • Oracle Arena And McAfee Coliseum

    History: The first crowd filled the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 8, 1966 when the AFL's Oakland Raiders played the Kansas City Chiefs. The adjacent arena celebrated its grand opening on November 9, 1966 when the Oakland Seals met the San Diego Gulls for a...

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  • 21 Grand

    Mission: 21 Grand strives to cultivate and champion innovative and experimental works in Oakland in visual and media arts, music, performance, literature, and interdisciplinary projects. Our mission is achieved by presenting public exhibitions and performances at an accessi...

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  • Oakland Opera Theater
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  • Esteban Sabar Gallery
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  • Oakland Aviation Museum

    Mission:Educate about the role of historic North Field at Oakland International Airport, Oakland and the Bay Area in the development of aviation on the West Coast and in the US by collecting, preserving and interpreting aircraft and aviation artifacts that reflect this proud...

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  • San Francisco Bluegrass And Old Time Festival
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  • Rhythmix Cultural Works

    Rhythmix Cultural Works (RCW) is a beautiful community arts center in Alameda that brings people of all ages together for a wide range of high quality arts experiences. With a 200 seat theater space, K Gallery and classroom, RCW offers affordable space in a state-of-the-art ...

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  • Woodminster Summer Musicals

    The Woodminster Summer Musicals have been presented since 1967 by Oakland nonprofit Producers Associates, Inc.  Each summer, the organization presents three Broadway-style musicals under the stars in historic Woodminster Amphitheater in Joaquin Miller Park.  This p...

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  • Oakland Art and Soul Festival

    Two sensational days of music, food, fun and art in beautiful downtown Oakland....

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  • Pacific Pinball Museum

    The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of one of America's great pastimes. We do this by: Operating the Pacific Pinball Museum a beautiful selection of 90 fully playable, historic pinball machines. Hosting t...

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  • The Fox Theater

    Established in 2003, we are the only independent, locally owned and operated full service concert Production Company in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California promoting events 52 weeks a year in venues from clubs to stadiums to multi-day festivals and everything ...

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  • Oakland Asian Cultural Center

    Mission:OACC builds vibrant communities through Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) arts and culture programs that foster intergenerational and cross-cultural dialogue, cultural identity, collaborations, and social justice.Vision:OACC is a thriving first class communi...

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  • Emile L. Labadie Arboretum
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  • William Joseph McInnes Botanic Garden and Campus Arboretum

    The William Joseph McInnes Memorial Garden, part of the Mills College Botanic Garden, was dedicated in the fall of 1947 in memory of William Joseph McInnes, a horticulturalist and the husband of Blanche Rice McInnes, alumna class 1900. Blanche Rice McInnes was a generous sup...

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  • Arts on Fire Festival

    About the FestivalOn June 19, Scranton's Historic Iron Furnaces served as the site of the first annual Arts on Fire Festival, a celebration of local history and the arts. The festival featured artists, food vendors, live music, historical displays, local organizations and a ...

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