ImageAppearantly this World’s Fair energy has attracted the president! George Clinton was here, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Patti LaBelle and Stevie Wonder amongst others have been or will be in town! The president will be in Oakland on the 23rd at the latest campaigning for reelection! And we’ll have a special surprise Obama treat for you at the opening reception! Will the man himself be there? Don’t miss out! Read below for our 2012 Cultural World’s Fait itenaray and stay tuned for further developments!

This just in! My sources tell me that Obamamania will be at the FOX Theater on the 23rd! Time still unknown! Stay tuned!


Don’t get bent out of shape! Rockridge Library is giving Free Summer Lunches in Oakland, for youth up to 18 years old, every Tuesday thru Friday, 12:45 – 1:45pm!  Lunches will also be served at most of the other libraries in Oakland, which is also hosting the Dream Big-Read, Summer Reading Program thru August 11th. www.oaklandlibrary.org  Rockridge (510) 597-5017, Main Library (510) 238-3134.

Plus Oaklandish is giving away free T-shirts to all Oakland students with a 3.5  grade average or better! They are located downtown Oakland on Broadway and 17th!

The world’s favorite poem of mine! “The beautiful one…” ~ Karen Mims

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