First Friday http://kalw.org en First Friday documentary digs into Oakland's dueling reputations http://kalw.org/post/first-friday-documentary-digs-oaklands-dueling-reputations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The question of who <em>should</em> or <em>should not</em> be on any given street in Oakland came to a head recently at the city’s monthly First Friday <a href="http://oaklandartmurmur.org">Art Murmur</a> event. In the past few years, First Friday has grown from a small art walk to a street party that attracts more than 20,000 people. &nbsp;And increasingly, they’re people who represent very different </span>Oaklands<span style="line-height: 1.5;">: the one that the </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">New York Times </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">named one of the <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/08/travel/45-places-to-go-in-2012.html?pagewanted=all">world’s top five cities to visit,</a> and the one where 30 people have been murdered so far this year.</span></p><p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 03:03:33 +0000 Holly Kernan 26238 at http://kalw.org First Friday documentary digs into Oakland's dueling reputations Youth Radio: The shooting that put Oakland's First Friday event in limbo http://kalw.org/post/youth-radio-shooting-put-oaklands-first-friday-event-limbo <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 17px;">Youth Radio explores how a shooting at First Fridays, Oakland's popular monthly street party puts its future in limbo.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFHONrn2Pds</span></p><p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 19:15:51 +0000 Youth Radio 24035 at http://kalw.org Talking about a quieter Art Murmur http://kalw.org/post/talking-about-quieter-art-murmur <p></p><p></p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:50:55 +0000 Ashleyanne Krigbaum 23788 at http://kalw.org Talking about a quieter Art Murmur East Bay Express: On violence, Oakland, and the future of First Fridays http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-violence-oakland-and-future-first-fridays <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For all everyone's </span><a href="http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/johnson/article/Oakland-First-Fridays-Bigger-not-better-4250788.php" style="line-height: 1.5;">been talking about</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> the tragic shooting at First Friday, it's worth noting that there's still a lot we don't know. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:03:00 +0000 Ellen Cushing 22777 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express: On violence, Oakland, and the future of First Fridays