Mario Furloni 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