.Neyat Yohannes

Apr 11, 2018

Yaeji Makes Life a Banger

It was one of those restless Sundays, when you tuck your legs into your chest and stretch your faded Fiona...
Aug 9, 2017

Introducing The Black Aesthetic Collective’s Very First Publication

The Black Aesthetic (TBA) series has fast become a community staple for those eager to explore the Black indie film canon. Having wrapped up...
Aug 2, 2017

The Universe is Lit, a Black and Brown Punk Festival Kicks Off This Week

The core organizers of The Universe is Lit, from left to right: Shawna Shawnté, Jade Ariana Fair and Titania Kumeh. Credits: Photo by Danny Tran ...
Jul 12, 2017

A Closing Celebration of Jade Ariana’s Exhibition

Jade Ariana Fair, a local multidisciplinary artist, shares old and new work in i just want to be in the Black euphoria with you....
Jun 7, 2017

Le Vanguard Zine Release at Good Mother Gallery

A look inside The Spoils. Credits: Photo by Xiomara Blanco / Javon Salone A bicoastal squad consisting of artists, musicians, and writers, Le Vanguard is...
Jun 7, 2017

Sweetwater Sessions at Impact Hub Oakland’s Omi Gallery

Poet Charif Shanahan. Credits: Photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths The Sweetwater Sessions are what curator Ashara Ekundayo calls a “multi-sensory, multi-media series of creative arts practice...
May 17, 2017

An Oakland Film Series Examines the Black Aesthetic

Filmmaker Wes Anderson’s oeuvre possesses of one of the most identifiable aesthetics in cinema. With a great respect for color theory, the...
May 10, 2017

evidence; small bits Closing Reception And Talk At Nook Gallery

On the corner of 51st and Broadway, amid all the construction riffraff, is Oakland’s very own Nook Gallery. Lead curator and director of programming...