Art + Soul Oakland



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Downtown Street Closures Planned for Oakland’s 17th Annual Art + Soul Festival

Art + Soul Rocks Oakland’s Downtown Renaissance
July 11, 2017 (updated August 2, 2017)

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Art + Soul 2017 In The News

Art + Soul this weekend in downtown

August 17, 2017, East Bay Times

The Art, Soul and Spirit of Oakland

August 16, 2017, KQED's The Do List 


Art and Soul Oakland: Here’s a guide to the festival

August 16, 2017, The Mercury News


Art + Soul Returns To Oakland This Weekend

August 16, 2017, East Bay Express


Homegrown stars shine at Art & Soul Oakland

August 15, 2017, San Francisco Chronicle


Snapp Shots: Art + Soul Oakland to be jam-packed with fun

August 7, 2017, East Bay Times

Art + Soul Festival to Rock  Oakland’s Downtown August 19 & 20

August 3, 2017, Oakland Post

Art + Soul 2016 In The News

Oakland puts on Art + Soul festival
August 18, Oakland Tribune

Art + Soul Comes to Oakland This Weekend
August 17, East Bay Express

August 2016: All the Can't-Miss Parties, Performances, Exhibits + More in the Bay Area
August 2, 7x7

Food Fests Galore! Your Guide to the Summer's Tastiest Events
August 2, 7x7

7 Bay Area Music Festivals To Get Your Groove On
May 7, The Culture Trip

Art and Soul Oakland to Celebrate 16th Anniversary
July 6, Alameda Patch

Art + Soul 2015 In The News


Oakland’s Art + Soul Festival
August 7, The Pioneer

Oakland’s Art & Soul Festival draws thousands

August 4, San Francisco Chronicle


Oakland's Art + Soul festival inject life into downtown

August 2, Oakland Tribune 


Flagship Weekend Long Art + Soul Festival to Draw Tens Of Thousands to Oakland

August 1, NBC Bay Area 


Photos: 15th annual Art + Soul Festival in downtown Oakland

August 1, San Jose Mercury News/BANG

Cy and David’s Weekly Picks: Art + Soul, Amy Winehouse, and More
July 30, The Do List

Don't fear the traffic: Oakland's Art and Soul festival returns for 15th year
July 30, Oakland Tribune

Weekend Guide: Oakland Art + Soul and Ginger Pride Festival
July 30, 7x7

Art + Soul promises
July 30, San Francisco Chronicle

BART and its riders prepare for weekend Transbay Tube shutdown
July 30, San Francisco Chronicle

Explore Where You Live!
July 30, ABC7

Commuters Prepare for BART Transbay Tube Closure
July 30, ABC7

Hot Ticket: Six Picks for This Week’s Heat Wave
July 29, KQED

From Bandaloopers to B-boys, Oakland Dances at Art + Soul

July 29, East Bay Express

Art + Soul: Sheila E., Lenny Williams and more top acts

July 28, Oakland Tribune

Escapes: Oakland’s got art and soul
July 24, Sacramento Bee

Bay Area Women in African American Music: Sheila E. Returns to Oakland to Headline Art + Soul
July 22, Oakland Post

15 Best Things to Do in Oakland

May 27, VacationIdea Magazine