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Women, sports take center stage at Oakland film festival

Women, sports take center stage at Oakland film festival

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Metro, Showcase

The Women Sports Film Festival will make its return today, running through Oct. 1, at Oakland’s New Parkway Theater on 24th St. The festival screens documentary films by and about female athletes and storytellers. This year there will be seven feature films, sixteen short documentaries; 18 different...

Oakland’s Drink and Draw: Art with booze

Oakland’s Drink and Draw: Art with booze

Brian White,
Contributor

October 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life

When visitors arrive at Oakland Drink and Draw inside the Parkway Theater in West Oakland, they pick out supplies from a bookshelf stacked full of various paper and drawing utensils. They take a seat next to people already drawing, or maybe a couple having their first date. The smell of popcorn hits y...

Oakland theater defies convention

Oakland theater defies convention

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

Oakland’s Parkway Speakeasy Theater provided a unique experience for moviegoers for 13 years before they closed their doors for the final time in December 2009 on Park Street in East Oakland. The new version is The New Parkway Theater located in the Uptown District on 24th Street, but has stayed tr...

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