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2013 A Taste of Oakland – Uptown Block Party! 10/19 5-8 PM

East Bay Loop

Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

Oakland, CA

2013 A Taste of Oakland – Uptown Block Party! 10/19...

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Vail Event Services, East Bay Loop and A Taste of Oakland present the 1st annual “A Taste of Oakland - Uptown Block Party” on SATURDAY, October 19th 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm and seeks your participation. 

Venues Participating for 2013:

Anfilo Coffee, Bar Dogwood, Bench & Bar, Camber, Era Art Bar & Lounge, Hawker Fare, Hutch, Kingston 11, Kitchener, The Legionnaire Saloon, Make Westing, Ozumo, Pican, Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe', Somar Bar, Telegraph, Torpedo Sushi, Uptown Kitchen, Vo's, Luka's Taproom and Lounge, Mockingbird and MANY MORE!

Partial Proceeds Benefit Youth Radio and The Oakland School for the Arts!
We have decided to gain forces and merge the Annual Oakland Block Party from the past three years. This event will take place in several Oakland neighborhoods over the next couple years, beginning with Uptown neighborhood showcasing the culinary revolution that has become prominent in the food industry establishing Oakland as a culinary destination.

Partial proceeds for this event will go toward helping our community friends Youth Radio!Youth Radio is an award-winning media production company that trains diverse young people in digital media and technology, located in the Uptown neighborhood. Partnering with industry professionals, students learn to produce marketable media for massive audiences while bringing youth perspectives to issues of public concern. 
https://youthradio.org

And our friends at the Oakland School for the Arts - A public charter school in the Oakland Unified School District that opened its doors in 2002 with a mission to immersive arts experiences in a college preparatory setting. The school curriculum revolves around the concept of integration, both between academic subjects and with the arts. OSA currently serves 615 students in grades 6-12 with a student faculty ratio of 1:12. 

Admission: Each student who attends OSA must audition into one of nine arts emphases:
• Circus Arts
• Dance
• Digital Media
• Instrumental Music
• Literary Arts
• Production Design
• Theater
• Visual Arts
• Vocal Music

Applicants audition before a panel of faculty/staff that assess their artistic talent and potential. Upon acceptance to the school, academic placement is determined based upon the student’s prior preparation for a challenging academic curriculum. Please help us in welcoming The Oakland School for the Arts! http://www.oakarts.org

We are expecting 1,000 participants and over 20 restaurants, bars and retail establishments to take part in this year’s event.

Everyone Join The Fun! 

The 1st annual “A Taste of Oakland – Uptown Block Party” is about the celebration of our businesses, arts and community. With this being said, for one ticket price of $20 you will receive the following:

 

The Restaurants: amuse bouche, a taste, or sample of cuisine and a discounted signature cocktails – $5

 

The Bars: Samples of signature cocktails – Tips of course are much appreciated!

 

The Retail businesses: an opportunity to Wine Taste East Bay Vintner Wineries while browsing through local retail establishments in Uptown Oakland during event hours.

 

This year we have TWO starting points:

 

Main Check In:

 

One the Corner of Grand and Broadway Avenue in front of Ozumo Restaurant located at:

 

2251 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

 

Satellite location:

 

Right in front of the Uptown Art Park (Off Telegraph Ave) Located between the Fox Theater and the Uptown Apartment Complex Between 19th and William St.

Getting Around Town:

All the participating restaurants are all walking distance to each other (wear comfy shoes though) or the Broadway Shuttle will be transporting attendees from the Uptown District down Broadway street where you will then be able to walk one block to Telegraph street and it’s free!

Partial Proceeds Benefit Youth Radio and The Oakland School for the Arts!

Have questions about 2013 A Taste of Oakland – Uptown Block Party! 10/19 5-8 PM? Contact East Bay Loop

When & Where


Oakland’s Uptown District - Starting Point is Grand & Broadway Ave. in front of Ozumo's Restaurant
2251 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612

Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)


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