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Salsa, Rev. Motorcycle Mike and Bumpitythump

By awoodall
Friday, July 18th, 2008 at 10:59 am in Uncategorized.

No shortage of weekend festivities:
ROOTS AND BRANCHES
A community-building block party with a speech from an Oakland community leader (Rev. Phil Lewis aka Motorcycle Mike) plus performances from local youth and adult artists (Bumpitythump, Gemz, Big Hurt & Banger Bananas, and gal*in_dog), live art and a free meal.
Saturday, July 19th from 2-6 pm @ the Island Park on Adeline Avenue at 61st Street in North Oakland. Free event for all ages, open to the public.
More info: http://rootsandbranchesoakland.blogspot.com/

SALSA BY THE LAKE
Oaklandish Presents: 3rd Annual Salsa by the Lake!
Come and be part of the essential ingredients for this flavorful Salsa event! LIVE Music by Orchesta Salsa Dura. This 8-man Salsa band will provide all the hard-pounding montuno and Barrio-conscious music and lyrics from the 70′s. Don’t know how to dance or want to pick up some new moves – no problem! Free Salsa lessons brought to you by the great : Isaac. Don’t want to dance? Come anyway and enjoy the view and the breezes off the Lake. At the Lake Merritt Pergola (between Lakeshore & Grand), July 20th from 2:30pm-6pm. This event is free!!

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