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4 events worth checking out in Oakland this week

From live music to networking, there's plenty to enjoy in Oakland this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Networking for Good Happy Hour

From the event description:

Come for drinks, light bites and mingling to learn about how to make a direct impact on Oakland students. The brief program includes a keynote address by Mayor Libby Schaaf.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 5-7 p.m.
Where: The Greenlining Institute 360 Center, 360 14th St.
Admission: Free
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Mara HrubyR

From the event description:

Mara Hruby doesn’t just play music—she lives it. Since the onset of her career, the Oakland, CA native has poured her soul into her velvet confections, drawing inspiration from lessons that she’s gleaned in her personal life and funneling them into rich, organic compositions. In just a few years, the singer-songwriter has become one of acoustic soul’s fastest-rising up-and-comers, gaining a loyal following.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 8 p.m.
Where: Yoshi's Oakland, 510 Embarcadero West
Admission: $22 (Standard); $49 (Premier Seating + Meet and Greet)
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Here & Now: The Legacy of Luther Vandross ft. Terry Steele

From the event description:

Terry Steele is a two-time Grammy Awards nominee and has toured internationally as a professional recording artist...with concert performances in Russia, Japan, China, Germany, Brazil, Jamaica, Israel, England as well as the USA...touching the hearts and souls of millions of people around the world.

When: Thursday, Oct. 3, 8 p.m.
Where: Yoshi's Oakland, 510 Embarcadero West
Admission: $32 (Standard); $64 (Premier Seating + Meet and Greet)
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Blanck Mass + Helm

From the event description:

Blanck Mass is the solo project of Benjamin John Power. The musician has been making music under the moniker since 2010 and has released two albums on Sacred Bones, 2015's Dumb Flesh and 2017's World Eater. Power’s self-titled debut was released on Mogwai’s Rock Action in 2011. In 2012, “Sundowner” — the second track from the album — soundtracked the London Olympics Opening Ceremony. 

When: Friday, Oct. 4, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Starline Social Club, 2236 Martin Luther King Junior Way
Admission: $18
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