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4 ways to enjoy your week in Oakland

Looking for something to do this week? From an evening with a cheetah specialist to a flamenco performance, here are some solid options to help you get social around town.

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An Evening with Dr. Laurie Marker, Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund

From the event description:

Learn about the cheetah, its plight and the holistic approach that the Cheetah Conservation Fund has been utilizing to protect the world’s fastest land animal. The Cheetah Conservation Fund focuses on community education and wildlife-friendly farming techniques to allow cheetahs and humans to co-exist. One of its most successful programs, the Livestock Guarding Dog program, is celebrating 25 years of mitigating human-wildlife conflict.

When: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Oakland Zoo, Zimmer Auditorium, 9777 Golf Links Road
Admission: $10 (Conservation Friend); $20 (Conservation Star); more ticket options are available.
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The Rocket Summer, Katelyn Tarver

From the event description:

From the moment Bryce Avary, better known as The Rocket Summer, exploded onto the scene as a teenager in the early 2000s, at the forefront of a wave of indie pop, he has been a musical force. Charging out of Texas and onto the international stage, he has never been in short supply of ear-worm hooks and effortless charm. Fans have flocked to Avary’s optimistic and exuberant songcraft and the community it inspires for years. Now, with a new album, "Sweet Shivers," Avary’s musical evolution and the breadth of his songwriting is on full display.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 7-11 p.m.
Where: Starline Social Club, 2236 Martin Luther King Junior Way
Admission: $18
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Flamenco Sessions

From the event description:

For this show, we're bringing you life-of-the-party and heart-of-the-matter artistic couple Pamela Martinez and Geoff Hawkins! Our singer for this show will be elder Roberto Zamora, to keep us kids educated. And Bianca Rodriguez will keep us all both on our toes and grounded with her dance and presence.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 8-10:30 p.m.
Where: Copper Spoon Cocktails & Kitchen, 4031 Broadway
Admission: $10–$25
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Comedy Oakland Presents

From the event description:

Featuring the best comedians from the Bay Area and beyond, with appearances on Comedy Central, HBO, late night talk shows and performances on every habitable continent, Comedy Oakland brings you a hilarious lineup of comedians every week.

When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 8-9:30 p.m.
Where: Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar, 1628 Webster St.
Admission: $15 (General Admission); $17 (VIP Booth); more ticket options are available.
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