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5 events to check out in Oakland this week

5 events to check out in Oakland this week
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By Hoodline - Published on March 11, 2020.

From an improv show to a painting party, 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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Ahh Hell Queen Dee (Dee Dee Simon Album Release)

From the event description:

Come celebrate and turn up with the Queen of FaceBook Live and Reigning Best Live Performer and Female Vocalist of the Year. 

When: Friday, March 13, 8-11 p.m.
Where: La Furia Chalaca, 310 Broadway
Admission: $20
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Friday The 13th at Emporium Oakland

From the event description:

Join us for a night filled with spooky good fun as we celebrate everyone's favorite creepy day Friday the 13thWe'll be getting into the spirit with ghoulishly good drink specials, spine chilling visuals and mysterious music to keep you on the edge of your seat. 

When: Friday, March 13, 9:30-11:59 p.m.
Where: Emporium Oakland, 1805 Telegraph Ave.
Admission: Free
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Oaktown Improv Show

From the event description:

Our goal is to surprise, entertain and provoke audiences by creating funny, moving and unpredictable improvisational theater. We specialize in long-form improv, where players create characters, locations and situations all from scratch. 

When: Saturday, March 14, 8-9:30 p.m.
Where: Temescal Art Center, 511 48th St.
Admission: $8.50
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Rebel Run 2020 | 5K

From the event description:

Come ready to rep the rebel inside of you, burn some calories running around Lake Merritt, and kick 2019 to the curb, all while helping Capoeira Brasil East Bay raise money for 2020 graduation ceremonies and Sister Warriors of NOCCS raise money for their annual empowerment program for young Black girls.

When: Sunday, March 15, 8:30-11 a.m.
Where: The Pergola at Lake Merritt, 599 El Embarcadero
Admission: $25
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Cookies and Curls: Afro Puff Gurl Paint Party

From the event description:

At the paint party, that special little girl in your life will have an experiecne to paint their own Afro Puff Gurl, take part in a natural hair product demostration, sip on a signature lemonade and nibble custom treats.

When: Sunday, March 15, 2-6 p.m.
Where: Imani Community Church, 3300 MacArthur Blvd., Fireside Room
Admission: $22-$30 (March 15 Purchase)
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