At the epicenter of the Art Murmur and holding it down on Broadway decades before First Friday hit the Oakland nightlife, Rosewood House is celebrating its 44th year in business with an Anniversary Sale. Featuring fine furniture handmade in polished hardwoods, and Asian antiques rivaling the collections you have to pay to see in Asian Art museums, you should stop in just to soak in the fineness of the exquisitely curated collection. A warm message from its founder, welcoming you and your friends and family to check in.
Posts tagged Oakland Digital Arts and Literacy Center Inc
Congrats to the designers, 2012 Inspire Oakland winners Angelica, Vickie, Andy and Jesica! On a daily basis, the digital bulletin at I-80 & University Ave in Berkeley gets approximately 137,990 impressions – see the designs (July 2012) off Gilman St. exit!
Third annual, 2012 Inspire Oakland Top 10 – www.inspireoakland.com!
First annual, 2012 Inspire Hayward Top 10 – www.inspirehayward.com!
Oakland Digital’s (ODALC) Inspire Program is a workforce development curriculum that encourages interest in graphic design and information technologies through creative expression. The program seeks to incubate overlooked young talent and enable tomorrow’s leaders by giving them tools and strategies to overcome economic barriers to personal achievement and success. Come celebrate with the 2012 Inspire Oakland students at the City of Oakland’s 160th Birthday Celebration!
Thanks to your support – the Oakland Digital (ODALC) team is deeply grateful for all we’ve been able to accomplish in 2011 due to our great friends, supporters and volunteers.
This series of six classes will educate small businesses in a broad range of online marketing tools. Classes will be offered on key topics, such as building a successful website, driving traffic to your site with search engines, using social media, online video, QR codes and mobile marketing, and creating an effective online marketing plan for your business.
Want to learn how to make a rap/hip-hop beat? This workshop will introduce Reason, a music software program developed by Propellerhead Software. It emulates a rack of hardware synthesizers, samplers, signal processors, sequencers and mixers, all of which can be interconnected. Reason can be used either as a complete virtual music studio, or as a collection of virtual instruments to be played live or used with other sequencing software.
INSPIRE the Oakland community. Rouse young minds, uplift the city, and ensure that no one gets left behind in this time of technological and social transition. TRAIN young people and struggling small business owners to utilize the digital resources they need to compete in today’s workforce. Your gift will help fund ODALC’s digital media workshops and computer training courses. INNOVATE by engaging participants and taking a proactive role in community and economic development. ODALC opens up new channels of dialogue by inviting participants of all ages, lifestyles, and cultural backgrounds to interact with one another in a cooperative and constructive context.
ODALC asked participants to submit a billboard design conveying something inspirational about the City of Oakland. The top twelve submissions will be featured in three of Oakland’s most prominent art galleries; the top four submissions will be displayed on a digital billboard on Highway 80 (donated by CBS Outdoor). Finally, one lucky winner will have his or her work posted on a commercial billboard (donated by the City of Oakland).