Friday, May 9, 2014

Our picks for this weekend!

So much fun stuff happening this weekend!

TONIGHT (Friday)

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Fox Theater in Oakland (SOLD OUT)



The incredible rock duo RODRIGO Y GABRIELA will perform at the beautiful Fox Theater on Friday, May 9th!

The show is SOLD OUT - Thank You!

Listen to RODRIGO Y GABRIELA:
https://myspace.com/rodrigoygabriela/music/songs

Watch RODRIGO Y GABRIELA:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEJrZoerM0c

About RODRIGO Y GABRIELA:
Acoustic rock maestros Rodrigo y Gabriela have announced American tour dates to support the release of their new album 9 Dead Alive. 9 Dead Alive (ATO) will be released on April 29; it is the band's first record of new material in five years and was recorded and produced by Rod and Gab at their studio in Ixtapa, Mexico.

Gabriela says: "My idea was to record it as if we were to playing a live gig in your living room." The end result is a thrilling explosion of rhythm and melody, capturing Rodrigo y Gabriela at their most inventive and exuberant. 9 Dead Alive sees Rodrigo y Gabriela playing face to face, guitar versus guitar, bursting with melodic energy and rhythmic invention. Recorded at their Pacific Coast hideaway in late summer, the album captures the warmth and spontaneity of two great musicians locked in together; perfectly distilled into nine new songs teeming with desire, elegance and gusto.




TOMORROW (Saturday)




"Save A Kitten at OakCatVidFest 2014" is happening on Saturday, with a special appearance from Lil Bub, the Internet sensation!
From the event page:
Save A Kitten at OakCatVidFest presented by The Great Wall of Oakland is back by popular demand on Saturday, May 10, 2014!

An estimated 6,000+ cat-lovers and friends will descend upon Oakland's Uptown to adopt and foster beaufiful felines, explore a pletheora of cat-themed vendors, dance with fabulous bands, create cat-themed art projects, nosh on delicious human food and celebrate the Bay Area's cat community in style!

From 3-7pm, there will be over a dozen local animal shelters with adorable cats and kittens to foster and adopt as well as information on becoming a kitten foster parent. By the way, all 2014 Kitten Foster Parents who foster a kitten through one of our participating shelters, receive FREE ADMISSION to the festival! Click here for more de-tails.

As the sun sets, the Great Wall of Oakland will present an all new #catvidfest 2014 reel from the Walker Art Center, a curated screening of the best internet cat videos on the Wall's 100'x100' urban canvas. Sitting with fellow feline aficionados, the audience will laugh aloud together, in real-time, at such internet phenoms as the Original Grumpy Cat, the newest from Henri the Existential Cat, Cat in Shark Costume Chases Duck While Riding a Roomba and many others!

Best of all, proceeds benefit the East Bay SPCA!

Save A Kitten at OakCatVidFest 2014 is a benefit for the East Bay SPCA and is proudly sponsored by Pet Food Express, Whole Food Market,
Bay Area Festivals, Dropcam, XFINITY(COMCAST), 96.5 KOIT San Francisco, , Meow Mix & Morris The Cat(9Lives)!

More information: http://www.oaklandcatvidfest.com/





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