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Saturday
Jul222017

2017.07.22 - Komedio Comedy Showcase - Free with RSVP - Doors at 7pm

Saturday, July 22nd
Doors at 7pm
Show at 8pm
Free with RSVP

Awaken Cafe presents…

Komedio Comedy is back showcasing our dearest friends and favorite comedians for a one night only FREE show at the Awaken Cafe!

Check out the friends showing up:

  • Kelly Anneken
  • Allison Mick
  • Tess Barry
  • Dom Gelin 
  • Aviva Siegel
  • Baruch Porras-Hernandez
  • Irene Tu

And your good ol’ pals from Komedio will be there also! Prepare to run into: 

  • Stephen Ku
  • Tirumari Jothi
  • Wonder Dave 
  • Marc Abrigo 
  • Kristee Ono

Omg!!! What a line up! Come join us in the spirit and celebration of friendship!

We will be recording the show, please be aware that your image and boisterous laughter in the background will be saved in digital foreverness.

Thursday
Jul202017

2017.07.20 - Third Thursdays at Latham Square featuring Alta California - Free - 5p to 8pm

Third Thursdays, July 20th
5pm - 8pm
Free

Oakland Central presents…

LOOKING FOR FUN, FREE LIVE EVENTS IN DOWNTOWN OAKLAND? LOOK NO FURTHER!

3rd Thursdays at Latham Square offers family-friendly live entertainment, food, beverages and shopping, all right here in Downtown Oakland. Come out, kick back and enjoy the beautiful outdoor space, local Oakland talent, Off the Grid food truck vendors, local Oakland vendors and beer and wine!

This month we feature Alta California, coming out of the rich cultural and musical diversity of Northern California. We’re talking about flamenco, Afro-Cuban, R&B , salsa, pop music, and Spanish Rumba. Altogether, these styles were named “Rumba Esquina” by the band and its fans. 

www.oaklandcentral.com

Wednesday
Jul192017

2017.07.19 - Snap Salon feat Josh Healey, Julia Jackson, James Judd & Bridget Shwartz - Free with RSVP - Doors at 7pm

Wednesday, July 19th
Doors at 7pm
Show at 8pm
FREE with RSVP

Snap Judgment and Awaken Cafe presents… 

Join us for an intimate evening of storytelling with Snap Judgment Superstars James Judd, Josh Healey, and special guests Julia Jackson and Bridget Schwartz at Awaken Cafe. Enjoy a glass of wine and listen to seasoned storytellers share their craft. Free to RSVP, so reserve your spot now!

Featuring…

  • Josh Healey is an award-winning writer, performer, and creative activist. 
  • James Judd is an American humorist and monologist.
  • Julia Jackson
  • Bridget Schwartz
Thursday
Jul132017

2017.07.15 - Oakland Poetry Slam & Open Mic (2nd Thurs) - $7 audience/$5 door - Doors at 7pm

Second Thursday of the Month, July 13th
Sign Up at 7:30pm
Show at 8pm
$7 for audience members
$5 for anyone performing
CASH ONLY at the door

Awaken Cafe presents…

$7 for audience members, $5 for anyone performing, CASH ONLY at the door.

Show is 8pm - 11pm, and we pack the house! Get there early if you want a seat!

***No outside food or beverages are allowed***

Tuesday
Jul042017

2017.07.04 - Holiday Hours - 10am to 2pm

We will be open from 10am to 2pm on Monday, July 3rd!

Monday
Jul032017

2017.07.03 - Holiday Hours - 10am to 2pm

We will be open from 10am to 2pm on Monday, July 3rd!

Thursday
Jun152017

2017.06.15 - Third Thursdays at Latham Square featuring Jennifer Johns - Free - 5pm

Third Thursday, June 15th
5pm - 8pm
Free

Oakland Central presents…

Jennifer Johns &Friends featuring JAX in the house!

Come out with your friends and family for a great night out! Enjoy the soulful Afro Diasporic rhythmic sounds of Jennifer Johns plus JAX, a Haitian American band, rocking that youthful flow. 

The vibe will be all community: with local vendors, bites from Off the Grid food trucks, beer provided by Old Kan, and more.

Make a it a great night out! www.oaklandcentral.com

Monday
Jun122017

2017.06.12 - Warriors NBA Finals Game 5 - Free - 6pm

Monday, June 12th
Tip off at 6pm
Free

Awaken Cafe presents…

It’s playoff time again at Awaken Cafe! We will be showing all the Warriors Playoff games (unless they conflict with a previously scheduled event) at Awaken Cafe! We’ll be projecting all the games on our 100” screen in HD and serving cold beer! Come watch the Warriors go all the way! Go Dubs!!

Kitchen open for first 30 minutes of game. Beer and wine served.

ROUND 3: WARRIORS VS. CAVS

GAME 1: THURSDAY, JUNE 1ST - TIP OFF AT 6PM

GAME 2: SUNDAY, JUNE 4TH - TIP OFF AT 5PM

GAME 3: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7TH - TIP OFF AT 6PM

GAME 4: FRIDAY, JUNE 9TH - TIP OFF 6PM

GAME 5: MONDAY, JUNE 12TH - TIP OFF 6PM

GAME 6: THURSDAY, JUNE 15TH - TIP OF 6PM

GAME 7: SUNDAY, JUNE 19TH - TIP OF 5PM

Friday
Jun092017

2017.06.09 - Warriors NBA Finals Game 4 - Free - 6pm

Friday, June 9th
Tip off at 6pm
Free

Awaken Cafe presents…

It’s playoff time again at Awaken Cafe! We will be showing all the Warriors Playoff games (unless they conflict with a previously scheduled event) at Awaken Cafe! We’ll be projecting all the games on our 100” screen in HD and serving cold beer! Come watch the Warriors go all the way! Go Dubs!!

Kitchen open for first 30 minutes of game. Beer and wine served.

ROUND 3: WARRIORS VS. CAVS

GAME 1: THURSDAY, JUNE 1ST - TIP OFF AT 6PM

GAME 2: SUNDAY, JUNE 4TH - TIP OFF AT 5PM

GAME 3: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7TH - TIP OFF AT 6PM

GAME 4: FRIDAY, JUNE 9TH - TIP OFF 6PM

GAME 5: MONDAY, JUNE 12TH - TIP OFF 6PM

GAME 6: THURSDAY, JUNE 15TH - TIP OF 6PM

GAME 7: SUNDAY, JUNE 19TH - TIP OF 5PM

Thursday
Jun082017

2017.06.08 - Oakland Poetry Slam and Open Mic - $7 Audience/$5 Performers - Doors at 7pm

Second Thursday of the Month, June 8th
Sign Up at 7:30pm
Show at 8pm
$7 for audience members
$5 for anyone performing
CASH ONLY at the door

Awaken Cafe presents…

$7 for audience members, $5 for anyone performing, CASH ONLY at the door.

Show is 8pm - 11pm, and we pack the house! Get there early if you want a seat!

***No outside food or beverages are allowed***