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Pro Arts: Artist-Supported, Artist-Centered Pro Arts: Artist-Supported, Artist-Centered

By Jessica Metcalf

Pro Arts has been a staple in the Oakland arts scene for forty years. It offers everything from its signature East Bay Open Studios event, featuring 400 studios, to its Youth Arts program, which brings artist residences to underserved public schools.

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Chabot Space & Science Center: Come and Be Amazed Chabot Space & Science Center: Come and Be Amazed

By Jessica Metcalf

Touch the sun, experience a black hole, or play with a telescope! Chabot Space and Science Center was founded as an observatory in 1883 and has grown to become a fixture in the Oakland community.

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Oakland Music Scene: Brian Bergeron Oakland Music Scene: Brian Bergeron

By Jessica Metcalf

Brian Bergeron is an Oakland-based guitarist, songwriter and live performer. He is currently the front man for the synth-Americana band, Mr. Kind.

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The Float Center: Float Your Way to Relaxation The Float Center: Float Your Way to Relaxation

By Jessica Metcalf

There are few experiences more relaxing than floating in a pool of water. The Float Center in Oakland, CA is a place where you can experience the calming- and creative- effects of floating.

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From Beets to Bee-Keeping to Butchering: The Institute of Urban Homesteading From Beets to Bee-Keeping to Butchering: The Institute of Urban Homesteading

By Jessica Metcalf

K. Ruby Blume believes that "Everyone should be able to grow some food." She's the founder and Headmistress of the Institute of Urban Homesteading in Oakland, CA.

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The Trappist: A European Ale House In Sunny California The Trappist: A European Ale House In Sunny California

By Jessica Metcalf

Love beer? Make a pilgrimage to The Trappist in Oakland, CA. Featuring a staggering 25 rotating beers on tap, the Trappist also serves 100 different Belgian, Dutch, Scandinavian, and American craft brews.

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Jessica Metcalf is a Staff Writer at BayAreaForSale.com.

J.L. Metcalf has a Bachelor's degree in English from Rhode Island College. She has self-published two novels, one fiction, the other non-fiction and plans to publish a collection of short stories by the end of the year. She has been published in Oddville Press and Lovett Publishing while also writing a blog called "The Female Perspective" for Great Stories, Inc. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend at the ocean and updating her website.