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Oakland Museum Recovers Gold Treasures

March 5, 2013 | 1:38 pm

Oakland Museum Recovers Gold Treasures

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Police have recovered gold treasures stolen from the Oakland Museum of California and arrested a suspect, the museum announced on Tuesday afternoon. From the museum’s Facebook page: We are happy to report the safe recovery of the stolen historic jewelry box and gold nuggets to OMCA’s collection. We’re thrilled and humbled to have these stolen […]

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Interview: Graphic Novelist Daniel Clowes on Oakland — ‘Sad, Lonely, and Enthralling’

May 7, 2012 | 12:09 pm

Interview: Graphic Novelist Daniel Clowes on Oakland — ‘Sad, Lonely, and Enthralling’

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On NPR’s Morning Edition today, Laura Sydell reports on The Serious Comic Art of Daniel Clowes… Comics used to be seen as cheap throwaway entertainment for children and teenagers. But over the last few decades, comics have grown up; they’re even released in longer formats, on nice paper with hard covers, as graphic novels. Daniel […]

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May 2, 2012 | 10:35 am

Videos: Jean Quan, Scott Olsen, Anthony Batts Reflect on Occupy in Oakland Museum Series

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Yesterday the Oakland Museum of California posted an online video exhibit on the Occupy movement. “Portraits from the Occupation” is a series of 16 interviews with “individuals involved with or impacted by Occupy Oakland.” The videos were shot by artists Alex Abramovich and Lucy Raven. On Saturday, May 5, the piece will screen all day […]

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