The Oakland First Fridays street festival ends at 9:00pm. Please help us ensure a peaceful shutdown by clearing the streets in and around the event. There’s always plenty to do on a First Friday in Oakland. Here are some starting points:

INTERRUPTION SHOW at the All-Out Comedy Theater
Standup comedian Dalia Malek (BBC Radio, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, SF Sketchfest) and rotating co-hosts interrupt stand-up comedians mid-performance to ask burning questions, dig into backstories, and find out what happened next. 2525 Telegraph, doors open at 8:30pm, show at 9:00pm, $5 online/$8 door.

FIRST FRIDAYS BURLESQUE at the Stork Club
KONO’s beloved dive bar hosts this sexy esoteric revue every Friday night at 10pm, right in our footprint: 2330 Telegraph.

OPENING NIGHT OF “& THE OTHERS at Classic Cars West
Opening Night of “& The Others” a POC collective of visual artists all based in the Bay Area. Classic Cars is just a half block down 26th (toward Broadway)…they’re a little easy to miss because of the construction on the corner, but they are always worth a look.

PACIFIC MAMBO ORCHESTRA at Yoshi’s in Jack London Square
2014 Grammy winners, doors open 9:45pm for 10pm show.

THE NOT SO LATE SHOW
An array of live standup at Spice Monkey Oakland, 1628 Webster Street.

NO SÉ: FIRST FRIDAY DANCE PARTY W/ MICAHTRON!!
Resident DJ Dave Wilson + special guest Micahtron! 9:00pm-2:00am. $5 at the Door (free before 10PM w/ RSVP). Starline Social Club, 2236 Martin Luther King Way.

FUTURE SHOCK LIVE MUSIC VIDEO MIXING DANCE PARTY
The dance floor gets packed with this amazing night of mixing music videos with Dj Saurus and Marc Stretch! The Legionnaire, 2272 Telegraph.

FIRST FRIDAYS AT ERA ART BAR
9:00pm to 1:30am, Wonway Posibul and DJ Joe Quixx Live art by @pangearevolt Maria. 19 Grand Avenue.

Live



at the movies

The New Parkway Theatre
Just a half block down 24th!
Karaoke (for real, not a movie called “Karaoke”) at 8:00pm
Burning at 9:30pm
Shoplifters at 10:00pm

The Grand Lake Theatre
Oakland’s historic movie palace!
Mary Poppins Returns at 9:15pm
Green Book at 9:45pm
Aquaman at 9:55pm
Vice at 10:55pm

Regal Jack London Stadium 9
Aquaman at 10:10pm
Mary Poppins Returns at 9:45pm
Creed II at 9:50pm
Bumblebee in 3D at 10:00pm
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse at 10:00pm
Escape Room at 10:20pm
The Mule at 9:30pm
Holmes & Watson at 9:45pm
Second Act at 10:15pm

Bay Street Emeryville AMC 16
Aquaman IMAX at 10:20pm, 3D at 9:35pm
Creed II at 9:40pm
Escape Room at 10:15pm
Mary Poppins Returns at 9:00pm
Bumblebee in 3D at 9:45pm and digital at 10:00pm
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in 3D at 9:25pm and Dolby at 10:10pm
The Mule at 9:20pm
Second Act at 9:50pm
Vice at 9:55pm
Holmes and Watson at 9:15pm
The Favorite at 10:25pm