Lonely Boricua : Taino Series
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Lonely Boricua : Taino Series

Come out for an evening of Boricuan culture. The opening reception and new works by artist Smokie Arce entitled Lonley Boricua : Taino Series honors the Indigenous culture and the Afro-caribbean blend that the enchanted island of Puerto Rico has to offer the world. As the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria passes , we are honored to continue the struggle of rebuilding and supporting our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico. We are taking this opportunity to continue the work locally, by presenting the art and culture of Puerto Rico as it resonates in the Bay Area. An Orisha ceremonial opening by Oya Nike will be followed by the music of Julius Melendez and his Taino “Latin” All-Stars. Also food provided by Boriqua Kitchen food truck. Partial proceeds go to rebuilding projects on the island. Come thru, Spirithaus Gallery 2217 Adeline st West Oakland. We Be Here!!!

tix: DONATIONS for BENEFIT

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Markus Prime Closing Reception w/ Shafiq Husayn
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Markus Prime Closing Reception w/ Shafiq Husayn

Last month Markus Prime made his Oakland debut appearance and exhibited new works.  The people showed up and showed love, all pieces and prints sold and the Dj's rocked the night away.  Markus was so juiced and blown away from all ,the support that he has decided to return to the Bay for a closing reception!!! He will be bringing new prints and producing some new original pieces which will be available that evening.  If you missed the opening show and a chance to meet this prolific artist, please join us Sat. Sept. 22nd for another amazing mashup.  Supporting musical contributer for the evening is none other than Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra) who is a giant in his own right. With production credits for the likes of Erykah BaduBilalBlu, and more as well as prolific solo efforts Shafiq will be blessing the Spirithaus stage with a DJ set of original music, mashups and magic!!! Also DJ Kream (Oakhella) will be taking the party out.  Don't miss this chance to turn-up and get down with the greats for a sure shot event at one of the premiere underground venues of the eastbay. Spirithaus Gallery... We Be Here!!!

Tix available at : https://markus-prime-shafiq-husayn-oakland.eventbrite.com

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Shafiq Husayn : Markus Prime Closing Reception
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Shafiq Husayn : Markus Prime Closing Reception

Spirithaus Gallery and Colored Waves presents the Master Teacher Shafiq Husayn. Beat maestro, and visionary of the famed Sa-Ra Creative Partners who shares production credits with the likes of Erykah Badu, Bilal, Blu, and more, will be blessing the stage and sharing his musical works in collaboration and support of the Markus Prime closing reception art show. Come thru to Spirithaus Gallery for a special curation of magic, spirit and dynamic Black arts expression. 2217 Adeline st West Oakland. We Be Here!!!

tix available at : https://markus-prime-shafiq-husayn-oakland.eventbrite.com

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Umar Bin Hassan : An Evening of Revolutionary Prose
Aug
28
7:00 PM19:00

Umar Bin Hassan : An Evening of Revolutionary Prose

Come thru Sat. Sept 1st for an intimate event with one of the master teachers of the spoken word, rhyme poetry and rap.  Umar Bin Hassan of The Last Poet will be blessing the stage at Spirithaus Gallery with a solo set.  Also contributing will be Bay Area and Dallas TX legend , pianist Walter Earl as well as Thomas Pridgen on drums with  guests.  An invite emcee cypher to follow will add the final touches to what is setting up to be a grand wordsmith event.  Support acts include Leo Mercer Project and Najee Amaranth and The Oakland Mind.  Please come support and witness a true statesmen of the Black Arts Movement and Black Liberation Movement, and revolutionary poetry, Umar Bin Hassan , the Last Poets. tix available at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/umar-bin-hassan-revolutionary-cypher-tickets-49631760933

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Markus Prime Art Reception w/Bugz in the Attic
Aug
18
to Aug 19

Markus Prime Art Reception w/Bugz in the Attic

Exclusive art showing/reception of new works by Markus Prime (@markus.effin.prime) with the legendary (UK) DJ crew Bugz in the Attic (@bugzintheattic, @orinafronaught & @dazikue) spinning broken beat, garage, house, soul, and funk all night long. Also support by Oaklands own resident spinstress, Nina Sol (@djninasol) and an extra special treat from world renouned drummer extraordinare Thomas Pridgen (@badassthomaspridgen)!!! This won't be one to miss.  To all those asking the answer is YES!!! on so many levels, but specifically will Markus Prime be there? Yes...  Come meet the artist , cop original pieces , signed prints , and pickup his highly anticipated "Shut Up and Color" adult coloring book!!! Spirithaus Gallery is proud to present another underground classic, make sure to get tix early as space will be limited.   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/markus-prime-art-reception-w-bugz-in-the-attic-nina-sol-thomas-pridgen-tickets-48582749311

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Art for Nia: Art Therapy Session
Jul
29
2:00 PM14:00

Art for Nia: Art Therapy Session

Come express and work through some of the pain and trauma that may be laying heavy on your hearts as we  celebrate the life and Purpose of Nia Wilson.  Spirithaus Gallery invites all families, ages, and walks of life to "say her name" and "draw her face" . We will be compiling all of the art made into a massive altar and eventually an installation piece for presentation in the community.  It is up to us as her survivors to protect and cherish Black lives and move forward with momentum and a positive outlook beyond the fear.  See you at Spirithaus Gallery at 2pm . Art supplies and refreshments provided . "We Be Here"

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Umber Magazine Artist Talk
May
17
7:00 PM19:00

Umber Magazine Artist Talk

Weird Creative Men :Who Happen to be Black. An artist discussion with Umber Magazine contributers D. Scot Miller and Tre Johnson.  Curated by Mike Nichols and hosted by tactile partner Spirithaus Gallery where we  hold space for great things to open up. This event is in support of the release of Vol. 2 of Umber Magazine and the Black and Brown artists efforts that remain to be realized in reel time.  Please come enjoy an intimate conversation, some wine and finger food and of course right vibes!!! 

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R&B FRIDAYS
May
11
to May 12

R&B FRIDAYS

R&B Fridays every second Friday of the month are a special showcase event. Come thru and enjoy as the Bays Area’s top vocal talents come out to display their labors of love and song in a supportive environment and feel their music how it was meant to be felt. Backed by a live band, 47th Ave , HMTWNHERO + DJ Twelves present a wonderfully curated musical review where up and coming as well as featured artists are able to present their crafts, mix and mingle with their fans and network with potential business partners. Spirithaus Gallery supports the Black arts and music where WE define our own greatness and build it up to be a force worth recognizing. Come support your folks at R&B Fridays. Every second Friday. Doors at 9:30, performances start at 10pm.

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Worldwide Underground
May
5
to May 6

Worldwide Underground

Huge love to everyone who came through to bless our April kick-off event. It was perfect. Saturday, May 5th, we are back and its a doozy....

Puerto Rican-Panamanian born, Brooklyn raised, DJ Bembona will be with us reppin' the "Afro-Diasporadical" movement with Latinx/Indigenous/Caribbean/African/NewYorkUnderground vibes. She's lighting up dance floors across NY at parties like Vibras and Eso and her Instagram game is wicked.         As if that wasn't enough, we have the Bay's own Juan G in the house. As his essential Digging 4 Gold soundcloud suggests, Juan is a walking treasure trove of great Diaspora music. From co-founding the now famous Mondial Afrique party to curating African music at Pandora, Juan is doing too many dope things to list. The warning is used way too often. But, you really shouldn't miss this one.

@djbembona

https://soundcloud.com/djbembona

@juang_digging4gold

https://soundcloud.com/digging4gold

Advanced Tix available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/worldwide-underground-with-special-guests-dj-bembona-and-juan-g-tickets-45366830411?aff=efbeventtix

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Wax Poetic: "Soundcloud vs Bandcamp"
May
4
to May 5

Wax Poetic: "Soundcloud vs Bandcamp"

FIRST FRIDAY!!! Pep Love of the mighty Hieroglyphics crew , along with Subverse present: WaxPoetic-SoundCloud vs Bandcamp.  Come thru and kickback to the underground DJ sets of Dj Spread, Dion Decibles, and DJ Toure (Hiero).  This event is curated to shine light and expand the knowledge base around many new and upcoming artists whose work may be otherwise obscured by the sheer volume of material accessible on the web now.  Thanks to the "digital diggin' of these three, overly qualified Dj's, no one is safe from getting airplay and appreciated by the true heads that come to this event.  Come check out the interactive presentation of each tune the Djs spin and enjoy the best sound system in Oakland.  An evening with a chill kickback vibe in a safe arts space.

Spirithuas Gallery 2217 Adeline st . West Oakland CA. 

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Care For Me Tour Afterparty
May
3
to May 4

Care For Me Tour Afterparty

Get it lit this thursday May 3rd ,with some of the hottest DJs in the game right now. Dam Dam, Sqeak, and Daghe fresh off their SF performance on the Care For Me Tour, will be keeping the night going in the Eastbay for all you trap heads, and bass fiendz.....Also guest performances TBA day of ....Make sure to get earlybird discount tix in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/care-for-an-afterparty-tickets-45674983104 for $10 or $15 at the door. 

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Wax Poetic presents Soundcloud vs Bandcamp
Apr
6
to Apr 7

Wax Poetic presents Soundcloud vs Bandcamp

waxpoeticgram#OaklandFirstFriday is about to be 🔥 as #waxpoetichiphop brings you SOUNDCLOUD VS BANDCAMP, a tribute to independent rap from boom bap to trap. DJs @rootsanbranches@djtourehiero and @spreadfox will be dropping obscure gems curated by @peplava inside @spirithausgallerybeginning at 9pm! As usual our technology integration lets you see song info as it plays and scan codes on your phone to take music home with you. 🎧 📲 Food from @broussardscreolekitchen and edibles from @butterqueen_stolaf for sale! 

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Mark de Clive-Lowe: The Creator Has A Master Plan
Mar
3
to Mar 4

Mark de Clive-Lowe: The Creator Has A Master Plan

Spirithaus Gallery and Colored Waves present another powerful musical journey, with Mark de Clive-Lowe, this time supported with a full cast of some of Los Angeles' top Jazz musicians and vocalists. The project explores, remixes and celebrates the soul-filled music of the master tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders, whose powerful spiritual mantra "The Creator has a Master Plan" has reverberated thru the hearts and minds of all who have felt its powerful message.  The supporting personnel include Mark de Clive-Lowe (keys/production), Teodross Avery (sax), Dwight Tribble (vocals), Carlos Niño (percussion), Brandon Eugene Owens (bass), and Dexter Story (drums).  Previously performed in January of this year at the Blue Whale in L.A., the dates were a huge success and on March 3rd Spirithaus Gallery will be hosting a split night with two sets of this amazing project as well as an exclusive DJ set by Carlos Niño that you wont want to miss. The doors open at 7pm with the first performance at 8pm and the next set at 10:30pm.  Tickets will be sold separately for each set and will include access to the afterparty (1am) which is open to all ticket holders.  Make sure to get tickets early as the Gallery is an intimate venue, and seating will be limited to capacity. Catered Caribbean food and drinks will also available the night of the shows.

tix available @ https://mark-declive-lowe-the-creator-has-a-master-plan.eventbrite.com

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The Hang: Valentimes Edition
Feb
14
to Feb 15

The Hang: Valentimes Edition

The Valentimes Hang!!! Official Afterparty @spirithausgallery is bumping the weekly live music Hang session up one day to land on Wednesday Feb 14th Valentine’s Night for a special celebration of  Love, Life and ,Cosmic alignment with some very special guests.  This will be an Official Afterparty and a toast to Georgia Anne Muldrow’s recent signing to Brain Feeder Records !!!! Come check a late night exclusive DJ set and performance by her royal funkness as well as live sets by Pep Love of the mighty Hieroglyphics crew , Mike Aaberg and the Third Stone Players plus very special guests in town as well (badu band and t-cat crew...hint hint wink wink) Caribbean food and drinks catered by @shut_up_n_eat_catering also starring @kamillatifah behind the bar!!! See you there... !!! #weBehere #fuckgentry #blackartspace

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Bold As Love II : A Group Art Show
Feb
9
6:00 PM18:00

Bold As Love II : A Group Art Show

Spirithaus Gallery will be open for the reception of the second installment of the Bold As Love show, Bold As Love II.  This group showing will be a wonderful display of the works of four prolific artists who make the eastbay their home, and have made invaluable  contributions to the Black Arts aesthetic and culture with their visuals.  Charles Blackwell, Kaya Fortune, Tomye, and David Graves showing works in a community based exposition supported with catered Caribbean finger foods, full bar, and live jazz music brought to you by The Walter Earl Group.  This event is sure to turn heads and mark the turning of the Spirithaus Gallery's first year.  We hope to see you all there in support of the arts, culture and community. Friday Feb. 9th, 6-9pm 2217 Adeline st , West Oakland.  "We Be Here!!"

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THE HANG: Jazz Night @ Spirithaus Gallery
Nov
30
to Dec 1

THE HANG: Jazz Night @ Spirithaus Gallery

Come Hang at Spirithaus Gallery on Thursday nights. Enjoy a chill and intimate atmosphere Caribbean soul food, drinks and some of the Bay Areas tightest musicians.  Bring your axe , signup and sit in. Or just kickback with The 3rd Stone Players and special guests (tba)  for an evening of authentic vibes.  Starts late goes early. 2217 Adeline st , West Oakland. Hosts Mike Aaberg and Bicaso. $5 cover

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THE HANG: Jazz Night @ Spirithaus Gallery HOLIDAY EDITION
Nov
23
to Nov 24

THE HANG: Jazz Night @ Spirithaus Gallery HOLIDAY EDITION

Come Hang at Spirithaus Gallery on Thursday nights. Enjoy a chill and intimate atmosphere Caribbean soul food, drinks and some of the Bay Areas tightest musicians.  Bring your axe , signup and sit in. Or just kickback with The 3rd Stone Players and special guests (tba)  for an evening of authentic vibes.  Starts late goes early. 2217 Adeline st , West Oakland. Hosts Mike Aaberg and Bicaso. $5 cover

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THE HANG: Jazz Night @ Spirithaus Gallery
Nov
16
to Nov 17

THE HANG: Jazz Night @ Spirithaus Gallery

Come Hang at Spirithaus Gallery on Thursday nights. Enjoy a chill and intimate atmosphere Caribbean soul food, drinks and some of the Bay Areas tightest musicians.  Bring your axe , signup and sit in. Or just kickback with The 3rd Stone Players and special guests (tba)  for an evening of authentic vibes.  Starts late goes early. 2217 Adeline st , West Oakland. Hosts Mike Aaberg and Bicaso. $5 cover

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THE HANG: Jazz Night w/ Special Guests Rebirth Brass Band!!  @ Spirithaus Gallery
Nov
9
to Nov 10

THE HANG: Jazz Night w/ Special Guests Rebirth Brass Band!! @ Spirithaus Gallery

Come Hang at Spirithaus Gallery on Thursday nights. Enjoy a chill and intimate atmosphere Caribbean soul food, drinks and some of the Bay Areas tightest musicians.  Bring your axe , signup and sit in. Or just kickback with The 3rd Stone Players and special guests Rebirth Brass Band (New Orleans)  for an evening of authentic vibes.  Starts late goes early. 2217 Adeline st , West Oakland. Hosts Mike Aaberg and Bicaso. $5 cover

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