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Rebel Kings

The Rebel Kings were established in 2010 in Oakland, California and are a group of drag kings. They are women and gender-expansive folks who lip sync dressed a...

Pete Escovedo

Pete Escovedo was born on July 13th, 1935, in Pittsburg, California. He is a Latin jazz percussionist and a painter who has been making music and painting sinc...

Steven Arnold

Steven Arnold was born on May 18th, 1943, in Oakland. He was a surrealist who worked in various mediums: film, photography, painting, illustration, theater, an...

Tower of Power

Tower of Power is a soul and funk band that was formed in Oakland, CA in July 1968. Tower of Power currently has 10 members and has had at least 60 members sin...

Fred Frith

Jeremy Webster “Fred” Frith was born on February 17, 1949 in the small town of Heathfield in East Sussex, England. Frith describes himself as a songwriter, com...

Delilah Beasley

Delilah Leontium Beasley, born September 9, 1867 in Cincinnati, Ohio, was a scholar, a pioneer, and a powerhouse.  She was a devout Roman Catholic with a ...
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