The 2021 Life is Living Festival is taking place October 8-10 online and with limited in-person open-air events including activations from The Peoples Kitchen Collective, Town Park, Oakhella, ArtEsteem, Youth Speaks, Joyce Gordon Gallery, and more of your favorite local CBO's. This multi-generational, multi-disciplinary festival celebrates and highlights everything that is beautiful about Oakland – the joy, diversity, adversity, and revolutionary spirit that vibrates through the streets of the city. Join us as we continue the legacy and tradition of celebrating The Town.


The Life Is Living Main Stage is here co-presented with Oakhella! On Sunday, October 10, check out Zouhair Mussa & Shanga Gorman, Basi, Tofu Jack, Kev Choice, Red Corvette, and Nai Palm (Hiatus Kaiyote) as they set it off on our virtual stage—hosted by Ryan Nicole!


3:00pm-5:00pm Red Corvette

3:15pm-3:30pm Youth Speaks Unified Mixtape feat. Zouhair Mussa & Shanga Gorman

3:35pm-3:40pm Basi

3:45pm-4:00pm Tofu Jack

4:10pm-4:25pm Kev Choice

4:30pm-4:50pm Nai Palm (Hiatus Kaiyote)

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September 10th-12th

People's Kitchen Collective are partnering with Mandela Grocery Worker Owned Co-op and Disability Justice Culture Club to provide hot meals and ready-to-eat bags for their communities. With Mandela, the distribution is happening through their Sunday Service mutual aid program. Sunday Service is a monthly event supporting community members in West Oakland. Please visit the Mandela Grocery Karma Jar and the DJCC Facebook page to support their essential and powerful work. Several local food organizations provided donations to support this distribution including Alameda County Community Food Bank, Piedmont Grocery, Berkeley Bowl, and many more."