Main Schedule

  • All Day The Exhibit A Dream Invitational Graffiti Battle
  • All Day Baobab Marketplace and Beauty Zone
  • All Day Black Reparations Mural with Malik Seneferu
  • 10am - 12pm LIL Free Breakfast Hosted by Jenn Johns and ft. Mama Charlotte O'Neal
  • 12pm - 4pm The Black Panther Party Survival Conference Revisited ft. SOL Development, Health Screenings and BPP Tours of West Oakland
  • 11am - 5pm The Life is Living Kids Zone
  • 12pm - 5pm Panther Skate Plaza
  • 11am - 5pm Africa in Oakland Dance Zone
  • 12pm - 5pm Panther Skate Plaza
  • 1pm - 5pm Karl Watson Skate Day at Town Park
  • 4pm - 6pm The Black Panther Dance Party with the Homebase Crew
  • 12pm - 7pm The Future 50 Hip Hop Show Ft. Bella Bahhs, Basi, JWalt and Coast Contra

14th Annual Fist Up Film Festival

In collaboration with Life Is Living and La Peña Cultural Center. For the latest information, visit

Opening night "LOVE TO LIVE" short film series
Oct. 5th - La Peña Cultural Center at 7pm

De La Calle + ¡Dímelo Rapiando!
Q&A with filmmakers Nicklas R Barili & Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi  Oct. 6th - La Peña Cultural Center at 8pm

Beyond Walls Film Series + La Vida es Sagrada
Co-presented by Working Films & CURYJ  Oct. 7th - La Peña Cultural Center at 6:30pm

Indigenous Film Night
Oct. 8th - La Peña Cultural Center at 6pm

Q&A with Filmmaker Ashley O’Shay and star Bella BAHHS
Oct. 13th - East Side Arts Alliance, TBA 7pm

Life is Living Afterparty

Saturday, October 14
Good Air Studios
2040 Livingston St. Oakland

Oakhella resident DJs @bijou_djkream & @fiveminusdeuce, alongside guest DJ @joogmac bringing you the slaps spinning Hip-Hop, Afrobeat, Funk, Remixes and more.

Get your $10 pre-sale ticket. They won’t last long so grab your now!

Panther Day
For the Culture

October 15th, 3pm - 6pm

Featuring Guest Speakers, Vendors, and Live Performances to honor the 57th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, and the Lumpen Awards for Community Activism and Recognition. Sponsored by Hip Hop TV and the Black Panther Alumni Action Network in partnership with Life is Living.