fiveTEN Oakland Events brings quality specialty events to Oakland throughout the year. Recently fiveTEN produced the wildly successful Queer Fashion Week, is currently working with the National Poetry Slam for the second year for their National Slam Championships being hosted here in Oakland and are in their fifth year of producing events during Oakland Pride. They have brought musical artists such as MC Lyte, Thee Satisfaction, Njena Redd Foxx and Cakes Da Killa, to name a few.
fiveTEN was founded by Miz Chris, in 2011. Miz Chris is a renaissance queer femme geek goddess. She produces events in SF under EDEN Pride Events, co-owns Oakland restaurant fave Kainbigan, co-founded of the Femme Collective and Femme Conference. She started producing events in 2003 in Texas, when she moved to the Bay Area in 2008 she realized this was her calling and has been producing events up and down the West Coast ever since. Creating community and diverse events is her passion.
San Francisco's queer hip hop dance party Swagger Like Us showcases the best DJs, dancers and live musical acts from emerging queer artist like Bay Area favorite Micahtron, NYC MC Big Dipper and Baltimore's TT The Artist.
Started in 2012 by resident DJ davO, 1/2 of queer electro-hop duo Double Duchess, and host Kelly Lovemonster, nightlife personality and co-editor of online culture magazine 4umag.com, SLU is a place where Bay Area queers have found a community that not only supports them, but is a reflection of them.
SLU happens the first Sunday of the month in the Mission's El Rio for a daytime party and the third Friday of the month in the SoMa's newest venue Oasis for an evening club party.
Watch Swagger Like Us's promo video.
Event: BAE, Oakland Pre-Pride Party
Date: Saturday, September 12th, 2015
Location: Oakland Metro
522 2nd St, Oakland, CA
Details: BAE is the newest yearly party to hit the scene for Oakland Pride Weekend. Collaboratively produced by Oakland's fiveTEN Oakland Events and San Francisco's Swagger Like Us, they are excited to bridge the Bay by bringing BAE to Oakland during Oakland Pride Weekend.