Listen Like You Mean It

by Ximena Vengoechea

November 7th, 2021 / 3-4:30pm

The Museum House Porch @ Peralta Hacienda Park

2465 34th Ave, Oakland, CA

Flyer by Yoko OK


100 Boyfriends by Brontez Purnell

July 25th, 2021 / 6-7:30pm 

The Museum House Porch @ Peralta Hacienda Park, Oakland, CA

Flyer by Yoko OK

100 Boyfriends is a series of innovative vignettes, snippets, and short stories exploring despair, connection, desire, heartbreak, identity, and sex. Purnell is something of a legend in the Bay Area punk scene, and a friend of the BBC. It's a short, wild read.


Peter Wohlleben
The Hidden Life Of Trees
w/prologue & reading of
maya angelou, "When Great Trees Fall"
July 26th, 2020 / 6:00-7:15pm
Flyer by Yoko OK
Video link here

There There flyer 11_3, by Yoko Kikuchi.

Tommy Orange
There There
November 3rd, 2019 / 6:30-8 (doors at 6).
@ East Bay Booksellers
Oakland, CA. 
Flyer by Yoko OK


James Baldwin (short stories)
 Going to Meet The Man
June 23rd, 2019 / 6:30-8 (doors at 6).
Aisle 5, Oakland
Flyer designed by Yoko Ok

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Octavia Butler's, Dawn from the Xenogenesis Triology.
Sun. January 20th 2019 / 6:30-8pm
at Studio Grand in Oakland

flyer designed by Yoko Ok

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Oliver Sacks, Musicophilia.
Aug. 30th, 2018 / 7:30pm

Octopus Literary Salon.

The Inaugural BBC Oakland event!

Flyer designed by Yoko OK.