Next Oakland speaker

Tu David Phu

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January 31, 8:30am • Oakland Asian Cultural Center • part of a series on Roots

We couldn’t be more excited to announce our first speaker of 2020! @cheftudavidphu is a first-generation Vietnamese-American with a rich culinary background. He’s an alum of highly regarded kitchens such as Daniel, Acquerello, and Chez Panisse, appeared on Top Chef, and was nominated for a James Beard award. He’ll be presenting on the theme of #CMRoots. Head over to the link in our bio to learn more about Tu. #oaklandiscreative #creativemornings #vietnam #vietnamese #vietnamesecuisine — view on Instagram

“Courageous, creative work begins below the ground.” @quebec_cm chose this month’s exploration of #CMroots and Félix Girard illustrated it. Our next event will be on Friday, 1/31. Watch this space for more updates and info! #oaklandiscreative #creativemornings — view on Instagram

Happy New Year and new decade, everyone! Our #topnine posts from the year include our lovely mugs, the amazingly talented @headexplodie, our 5-year anniversary party, speakers like Marc Brew of @axisdanceco and much more! We can’t wait to continue celebrating our creative community with you in 2020. #happynewyear #happynewyear2020 #2020 #top9of2019 #oaklandiscreative #creativemornings #everyoneiscreative #everyoneiswelcome — view on Instagram

Those spontaneous connections and conversations are some of the things that make CreativeMornings so amazing. If you’re feeling like you could use a little connection or sense of purpose this holiday season, come join us and the East Bay Collective this Sunday, 12/15 for our Feed the Hood event. We’ll be preparing meals and hygiene kits for people without homes in the Bay Area. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with like-minded people while doing something that’ll make a positive impact on our community. Head to the link in our bio to learn more and save your spot. Can’t make it on Sunday? There are still ways to get involved by donating time or goods. We’ll resume our regularly scheduled events in January 2020! #oaklandiscreative #creativemornings #feedthehood #givingback #volunteering #community #everyoneiswelcome — view on Instagram

A few months ago, we reflected on the theme of #CMEnd and made gravestones for some of the things we’d like to (or need to) say goodbye to. In honor of this month’s theme of #CMSilence, we’re doing things a little differently. In place of our usual monthly breakfast gathering, we’ll be volunteering to make meal and hygiene kits for our local homeless population. We’d love for you to join us on Sunday 12/15. Please head over to the link in our bio to get more info and sign up. Even if you’re not available this Sunday, you can get involved by contributing goods or money to our partner for this event, the East Bay Collective. #oaklandiscreative #creativemornings #everyoneiscreative #everyoneiswelcome #FeedtheBay — view on Instagram

When silence is intentional, it is valuable and restorative. Our friends in @Montevideo_CM chose this month’s exploration of #CMsilence and Dani Scharf illustrated the theme. We won’t be hosting our usual breakfast talk event this month but instead we’ll be volunteering to prepare meals and hygiene kits for the homeless on 12/15. You’re invited to join us! Head to the link in our bio to learn more and sign up. #oaklandiscreative #creativemornings — view on Instagram

Feeling a little lost since there’s no official Oakland CreativeMornings event next month? Don’t worry! We’re volunteering our time to a good cause, and you’re invited to join us! We’ll be meeting up on December 15 nice and early to prepare and distribute meals and hygiene kits to the homeless. Want to participate? Go to the link in our bio to get more information and sign up. Even if you can’t make it on the 15th, there are plenty of ways to get involved. We’re excited to put our creative energy toward helping our community. ❤️ #oaklandiscreative #creativemornings — view on Instagram

Lost and losing: People in our communties. People to gun violence. People to mass incarceration. -Nifa Akosua of @ellabakercenter #CMLost — view on Instagram

Hey Oakland, exciting news! All attendees to our Friday #CMLost event at @oaklandmuseumca get free entry to the current exhibit, No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man! Be sure to allow yourself a little extra time to check it out. Still need tix to our event? Head to the link in our bio to pick yours up. #oaklandiscreative #creativemornings #everyoneiscreative #everyoneiswelcome #burningman #oakland #artists #oaklandartists — view on Instagram

Is this thing on? Yes, Oakland, it is ON! Tickets are now live for our 11/15 #CMLost event with Nifa Akosua. Head to the link in our bio to save your spot. And don’t forget this event is a potluck, so please bring a dish to share with everyone. It’s our last event of 2019 and we can’t wait to share it with you! #oaklandiscreative #creativemornings #potluck — view on Instagram