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Big Read partner, The Oakland Museum of California gets Black History Month started right!

Oakland Museum of California kicks-off Black History Month, Louisiana-style and gets the community excited for our Big Read Kick-Off Cook-Off extravaganza the following Saturday.  Whet your appetite for southern tastes and spirit at African Rhythms: Oakland on the Bayou.  Enjoy live music, beignet-making by Powderface, crafts, and even a Mardi Gras parade.  This is a great opportunity to heart, taste, and see all the wonderful things going on inside the beautiful Oakland Museum of California. Sunday, February 15, 1-4:30pm. Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak @ 10th Street, One Block from Lake Merritt Bart.  For more info call the museum at: 238-2200.