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Three Reasons to Cross the Bay Bridge

Photo courtesy of The Crucible 

 

Laugh City

Feeling out of your element and in the mood for something different these days? Check out Laugh City at the Spice Monkey in Oakland’s Uptown District this Saturday. National headliners from HBO, NBC, Showtime, The Late Night Show with Conan O’Brien and other networks will perform. Also, enjoy a dinner and a full bar while you get your laugh on. Click here for more info. Saturday, 1/11, 7:00 p.m., 1628 Webster St., Oakland, (510) 268-0170

Skin: Cuban Liberation & Haitian Independence Day Celebration 

Venue Oakland, a cultural gem in the heart of Downtown Oakland, is celebrating the Cuban Liberation, Haitian Independence and the promise of a New Year with the best sounds in the Caribbean, as well as the African and Latin diasporas. In addition to live music, look forward to dance classes of various genres and handcrafted products and ethnic clothing for sale. Click here for more info. Saturday, 1/11, 8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m., 420 14th St., Oakland, (510) 379-9954

Hot Couture 2014: The Fusion of Fashion & Fire 

The Bay Area’s highly anticipated Hot Couture 2014 is finally here, presenting collaborations between the area’s hottest fashion designers and industrial artists. Come out to view original, edgy, multidisciplinary performances, acts on runways, fire displays, and more at The Crucible in West Oakland. Click here for more info. Saturday, 1/11, 9:30 p.m., $40 General Admission, $100 VIP, 1260 Seventh St., Oakland, (510) 444-0919