The East Bay's making the last weekend of the year super special.
Elegant All White Party
The Shadow Ultra Lounge (formerly known as Maxwell), a newly renovated upscale venue in Downtown Oakland, is hosting an All White Party this Saturday night. Come ready to mingle and dressed in your best white attire. There'll be assorted wines and spirits, as well as savory foods to satisfy your taste buds. Enjoy the sounds of a broad range of live music, including Reggae, Hip Hop, R&B, and Naija Pop. Click here for more info. Sat. 12/28 9 p.m., online tickets are $10, or $10 at the door until 11 p.m., 341 13th St., Oakland, (510) 839-1999
Urban Outskirts - Landscape Transform
Blackball Universe, a multimedia collective of artists, musicians, writers, editors, and directors, presents the culminating night for the Urban Outskirts exhibition. The event showcases artwork that explores several aspects of our surrounding environment and takes a look at the way we use space. Guests can meet and converse with the featured artists, Seren Moran, Lorna Strotz, and Lauren Scherf-Srivastavav. Free drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Additional Details Here. Sun. 12/29, 230 Madison Ave., Oakland, (510) 433-0933.
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase
Multimedia art is the way of the world now, and the Mixed Media Mixer is a collaborative event that's held every last Sunday of the month with the purpose of bringing together Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers, and videographers to share their work. Come be a part of the fun atmosphere at the FireHouse Art Events Hangar. Booze and BBQ are on the menu. For more details. Sun., 12/29, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m., 3192 Adeline Street, Berkeley (510) 593-0733.