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Staff PickGoapele

December 28 - 31

| $29 - $99
Goapele

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Goapele displays every side of her voice on the 2017 Dreamseeker EP [EMPIRE].

In one breath, she’s urging social change and boldly standing up for righteousness in the face of inequality. In the next, she’s guiding her child with a sensitive understanding, hard-earned wisdom, and unconditional love. In between, she’s as seductive and soulful as ever seamlessly slipping from activist, mother, and poet to temptress. This delicate sonic shape-shifting is a technique she introduced on her now classic 2001 debut Closer , but she hones it to perfection on Dreamseeker .

“I’m a woman, but I’m also a whole person who won’t be confined to any one box,” she asserts. “Nobody is just one thing. Within any race, within any genre, and within any neighborhood, there’s so much diversity. As artists and especially as women of color, we have to be proud of that. I’m coming from an honest place and expressing the different parts of myself that make me whole.”

Details

Start:
December 28, 2017
End:
December 31, 2017
Cost:
$29 - $99
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Website:
http://bit.ly/2zUEM0o

Venue

Yoshi's Oakland
Phone:
510.238.9200
510 Embarcadero West, Oakland, CA 94607 United States
Website:
yoshis.com/oakland

Organizer

Yoshi’s Oakland
Phone:
510.238.9200
Website:
yoshis.com/oakland

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Additional Shows/Times?
Yes
Comments/Notes
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