Got a bike that needs a fix? Let us help! The Crucible’s Bike Fix-A-Thon mechanics will get you back on your wheels again During Bike Fix-A-Thons, Crucible faculty and volunteers create a bike repair studio by opening our roll-up doors at the back of the building facing West Oakland neighborhood homes. Mechanics work at six work […]
2014 Fuego Interns Celebrate Two Years of Art Sponsorship from West Oakland CASS (Custom Alloy Scrap Sales) makes it possible On Thursday, July 24, The Crucible welcomed friends, family, mentors, and instructors of our 2014 Fuego Youth Interns to celebrate the accomplishments of their two-year appointments. Fuego began in 2010 with six students selected to […]
So, what if you’re not going to That Thing In The Desert? Spend a creative weekend at The Crucible, more affordably than going to the playa. Yeah, we love That Thing in The Desert too. Plenty of artists, faculty, students and staff here go every year. But it’s not the only way to get creative. […]
If you just can’t wait for the East Bay Mini Maker Faire (coming to Oakland on October 14, 2014), then come on down to The Crucible on July 29, 2014 to hang out in our studios and meet a few local makers who will be presenting some of the projects they are working on ahead of […]
Tools to Table: Fall Open House Saturday, September 10, 2016 | noon-5pm Celebrate and explore the tools and techniques of creating and consuming food and drink! Tools to Table will feature over a dozen areas of interest: featured food and spirit vendors, creative collaborations, and onstage demonstrations. Guests will catch amazing fiery performances, see exciting demos in our studios, and explore our student and faculty […]
On each night of The Crucible’s Hot Couture 2014 your ticket will let you experience three distinct runway shows. Each multidisciplinary performance will feature first-ever public viewings of stunning, cutting edge looks, and fire effects on the swirling fibonacci runway especially built for this event in our 56,000 sq. ft. West Oakland warehouse. Don’t miss a […]
We are extremely excited to showcase the wild and imaginative designs of local artists Angelique Benicio and Tansy Brooks at Hot Couture 2014. The multimedia costume designs with a “Wild Tales” theme have been created by Angelique Benicio with glass and metal accents by Tansy Brooks.
Raymond Van Tussel Photography Annamarta Dostourian is an artist and designer based in Berkeley, California who will once again be presenting a new collection at Hot Couture 2014.
Hot Couture 2014 Designer Spotlight: Heather Wakefield Heather Wakefield has been sewing things since she was a child. It really does not take much to get her going creatively and she describes her studio, Satellite Art Station, as “a large, timeless, magical place
Friday, January 31, 2014 6:30 pm — 10:30 pm Musical performance begins at 8 pm $20 at the door / Free for Crucible members Buy Tickets Our January 31st Fireside Lounge will feature the season finale performance by The Calling All Choir, directed by artist, performer and musician Mark Growden. The musical performance will begin at […]