DIY art and music space LoBot Gallery to throw garage sale before imminent displacement

Bow your heads and let's say goodbye to yet another DIY arts space being displaced out of their building. Hosting and cultivating a community of artists for 13 years, LoBot Gallery has seen a vibrant history of art openings, concerts, benefits, performances, and meeting spaces that have strengthened the West Oakland arts community. The space was transformed from a carpet factory and construction warehouse into the art haven it became, and the volunteer-operated space became known for offering work studios and shows that were accessible to all. The collective detailed its harrowing struggles with maintaining tenancy of the space in [...]

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