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HIERO DAY 2014 – Monday Sept. 1st in Oakland

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Official Hiero Day Lineup! Hiero Day returns to the Linden Street Brewery in Oakland, CA this year on September 1st (Labor Day). An all ages, all day, free event with three stages featuring performances by over 28 artists. 

More at: heiroday.com


Tribute for @BennyDIAR & @NACE_Tribute, By PEPE & KEMOS

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@Pdoubletrouble and @k_e_m_o_s recently painted these tribute pieces on a train for @BennyDIAR and @NACE_tribute, somewhere on the East Coast ..


MURAL IN GLASGOW, SCOTLAND PAINTED BY ASKEW ONE

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Just prior to the successful opening of his exhibition in Shoreditch, London, Askew One was in Scotland where he painted a massive 6 storey building at the Townhead Campus of the City of Glasgow College on Cathedral Street in the city centre. More pictures HERE..

Source: The Seventh Letter


What They Saw: 5 Eyewitnesses to the Michael Brown Shooting

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As of press time, at least five eyewitnesses in the Michael Brown shooting case have come forward. All five witnesses had distinct vantage points: One person was with Brown during the incident, one woman was inside her vehicle, another woman observed the incident from her apartment balcony, one man was inside his apartment and another man was standing outside.. Article continued HERE..

Source: The Root


Good Graffiti Makes Good Neighbors in West Oakland

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The trains run in West Oakland once again. That’s certainly how it feels when you face a stunning locomotive-themed mural-in-progress that spans over 8,000 square feet on the Wrist Ship Supply building. And that’s how long-time Oakland graffiti artists Norman Chuck (a.k.a. “Vogue” @VogueTDK and Mike “Bam” Tyau like it.

Before you rises a full-scale and historically accurate depiction of railroad cars from a bygone era, displayed under the golden banner “West Side is the Best Side,”…. Continued HERE..

Source: Oakland Local

 


@BennyDIAR Paints New ‘G Scale’ Model Train

train_oldupfe_smllest_blogBenny DIAR paints by mouth, new Union Pacific G scale model train. This piece along with others from @BennyDIAR are featured at Bauhausu on Melrose, in Hollywood, Ca., through August. Other artists, including @GabeLarson and others from The Artillerist are also featured. If you are interested in this model train, visit Death Cheater.


BENNY DIAR x NEW PAINTING

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11″x 14″ acrylic on canvas. Continuing to explore this abstract graffiti, layered moniker idea.. There is a lot of texture and layers you can’t see from the picture..


BENEFIT x FULL TIME ARTISTS FOR BENNY DIAR

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FULL TIME ARTISTS is donating 50% of proceeds to BENNY DIAR on all sales of their GRAFFITI FONTS. This benefit is to help with Benny’s  lifelong recovery costs and living needs. FTA crew was established in 1991 and in 1999 they were one of the first to release graffiti fonts online. Now their website has a large selection of fonts, from basic to wild that use/replicate almost any tool used in graffiti and lettering.  They also have multiple other graffiti related products. Check them and their fonts out HERE. Thanks, the support is always appreciated.


BENNY DIAR x BUCKETFEET


I teamed up with BUCKETFEET and painted a design for a shoe that was just released with their “Global Holiday Colors” collection. Both MENS and WOMENS available. While you’re there check out what BUCKETFEET is all about.


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