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From an Oakland Gala

I had the wonderful opportunity to photograph Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Inaugural Gala to benefit the Oakland Promise and Keep Oakland Housed on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Fox Theater.

Here is the photo gallery; it might be best viewed in slideshow format.

The 2019 Mayor's Inaugural Gala to benefit the Oakland Promise was held on January 11, 2019 at the Fox Theatre in Oakland. (bryan farley)

I have been photographing Mayor Schaaf since she ran for Oakland City Council. After she became mayor, I photographed her first inauguration and celebrations.

The 2019 Mayor's Inaugural Gala to benefit the Oakland Promise was held on January 11, 2019 at the Fox Theatre in Oakland. (bryan farley)

In November 2015, when Libby celebrated her 50th with a fundraiser gala, I photographed that event too.

The 2019 Mayor's Inaugural Gala to benefit the Oakland Promise was held on January 11, 2019 at the Fox Theatre in Oakland. (bryan farley)

The Bay Area is fortunate to have innovative committed leaders. We are also fortunate to have artists who are committed to changing how we see the world, including Bandaloop. Bandaloop is a group of dancers who dance through the sky.

The 2019 Mayor's Inaugural Gala to benefit the Oakland Promise was held on January 11, 2019 at the Fox Theatre in Oakland. (bryan farley)

I met Sara Agah Franti and Michael Franti at the gala. They are two more Bay Area artists who help us see and hear the world differently.… Read the rest