As a child, Oakland homelessness advocate April Anthony dreaded visiting art museums with her parents. “I was bored to death anytime we went to museums or art shows,” she said. “I thought: ‘Man, this stuff should move!’”.
On October 20, someone taped an invitation to a fence on Haste Street. Scrawled on a 6 by 4 foot piece of butcher paper, black writing publicized a ‘Save People’s Park Concert’. The accompanying arrow points east, up Haste Street, a one-way with cars flowing the other direction. Sproul Hall, a symbol of the University, is 500 yards up the street.