Estria and his team have been traveling from NY to Honolulu to LA finding graffiti artists who reign supreme. Now, they’re bringing Estria Graffiti Battle home to Oakland for the finals where the champions from all over the country meet at last to see who truly can be named king or queen. The finals is this Saturday, October 8th from 11 – 6pm. Before the big throwdown, there are more awesome events to add to your social calendar.

 

EVENTS:

The Estria Foundation Art Show at SMSHBX Opening Night
DATE: Friday, 10/7/11
LOCATION: Smshbx 18th and Telegraph, Oakland
TIME: 6-8pm
COST: Free

Pecha Kucha “Women Creating Public Art”
DATE: Friday, 10/7/11
LOCATION: Oaksterdam University, 1600 Broadway Oakland
TIME: 8-10pm
COST: $10
21+ only

5th Annual Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle (in partnership with Life is Living Festival)
DATE: Saturday, 10/8/11
LOCATION: DeFremery Park, 1651 Adeline St. Oakland
TIME: 11-6pm
COST: Free

What a great week in graffiti! Still jones-ing for more? Don’t forget that “Fast Forward“, a group exhibition that captures the progressive evolution of spray can art, is still on view at 1AM through October 30th.

 

See ya there!