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Oakland's 13th annual Art + Soul Festival, which featured two days packed with art and music, attracted thousands of people to the downtown area this past weekend. Along with live music, attendees experienced artisan booths, food vendors, mobile food trucks and a variety of children's activities. Above, singer Mara Hruby, of Oakland, performs Saturday. Above left, poet Pagan Neal, who recites poems for tips, strolls around the festival. Above right, Marissa Glick, right, and Amanda Drexler, both 16 and of Oakland, participate in a public mural.

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Singer Mara Hruby, of Oakland, performs during the 13th Annual Art and Soul Festival in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.  (Ray Chavez/Bay Area
Singer Mara Hruby, of Oakland, performs during the 13th Annual Art and Soul Festival in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)


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