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This page is still just largely unsorted data, going to be organized with featured collections which look more like those seen here or on the about page. Not all just evenly spaced rows of squares but a good mix with descriptor text. There will be 'more' links which will take visitors to pages that look more like the news list at the bottom or the blog style that loads when you click the 'posts' gallery depending on the type of content.
March 1, 2018
Snap Judgment - Counted: An Oakland Story
A segment covering Dave's untimely death, the reaction of family friends and the community from Snap Judgment's Counted: An Oakland Story which chronicled some of the many lost to violence in Oakland during 2017.
August 7, 2018
Spinning On Air
Dave Deporis: An Extraordinary Life
A full-length audio documentary about Dave's life and music featuring interviews with his parents Stella Deporis and Gene Deporis, songwriters Peter Himmelman and Diane Cluck, and Dave himself in a 2005 Spinning On Air radio interview, as well as several songs and excerpts showing the music’s power and inventiveness.
August 14, 2017
Local Musician Dave Deporis Died Trying To Save His Music
Penny Nelson, Kevin L. Jones
According to friends, Deporis' music -- including his most recent recordings from a New York studio session -- was on his laptop. A thief snatched the computer from a cafe table where Deporis was working near 42nd and Telegraph Avenue in Oakland.
August 17, 2017
East Bay Times
In death, family, friends learn and share Oakland musician’s life
The calls and text messages came flooding into Gene DePoris’ cell phone last week. It was late in Sri Lanka, where he was on a trip, when another call came. This one he answered.
Aric Crabb / Bay Area News Group
July 25, 2005
Dave Deporis | Interview
Deporis's music is a treasure, buried away from deserving ears, from unknowing ears, but it merits, if not desires, an audience. A voice which does not overpower, nor take the breath away, but commands attention with it's presence. The man, like his music, is vaguely mysterious and although I posed him a series of questions I have not solved the mystery, just made it more tantalizing.