In his first Bay Area appearance in several years, Bernard “Pretty” Purdie will perform Saturday night at the California Jazz Conservatory.
Patricia Bulitt, a creative force and an impresario, also exhibited her embellished paper dresses in galleries and taught dance to kids in Berkeley and in remote Inuit communities throughout Alaska.
“The Winter’s Tale” is the California Shakespeare Theater’s first live, in-person performance since October 2019.
The film makes clear the parallels between the invisible elves and the invisible hand of the marketplace that sent the Icelandic economy into a disastrous tailspin during the 2008 financial crisis.
Avram Gur Arye makes his assemblages/dioramas/art in his studio apartment on Derby Street.
Returning to Freight & Salvage on Thursday Adrienne Shamszad will play the first public concert in the venerable venue’s delta-delayed reopening.
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law, casts a cold eye on the post-Warren court in “Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights.”
Zina Bozzay, who has dedicated her life to preserving traditional Hungarian music, will perform with her folk trio Vadalma Sunday afternoon outside the Orly Museum of Hungarian Culture in Berkeley.
The exhibition, one of the largest in the museum’s history, will present over 140 works by 76 artists and art collectives.
A dynamic presence in the Bay Area hip-hop community for over two decades, the prolific Zion-I rapper was remembered during a Sunday celebration.
The painting of dubious origin attracted the attention of a wily Swiss businessman, a Russian oligarch, the CIA, and the FBI before ending up in the possession of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The Black Women’s Blues Festival, produced by Berkeley singer Faye Carol, will include performances by Lady Bianca, Theresa Harris, Kito Kamili, Avotjca and more.
Steve “Zumbi” Gaines, who lived in Oakland, died at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley early Friday morning following a physical struggle with staff.
In the Berkeley Art Center’s first solo show in six years, David Huffman honors his mother, Dolores Davis, who picketed against racism in the streets and made psychedelic, otherworldly pastel drawings at home.
Barbara Golden left her home in the North Berkeley cooperative Walnut House early in the pandemic. She returns with a new anthology of her recordings, ‘Not Dead Yet.’
The Berkeley Rep is pushing back its opening one month until November.
The live-music venue on University Avenue, is reopening on Sept. 3.
‘Bring Your Own Brigade’ burns hot for its first 15 minutes before settling into a simmering broadside. Also reviewed: ‘Nine Days’ and ‘No Ordinary Man.’
The film is directed and produced by Berkeley resident Abby Ginzberg, a Peabody award-winning filmmaker.
The installation is like an elegantly written book that sheds light on the faces of Berkeley community members in the mural above.