Seven musical performances are scheduled at the Berkeley BART Plaza.
‘Blue In the Face,’ a series of improvised vignettes from director Wayne Wang, has an eclectic cast — Madonna, Rosanne Barr, RuPaul, Harvey Keitel and more.
Genre-defying and award-winning musical “Octet” by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy makes its West Coast premiere in April.
The Berkeley Central Works production — a world premiere — has wit, a well-executed umbrella-sword fight and a comically melodramatic séance.
The film, a bitter personal reflection on the “dumbing down” of Israel, comes to the Shattuck Cinemas on Friday.
The grant applications are due at the end of March and open to individual artists and organizations.
‘Just Like a Woman,’ an annual showcase for female artists launched in 2014, is back after a two-year hiatus this Sunday at Freight & Salvage.
The Berkeley artist was asked to sort through the museum’s holdings for a new show. She sought a way to hang erasure on the walls.
Wolff’s autobiography, out this week, shows how music served as salvation for a precociously gifted pianist with undiagnosed Tourette’s Syndrome.
Playing at the Ashby Stage through April 23, ‘Passing Strange’ is a picaresque journey of growing up set in South Central L.A. and pot-hazed Amsterdam.
‘Red Winged Blackbird,’ on view at Live Oak Theater, is Alyosha Zim’s heartfelt story about brotherly love, generational strife, religion and life-and-death choices.
The Asian Cultural Festival drew dancers and musicians to Downtown Berkeley Saturday.
Berkeley artist Juniper Harrower explores our complicated history with flora in the new ecological art exhibition.
‘Out of the Blue,’ the uncompromising filmmaker’s searing family drama, will screen at Oakland’s New Parkway Theater Thursday.
Opening in April, “The Incrementalist,” by Bay Area playwright Cleavon Smith, comes out of the theater’s incubation program for new works.
Our reviewer calls the winners of three categories, assuming the Academy will follow its penchant for inspirational sports shorts and cutesy animals.
The 25-year-old California Jazz Conservancy is launching a major new concert series with help from energy bar maker JAMBAR.
Performances by Oakland Samba Revue, SambaDá, and others in Oakland and Berkeley highlight the region’s talent.
Riffing on the myth of greedy King Midas — whose touch turned objects to gold — a new show explores the magical transmutation at the center of artistic practice.
The children of the McDonalds, Santiagos, and de Leons each absorbed Berkeley values from their parents and expressed them in their own unique ways.