‘Crip Camp’ shows how a summer camp in upstate New York galvanized a generation of activists and influenced Berkeley’s disability rights movement.
A well-deserved and clear-eyed tribute to a one-of-a-kind punk rock pioneer, a journey back to the ‘video nasty’ era and an impressive debut feature with a nod to Aki Kaurismäki.
Set in 1940 in Morrison’s hometown of Lorain, Ohio, the story revolves around Pecola Breedlove, a lonely 11-year-old-Black girl who is shamed by what she is told is her ugliness.
Visitors will be able to view the spectacular retrospective of the quilts of Rosie Lee Tompkins, an exhibit once scheduled to close in December.
The UC Theatre is gearing up to reopen with 40+ live concerts this fall. Until then, it continues to depend solely on community and government support to sustain its operations.
In this inventive production, written by Noelle Viñas for Zoom, a young gay Latina pastor tries to hold her congregation together through the coronavirus and a racial uprising.
UC Berkeley Professor Jennifer Doudna won the Nobel Prize for her part in unlocking the secrets of CRISPR.
There are eight animated and five live-action shorts vying for an Academy award this year. Which one will win?
This week, hear from the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland; shop edible plants; listen to rad women composers; watch filmmaker Steve McQueen talk about his work; and more.
83-year-old Anthony Hopkins delivers one of the best performances of the year in ‘The Father,’ while another octogenarian, Sergio Chamy, shines in ‘The Mole Agent’ documentary.
On Friday, the Berkeley musician celebrates the release of her second album, a beguiling set of songs exploring stylistic territory beyond her Americana comfort zone.
This book, ‘Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age,’ is, above all, a wide-angle portrait of archaeologists at work.
Here are our suggestions for what to do in the next few days. All involve listening to stories and being inspired to tell yours.
Reviewed: A fantastic documentary and worthy tribute to the artist David Wojnarowicz; and the story of Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland and others touring US military bases in 1971.
Catch this remarkable and lively Yiddish Theatre Ensemble presentation, which touches on issues like freedom of expression and respect for sex workers, Saturday through Tuesday.
Howard said she is excited for what this sculpture will represent for her old Lorin District neighborhood.
Burke, who went to Berkeley High, played for the Oakland A’s and the Dodgers, who offered him $75,000 to marry a woman.
Reviewed: ’76 Days’ provides a stirring tribute to Wuhan’s medical workers, while ‘The Inheritance’ is a salute to youthful idealism.
Best-selling author Walter Issacson, who has written about Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs, turns his eye to Doudna.
The Berkeley artist says creating his vibrant, intricate public murals helped him get to know the city. The pandemic has brought new purpose to his work.