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.
The Berkeley Symphony is performing on Aug. 4 at Bruns Amphitheater — the orchestra’s first in-person concert since February 2020.
A North Oakland bike shop owner got a dream assignment: design a custom ride for an NBA star.
In ‘By the Light of Burning Dreams,’ David and Margaret Talbot write about sweeping cultural transformation through profiles of people like Cesar Chavez, Bobby Seale, Anne Weills and Heather Booth.
LOE Gino headlined at Cornerstone Friday, putting Berkeley’s burgeoning rap scene on full display.
The hip-hop veteran and Berkeley native has always used his platform to air social issues, from displacement to economic inequality, and political engagement.
The MC is set to headline at Cornerstone on Friday, wearing his signature Birkenstocks and socks, of course.
Miyoko Conley, a grad student at Cal, was selected to have her play performed at the Bay Area Playwrights Festival the weekends of July 16 and 25.
Plus: ‘Mandibles,’ Quentin Dupieux’s latest contribution to the cinema of the absurd.
These crossword constructors, including one from Berkeley, thrive on collaboration and would like to see more diverse perspectives represented in the craft.
‘Te Llevo Conmigo’ (I Carry You with Me) is a flashback-strewn drama currently screening at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas.
Ritwik Ghatak’s 1962 film ‘Meghe Dhaka Tara’ is streaming via the Pacific Film Archive. Also reviewed: ‘A Crime on the Bayou,’ documenting the 1966 trial of Gary Duncan.