Indian drumming, a celebration of women vocalists, Malian music and dancing, women’s lax and it’s Bach’s 334th birthday. All this weekend in Berkeley.
Lance Knobel (Berkeleyside co-founder) has been a journalist for nearly 40 years. Much of his career was in business journalism. He was editor-in-chief of both Management Today, the leading business magazine in Britain, and World Link, the magazine of the World Economic Forum. In 1999-2000 he was director of the Programme of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. He is also the founder and curator of Berkeleyside's Uncharted Festival of Ideas.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of March 22-24
A new work inspired by Chekhov, the Transformation Festival, Gilman Art Walk, BHS Jazz and ‘collage cinema’ are among the weekend’s picks.
Book festival features wide array of authors exploring many of today’s most complex issues
The fifth annual Bay Area Book Festival, May 4-5, will fill downtown with hundreds of authors and exhibitors.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of March 15-17
A world premiere based on the stories of Cal Dreamers on Sunday, plus plenty of music, dance and sport this weekend.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of March 8-10
A capella from South Africa, a quartet with six players, STEAM opportunities for women, unhoused art, and more this weekend.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of March 1-3
Potent dance, jazz/blues guitar, girls’ chess, young Berkeley artists and Afghan storytelling all this weekend.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of Feb. 22-24
Art addressing ocean conservation, a 10-year-old takes on Trump’s wall, dance at UC Berkeley, Bach cantatas and raising black children… all this weekend in Berkeley.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of Feb. 15-18
Dive into middle America (food included), talks on Korematsu and SETI, a Berkeley-raised rock odyssey, uilleann pipes and more this weekend.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of Feb. 8-10
Music from the Middle Eastern diaspora, late Beethoven, great basketball and more for your weekend.
Berkeley changes city policy on release of police records after Berkeleyside, ACLU lawsuit
In a closed session Thursday, the City Council decided that a new police transparency law should apply to records pre-dating Jan. 1, 2019, when the law came into effect.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of Feb. 1-3
Taiko drummers, a rare chance to hear a Mellotron, modern soul music, thoughtful drama, and talking politics, all for a busy weekend.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of Jan. 25-27
Kronos with student musicians, water polo galore, Kiwi EDM, world music from the Middle East, and a 924 Gilman benefit, all this weekend.