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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

SPRING EGG HUNT EXTRAVAGANZA The City of Berkeley’s Egg Hunt Extravaganza takes place on Saturday March 26 at Willard Park. The day will be filled with tons of fun activities, and includes a petting zoo, a visit with the Spring Bunny, spring-themed arts and crafts and an interactive kids’ carnival with Bunny Hop dance lessons and prizes. Kids will receive […]

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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

KING LEAR You might think summer theater in the park is a time for light-hearted romps. Think again. Inferno Theatre, together with the Actors Ensemble of Berkeley, will be performing Shakespeare’s “King Lear” for free in John Hinkel Park, opening on Saturday, Aug. 22. The production is adapted and directed by Guilio Cesare Perrone. Inferno Theatre […]

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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

SHREK THE MUSICAL Shrek the Musical continues at Berkeley Playhouse through Aug. 3, including several performances on Saturday July 12 and Sunday July 13. This “silly, modern-day fairytale,” described as “a visual adventure” and “highly entertaining” by local reviewers, tells the story of everyone’s favorite ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure. Joined by a wise-cracking donkey, this unlikely hero fights […]

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Live Oak Theatre plan calls for ‘true community facility’

TheatreFIRST, which is to lease Live Oak Theatre at 1301 Shattuck Avenue, plans for a greatly increased community involvement at the venue in North Berkeley. “We’re looking forward to a cross-pollinating, really lively environment,” said Michael Storm, artistic director of TheatreFIRST. “One of our goals is to make this space a true facility for the […]