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Posted inCommunity

Berkeley Community Fund celebrates 25 years of supporting young scholars with party at UC Theatre

Saturday Oct. 8 the Berkeley Community Fund will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a big party at the UC Theatre in downtown Berkeley. “We wanted to do something really special to mark the anniversary,” said BCF Executive Director Joleen Ruffin. The evening includes a sit-down dinner prepared by Chef Dov and California Rose, wines curated by Narsai David, […]

Posted inArts

Long-time local supporter of the arts Archana Horsting honored with Berkeley Community Fund award

Archana Horsting, director and co-founder of Kala Art Institute, has spent four decades committed to what seems like a paradoxical concept: providing a shared space for artists — precisely the type of people who stereotypically are known as fiercely individual workers. But Horsting has been proved right with her vision, and serious artists gravitate to Kala in West Berkeley where resources and equipment are shared to […]