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Berkeley Playhouse’s ‘Bridges: A New Musical’ is a winner

A fearful Francine Williams (Janelle Lasalle) marches for freedom on Bloody Sunday in Berkeley Playhouse’s world premiere production of Bridges: A New Musical directed by Karen Altree Piemme. Photo: Ben Krantz Studio By Ross Stapleton-Gray Berkeley Playhouse has built a solid, inspiring bridge — a bridge that may point toward its future — in its first […]

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

Free Acme bread is one of the many reasons to go to the City of Berkeley’s public health block party on Saturday April 25. Photo: Acme Bread PUBLIC HEALTH BLOCK PARTY The city hopes to address “health inequities and improve outcomes” at its public health block party on Saturday, 10am-2pm near the entrance to the Frances Albrier Community Center, 2800 Park […]