Small businesses got an average grant of $2,744, arts organizations $16,818. Restaurants and food service businesses made up the largest category of grantees.
There’s a wealth of choice this weekend.
Under the ownership of Berkeley Playhouse founders Elizabeth McKoy and Tim Choate, the Rockridge coffee house offers artists and the community a place to interact.
The SF Mime Troupe opens “Schooled” Saturday at Cedar Rose Park. Photo: David Allen Studio The SF Mime Troupe opens “Schooled” Saturday at Cedar Rose Park. Photo: David Allen Studio SAN FRANCISCO MIME TROUPE It’s summer. It’s park time, which means it’s time for the annual production of the Tony-award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe. […]
Julie Partos Clark’s artwork on Webster Street. Photo: Andy Partos QUIRKY ‘SCULPTURE AND METALWORK’ BERKELEY WALK Tom Dalzell, who, if you’re a regular Berkeleyside reader, you may know better as Mr. Quirky Berkeley, is leading a walk on Sunday April 3, starting at 10 a.m. The three-mile tour of the Ashby corridor will focus on its […]
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 […]
Salsa dancing at Eats, Beats & Brews in 2014. It’s back on Sunday Sept. 20 in downtown Berkeley. Photo: EB&B EATS BEATS & BREWS The Eats Beats & Brews salsa party returns to downtown Berkeley on Sunday, Sept. 20, noon to 6 p.m., with a packed program of fun events for all ages. Rumbaché will shake up […]
Lazar Wolf (L. Berwick Haynes) and Tevye (R. Michael RJ Campbell ) toast “L’Chaim” after agreeing on a marriage between Lazar and Tevye’s oldest, Tzeital, in director Jon Tracy’s re-imagining of Fiddler on the Roof produced by Berkeley Playhouse. Photo: Ben Krantz Studio Lazar Wolf (L. Berwick Haynes) and Tevye (R. Michael RJ Campbell ) […]
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 […]
Zac Schuman, Ashley Cowl, Danny Quezada, and Harmony Livingston in Berkeley Playhouse’s production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown directed by Christina Lazo. Performed at the Julia Morgan Theater Feb. 19-March 15. Photo: Ben Krantz Studio YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Charlie Brown is coming to town with the opening on Saturday of Berkeley […]
The Berkeley Half Marathon is on Sunday. Organizers are expecting 10,000 runners to participate this year. Photo: berkeleyhalf.com HALF MARATHON Running out of ideas for things to do this weekend? Spend Sunday, Nov. 9, in your sneakers. It’s the second annual Berkeley Half Marathon, which takes racers through the Cal campus, Gourmet Ghetto, Fourth Street […]
Berkeley Playhouse’s TeenStage will be showing its teen version of Shrek The Musical this weekend only. Photo: Berkeley Playhouse TEEN SHREK This weekend, TeenStage will be performing “Shrek The Musical” at the Julia Morgan Theatre, 2640 College Avenue. Based on the popular 2001 kids movie, the musical follows an ogre and talking donkey on their […]