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

Smuin Ballet dancers Sarah Nyfield and Robert Moore in Garrett Ammon’s Serenade for Strings. Smuin Ballet perform Carl Orff’s exuberant Carmen Burana for one night only in Berkeley Saturday with the UC Alumni Chorus. Tickets here. Photo: Keith Sutter SMUIN BALLET/UC ALUMNI CHORUS ONE NIGHT ONLY There’s a treat in store on Saturday when Berkeleyans have the chance to see the […]

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A ‘Swan Lake’ inspired by an English Royal love triangle

Joined by Berkeley Symphony and conductor Nicolette Fraillon, The Australian Ballet makes its Bay Area premiere at Cal Performances with Tchaikovsky’s ‘Swan Lake’ (choreography: Graeme Murphy), Oct. 16–19, 2014 in Zellerbach Hall. Photo: Jeff Busby Joined by Berkeley Symphony and conductor Nicolette Fraillon, The Australian Ballet makes its Bay Area premiere at Cal Performances with […]

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

New York violinist Jennifer Koh makes a repeat appearance in Berkeley tonight at Zellerbach Hall. Photo: Jennifer Koh JENNIFER KOH Violinist Jennifer Koh is no stranger to Berkeley, although Berkeley audiences may know her as Einstein, a role she undertook when she played in Einstein on the Beach at Cal Performances. This time she plays as herself — a powerful […]

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Martha Graham Dance Co. serves up 3 classic feasts

Kenneth Topping and Erica Dankmeyer in Martha Graham Company’s Cave Of The Heart. Photo: John Deane Janet Eilber, Artistic Director of Martha Graham Dance Company since 2005, knows what all chefs, farmers, architects, engineers, scientists, philosophers — really, what anyone knows. The key to a delicious, sturdy, profoundly pleasing creation is all in the ingredients. […]