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Posted inArts, Berkeleyside

New podcasts released: Masha Gessen, Alice Dreger, more

Looking for something good to listen to when driving, working out, walking the dog, or simply lounging on the couch? Berkeleyside has just released five more podcasts of the conversations that took place at Uncharted 2015. Every October, Berkeleyside’s annual Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas draws together diverse thinkers and artists from around the country for […]

Posted inArts, Berkeleyside, Events, Schools

Unveiled: Full program for Uncharted Ideas Festival

The full program for the third annual Uncharted Ideas Festival was unveiled today, and is published below. The festival takes place at the Berkeley Rep, the Freight & Salvage, and on the UC Berkeley campus in downtown Berkeley on Friday Oct. 16 and Saturday Oct. 17. Full details of speakers and performers at BerkeleyIdeas.com Register for a […]

Posted inArts, Berkeleyside, Events

Announcing Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas 2015

Austin has SXSW. Aspen has its Ideas Festival. The Bay Area has Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, an interactive, eye-opening two days of discussions, debate, workshops, and good food, beer and wine — Friday Oct. 16 and Saturday Oct. 17, 9am-5pm, in downtown Berkeley’s historic Arts District. “On full display at Uncharted was this incredible […]

Posted inEvents, Video

Brazilian activist Maria Luisa Mendonça; inequality chronicler Chrystia Freeland will be at Uncharted

Maria Luisa Mendonça, director of Brazil’s Network for Social Justice and Human Rights (and director of the documentary about sugar plantation slaves embedded below), is the latest speaker to be sign up to be part of the exciting program at Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, which is being produced by Berkeleyside in downtown Berkeley, October […]