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Posted inArts, Events

Dave Eggers: Have a few pirate fights with your writing lesson

Dave Eggers drew a large audience to Berkeley Rep Monday night, and he treated his listeners to an amusing collection of self-deprecating stories. San Francisco Chronicle columnist Jon Carroll just had to probe Eggers gently, and then the author of numerous bestselling books was off on a roll. The most interesting thing the pair discussed […]

Posted inArts

Two Davids coming to the Rep

The Berkeley Rep is to host both David Sedaris and David Eggers (left) in the coming months at separate events — and tickets should probably be reserved now rather than wait for later. San Francisco writer and publisher Dave Eggers (pictured left) will be in conversation with San Francisco Chronicle columnist Jon Carroll on February 1 at the […]

Posted inArts

Pixar’s Brad Bird in conversation with Jon Carroll

The Berkeley Rep, aglow with the success of its latest smash, American Idiot, and from the general recognition of its artistic prowess, is also holding what promises to be an entertaining series of “conversations” hosted by San Francisco Chronicle columnist Jon Carroll. First up, on November 9, is Pixar’s Brad Bird (pictured left), the internationally acclaimed director of […]