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At Brower Center, 2 artists drive home climate change

Edward Morris (left) and Susannah Sayler with the Canary Project, which is showing at the David Brower Center in downtown Berkeley. Photo: Chris Meyer/Midwest Vision Photography By Spencer Silva On Friday night at the David Brower Center in downtown Berkeley, Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris were awarded the center’s eighth annual Art/Act Award for their environmental activist […]

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

Ubuntu Theater Project Ubuntu Theater Project UBUNTU THEATER PROJECT Oakland’s Ubuntu Theater Project is coming to Berkeley with the third show in its inaugural season, the Pulitzer Prize-winning I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright. The play opens on Saturday March 5 in a cozy, historic Berkeley home whose original ballroom has been converted into a theater space. The contemporary classic is […]

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First GLAS Animation Festival launches in Berkeley

A still from Cobain: Montage of Heck, directed by Hisko Hulsing, based on audio recordings of Kurt Cobain, screening at the GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley, March 3-6. Photo: courtesy Glas Animation Festival, directed by Hisko Hulsing, based on audio recordings of Kurt Cobain, screening at the GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley, March 3-6. Photo: courtesy Glas […]

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

BUSD is hosting an education symposium Friday evening at Longfellow Middle School. Photo: Mark Coplan EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM First thing to say is that this is tonight, Friday Nov. 6, with the first presentation starting at 5:45pm. Berkeley Research, Evaluation and Assessment (BREA) is hosting the return of the Berkeley Unified School District Research Symposium. The […]

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Review: Maya Lin at Berkeley’s David Brower Center

Maya Lin, Pin River — Tuolumne, steel pins, 5’8″ x 19’9.5″, 2008. Image: courtesy the artist Maya Lin, Pin River — Tuolumne, steel pins, 5’8″ x 19’9.5″, 2008. Image: courtesy the artist Art/Act: Maya Lin — an exhibition of environmentally themed sculpture and interactive work by the internationally known Chinese-American artist, architectural designer and creator […]

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

The San Francisco Mime Troupe brings its latest, “Ripple Effect,” to Willard Park this weekend. Photo: San Francisco Mime Troupe MIME TROUPE Each year the San Francisco Mime Troupe unleashes its Bay Area brand of political satire on the issues du jour. This year’s are no surprise: out-of-this-world rents, techie transplants, Silicon Valley, and surveillance. The 55th annual production, “Ripple […]

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At B-Side: Implications of downtown Berkeley initiative

At the first B-Side forum co-sponsored by The Hub and Berkeleyside, participants debated the merits of this fall’s downtown initiative. From left, Lance Knobel of Berkeleyside, Berkeley Councilman Jesse Arreguín and Eric Panzer of Livable Berkeley. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel At the first B-Side forum co-sponsored by The Hub and Berkeleyside, participants debated the merits of […]