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Posted inCommunity, Events, Schools

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

The Takács Quartet will be performing Haydn, Andres and Brahms on Sunday at Hertz Hall. Photo: Richard Houghton TAKACS QUARTET One of the world’s great string quartets, Sunday’s Cal Performances concert by the Takács Quartet includes works by Haydn, Brahms and the 30-year-old, California-born, Brooklyn-based Timo Andres. The program opens with Haydn’s G minor, Op. 74, […]

Posted inEvents

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

STREETS ALIVE BENEFIT FOR PUBLIC ART The very first Annual Streets Alive! Benefit for Public Art takes place on Friday, Nov. 15, 4pm-8:30pm at the Firehouse Art Collective in the Lorin District. Enjoy live music by Ghost Town Jenny and Eyes on the Shore, art, food, drinks, a silent auction — and meet your local artists, community supporters and friends! The goal, in […]

Posted inEvents

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

Leaf spirits from “Buried in the Body.” Photo: Aidan Fraser BURIED IN THE BODY If you’re looking to sustain the spookiness after Halloween is over, head to Live Oak Park to catch the Ragged Wing Ensemble’s “Buried in the Body.” The original play and accompanying interactive installation explore the mysterious and otherworldly relationships between people (and […]

Posted inBusiness

New street banners give Berkeley neighborhoods identity

A new banner in the Lorin District highlights the area’s concentration of antiques shops and art galleries. Photo: Kaia Diringer A new banner in the Lorin District highlights the area’s concentration of antiques shops and art galleries. Photo: Kaia Diringer A number of colorful new street banners have appeared in Berkeley’s Adeline-Ashby and Sacramento Street […]