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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, […]

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

The Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra will celebrate its 50th birthday this weekend with three free performances. Photo: Bill Hocker BCCO 50TH The Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra celebrates its golden anniversary this weekend with three concerts at UC Berkeley’s Hertz Hall. The program from the non-auditioned community chorus includes the first performances of “I Think […]

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Downtown Berkeley launches new marketing campaign

A new campaign launched by a number of downtown Berkeley organizations in collaboration with the Downtown Berkeley Association, encourages people to visit downtown. Photo: courtesy DBA Downtown Berkeley Association is hanging 85 colorful double banners from downtown Berkeley’s lampposts to launch a new branding campaign, “Meet Me Downtown.” The campaign is being led by the DBA with […]