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

The solar calendar installation at César Chávez Park. Photo: Chris Benton SPRING EQUINOX AT CESAR CHAVEZ PARK  Gather this evening at the Chavez Memorial Solar Calendar to celebrate the official arrival of spring. The event, led by Lori Lambertson of the Exploratorium Teacher Institute, will include a discussion about the “reasons for the seasons,” the […]

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

Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell sings opera, Jewish cantorial music and Yiddish art songs. His Convergence will be performed at the Jewish Music Festival this weekend. Photo: Anthony Russell CONVERGENCE One of the highlights of this year’s Jewish Music Festival will be Sunday night’s performance of Convergence by Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell, together with Bay Area […]

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

COLLEGE BOUND Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates and others want to create a “college-going” culture in the city. To that end, the mayor’s office, in conjunction with the Berkeley Alliance and UC Berkeley’s Center for Educational Partnerships is organizing the first city-wide College and Career Day on Friday. The idea is to help all students “visualize and prepare […]

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Out in Berkeley: Ben Goldberg’s Orphic Machine

The best educators don’t just impart information, they provide intellectual tools that can be applied far from whatever topic they’re ostensibly teaching. For clarinetist/composer Ben Goldberg, the experience of taking several undergraduate courses at Brandeis with poet and essayist Allen Grossman in the early 1980s has continued to reverberate, gaining amplitude rather than fading through […]