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Posted inArts, Events

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 […]

Posted inArts

Berkeley composer John Adams’ opera ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ opens to protests in New York

People, some in wheelchairs, gather at Lincoln Center, with the Metropolitan Opera House in the background, as they protest composer John Adams’ The Death of Klinghoffer which opened Monday in New York. The protesters say the opera is anti-Semitic. Photo: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle Last night’s performance of Berkeley-based composer John Adams’ The Death of Klinghoffer at the […]

Posted inEvents

Uncharted Berkeley Ideas Festival: What’s it all about?

Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas is coming to downtown Berkeley on Oct. 24-25. You may have heard about Uncharted, either recently, or last year, when the inaugural festival was held to much acclaim. But what is an ideas festival? What happens there? Why should you come? Check out the snappy video above which was created to answer those questions, […]