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UC Berkeley students build new bridge in John Hinkel Park

Students from UC Berkeley’s Department of Architecture at work building a bridge destined for Blackberry Creek in John Hinkel Park. Photo: René Davids By René Davids This spring, as the result of a collaboration with the City of Berkeley, students enrolled in a multidisciplinary seminar at UC Berkeley’s Department of Architecture designed and built a […]

Posted inArts, Community, Events

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

Inferno Theatre Company rehearsing “King Lear” in John Hinkel Park. A blasted heath in Berkeley? Photo: Inferno Theatre Company KING LEAR You might think summer theater in the park is a time for light-hearted romps. Think again. Inferno Theatre, together with the Actors Ensemble of Berkeley, will be performing Shakespeare’s “King Lear” for free in John Hinkel […]

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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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‘Guerrilla’ Shakespeare in John Hinkel Park

Puck in the “guerrilla” A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Puck in the “guerrilla” A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A group of UCLA acting students, who have been living communally in Berkeley for the summer, will stage a “guerrilla” performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream this weekend at the amphitheater in John Hinkel Park. The group of […]