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Posted inEvents

Over 300 authors sign up for first Bay Area Book Festival

Downtown Berkeley will host the first Bay Area Book Festival on June 6-7 — a free event hoping to draw up to 100,000 visitors. Photo: Paulo Slachevsky/Creative Commons Downtown Berkeley will host the first Bay Area Book Festival on June 6-7 — a free event hoping to draw up to 100,000 visitors. Photo: Paulo Slachevsky/Creative Commons By Gill South The […]

Posted inArts

Litquake finally comes to Berkeley

Litquake, the largest literary festival west of the Mississippi, is celebrating its 11th anniversary. Each year, the festival brings together hundreds of authors and thousands of readers. Its annual Saturday night Lit Crawl in San Francisco’s Mission District, where readings are held in bars, art galleries, Laundromats, and restaurants, is a frolicking good time. But […]