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Posted inEvents

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

Students at Le Conte Elementary enjoy persimmons from the school’s tree. Photo: @BerkeleyDineOut on Twitter BERKELEY DINE OUT Berkeley schools district-wide incorporate gardening and cooking into the curriculum. The idea is that the school gardens produce healthy habits and interdisciplinary lessons, along with the fruits and vegetables. But the program has lost federal funding and needs […]

Posted inArts

Live Oak Theatre plan calls for ‘true community facility’

A recent production of Richard III by Actors Ensemble of Berkeley at Live Oak Theatre. Photo: Anna Kaminska TheatreFIRST, which is to lease Live Oak Theatre at 1301 Shattuck Avenue, plans for a greatly increased community involvement at the venue in North Berkeley. “We’re looking forward to a cross-pollinating, really lively environment,” said Michael Storm, […]