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

Smuin Ballet dancers Sarah Nyfield and Robert Moore in Garrett Ammon’s Serenade for Strings. Smuin Ballet perform Carl Orff’s exuberant Carmen Burana for one night only in Berkeley Saturday with the UC Alumni Chorus. Tickets here. Photo: Keith Sutter SMUIN BALLET/UC ALUMNI CHORUS ONE NIGHT ONLY There’s a treat in store on Saturday when Berkeleyans have the chance to see the […]

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Book Review: ‘The Jewish World: 100 Treasures of Art & Culture – The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life’

Al Farrow, Menorah (II), 2005, from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley. The menorah is fashioned from guns, bullets, and steel. Photo: Sibila Savage. Last year, when Alla Efimova stepped down as the Jacques and Esther Reutlinger Director of UC Berkeley’s Magnes Collection of Jewish Art […]

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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 […]