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New Yorker illustrator enlivens Cal Performances programs

Choreographer Mark Morris makes his Bay Area conducting debut. Illustration: Tom Bachtell When concertgoers attend Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in the Zellerbach Hall tomorrow night, the opening performance of this year’s Cal Performances season, they’ll encounter famed choreographer Mark Morris in the novel role of conductor. They’ll also catch the first sight of the […]

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More than 30 years of ‘thinking sound’ in Berkeley

Meyer Sound factory off Heinz Avenue. Photos: Meyer Sound By Robert Mills Sound is life at the Meyer Sound facility on San Pablo. The 32-year-old Berkeley business continues to churn out professional sound products for concert halls, churches and traveling bands from around the world. “We’re a family-run company, privately owned still,” said Helen Meyer, executive […]