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Ones to watch: Berkeley filmmakers address gentrification in horror sci-fi film ‘2037’

Filmmakers Merav Walklet (left) and Kossisko Konan: they hope their film, 2037, will start a dialogue about gentrification. Photo: courtesy Walket and William Converse-Richter Two Berkeley artists have teamed up to offer their take on Bay Area gentrification and displacement. And they are doing so through a horror sci-fi film called 2037. The movie takes place in the […]

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One to watch: BHS grad, musician Spencer Stevens

Producer, engineer, manager and DJ Spencer Stevens. Photo: Courtesy of Kris Contresas Ask Spencer Stevens how he became so musically inclined and he’ll probably give you a modest response. Something like: “I don’t know, I’m just blessed,” or “A lot of time and effort.” Whatever humble answer the 22-year-old Berkeley High graduate chooses, he’s downplaying […]