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‘Cheatin” showcases Bill Plympton’s remarkable animation

The characteristics of Bill Plympton’s work — ballpoint pen drawings and grotesque characterizations — are instantly recognizable in Cheatin‘, showing at the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood‘, showing at the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood The animation of Bill Plympton is definitely an acquired taste. If you spent a lot of time watching MTV in its early days, you’re […]

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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 […]