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Posted inCommunity, Events

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

The Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra will celebrate its 50th birthday this weekend with three free performances. Photo: Bill Hocker BCCO 50TH The Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra celebrates its golden anniversary this weekend with three concerts at UC Berkeley’s Hertz Hall. The program from the non-auditioned community chorus includes the first performances of “I Think […]

Posted inArts, Community, Events

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

Inferno Theatre Company rehearsing “King Lear” in John Hinkel Park. A blasted heath in Berkeley? Photo: Inferno Theatre Company KING LEAR You might think summer theater in the park is a time for light-hearted romps. Think again. Inferno Theatre, together with the Actors Ensemble of Berkeley, will be performing Shakespeare’s “King Lear” for free in John Hinkel […]

Posted inArts

Heard at the movies: Orchestra Nostalgico plays Berkeley

Orchestra Nostalgico’s nine-piece ensemble performs Sunday at the Berkeley Art Festival performance space on University Avenue Orchestra Nostalgico’s nine-piece ensemble performs Sunday at the Berkeley Art Festival performance space on University Avenue A great film score doesn’t just highlight the action on screen. It can set the scene, amplify the mood, juice the rhythmic flow, […]