In this new one-person, 45-minute play, Lynne Kaufman uses an anthropological tempest as context to explore Margaret Mead’s reaction to her character assassination.
David Hirata has changed the name and says he deeply regrets the pain he has caused.
In his one-man show, the writer, actor and director tells of growing up and getting wise, sometimes making it, sometimes not, as he works his way through showbiz from childhood to the present.
John Fisher’s take on WWII in this acclaimed one-person show is a rare combination of comedy and gravity, with war particulars and trivia interspersed with anecdotes about his childhood.
Written by Harris, this is a graceful piece of theater, toggling back and forth between his upbringing in civil rights-era St. Louis, his return to the city he fled to bury his mother and his present life in California.
This solo show is a sweet and bittersweet exploration of the perennial question of how best to meet and keep a mate.
The City of Berkeley’s Egg Hunt Extravaganza takes place Saturday at Willard Park. Photo, of another Easter egg hunt: Abraxas3d SPRING EGG HUNT EXTRAVAGANZA The City of Berkeley’s Egg Hunt Extravaganza takes place on Saturday March 26 at Willard Park. The day will be filled with tons of fun activities, and includes a petting zoo, a visit with the […]
BAMPFA on Jan. 28 when donors were treated to a gala and after-party at the new museum. Photo: Tracey Taylor OPENING OF BAMPFA In case you hadn’t heard, Berkeley has a newly housed museum, and it opens to the public on Sunday, starting at 11 a.m., with a great big, 12-hour long Open House. Get […]
Habitot’s Sand Zone at Alcatraz and Adeline: oodles of fun for children. Photo: Sandy Friedland SANDZONE FOR KIDS This weekend is the last chance for your kids to enjoy the one-week popup Sand Zone that Habitot created by transforming a 3,600 square foot parking lot at Adeline and Alcatraz in Berkeley into a giant sandbox to […]
Comedian Kamau Bell, who lives in Berkeley, is performing standup at The Marsh in Berkeley through Aug. 22. Photo: 92Y Tribeca/New York Comedy Festival With two young daughters — Sammy, 4, and Juno, 7 months — W. Kamau Bell needs to be home early these days. Hence the name of his new stand-up show, “Home by 10,” running […]
Nigerian guitar master and singer Soji Odukogbe will perform Saturday during the Berkeley World Music Festival. Photo: Soji Odukogbe Nigerian guitar master and singer Soji Odukogbe will perform Saturday during the Berkeley World Music Festival. Photo: Soji Odukogbe BERKELEY WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL Local artists from diverse musical traditions play at the Berkeley World Music Festival this weekend. The […]
The solar calendar installation at César Chávez Park. Photo: Chris Benton SPRING EQUINOX AT CESAR CHAVEZ PARK Gather this evening at the Chavez Memorial Solar Calendar to celebrate the official arrival of spring. The event, led by Lori Lambertson of the Exploratorium Teacher Institute, will include a discussion about the “reasons for the seasons,” the […]