The video program begins with a new work providing commentary on the devastating effect of police misconduct, health disparities and gun violence on Black communities.
Things to do in the Bay Area during COVID-19
Richard Flanagan, who set latest novel amid raging Tasmanian wildfires, sees Bay Area parallels
“You have lived the same horror,” said Flanagan, who is appearing in a live program with the Bay Area Book Festival this evening.
Bearettes dance team’s place in civil rights history gets the spotlight in new film
The film focuses on the Cal Bearettes, the first majorette-style dance team in the University of California system.
Art is backdrop for new Berkeley Symphony video performances
The performances are part of a collaboration with the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
The It List: Mick LaSalle shows the California dream on screen
San Francisco Chronicle film critic Mick LaSalle leads viewers through a virtual journey into the mythology of California and its depiction in film.
The Sit List: 3 Asian American poets talk art and anti-racism at Berkeley Public Library
Plus: View two sculpture shows, and understand your relationship with motherhood.
The Sit List: 5 events that spark joy in Berkeley
This week, watch a contemporary adaptation of The Seagull, attend the Bay Area Book Festival, and sip and sketch with an artist-engineer.
The Sit List: 5 events to celebrate the Earth and more in Berkeley
This week: Celebrate the 51st anniversary of Earth Day with a week of fun activities about green living and more.
The Sit List: 5 artistic and activist events for the spring
This week, learn about police reform; buy plants from a garden club; read a novel about the 1906 quake; get to know flowers and their pollinator friends; or watch ‘The Waste Land.’
The Sit List: 5 ways to celebrate the Bay Area
This week, celebrate South and South East Asian cultures; listen to a Bay Area musical showcase; go on a virtual butterfly walk; learn how to save the news; and feel the spirit with the Shotgun Players.
The Sit List: 5 ways to fight for social justice and more
Stand in solidarity with the Asian community; remember the Holocaust; view a mural honoring South Berkeley; join a LGBT+ book club; and join a five-parks scavenger hunt.
The Sit List: 5 ways to appreciate the arts
This week, hear from the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland; shop edible plants; listen to rad women composers; watch filmmaker Steve McQueen talk about his work; and more.