Quentin Hardy, deputy technology editor of The New York Times, said, “Uncharted is our humble attempt to make America smart again.” It was a joke, but it resonated throughout the two-day festival.
Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas
Eve Ensler, Kevin Powell poised to discuss Trump, rape culture, race at Uncharted in Berkeley on Saturday
Eve Ensler and Kevin Powell will be in conversation at Uncharted this Saturday. Ensler photo: Brigitte Lacombe Last Friday’s leak of the Access Hollywood video plunged Donald Trump’s presidential campaign into crisis, but it also brought to the forefront of national coverage attitudes towards women and sexual assault. Activists Eve Ensler and Kevin Powell were […]
Q&A: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, a scientist in the kitchen
The cook and writer tells us about his four essential kitchen tools and offers an insight into his Steak Myth lab, happening Oct. 15 at the Uncharted Festival of Ideas in Berkeley.
Bittman, Krasny, Ensler: Uncharted Ideas program out now
The full program for Berkeleyside’s Uncharted Festival of Ideas, on Friday Oct. 14 and Saturday Oct. 15, is now out.
TCHO chocolate lab; climate-change deep dive in Berkeley
End-of-Summer discounted tickets for Uncharted Festival (over 35% off regular price) end at midnights on Friday Sept. 23.
Mark Bittman to speak at Berkeley ideas festival
The former New York Times columnist will be at Uncharted, a production of Berkeleyside, on Friday Oct. 14.
KALW airs Berkeley conversations on Uncharted Radio Hour
The Uncharted Radio Hour makes its debut on KALW this Thursday at 7 p.m. It’s the first of four programs that offer a taste of what to expect at this year’s festival on Oct. 14 and 15.
Michael Krasny to talk Jewish humor at Berkeley festival
Michael Krasny will be in conversation with Frances Dinkelspiel at the Uncharted Festival of Ideas on Saturday Oct. 15 in Berkeley. The festival is a Berkeleyside production Michael Krasny, host of the award-winning KQED Forum program, will join the Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas line-up next month to talk about his forthcoming book, Let There Be Laughter: […]
Eve Ensler to speak at Uncharted Festival of Ideas in Berkeley — Early-bird tickets end Aug. 25
Playwright, performer, feminist and activist Eve Ensler will be joining the speaker lineup at the 2016 Uncharted Festival of Ideas in Berkeley, which is produced by Berkeleyside
Uncharted Festival of Ideas is back in Berkeley, Oct. 14-15
This year’s program includes recidivism activist and producer of ‘The Hangover’ movies Scott Budnick as well Aaron James, author of the book ‘Assholes: A Theory of Donald Trump.’
New podcasts released: Masha Gessen, Alice Dreger, more
Masha Gessen at the Uncharted Ideas Festival in 2015. Listen to her conversation with Lance Knobel on the Uncharted:Berkeley podcast. Photo: Pete Rosos Looking for something good to listen to when driving, working out, walking the dog, or simply lounging on the couch? Berkeleyside has just released five more podcasts of the conversations that took place […]
Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas 2015: The best yet
Putin expert Masha Gessen shaking hands with Berkeley Ideas Festival curator Lance Knobel after a gripping conversation. Photo: Pete Rosos Putin expert Masha Gessen shaking hands with Berkeley Ideas Festival curator Lance Knobel after a gripping conversation. Photo: Pete Rosos The third annual Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas closed Saturday after two days of engaging and compelling conversations that ran […]