Sandy Stier and Kris Perry who will be at Uncharted 2014 on Oct. 24-25 in downtown Berkeley. Photo: William Newton This year’s Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas 2014 is just six weeks away. Happening in downtown Berkeley on Friday Oct. 24 and Saturday Oct. 25, the Bay Area’s only ideas festival promises to be one of the most memorable […]
Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas
Uncharted Berkeley Ideas Festival: What’s it all about?
Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas is coming to downtown Berkeley on Oct. 24-25. You may have heard about Uncharted, either recently, or last year, when the inaugural festival was held to much acclaim. But what is an ideas festival? What happens there? Why should you come? Check out the snappy video above which was created to answer those questions, […]
Announcing Uncharted 2014: 2 days spent with the great thinkers of today to find out what’s coming tomorrow
The inaugural Uncharted last year included a big party at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive. For 2014, ticketholders are invited to a Friday night bash in the University Club right on top of the Cal Memorial Stadium. Photo: Pete Rosos Today, Berkeleyside announced the initial speaker line-up for Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival […]
A glimpse of 2 days of Uncharted festival 2013
Linda Burnham (right) and Dani McClain talk about race, class and feminism on Saturday at Uncharted. Photo: Pete Rosos Over two days, participants at Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas heard from three dozen speakers in 25 different conversations, took part in four Uncharted Lab workshops, enjoyed a jazz trio and a theremin during coffee […]
Highlights and insights from inaugural Uncharted, Storified
Linda Burnham (right) and Dani McClain talk about race, class and feminism on Saturday at Uncharted. Photo: Pete Rosos Friday morning, Uncharted, Berkeley’s first ideas festival brought hundreds of attendees into downtown Berkeley to delve into a wide range of topics, from technology and politics to modern-day feminism and the psychology of the rich. Whether […]
Berkeleyside’s first Uncharted Ideas festival continues
Annalee Newitz in conversation with Lance Knobel: Can humans survive mass extinction? Photo: Emilie Raguso After many months of planning, it’s finally here: The inaugural Uncharted: Berkeley Festival of Ideas kicked off Friday morning and will continue in full force through Saturday night. The packed program of expert speakers, hands-on workshops and provocative thinkers includes discussions on robots, race, […]
Uncharted, Berkeley’s first ideas festival is 1 week away!
Some of the world’s leading, and most entertaining, experts will be participating at Uncharted on Oct. 25-26 Some of the world’s leading, and most entertaining, experts will be participating at Uncharted on Oct. 25-26 The finishing touches are being applied to the program, the speakers, all world experts in their fields, are tweeting about their […]
Mollie Katzen: Making vegetables the rock stars
Mollie Katzen is not anti-meat. Her goal is simply to make vegetables so irresistible that the steak or burger is no longer needed.
The It List: 5 things to do in Berkeley this weekend
The Ohlone mural, which has been restored, will be rededicated on Saturday Oct. 12. Photo: William Newton OHLONE MURAL CEREMONY The city of Berkeley is holding a rededication ceremony to celebrate the restoration of the Ohlone Mural. The mural, which depicts the creation story of the Ohlone people who once inhabited the Bay Area, was originally painted […]
Uncharted: Program unveiled, day-passes now available
With the opening of Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas coming up soon, the full program for the two-day extravaganza of speakers and experiences has now been unveiled. We’ve also released Friday-only and Saturday-only tickets for those interested in attending one day of Uncharted. Uncharted opens at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 25 with a […]
Berkeleyside: A vital news resource in emergencies
For a few hours on Friday Oct. 3, Berkeley and the East Bay “disappeared’ for people in San Francisco due to a thick pall of smoke that blanketed the area. Berkeleyside reported on the incident and its potentially damaging effects first. Photo: David He For a few hours on Friday Oct. 3, Berkeley and the […]
Scholarships for Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas
There is an extraordinary line-up of speakers at the inaugural Uncharted ideas festival in Berkeley on Oct. 25-26 In three weeks, on Friday Oct. 25 and Saturday Oct. 26, the Bay Area’s first ever ideas festival, Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, will throw open its doors in downtown Berkeley. It’s going to be a an […]