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Berkeley Ideas Festival is just 6 weeks away; marriage equality pioneers Sandy Stier and Kris Perry will be there

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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]