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Berkeley homeless activist Frances Townes celebrates her 100th birthday and a day named in her honor

Frances Townes blows out the candles on her birthday cake. Sally Hindman, director of Youth Spirit Artworks, is at her left. Photo: Kathleen Costanza Frances Townes blows out the candles on her birthday cake. Sally Hindman, director of Youth Spirit Artworks, is at her left. Photo: Kathleen Costanza At age 70, most people are looking forward to […]

Posted inEvents

The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

My Mind is Like an Open Meadow, by Portland’s Hand2Mouth, performing Feb. 12-13 as part of Shotgun Players’ month-long BLAST festival SHOTGUN’S BLAST FESTIVAL Berkeley’s Shotgun Players have launched a new festival, BLAST, with the goal of “exploding the limits of possibility in theater.” The intention is for BLAST to be an annual celebration of difference — a month-long festival […]