For the last eight years, poets from around the East Bay have been gathering each year at the Berkeley Poetry Festival. Sometimes they meet and read together on a street. Other times they gather in a television studio and broadcast two days worth of poems. On other occasions, they have recited poetry in a museum.
The two self-professed clowns behind Kitchen on Fire, who like to ham it up with kitchen utensils for the camera, are quite serious about their mission: they want to teach people to cook real food for themselves.
By Julia Musto