A week of early music in Berkeley [Mercury News]
Tony Hawk: Rad Science takes flight at Lawrence Hall of Science [UCB News]
Film fans, brace yourself for “Trailer Trash” [CoCo Times]
Joni Haastrup and MonoMono to regroup in Berkeley [SF Chronicle]
City Council to do biannual report on unfunded liabilities [Daily Cal]
Noted painter Jeff Adams dies in Berkeley at 58 [SF Chronicle]
Berkeley alum commits suicide on campus [Daily Cal]
Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji is a famous series of prints done by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai from 1826 and 1833. The series, which depicted views of Mount Fuji in different seasons, has inspired Berkeley artist Kalen Meyer to try something similar. She spent the first 36 days of 2012 paintings birds and posting the work on a Tumblr page.
Berkeley-based natural food company Annie’s Homegrown has awarded scholarships to two UC Berkeley students to support innovative new projects in the field of sustainable agriculture.
It looks like a number of Berkeley restaurants won’t be recovering as quickly as hoped from a recent set of fires.
The bulk of this week’s Berkeley City Council meeting was consumed by public comment and council member debate on potential city measures for the November general election ballot.
Just as Berkeley starts settling into its pleasingly sleepy summer rhythm, the 9th Annual World Music Festival takes over Telegraph on Saturday, infusing the avenue with a jolt of energy. Running from noon to 9 pm, the free musical fest brings an international array of music to cafés and shops south of campus, with the action centering on the Amoeba-sponsored People’s Park stage from 1-6 pm.
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