Op-Ed: 2020 Vision is Our Collective Responsibility (Berkeley Schools Report)
Two UC Berkeley faculty members named to NAE (UCB)
Island artist’s work on view in Berkeley (Tribune)
Berkeley hammered by wind and rain this week in 1938 (Mercury News)
Dykes discusses Cal football’s newest recruiting class (Daily Cal)
Gershwin musical to comes to Berkeley Rep in June (Mercury News)
The popular Paws to Read program started up at the Berkeley Public Library’s North Branch on Tuesday this week, and Berkeleyside photo intern Kaia Diringer dropped by to capture the event.
Four decades is a long wait between albums, but Chester “CT” Thompson hasn’t been wasting his time. A rising Hammond B3 organ star on the chitlin’ circuit jazz scene in the late 1960s, he recorded his first album as a leader in 1971 for the Black Jazz label, Powerhouse, an LP that’s now a pricey collector’s item (listing for $175 on eBay).
The view from the L-shaped deck off the penthouse apartment at 2055 Center St. is spectacular. One side looks west toward San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Another side offers a sweeping vista of Berkeley’s downtown and hills.
Katrina Heron, who recently took over as director of The Edible Schoolyard Project, wants to "upgrade the menu" at school lunches.
When is a doorknob not a doorknob? If that variation on the classic Freudian aphorism confuses you, you can probably skip the rest of this review — but if you find yourself intrigued, you may be the target audience for Don Coscarelli’s new horror comedy, John Dies at the End, opening at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas on Friday, Feb. 8.
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