The playwright's goal was to create a realistic depiction of Berkeley residents and the situations in which they embroil themselves. He isn't mocking anyone, he says.
You may be a longtime Berkeley resident and a regular patron of the arts, but not know that Berkeley has an art ambassador who honors a Berkeley artist every month.
The photographer's egret obsession was born in 2011. He has since come to feel that his encounters with the majestic birds have altered his life.
Josh Kornbluth talks about his art, his inspirations and why he likes to present himself as a screwup. The Berkeley comic and filmmaker is at the Elmwood Rialto tonight, Monday.
If you passed Eric Drooker, 58, on the streets of Berkeley, you wouldn’t guess from his slight build and unassuming manner that he’s a giant in certain circles. Among other things, Drooker is a regular cover artist for The New Yorker, he collaborated with the late poet Allen Ginsberg, and he won the American Book Award for his 1992 work Flood! A Novel in Pictures.