Live music is returning downtown with regular, socially-distanced performances at The UC Theatre, Bobby G’s, and a planned Freight & Salvage ‘tour’ of downtown parklets.
One looks at the efforts of former Nazis to ‘deradicalize’ their Aryan brothers. Two focus on the lives of famous men: Chuck Berry and Oliver Sacks.
Oct. 4 virtual mini-fest on Supreme Court, nonviolence, race, polarization.
Donald Trump won the 2016 election by convincing America’s right-wing populists to migrate ideologically. Can he do it again?
‘The Forests of California’ is a gorgeously illustrated book featuring Kaufmann’s watercolors. It is also a primer on how to approach nature.
In ‘Scandinavian Noir,’ the Berkeley author explores what the genre tells us about the countries that spawned it.
In a new graphic nonfiction book, ‘Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy,’ Daniel Newman, founder of Maplight, says people can be the change.
In this new one-person, 45-minute play, Lynne Kaufman uses an anthropological tempest as context to explore Margaret Mead’s reaction to her character assassination.
This biting play about a daytime TV doctor whose career careens downward as a result of an exposé streams live through Saturday, Aug. 15.
Virtually all of the places people go to see shows in Berkeley are shut.
Running Sept. 24-27 online, the Convention features all the usual gatherings, including concerts, jam sessions, song swaps, workshops and special programming for children and their families
The Sept. 6 event features Bay Area acts like SambaDá and the forró combo Dona Francisca and some of Brazil’s greatest musicians performing from the northeastern states of Pernambuco and Bahia.
Bruce Dern and Lena Olin give terrific performances in a film about decline and dementia; while ‘Native Sun, long unseen, is now restored and available to stream.
Artist Matt Furie created Pepe the Frog character in 2005. A new movie traces how Pepe became an icon for white nationalists, neo-Nazis, and other assorted fascists.
A movie about bridge construction could be as interesting as watching paint dry. In the case of ‘Suspension,’ it’s not. Plus: Catch up on PFA’s 21st-century Romanian cinema.
When complete, Karina Epperlein’s mural on the double doors of her garage, will feature up to 100 names, as well as identifying details, of people who have been victims of police brutality nationwide.
Rigel Stuhmiller, known for her beautiful nature illustrations and prints, offers a soothing outlet that can be done while maintaining social distancing.
Hear Jorma Taccone of the comedy troupe The Lonely Island read his new children’s book; learn how to evacuate during a wildfire; enjoy a car parade along Solano Avenue.
A diverse group of artists speak in a range of voices, often obliquely, to our current state of imminent eco-catastrophe.
See a play about marriage, view art and craft exhibits online and gear up for the Berkeley Public Library’s star-studded children’s reading series.
Working with the Berkeley Path Wanderers Association, five artists have created a delightful public art installation.
Staying at home has worn out its welcome so enter into these new worlds by streaming plays, performances, even a cooking class on your computer.
There are a slew of fascinating documentaries in this virtual film festival, including one on an American-style suburban development in China and another on the last Blockbuster video store in the U.S.
This week, play a comedic game show, listen to Americana music, watch Shakespeare, write and make a collage and roll some sushi.
‘Mr. Soul’ tells the story of Ellis Haizlip, a New York City-based dance producer and stage manager who hosted the extraordinary TV series ‘Soul!’ between 1968 and 1973.
With serendipitous timing, ideally suited to a pandemic, OMCA has just opened the Dorothea Lange Digital Archive, a free, online experience showcasing the work of the world-renowned documentary photographer.
In Vithaya Pansringarm, ‘The Prey’ may have found our next James Bond supervillain; while ‘Boys State’ provides us with everything we hope for from politics — and everything we fear.