Burke, who went to Berkeley High, played for the Oakland A’s and the Dodgers, who offered him $75,000 to marry a woman.
Reviewed: ’76 Days’ provides a stirring tribute to Wuhan’s medical workers, while ‘The Inheritance’ is a salute to youthful idealism.
Best-selling author Walter Issacson, who has written about Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs, turns his eye to Doudna.
The Berkeley artist says creating his vibrant, intricate public murals helped him get to know the city. The pandemic has brought new purpose to his work.
A thought provoking first-time feature, a defiantly unconventional police procedural, and behind the scenes at a Brazilian grocery store.
This week, support your local library; learn about the ethics of journalism; read Dan Rather’s graphic novel; listen to poetry; and look to the past.
The South Berkeley rapper talks about the local music scene, his influences and what he’s working on next.
‘Half Moon Bay,’ by the father and son duo, is just one of hundreds of novels published in the past few decades that have been set in Berkeley.
Pianist Laura Klein and guitarist Tony Corman’s repertoire encompasses bossa nova standards, American songbook gems, bebop anthems and original compositions.
Minari is one of 2021’s best releases.
Artist and business owner Frida Godoy crafts fantastical creations from recycled materials at Reuse Arts and Crafts.
The joint biography looks at Chester Nimitz, William Halsey, William Leahy and Ernest King.
On Feb. 22 the Cal J-School presents, “Photographer Dorothea Lange and the Berkeley Connection: 40 Years of Lange Fellowship Winners.”
Albany-based filmmaker Abby Ginzberg’s documentary “Waging Change” spotlights the movement to change the federal tipped minimum wage of $2.13 an hour.
These Berkeleyans are crafting beautiful messages outside their homes — sharing information and offering hope.
Reviewed: ‘Dear Comrades!’ parallels recent events in the United States, while ’17 Blocks’ follows the life of one DC family over 20 years.
This week, join a Lunar New Year celebration, see local Black artists for Black History Month, join a global book festival, date a shark and more.
If you haven’t already checked out the excellent ‘Small Time,’ you still have another week — but the festival has other great movies to watch too.
They include the once bustling scene on Telegraph Avenue, a sign in a pool hall, Totland, Berkeley Iceland, Lake Anza and, of course, the Codornices slide.
This week, attend a festival of women authors; learn how to dye naturally; witness a powerful play about Nelson Mandela; watch a pastel art demo; take a dive ‘Into Africa.’