A “monstrous mutt” delivers in a wry and amusing French film; the best investigative documentary since last year’s ‘Cold Case Hammarskjold;’ and a must-see for WWII buffs.
The performances are a collaboration between Commotion West Berkeley and several local artists.
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.
This week, pump up that mood with some singing, listening, making and expressing.
Although the pandemic has brought many cultural events to a grinding halt, the arts in Berkeley are not kaput. The city is moving forward with plans for new public art. Here’s what to look forward to in coming months.
A labor of love, ‘CREEM’ is an entertaining tribute to an irreverent (and sometimes rather rude) magazine. ‘A Thousand Cuts’ is a much more sombre affair while ‘Sunless Shadows’ is worthwhile.
This week, find joy and solace in a curated list of art and theater shows that will inspire, calm, educate and entertain you.
Watch a short documentary about Hawaii by a Berkeley native. Laugh with some comedy routines. Hear an author talk about her work. Learn how to do deep, meditative breathing.
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.
A compelling bar-set feature is the best film of the year so fa; and BAMPFA continues to offer worthwhile rarities through its Watch From Home program.
Suggestions for ways to self-care, be creative and entertain yourselves and your kids as you keep your eyes on the latest coronavirus developments.
A documentary about our very own Congresswoman, a selection of Madeline Anderson short subjects at PFA, and a film that just might have you slapping your forehead in disbelief.
This week, you can practice some philanthropy and watch some passionate performances.
Atom Egoyan’s ‘Guest of Honour’ gives David Thewlis the sort of meaty lead role he hasn’t had in years; while ‘Where Sleeping Dogs Lie’ distracts and ‘Jeanne’ puzzles.
In a new graphic nonfiction book, ‘Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy,’ Daniel Newman, founder of Maplight, says people can be the change.
RogueMark Studios’ Abby VanMuijen hopes gatherings that grew organically signal a new era for the business, one that’s driven by relationships with Berkeley neighbors.
Read a novel about an Irish-American clan or a memoir about growing up on a kibbutz, discover who “America’s Sherlock Holmes” was and his Berkeley connection, or savor a graphic novel to learn how to fix our democracy.
The life of the Alabama farm boy who went from preaching to chickens to being a liberal hero; the story of Dr. King; and 10 minutes on smallpox.
During shelter in place, Marla Aufmuth has turned her cameras on the people just outside her front door on Ward Street. Getting to know the neighbors is making her community stronger, she says.