Kick off 2020 with a surrealist portrait or nature journaling. You could also take in some cute animals, jazz and David Bowie, all this weekend.
Escape the cumulative exhaustion of national and global politics and indulge in some good reads. What books did you enjoy this year?
Plenty of holiday cheer to be had — from Klezmer to Christmas music — or you can just watch the Cal women's basketball team continue its winning streak.
The new Oakland journalism platform will be headed by Tasneem Raja, a trailblazer in nonprofit and community-led journalism. The effort has secured initial funding of $3.1 million.
Afropop, fair housing, Joni Mitchell's birthday, exquisite corpse for the kids and Berkeleyside's own Evening Ideas Fests.
Music from singer songwriters, blues guitarist and world fusion, plus the first-ever city Open House and an original play perfectly timed for Hispanic Heritage Month.
It's clearly festival weekend: annual Pow Wow, Grateful Day, Emergency Prep and, ahem, a running music festival. Plus a rare piano/gamelan concerto.
Swaths of Northern California are already in the dark. North Berkeley and the hills could be affected this evening.
'PG&E has completely bungled it,' said Berkeley Councilwoman Lori Droste. She wasn't alone in her reaction to the confusing information about the power shutdown.
And now for something complete different… could be a theme for the weekend. Voting rights, bronze pours, 50 years of People's Park, small presses and contemporary jazz.
Spoiled for musical choice this weekend, ranging from bluesy folk, to jazz to a contemporary multidisciplinary premiere. Plus there's cheesemaking and a plant sale.
'Old time' and sacred music, Berkeley filmmakers, poetry and the spirit of Sylvia Plath, all this weekend.
There's plenty of choice if you're looking for weekend activities.
The weekend offers a wealth of musical choice – Brazilian jazz, Oakland Latinx – plus Chocolate & Chalk Art, a celebration of the Free Clinic's 50th, and photos from San Quentin at BAMPFA.
You can bark (and meow) around the block to adopt a pet, celebrate Woodstock's 50th, help Little Village Foundation and Monteverde School, and find out what's the buzz about bees this weekend.
Music and science combine for quite a weekend: blues and salsa, chemistry and meteors are our weekend picks.