It’s clearly festival weekend: annual Pow Wow, Grateful Day, Emergency Prep and, ahem, a running music festival. Plus a rare piano/gamelan concerto.
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.
After power was shut off to UC Berkeley and thousands of homes and businesses starting at 11 p.m. on Oct. 9, Berkeleyans found ways to cope.
About 3,500 homes and businesses in Berkeley are without power as of early Thursday.
Swaths of Northern California are already in the dark. North Berkeley and the hills could be affected this evening.
“It’s a miracle that we have a film,” said the Frame of Mind founder on her Dalai Lama documentary.
Nicknamed the “Mayor of Berkeley streets,” Diehl was active in Berkeley politics for decades and provided mental health and counseling services to the poor, the homeless, and the mentally ill.
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Prepare for an ‘international wave of sound’ on the streets of downtown Berkeley Saturday; also recommended: Kate McGarry and Keith Ganz at California Jazz Conservatory
An enigmatic film that won Best First Feature award at this year’s Frameline festival, and a Swedish movie that proves foreign filmmakers make formulaic movies too.