To enjoy: A free concert, free movies, a holiday neighborhood potluck, an Americana music festival and winter delights on the waterfront.
To do: Light a Christmas tree, romp in the snow, peruse handmade prints, paintings and ceramics.
Two people have been killed in 2019 while crossing the street; about 89 have been injured.
The Iranian vocalist carries thousands of years of culture in her throat and, whenever she sings, she reconstructs a world from which she’s been exiled. Catch her Saturday at the Freight.
An appealing documentary focuses on a musical prodigy who spent his life in prison; and a Swedish movie is laden with 70s-style imagery: both part of the Another Hole in the Head film festival.
The sheer abundance of music from around the world in Berkeley this month is extraordinary.
The production wonderfully captures the whimsical spirit of Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery Medal-winning 2003 book.
A children’s book series event, a tribute concert to Bette Golden Lamb, a Latinx dance festival, a musical about the godfather of soul and a reminder about a 50-year-old Berkeley institution.
The founding director of the jazz vocal program at Berkeley’s California Jazz Conservatory is in the midst of a brilliant second act as a bandleader and recording artist. And she has a new album out.
This “absolutely terrific” Italian suspense film, produced by a major studio, isn’t getting the wide release it deserves.
The play brings the life of Mary Woolley, the first female president of Mount Holyoke College, and her longstanding partner, English Professor Jeannette Marks, into focus.
To do: Run in the Berkeley Half Marathon, see one — or two — Cal student theater productions, listen to a “mass-up” of choral music, or explore an exhibit about the African American community in Berkeley.