One critic said Walker “is the greatest, deepest soul singer in the world today." Hear him tonight at Freight & Salvage.
The award, to be given at the Northern California Book Awards, celebrates a six-decade career that includes writing and teaching works of feminist theory, personal memoir and elegy.
The longest running Juneteenth festival in Northern California was back in South Berkeley on Sunday.
The Gay Day celebration was just one of a number of events in Berkeley to celebrate Pride Month.
The festival, inaugurated to celebrate the abolition of slavery in the United States, promises live music, dancing, food, health screenings, activities for kids and more.
Spend a very hot day outdoors at Sunday Streets, and catch some stories, songs and sports all weekend.
Saturday saw a salute to the citizen activists who founded Ohlone Park in 1969, and a celebration of the Native California Indians whose heritage dates back thousands of years in the Bay Area.
It's a weekend for celebration: Pints for Paws, Ohlone Park's 50th anniversary, Rising Stars. Plus music and basketball.
A Dylan birthday celebration, three outstanding women musicians, French choral music, sexy Russians and a weaving workshop are among the highlights for Memorial Day weekend
A bluegrass festival, a bookstore and chocolate crawl (why not?), New Orleans piano, the 70th edition of a Buddhist bazaar, plus a special screening of a documentary on resistance to Franco's dictatorship.