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.
It goes without saying all our recommended activities are virtual. That said: Go on a garden tour, tune in to author conversations, study traditional music, watch dance or do earth crafts with the kids.
The annual festival, that usually takes place in Berkeley, debuts its virtual version this weekend and continues into summer; topics include voting, parenting, wellness, literature and children’s programs.
The organizers of the popular two-day Bay Area Book Festival — set for May 2-3 — have decided to cancel their 2020 event so as not to risk spreading coronavirus.
We’ve selected some highlights from the Bay Area Book Festival, in addition to other literary, musical and artistic events for the weekend.
[Sponsored] Interest in translated literature – often ignored by major publishers – remains high in Berkeley.
‘Women in Black’ tells the story of Chance Hardwick, an exceptionally handsome young man from the Heartland who arrives in Hollywood in the 1950s. He becomes a movie star but, tragically, dies young.
The fifth annual Bay Area Book Festival, May 4-5, will fill downtown with hundreds of authors and exhibitors.
[Sponsored] The Bay Area Book Festival put together this cross-section of international authors you can see for yourself this weekend in downtown Berkeley.
Well over 200 authors are expected to be in town for the weekend festival which offers a program brimming over with book-related talks, outdoor booths and activities.
[Sponsored] In advance of her appearance at the Bay Area Book Festival, Katherine Applegate talks about her new book, ‘Wishtree,’ and the craft of writing for a younger audience.
[Sponsored] In response to #MeToo, the Bay Area Book Festival has created Women Lit, a collective of women helping to bring female writers to the April 28-29 festival in Berkeley.