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Arts Calendar

Saturday September 07, 2002


Saturday, September 7 

Freedom Song Network’s Twentieth Birthday Benefit Concert 

8 p.m. 

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave. 

$10 to 50 (sliding scale) 


Hirax, Phobia & Lack of Interest 

8 p.m. 

924 Gillman St. 




Mark Growden’s Electric Pinata, Amor 

9:30 p.m. 

The Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Ave. 




Rachel Garin CD Release Show 

8 p.m.  

The Freight and Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 

548-1761 or 

$15.50 in advance/ $16.50 at the door 


Mystic Roots, Sangano, Elijah Emanuel & the Revelations 

9:30 p.m. 

Blakes on Telegraph, 2367 Telegraph Ave. 




Sunday, September 8 

Kulture Schock 

8:30 p.m. 

Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave. 

$8 door/ Free for 12 and under 


Darryl Purpose 

8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 

548-1761 or 

$15.50 in advance, $16.50 at door 

Women Baring Soles 

7:30 p.m. 

Rose Street 

Featuring Irina Rivkin, Lorna Hunt and Lisa Sanders 

594-4000, ext. 687 for info. and directions 



Monday, September 9 

Kris Delmhorst, Noe Venable 

8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 

548-1761 or 

$15.50 in advance, $16.50 at door 


Tuesday, September 10 

DP & Rythym Riders 

7:30 p.m. 

Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave. 

$8 door/ Free for 12 and under 


The Creation of People’s Park 

Through Aug. 31, Mon. - Thurs., 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri. 9 to 5 p.m.; Sat. 1 to 5 p.m. Sun. 3 to 7 p.m. 

The Free Movement Speech Cafe, UC Berkeley campus 

A photo exhibition, with curator Harold Adler. 



"New Work: Part 2, The 2001 Kala Fellowship Exhibition"  

Through Sept. 7, Tues.-Fri. Noon to 5:30 p.m., Sat. noon - 4:30 p.m. 

Kala Art Institute, 1060 Heinz Ave. 

Featuring 8 Kala Fellowship winners, printmaking 



“If These Walls Could Talk” 

Through Sept. 8 

Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California Campus (just below Grizzly Peak Blvd.) 

See how various civilizations built all kinds of structures from mud huts to giant skyscrapers at this building exhibit. 


Admission: $8 for adults; $6 for ages 5-18, seniors and disabled; $4 for children 3-4; Free for children under 3, LHS Members and full-time Berkeley students. 


"Poems Form/From the Six Directions" 

Through Sept. 15 

Pusod: Center for culture, Ecology & Bayan, 1808 Fifth St. 

A visual poetry exhibition and presentation of a wedding happening, a Filipino tradition. Poetry workshops presented by Eileen Tabios 7 to 9 p.m., Aug. 14, 21 and 28. 




“Virtually Real Oakland - The Magic, The Diversity and the Potholes” 

Through Sept. 21, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

Photolab Gallery, 2235 Fifth St., Berkeley 

Exhibit by Ken Burson; digitally enhanced photos of Oakland. 




Richard Misrach, Berkeley Work 

Though Oct. 13 

UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, 2626 Bancroft Way 

On view in Gallery 2, presents two photographic series by this internationally recognized Berkeley-based artist.  


$7, $5 BAM/PFA members, $4 UC Berkeley students 


Misch Kohn - Celebrating Sixty Years of Printmaking 

Sept. 12 through Oct. 16: Tues.-Fri., Noon to 5:30 p.m.; Sat., Noon to 4:30 p.m. 

Kala Arts Institute, 1060 Heinz Ave. 



A Thousand and One Arabian Nights 

Through Sept. 28, Fri. - Sun. 8 p.m.; Sun. 4 p.m. 

Forest Meadows Outdoor Amphitheater, Grand Avenue at the Dominican University, San Raphael 

Marin Shakespeare Company’s presents this classic story with original Arabic music. 

415-499-4488 for tickets 

$12, youth; $20 senior; $22 general 



Henry IV: The Impact Remix 

Through Sept. 8, Fri. and Sat. 8 p.m. and Sun. 7 p.m. 

Eighth Street Studio, 2525 Eighth St. 

Sept. 13 through 21, Fri. and Sat. 8 p.m. and Sun. 7 p.m. 

Julia Morgan Center for the Arts, 2640 College Ave. 

Impact theatre’s first Shakespeare production staring Rich Bolster as Prince Hal and Bill Boynton as Falstaff. 


$15 general/$10 students 


Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar 

Sept. 5 through Oct. 12 

Thurs. through Sat. 8 p.m. 

LaVal’s Subterranean Theatre, 1834 Euclid 




The House of Blue Leaves 

Sept. 11 through Oct. 27 

Berkeley Rep's Roda Theater, 2015 Addison St. Berkeley 

647-2917 or 888-4BRTTIX 

$10 - $54 

The Shape of Things 

Sept. 19 through Oct. 20 

Aurora Theatre Company, 2081 Addison St. 

Play by writer/director Neil LaBute's spins a morality tale of a young art student, his art major girlfriend, and the Pygmalion-like changes that bring into question how far one should go for love. 

843-4822, for reservations 

$26 to $35  


Alarms and Excursions 

Nov. 15 through Dec. 22 

Aurora Theatre Company,  

2081 Addison St. 

Michael Frayn's comedy about the irony of modern technology. 

843-4822, for reservations 

$26 to $35  


Saturday, September 7 

Bay Area Poets Coalition Open Reading 

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

West Branch Berkeley Public Library, 1125 University Ave. 




September 7, 12 

Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival 

Noon to 5 p.m. 

Civic Center Park, Center St. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way 

Poetry readings, presentations by environmentalists, interactive events and more. 



Sunday, September 8 

Poetry Flash @ Cody’s 

7:30 p.m. 

Cody’s Books, 2454 Telegraph Ave.  

Ivan Arguelles reads “Tri Loka and Carolyn Grassi read “Transparencies.” 




Wednesday, September 11 

Poetry for Peace Benefit Reading 

7:30 p.m. 

Cody’s Books, 2454 Telegraph Ave.  

Proceeds will benefit refugee relief agencies. Readings by Frances Payne Adler, Ivan Arguelles, Ellen Bass and Judy Grahns. 




Poetry Slam with host Charles Ellik 

8:30 p.m. (21 and over) 

The Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Ave. 

Featured poets: George McKibbins and Sean Shea.  


$7 door, $5 w/ student I.D. 



Saturday, September 7 

Vertical Pool presents Three Experimental Narrative Videos 

8 p.m. and 10 p.m. 

TUVA, 3192 Adeline St. 

A screening of “Requiem For a Friend”, “Inertia” and “Roadkill” by Antero Alli. Filmmaker will be present.