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Thursday September 26, 2002

Thursday, Sept. 26 

Medical Marijuana 

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Berkeley Central Library  

2090 Kittredge St.  

From Prop. 215 to Health and Safety Code 11362.5, a review of its history to present day current events. 



Saturday, Sept. 28 

Free Legal Workshop:  

“Crossroads: Health and the Law.” 

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

514 58th St. at Telegraph Avenue 

Navigate your way through legal issues when living with cancer or any serious illness. Panel presentation on employment, insurance and public benefits and one-on-one sessions with attorneys. Please, pre-register. 

601-4040, Ext. 102 for information  

or Ext. 103 to register 



Garage Sale/ Car Wash  

Belize/ Berkeley Scouts 

10 to 2 p.m. 

Epworth UMC, 1953 Hopkins St. 

International exchange fundraising effort for scouts. 



A Forum on the Arts with the Berkeley Mayoral Candidates 

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Aurora Theater, 2081 Addison St. 




Sunday, Sept. 29 

Tibetan Buddhism  

“Healing Mind” 

6 p.m. 

Tibetan Nyingma Institute  

1815 Highland Place 

Sylvia Gretchen discusses how the teachings cultivate the mind and redefine what healing means. 




“Iron Chef” Style Cook-Off  

3 to 4 p.m. 

(followed by reception, 4 to 6 p.m.) 

Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto 

1919 Fourth St.  

In this “Crabby Chef” Competition 2002, top East Bay chefs vie for this year’s title by creating the tastiest crab dish. Master of Ceremonies will be KGO-AM’s Gene Burns. 

845-7777 or 845-7771 



City of Berkeley - 2002 Public Art Competition 

1 to 3 p.m. 

Berkeley Central Public Library  

2090 Kittredge St.  

A public art informational workshop will be open to all artists regarding public art site proposals. 




Thursday, Sept. 26 

Kriby Grips, Michael Zapruder, Joe Bernson 

9:30 p.m. (21 and over) 

The Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Ave. 




Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill 

8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 

548-1761 or 

$19.50 in advance. $20.50 at door. 


Friday, Sept. 27 

The Cracked Normans,  

Paradigm & Soul Americana 

9:30 p.m. (21 and over) 

The Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Ave. 




Eric Bogle 

8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 

548-1761 or 

$16.50 in advance. $17.50 at door. 


Fair Weather, Liars  

Academy and Open Hand 

8 p.m. 

924 Gilman St. 




Reggae Angels with Earl Zero  

and Jah Light Music 

9:30 p.m. 

Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave. 

$15 door. 12 and under free. 


Saturday, Sept. 28 

Barry & Alic Oliver 

8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 


$16.50 in advance. $17.50 at door. 


From Monument to Masses,  

Victory at Sea and Yesterday’s Kids 

8 p.m. 

924 Gilman St. 




Sunday, Sept. 29 

Si Kahn  

8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 


$15.50 in advance. $16.50 at door. 


Cellist Gianna Abondolo 

4 p.m. 

Crowden Music Center, 1475 Rose St. 

Classical favorites and original  

compositions for cello. 


$10 general. 18 and under free. 


Weber Iago and Harvey Wainaple 

4:30 p.m. 

Jazzschool, 2087 Addison St. 




David Friesen and Uwe Kropinski 

8 p.m. 

Jazzschool, 2087 Addison St. 




Blowing Zen: A Performance of Shakuhachi 

7:30 p.m. 

St. John’s Presbyterian Church  

2626 College Ave. 


$12 at door. Children $5. Seniors $10. 


Chamber Music 

4 to 5:15 p.m. 

Crowden Music Center 1475 Rose St. 

Gianna Abondolo & Friends  

celebrate the release of their  

classical and jazz CD. 


$10. 18 and under free. 


"Balancing Acts" 

Through Oct. 10 

Gallery 555, 555 12th St., 

Oakland City Center 

Oakland's 'Third Thursday' art night features Ann Weber's works made of cardboard.  



“Hunger: What will you do about it?”  

Through Oct. 30, Mon.-Fri.,  

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

The Civic Center Building 

2180 Milvia St., 5th floor 

Featuring 40 photographs  

by Berkeley artist David Bacon. 

834-3663, Ext. 338, 


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. 


“Recent Acquisitions” 

Oct. 13 through Dec. 14 

Thurs., Fri., and Sat., 1 to 4 p.m. 

Berkeley Historical Society, Veterans Memorial Building, 1931 Center St. 




Misch Kohn - Celebrating Sixty Years of Printmaking 

Through Oct. 16. Tues.-Fri., Noon to 5:30 p.m.; Sat., noon to 4:30 p.m. 

Kala Arts Institute, 1060 Heinz Ave. 



Nancy Salz 

Through Oct. 23, Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Barbara Anderson Gallery, 2243 5th St. 



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 for youth. $20 for seniors. $22 general. 


Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar 

Through Oct. 12 

Thurs. through Sat. 8 p.m. 

LaVal’s Subterranean Theatre  

1834 Euclid Ave. 




The House of Blue Leaves 

Through Oct. 27 

Berkeley Rep's Roda Theater  

2015 Addison St.  

647-2917 or 888-4BRTTIX 



The Shape of Things 

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 



Thursday, Sept 26 

As ad AbuKahil 

7 p.m. 

Revolution Books, 2425 Channing Way 

Author reads and signs his new book “Bin Laden, Islam and America’s New War on Terrorism” 



Steinbeck, “The Grapes of Wrath,” and Labor Issues of Depression-Era California 

7:30 p.m.  

Easing Going Travel Shop and Bookstore, 1385 Shattuck Ave. 




Sunday, Sept. 29 

Margaret Kaufman & Robert Funge 

7:30 p.m. 

Cody’s Books, 2454 Telegraph Ave. 


$2 donation. 


Thursday, Oct. 3 

Brenda Hillman 

12:10 p.m. 

Morrison Library in Doe Library, UCB 

UC Berkeley’s Lunch Poems Reading Series. Author’s six books include “Loose Sugar” and “Cascadia”. 



Nathaniel Mackay and Trane Devore 

6 p.m. 

Maud Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley 

Part of Holloway Poetry Series for Fall 2002. 



Friday, Oct. 4 

Katherine Forrest 

7:30 p.m. 

Boadecia’s Books, 398 Colusa Ave. at Colusa Circle 

Reading from “Daughters of the Amber Moon”