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Tuesday October 01, 2002

Tuesday, Oct. 1 

Setting Limits: A Mini Crash Course for Busy Parents of Preschool & School-Age Children 

7 to 9 p.m. 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center, 1414 Walnut St. 

Jill Shugart, MFT, teaches this course on how to set appropriate boundaries and feel more in charge, while still responding to your children’s needs. 

848-0237 Ext. 127 


Discounted Book Sale 

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

UC Press headquarters  

2120 Berkeley Way 

Paperbacks for $3, hardcovers for $7. Over 300 titles to choose from. 



“A Biblical Perspective of War, Peace and Justice” 

12:45 to 1:45 p.m. 

Pacific School of Religion, Mudd 103, 1798 Scenic Ave. 

Brown bag discussion. 



UC Berkeley’s Week of Service 

Hours vary (through October 5) 

Cal Corps Public Service Center, Eshleman Hall, UC Berkeley 

Make new friends while making a differece at local non-profits. or 643-0326 


Wednesday, Oct. 2 

Does Anyone Really  

Understand Berkeley? 

7 p.m. 

Berkeley Central Library  

2090 Kitteredge St. 

Berkeley History Classes, runs every Wednesday through Nov. 13 



South and west Berkeley Community Action Team Advisory Group 

7 p.m. 

Over 60’s Center, 2031 Sacramento, at Alcatraz 

Refreshments provided 



Walk to School Day 

Join around 200 other Berkeley students in the city’s second annual Walk to School Day. 


Humanistic Judaism 101 

7:30 to 9 p.m. 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center, 1414 Walnut St.  

Marcia Grossman of Kol Hadash facilitates this workshop dealing with humanistic alternatives to conventional judaism.  

848-0237 Ext. 127 

$5 public/ free for members of BRJCC and Kol Hadash 


Thursday, Oct. 3 

Investing in the Future 

7:30 p.m. 

St. Mary Magdalen Church 

2005 Berryman St. 

Learn how to invest to meet more than your financial needs. 

Call to reserve space: (925) 417-6654 



How to Defeat Commitment Phobia:  

In Yourself or the One You Love 

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish  

Community Center, 1414 Walnut St.  

Learn a variety of strategies for those who are ambivalent about commitment. Taught by Susan Page.  

848-0237 Ext. 127 

$10 public. $8 BRJCC members. 


Friday, Oct. 4 

International Day of No Prostitution 

6 to 8 p.m. 

Boalt Hall, Booth Auditorium,  

UC Berkeley 

Bay Area rally and march  

against prostitution.  



Resist Oil & Mining 

6 to 10 p.m. 

The roof, 1916A Martin Luther King Jr. Way, at Berkeley Way 

Project Underground’s sixth birthday party and annual prize drawing.  

Entertainment, music, drinks, childcare. Wheelchair accessible. 

705-8981 or 

$15 suggested donation. 


Tuesday, Oct. 1 

Toshi Reagon 

8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 


$15.50 in advance. $16.50 at door. 


Open Mic 

7:30 p.m. 

The Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Ave. 


Free. 21 and over. 


Cracked Normans 

9:30 p.m. 

Blakes on Telegraph  

2367 Telegraph Ave. 

Jazz-funk jam. 




Wednesday, Oct. 2 


8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 


$15.50 in advance. $16.50 at door. 


Poetry Slam 

8:30 p.m. 

The Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Ave. 

Nazelah Jamison and Karen Ladson host this slam. $90 cash prizes. 


$7/ $5 with student ID. 21 and over. 


Divit/The Locals/B9/Tragedy Andy 9:30 p.m. 

Blakes on Telegraph, 2367 Telegraph Ave.  




Thursday, Oct. 3 

Pete & Joan Wernick featuring Dr. Banjo  

8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 


$15.50 in advance. $16.50 at door. 


Figa Productions DJ Night 

9:30 p.m. 

The Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Ave. 

$7/ $10 after 11 p.m. 21 and over. 


"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  

60 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 Fifth St. 



Timoteo Ikoshy Montoya 

Through Nov. 1  

Reception Sept. 20, 6 to 8 p.m. 

Gathering Tribes Gallery  

1573 Solano Ave.  

Acrylic/air brush paintings  

by this Native American artist.  



Threads: Five artists who  

use stitching to convey ideas 

Oct. 6 through Dec. 15, Wed.-Sun., noon to 5 p.m. 

Berkeley Art Center 

Live Oak Park, 1275 Walnut St. 

Information:, 644-6893 



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. 20 

Berkeley Rep's Roda Theater  

2015 Addison St.  

647-2949 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, 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” 




Saturday, Oct. 5 

“Black Like Us: A Century of Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual African American Fiction” 

7:30 p.m. 

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

Led by co-editors Devon W. Carbado and Donald Wiese, and several of the book’s writers.