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Friday October 04, 2002

Friday, Oct. 4 

Earth Traditions: Buddhism and Ecology 

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  

Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave.  




Social Issues Roundtable 

12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 

202 Chavez Center - UC Berkeley 

Post Sept. 11 Srvice Surge 




Service and Leadership Opportunities Fair 

12 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Upper Sproul Plaza - UC Berkeley 

Get involved with 40 nonprofit agencies. 




Peace Corp. Volunteer Returns 

Triple Rock Brewery “Happy Hour” 

5 p.m.  

1920 Shattuck Ave. 




“The Complex Troika: Pakistan, Kashmir, India” 

11:45 a.m. luncheon, 12:30 speaker. 

City Commons Club, 2315 Durant Ave. 

Professor Thomas R. Metcalf, PhD, of the department of history at UC Berkeley will speak. 

526-2925 or 665-9020 

$11.50 or $12.50 luncheon 

$1 speaker only / students free 


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. 


Saturday, Oct. 5 

Day of Service  

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

Cal Corps Public Serice Center joins for a day of service projects in Berkeley. 




Berkeley National Lab Open House 

10a.m. to 4 p.m. 

1 Cyclotron Rd. 

Live music, food, lectures, job fair, etc. 




Leading Edge Technology Conferece 

9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Haas School of Business, Arthur Andersen Auditorium, 2200 Piedmont Ave. 

594-748 for more info. 


Berkeley Historical Society Walking Tour 

10 a.m. 

Call for meeting point information. 

Photographer Allen Stross will lead a tour of the various art institutions located near San Pablo Ave. and Ashby Ave. 

Call for reservations: 848-0181 

$10 donation 


Elmwood Neighborhood Fall Festival 

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave. 

This “giant block party” includes Korean BBQ, tap dancing, Baroque organ recital,  

the Pacific Mozart Ensemble, and seminars on health and Japanese food. 




East Bay Solar Home Tour 

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Cedar Rose Park (first stop) 

Attendees collect a map to guide them  

on the self-guided tour—eight homes in Albany, Berkeley and Oakland in all. 


$15 per car. 



Sunday, Oct. 6 

Eckanka Worship Service 

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 

East Bay ECK Center, 3052 Telegraph, near Whole Foods 

“How to Survive Spiritually in Our Times” 



“A Jewish Religious Perspective on the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict and Prospects for Peace” 

12 p.m. 

First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way 

Rabbi Michael Lerner will speak. 



War Tax Resistance Information  

and Support Gathering 

4 to 6:30 p.m. 

1305 Hopkins St., near Peralta. 

Join others who refuse to pay taxes for U.S. militarism at this monthly  

potluck supper. 


Free: bring food or drink to share. 


Saturday, Oct. 5 

Leon Bates 

7:30 p.m. 

Calvin Simmons Theatre, 10 10th St. 

Pianist Leon Bates offers works by Mozart, Brahms and Chopin. 

451-0775 or 



All Bets Off, Benumb and Uphill Battle 

8 p.m. 

924 Gilman St. 




House Jacks  

8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 

548-1761 or 

$16.50 in advance. $17.50 at door. 


Sunday, Oct. 6 

Jimmie Dale Gilmore  

8 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St. 


$17.50 in advance. $18.50 at door. 


African Children’s Choir 

9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 

First Presbyterian Church, 2407 Dana St. 

These African children, ages 5 to 12, are staging a series of concerts across the U.S. as a gesture of hope towards victims of Sept. 11. 



Ledisi and the Braxton Brothers 

4:30 p.m. 

Jazzschool, 2087 Addison St. 




Yaphet Kotto, The Fleshies  

and Lesser of Two 

8 p.m. 

924 Gilman St. 





“Please Pay Attention” 

Tuesday, Oct. 8 through Oct. 25 

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

Worth Ryder Gallery, 116 Kroeber Hall 

UC Art graduates feature drawings, video, etc. 



"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.  



Ceramics - Opening Reception 

Through Nov. 17 

3 to 5 p.m. 

A New Leaf Gallery, 1286 Gilman St. 




“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. 


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 



Berkeley Ballet Theater’s  

Youth Company 

Sunday, Oct. 6 

2 p.m. 

Julia Morgan Center, 260 College Ave. 

The Youth Company has been selected to perform in an Austrian dance festival in 2003. This is a special performance to raise travel funds. 


$10 general / $5 under 14 


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 



Escape From Happiness 

Through October 20 

Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley Campus 

UC Berkeley’s department of theater, dance, and performance studies presents this dark comedy exploring the interactions of a highly dysfunctional urban working-class family. or (866) 468-3399 



Friday, Oct. 4 

Rosemary Wells 

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

Cody’s Books, 1730 Fourth St. 

“Getting to Know You” - songbook signing and singing. 




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 

Jane Dyer 

2:30 to 5:30  

Cody’s Books, 1730 Fourth St. 

Book sigining. 




“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. 




Poetry Reading 

3 to 5 p.m. 

West Branch Berkeley Public Library, 1125 University Ave. 

Held by the Bay Area Poets’ Coalition 



Sunday, October 6 

Bruce Feiler 

1 p.m. 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center, 1414 Walnut St. 

Feiler will discuss his book Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths. 

559-9500 for more info. 


Ledisi and The Braxton Brothers 

4:30 p.m. 

Berkeley Jazz School, 2087 Addison St.  


$15. $12 students & seniors.  

$10 Jazz school students. 


Sunday, Oct. 6 

Cinemath Films 

Pacific Film Archive Theater 

5:30 p.m. 

2575 Bancroft Way 


$7 for one film. $ 8.50 for double bills. 


Monday, Oct. 7 

Documentary Film - “Of Rights and Wrongs: The Threat to America’s Freedoms” 

12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. 

UC Berkeley Law School Center for Social Justice - 100 Boalt Hall