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Saturday October 05, 2002

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. 


Monday, Oct. 7 

Free Homework Assistant  

at Young Adult Project 

Martin Luther King Youth  

Services Center 

1730 Oregon St.  

Young Adult Project (YAP) has a  

homework program for ages 7-13. A scheduled appointment is needed.  

Snacks and transportation are provided. Priority given to south and west  

Berkeley students.  



NOW Meeting 

6 p.m. 

Mama Bears Bookstore and Coffee House, 6536 Telegraph Ave.  

Monthly meeting of the National Organization for Women. Lorraine Provost, executive director of the Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women will speak. 



School Board Candidates Night 

7 to 9 p.m. 

The Florence Schwimley Little Theaterat Berkeley High, Allston Way at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way 

Candidates will speak and answer questions. Sponsored by the PTSA and the League of Women Voters 


Berkeley Gray Panthers Home Owners Meeting 

3 p.m. 

Berkeley Gray Panthers Office, 1403 Addison St., behind Univesity Ave. at Andronico’s supermarket. 

Jane Kadosh will talk about real estate ethics. 



Wednesday, Oct. 9 

Berkeley Free Folk Festival Tour 

3 p.m. 

Meet at Malcom X School  

1731 Prince St. 

Join the Berkeley Free Folk Festival for a tour of possible festival locations. 




Thursday, Oct. 10 

Public School Finance Discussion - League of Women Voters 

Noon to 2 p.m. 

Albany Public Library, 1247 Marin Ave. 




Natural Building and Permaculture Slide Show 

7 p.m. 

Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave. near Dwight Way 

Slide show and presentation by Kat Steele and Erin Fisher. 

548-2220 x233 



Grandparent Support Group 

10 to 11:30 a.m. 

Malcom X Elementary Arts & Academics School, 1731 Prince St. Rm.105A 




Come and Take a New Look at the Catholic Church 

7:30 to 9 p.m. 

Norton Hall at St. Mary Magdalen Parish, 2005 Berry St.  

For those feeling alienated from the Catholic Church, combined teams from four parishes offer this opportunity to ask questions and talk.  



Friday, Oct. 11 

Celebration of completion of the “Channing and Popai Liem Archival Collection” 

6 p.m. Reception 

7 p.m. Program begins 

Morrison Room, Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley 

UC Berkeley’s first Korean American archive has been completed. 


“Iraq and the Looming War” 

11:45 a.m. luncheon, 12:30 p.m. speaker 

City Commons Club, 2315 Durant Ave. 

Professor Bruce E. Cain, PhD, department of political science at UC Berkeley will speak. 

526-2925 or 665-9020 

$11.50 or $12.50 luncheon 

$1 speaker only / students free 




Saturday, Oct. 5 

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers 

7:30 p.m. 

Ashkenaz 1317 San Pablo 




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 

Joaquin Diaz 

7:30 p.m. 

Ashkenaz 1317 San Pablo 




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. 




Monday, Oct. 7 

Holly Gwinn Graham, Joel Landy and Lynda Williams 

7:30 p.m. 

Freight & Salvage Coffee House  

1111 Addison St. 

Benefit concert for the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space.  


$15.50 in advance. $16.50 at the door. 


Thursday, Oct. 10 

M Headphone w/ Lowrise 

8:30 p.m. 

Bear’s Lair Brewpub 


$5, 18 and over. 


Saturday, Oct. 12 

Rilo Kiley (saddle creek) and Arlo (subpop) 

5:30 p.m. 

Bear’s Lair Brewpub 


$5, 18 and over. 


Kira Allen 

6:30 p.m. Open mic sign-up 

7:00 p.m. Reading 

Berkeley Art Center, 1275 Walnut St.  

Presented by Rhythm & Muse 


Free / donations accepted 


Sunday, Oct. 13 

Jenna Mammina and Andre Bush 

4:30 p.m. 

Jazzschool, 2087 Addison St. 

Jazz standards, obscure cover tunes and original compositions. 





“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. 






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