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Wednesday October 09, 2002

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. 12 

Indigenous Peoples Day 

7:30 a.m. 

Shellmound run to the Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow - 1st Annual Run 




Autumnal Equinox Picnic 

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

“Big Leaf” field in Tilden Park 

East Bay Atheists host this day of fun, food, and games. 


$5 donation 


“Toward Realizing Our Dream: Overcoming the Obstacles to Korea’s Peaceful Reunification” 

1 p.m. 

Morrison Room, Bancroft Library  

UC Berkeley 

Congresswoman Barbara Lee speaks,  

followed by guest speakers and a reception. 


See Elephants Fly 

Noon to 5 p.m. 

Lawrence Hall of Science,  

Centennial Drive above the UC Berkeley campus. 

A day of special activities and events about the Asian elephant and the Asian cultures where these beasts live. 


$8 adults. $6 youth 5-18. $4 for 3-4. 


Indigenous People's Day Pow Wow Indian Market & Fall Fruit Tasting 

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Berkeley Farmers' Market 

Center Street  

at Martin Luther King Jr. Way 



Sunday, Oct. 13 

People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo Banquet  

1 p.m. 

Hs Lordship’s Restaurant, 199 Seawall Dr., Berkeley Marina 


$40 reservations required. 


Celebrate the Lives of Photographers Galen Avery Rowell and Barbara Cushman Rowell 

3 p.m. 

Berkeley Community Theater, 1930 Allston Way 

Speakers include Conrad Anker, Kathryn Fuller, Bob Hansen and more, with special messages from Tom Brokaw and novelist Barry Lopez 



October Swimfest 

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

Willard Pool, 2701 Telegraph Ave. 

Come out to swim, laugh, float and make a splash, while showing support for keeping Willard Pool open year-round. 


$4.20 general / $1.50 seniors and children 



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. 


“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 



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. 


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 




Thursday, Oct. 10 

Daniel Wilkinson 

7:30 p.m. 

Easy Going Travel Shop & Bookstore, 1385 Shattuck Ave. 

Wilkinson, author of “Silence on the Mountain” will present slide show. 




Friday, Oct. 11 

Beth Glick-Rieman 

7:30 p.m. 

Boadacia’s Books, 398 Colusa Ave.  

at Colusa Circle 

Glick-Rieman shares her findings on the status of women around the world, reading from her book, “Peace Train to Beijing and Beyond”. 





Saturday, Oct. 12 

“Antarctica and the Breath of Seals” 

7:30 p.m. 

Boadacia’s Books, 398 Colusa Ave.  

at Colusa Circle 

Lucy Jane Bledsoe presents a slide show based on travels in Antarctica. 




Friday, Oct. 18 

Working for the Mouse 

Fantasy about playing at Disneyland. 

8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. 

La Val’s Subterranean Theater  

1834 Euclid 


$12 general, $7 students. 


Sunday, Oct. 27 

Benefit screening for “Bums’ Paradise”  

8 p.m. screening followed by party with live music from Marc Black / Funky Sex Gods 

Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave. 

Film explores the story of the homeless men and women who turned the former Albany Landfill into a community. 


Sliding scale / All welcome.