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Thursday February 11, 2010 - 09:55:00 AM

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Carneiro, Rivera Reunited at Berkeley Symphony

By Ken Bullock, Special to the Planet
Thursday February 11, 2010 - 09:53:00 AM

Berkeley Symphony, led by Music Director Joana Carneiro, will play Berkeley composer Paul Dresher’s Cornucopia, Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Five Images After Sappho, featuring artist-in-residence, soprano Jessica Rivera; and Beethoven’s Third Symphony, the “Eroica,” tonight (Thursday, Feb. 11) at Zellerbach Hall on the UC campus. At 7:10, Carneiro and Dresher will hold an onstage conversation about his music, free to concert ticketholders. -more-


‘The First Grade’ Opens at Aurora Theater

By Ken Bullock, Special to the Planet
Thursday February 11, 2010 - 09:55:00 AM

Sydney—who would have been called a grammar school teacher back in the day—faces her class (the audience) and explains to her precocious first-graders how to act in her absence, using polysyllables like “conviviality,” words the kids have brought in from their academic and professional parents. -more-


Eddie Gale and India Cooke Celebrate Jazz Great Sun Ra

By Ken Bullock, Special to the Planet
Thursday February 11, 2010 - 09:56:00 AM

“The motivation keeps coming back around,” said noted San Jose-based jazz trumpeter Eddie Gale, “What can I do for Sun Ra?” -more-


People and Cities in Ruins: Rossellini's 'Rome Open City' and Wenders' 'Paris, Texas'

By Justin DeFreitas
Thursday February 11, 2010 - 12:51:00 PM

In 1945, Roberto Rossellini took an idea, a limited supply of film stock and an even more limited supply of cash, and created not only a powerful landmark film, but spurred an entire genre, a school of filmmaking that quickly spread throughout the Italian film community and that still exerts great influence on filmmakers worldwide. -more-


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Thursday February 11, 2010 - 09:46:00 AM

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