Arts & Events

Friday Through Tuesday

Friday May 07, 2010 - 11:48:00 AM

Listings for the next week can be found in the previous issue. -more-


At the Berkeley Arts Festival This Weekend

By Bonnie Hughes
Friday May 07, 2010 - 11:43:00 AM

This weekend the Berkeley Arts Festival will present the third night of John Schott's Typical Orchestra Retrospective and the India Cooke Bill Crossman Duo Audiences coming into the future home of the Judah L. Magnes Museum at 2121 Allston Way are greeted by the large figurative works of painter Bob Brokl. -more-


Wild Neighbors: The Dog That Runs in the Rough Water

Joe Eaton
Friday May 07, 2010 - 11:38:00 AM
Oblivious Hawai'ian monk seal, Po'ipu Beach Park, Kaua'i.

The trick to spotting a Hawai’ian monk seal, according to Kaua’i-based naturalist David Kuhn, is to look for the orange plastic cones delimiting its space on the beach. -more-


Friday Through Tuesday

Friday May 07, 2010 - 11:56:00 AM

Listings for the next week can be found in the previous issue. -more-


CLASSICAL MUSIC-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:05:00 AM

BERKELEY ART MUSEUM AND PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE -more-


STAGE-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 10:53:00 AM

AURORA THEATRE COMPANY -more-


READINGS-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 10:55:00 AM

A GREAT GOOD PLACE FOR BOOKS -more-


PROFESSIONAL DANCE-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 10:56:00 AM

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY (HAYWARD CAMPUS) -- -more-


CLASSICAL MUSIC-SAN FRANCISCO THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:14:00 AM

CALVARY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH -more-


POPMUSIC-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:24:00 AM

DANCE-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:15:00 AM

ELKS LODGE, ALAMEDA -more-


EXHIBITS-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:16:00 AM

BERKELEY PUBLIC LIBRARY, CENTRAL BRANCH -more-


GALLERIES-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:18:00 AM

AMES GALLERY -more-


STAGE-SAN FRANCISCO THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 10:28:00 AM

AMERICAN CONSERVATORY THEATER -more-


A Reader Recommends: La Fiesta

By Dorothy Snodgrass
Monday May 03, 2010 - 09:40:00 PM

"South of the Border, down Mexico Way" might well be the theme song of one of Berkeley's favorite restaurants, "La Fiesta." Entering through the handsome gates of this marvelous Mexican restaurant, one indeed feels transported to old Mexico. With its Spanish revival furniture and Diego Rivera reproductions lining the walls, dining at La Fiesta is a joy, -more-


A Reader Recommends: Jerusalem, the East Side Story

By Annette Herskovits
Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 12:41:00 PM

“Jerusalem: the East Side Story” -more-


Nice Day in Berkeley Draws a Thousand Tourers to BAHA, Natives Events

By Steven Finacom
Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 07:10:00 PM
Historian Betty Marvin, in the persona of Julia Morgan, visited the houses on the BAHA Tour answering questions about her work.  Here she discusses the 1905 Kofoid House, with copies of her architectural drawings on hand.

Hundreds of Berkeleyans and visitors to town turned out in picture-perfect spring weather on Sunday, May 2, 2010 to attend two tours. -more-


GENERAL-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:19:00 AM

MUSEUMS-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:22:00 AM

OUTDOORS-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:24:00 AM

OUTDOORS-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16 -more-


HIGHLIGHTS-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:20:00 AM

A GREAT GOOD PLACE FOR BOOKS -more-


KIDS-EAST BAY THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:21:00 AM

ARDENWOOD HISTORIC FARM Ardenwood farm is a working farm that dates back to the time of the Patterson Ranch, a 19th-century estate with a mansion and Victorian Gardens. Today, the farm still practices farming techniques from the 1870s. Unless otherwise noted, programs are free with regular admission. -more-


GENERAL-SAN FRANCISCO THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:19:00 AM

CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY -more-


MUSEUMS-SAN FRANCISCO THROUGH MAY 16

Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 11:23:00 AM

ASIAN ART MUSEUM OF SAN FRANCISCO The Asian Art Museum-Chon-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture recently unveiled its new building in San Francisco's Civic Center. The building, the former San Francisco Public Library, has been completely retrofitted and rebuilt to house San Francisco's significant collection of Asian treasures. The museum offers complimentary audio tours of the museum's collection galleries. -more-