Arts & Events

AROUND AND ABOUT MUSIC: 'Pile of Stones' at the East Bay Media Center; Westbrae Free Concert on Saturday

By Ken Bullock
Thursday August 02, 2012 - 10:33:00 PM

—Ben Hamilton and Bekah Barnett, composer-performers, present original music for cello, voice and piano, rooted in folk music, with multi-media, at the East Bay Media Center, 1939 Addison (between MLK & Milvia) in Berkeley's Downtown Arts District, 8 p. m. Friday-Saturday August 10-11. $5-$10. 843-3699. -more-

AROUND & ABOUT THEATER:Subteranean Shakespeare Has Moved--With a New Series; 'Education of a Rake' at Central Works; Jovelyn Richards' 'Mrs. Pat's House'--latest edition--at La Pena; 'Broke-Ology' reading at the Douglas Morrison Theatre

By Ken Bullock
Thursday August 02, 2012 - 10:29:00 PM

—Subterranean Shakespeare has moved to the Berkeley Art Festival Theater, 2133 University at Shattuck, with a new Monday reading series already underway—next up, Marlowe's masterpiece 'Doctor Faustus,' directed by Heather Robinson on the 13th ... followed by The Bard's 'Julius Caesar' (20th), Ben Jonson's great comedy 'Volpone' (27th)—and on September 3rd, a new play by George Crowe about the plays and their playwrights, 'Shakespeare Night at the Blackfriars,' directed by Robert Estes. $10. 276-3871 -more-

Press Release: Hands across the Sand at Albany Beach Tomorrow

From Stephanie Thomas
Thursday August 02, 2012 - 04:50:00 PM

On Aug 4, 2012, people from over 40 countries will join hands to champion clean energy. The event will begin in New Zealand, move across the world, and end in Hawaii. We are joining hands for clean energy, to keep near and offshore oil drilling out of our waters, and to end our dependence on the fuels that foul our air, water and food. -more-