Events in Berkeley

U.S. Premiere of Cuban Documentary Maestra (Teacher) The 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign: Transforming Cuban Women and Society

Date of the Event: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 7:00pm - Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 10:00pm

U.S. Premiere of Cuban Documentary Maestra (Teacher)
The 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign: Transforming Cuban Women and Society

Bay Area screenings:

April 6 - La Peña Cultural Center 7pm

April 7 - Mission Cultural Center 7pm

WATERSHED: Celebrating Writers, Nature & Community Experimental Poetry Festival

Date of the Event: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Saturday, October 1, Noon to 4:30 pm
WATERSHED:
Celebrating Writers, Nature & Community
Experimental Poetry Festival
FREE
Berkeley Civic Center Park
next to Farmers' Market
Jane Hirschfield
Robert Hass
Camille T Dungy
D A Powell
Judy Grahn with musiican Anne Carol
Peter Berg Tribute with poet Jerry Martien
Andrew Schelling
Oakland Slam Poets
River of Words
Music by Barry Finnerty's Jazz Roots Trio
Open Mic
INFO: poetryflash.org

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS

Date of the Event: 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 6:00am - Friday, May 28, 2010 - 8:00pm

 \    Volunteers are needed to answer phones during ourfund drive, May 10th to May 28th, 2010 Come join the fun!

Women's Earth Alliance (WEA) presents Seeds of Resilience: Women Farmers Striving in the Face of Climate Change

Date of the Event: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

Women's Earth Alliance (WEA) presents  

Seeds of Resilience: Women Farmers Striving in the Face of Climate Change 

Tuesday, December 6th 6:30PM, at the David Brower Center in Berkeley. Featuring Buddhist scholar and teacher Joanna Macy and WEA Director, Rucha Chitnis. Hear a report back on WEA's unique 2011 India Women, Food and Climate Change Training.

6:30PM WEAving the Worlds "Solutions Salon," featuring local organizations working on local solutions to food security and sustainable agriculture, Indian food and music.

7:30PM Program.  Tickets $15 in advance, $18 at the door available now a t www.womensearthalliance.org.  Activist tickets available.  For more information email events@womensearthalliance.org or call 510-859-9106.


World Music Artists Converge on Telegraph Avenue, For Festival's 11th Solstice Celebration, Sunday, June 22nd

Date of the Event: 
Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm

Free! 11th Annual Berkeley World Music Festival showcases Bay Area’s finest artists, Sun., June 22nd. A dazzling mix of café and sidewalk performances (Noon – 9 pm), plus the featured Amoeba Music Concert in Peoples Park (1 – 6 pm) Festival's starting point is the event information booth, located on Telegraph Ave at Haste St.

Headliners for the People's Park dance party are Bay Area's top Motown band Pride & Joy and Manzo Rally (with members of the famous Latin band Malo, plus special guest grammy nominee Johnny Gunn) andaward-winning Afrofunk Experience.

An impressive world music tour will also be presented in a variety of Telegraph Avenue venues. Whether its Big Lou “the Accordion Princess” (Eastern European and Norteño Polka, The Town Quartet (Trans-Atlantic chamber music), ViBO Simfani (Brazilian, Latin & Beyond) and Tom Chandler Trio (Middle Eastern Trance), or outdoor performers by All Nations Singers (Native American). Belly Dance Bazaar, Belinda Salvidge Minstrels (Old English and Irish), Spirit of ’29 (Dixieland Jazz) and Michael Masley's  World Kalimbolam" or evening shows with Lisa Sangita Moskow (Electric Indian Sarode), Ancient Future (Asian Fusion) or Georges Lammam Ensemble "Khaliji" Eastern Arabian Music and family fun crafts village in People's Park, there's something for everyone. For more information visit  www.berkeleyworldmusic.org

“Berkeley Says NO to Torture” Week Calendar

Date of the Event: 
Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 7:00pm - Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 10:00pm

“Berkeley Says NO to Torture” Week Calendar
www.wesaynototorture.net

DONATIONS, TICKETS, GUEST PASSES for all public events:  Students free. General public: $10 requested donation (no one turned away). Your $100 donation (received before October 10) will provide one Guest Pass to all “Berkeley Says No to Torture” events. Reservations: 510-333-6097

“Summer Noon Time Concert Series” continues with the group “Opaque”

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

the Downtown Berkeley Association and Jazzschool “Summer Noon Time Concert Series” continues with the group “Opaque” performing at Bartlett's Patio located at 2020 Kittredge Street In Berkeley.

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