Events in Berkeley

Downtown Berkeley MusicFest

Date of the Event: 
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 10:00am - Sunday, August 28, 2011 - 11:59pm

The Downtown Berkeley Music Festival is a 10-day summer music festival celebrating music and correlated culture including dance, jam sessions, workshops, and cuisine. The events are featured at various venues throughout the Downtown, promoting the arts and contributing to a more lively downtown community.

Join the festival community on Facebook and Twitter for up to date late festival news, invitation-only events, and contests with great prizes.

If you have other questions about the festival you can send an email to info@downtownberkeleymusicfest.org or leave a message at the Freight & Salvage business office (510) 644-2020.

Dr. Mustafa Barghouti: Palestinian Leader and Physician

Date of the Event: 
Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Dr. Mustafa Barghouti:
Palestinian Leader and Physician
 
Saturday, March 3, 2012, 7:30PM

King Middle School
1781 Rose Street, Berkeley

 Tickets: $15 general, $10 low-income/students, $50 event and reception
Buy tickets online today!

speaking on
The Future of Palestine
& the Impact of the Arab Spring

Dr. Mustafa Barghouti is General Secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative, and President of the Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees.

For info: 510-548-0542, www.mecaforpeace.org

Introduced by Stanford Professor Dr. Khalil Barhoum
Plus Special Dinner Reception, 4-6pm!  Reception details coming soon.
Benefit for medical relief for Palestinian children.

Cosponsored by KPFA

ASL interpreted, wheelchair accessible

DREAM: "Let"s Make It Real" 14th Annual Martin Luther King National Holiday Celebration. A Free Community Event

Date of the Event: 
Monday, January 16, 2012 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

DREAM: "Let's Make It Real" 

14th Annual Martin Luther King National Holiday Celebration

Monday, January  16, 2012

10:00AM to Noon

McClymond's High School

2607 Myrtle Street

Oakland,CA 94607

A Free Community Event

East Bay premier of COINTELPRO 101

Date of the Event: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

East Bay premier of COINTELPRO 101

with Liz Derias, Anita Johnson & Claude Marks

http://www.freedomarchives.org/Cointelpro.html

Wednesday, November 10, 7:OO PM

Rialto Cinemas Cerrito

10070 San Pablo Avenue

El Cerrito, CA 94530

(510) 273-9102

Freedom archives phone number (415) 863-9977

EVE ENSLER

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents   EVE ENSLER "I Am An Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World"  Thursday, February 18, 7 PM King Middle School - 1781 Rose Street - Berkeley $12 advance tickets at Pegasus Books, Pendragon, Mrs. Dalloway's, Moe's, Rebecca's Books, Walden Pond, DIESEL, A Bookstore, and Modern Times or brownpapertickets.com :: 800-838-3006 ($15 door) KPFA benefit

GARRY WILLS  "BOMB POWER: THE MODERN PRESIDENCY AND THE NATIONAL SECURITY STATE"

Date of the Event: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Berkeley Arts & Letters, Co-sponsored by UC Berkeley's Institute of International Studies  presents: GARRY WILLS  "BOMB POWER: THE MODERN PRESIDENCY AND THE NATIONAL SECURITY STATE" Wednesday, February 10     7:30 PM at FCCB (First Congregational Church of Berkeley, Channing Way at Dana, Berkeley; enter via courtyard on Dana) $15 advance (Brown Paper Tickets or 800-838-3006), $20 door (half price student tickets available in advance only at Brown Paper Tickets)

Grammy Award Winner Diego El Cigala, Sunday, Oct. 23, 7 pm-Zellerbach Aud, UC Berkeley

Date of the Event: 
Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Bay Area Flamenco presents the 6th Annual Bay Area Flamenco Festival featuring the West Coast debut of Grammy Award winning Gypsy singer Diego El Cigala.

Sunday, Oct. 23, 7 pm at Zellerbach Auditorium, UC Berkeley.

For more information www.bayareaflamencofestival.com

Co-sponsored by KPFA.

Green Festival, November 6th and 7th at the Concourse in San Francisco.

Date of the Event: 
Saturday, November 6, 2010 - 10:00am - Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 6:00pm

Green Festival 2010

Amy Goodman, Dolores Huerta, Bill McKibbon, Caroline Casey, Paul
Stametz, Danny Glover, and Alice Walker are just a few of the featured
speakers at this year’s Festival!

This event affords you the opportunity to explore lifestyle and career
choices such as Sustainability, Green Technology, Fair Trade Business
partnerships, and many other options vital to our environment, our
culture.

350 exhibitors await you in the Green Marketplace!

November 6th & 7th: Saturday – 10 to 7 and Sunday – 11 to 6

At the Concourse at 8th St & Brannan in San Francisco

KPFA is a media partner of the Green Festival. Come visit
our booth and find out all about grass-roots community radio!

For more information, go to greenfestivals.org.

 

 

 

HARRY KREISLER POLITICAL AWAKENINGS: CONVERSATIONS WITH HISTORY

Date of the Event: 
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A Berkeley Arts & Letters present:HARRY KREISLER POLITICAL AWAKENINGS: CONVERSATIONS WITH HISTORY Wednesday, March 24      7:30 PM @ Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley $12 advance (Brown Paper Tickets or 800-838-3006), $15 at the door (Hillside members half price)Event supported by KPFA Radio

In collaboration with the Pacific Network on Globalisation and the Bismark Ramu Presents: On Our Land

Date of the Event: 
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

In collaboration with the Pacific Network on Globalisation and the Bismark Ramu Presents:

On Our Land
Followed by a panel discussion with:

- Olivier de Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food

- Frederic Mousseau, Oakland Institute

"Fluent and fearless... On Our Land uncovers an important, underreported story of human and environmental devastation."
- Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food

Monday, November 18, 2013 7:00 -

The David Brower Center

2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Tickets Available at OnOurLandFilm.com

"Fluent and fearless . . . On Our Land uncovers an important, underreported story of human and environmental devastation."
- Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food

On Our Land chronicles the experiences of rural communities in Papua New Guinea--giving a voice to those who are losing their land and natural resources to illegal logging operations. The film exposes the
failure of current development strategies and highlights community and local NGO struggles to take back what is rightfully theirs.

KPFA Co-sponsored Event

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