Fine Press, Artists’ Books and Fine Art Editions presents the Codex International Bookfair, Feb. 14-15, at UC Berkeley. The fair, a gathering of fine private presses, book artists and artisans, curators, collectors and scholars, showcases contemporary artists’ books, fine press and fine art editions, bibliophile organizations, bookbinders, hand papermakers, booksellers and programs in the book arts. Noon-6 p.m. at ASUC Pauley Ballroom, Telegraph Ave. and Bancroft Way. Tickets $5-15. For more information, www.codexfoundation.org.
Level 9 Enterprises presents Buffalo Soldiers, A Tale Lost ..., which tells the story of the lives, struggles and conflicts of the Negro cavalry, army officials and Indian warriors, while a lone soldier risks his life to convince his comrades that fighting in a war where there are no victors is wrong. Julia Morgan Center of the Arts, 2940 College Ave., Feb. 15-17, 8 p.m. Tickets $15-$30. For more information, (925) 798-1300 or www.buffalosoldiersplay.com.
RECEPTION FOR CHANGMING MENG
Painter Changming Meng has won many awards in his native China and was recently featured in an exhibit at UC Berkeley. A new show of his work is showing at Alta Galleria, 2980 College Ave. in Berkeley.
ACTIVE ARTS THEATER FOR KIDS
Dragonwings, an Active Arts Theater production for kids age 7-14, will be held at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 25 at the Julia Morgan Theater for the Arts, 2640 College Ave., Berkeley. $14 for children, $18 for adults. For more information, call (925) 798-1300.