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Arts Calendar

Friday February 16, 2007

FRIDAY, FEB. 16 -more-


Arts and Entertainment Around the East Bay

Friday February 16, 2007

THE ART OF LIVING BLACK ARTISTS’ TALK -more-


The Theater: ‘Shopping for God’ at The Marsh-Berkeley

By Ken Bullock, Special to the Planet
Friday February 16, 2007

In Shopping for God, her solo piece now playing at The Marsh-Berkeley in the Gaia Building, Erica Lann Clark, an accomplished storyteller with a distinctive stage presence, seems at first to cover familiar territory, albeit in her own, humorously idiosyncratic, sketchy way. But once she gets down to brass tacks, what she has to say—and act out—is much more than just another autobiographical story. The shopping is over. Or has it just begun? -more-


About the House: Secondary Drains and the Very Scary Porch

By Matt Cantor
Friday February 16, 2007

I met a very nice fellow today. A composer. Funny how homeowners end up being something other than just … homeowners. Neat guy, writes music for films, TV, industrials (corporate film) and the like. He also had the composure of musician, smooth and philosophical. Good thing for all those involved in selling him this house because let me tell you, he had some pain and it would be very easy to acrimonious with this particular type. -more-


Berkeley This Week

Friday February 16, 2007

FRIDAY, FEB. 16 -more-


Arts Calendar

Tuesday February 13, 2007

TUESDAY, FEB. 13 -more-


Arts and Entertainment Around the East Bay

Tuesday February 13, 2007

International Bookfair -more-


The Theater: Harrison’s ‘Young Caesar’ at Yerba Buena

By Jaime Robles, Special to the Planet
Tuesday February 13, 2007

Conductor Nicole Paiement and Ensemble Parallèle present the world premiere of Lou Harrison’s Young Caesar at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Feb. 16 and 17. -more-


The Theater: TheatreFIRST’s Stunning Revival of ‘Nathan the Wise’

By Ken Bullock, Special to the Planet
Tuesday February 13, 2007

TheatreFIRST brings to the stage G. E. Lessing’s masterpiece, Nathan the Wise, the original play of ideas (and of religious and cultural toleration and understanding) in the modern sense at the Old Oakland Theatre in a witty and exhilarating production in Edward Kemp’s illuminating new translation. -more-


Towhee Duets: The Private Life of a Plain Brown Bird

By Joe Eaton, Special to the Planet
Tuesday February 13, 2007

Talk about your misperceptions: for years, I thought the California towhees in my yard were having boundary issues. Two towhees would fly toward each other, one or both uttering a loud squealing call that was nothing like their normal “chip” or “tsip.” It sure sounded like fighting words. The towhees would appear to confront each other with fluffed-out feathers. Then they’d break off and go back to scuffling through the leaf litter for bugs. -more-


Berkeley This Week

Tuesday February 13, 2007

TUESDAY, FEB. 13 -more-