Arts & Events

Women's History Films to Be Shown at South Berkeley Senior Center

By Helen Rippier Wheeler
Friday March 08, 2013 - 05:39:00 PM

In celebration of Women’s History month, the South Berkeley Senior Center is showing films on Tuesdays at 10:30 A.M. and Fridays at 1:30 P.M.. They are documentaries and commercial films and are followed by a short discussion. -more-

AROUND AND ABOUT POETRY: Memorial Reading for Jack Gilbert Sunday Afternoon at the Hillside Club

By Ken Bullock
Friday March 08, 2013 - 05:15:00 PM

When the King of Siam disliked a courtier,/he gave him a beautiful white elephant./The miracle beast deserved such ritual/that to care for him properly meant ruin./Yet to care for him improperly was worse./It appears the gift could not be refused. ("In Dispraise of Poetry," opening poem, 'Views of Jeopardy') -more-