Arts & Events

New Theater Company Plays "Other People's Money" at Kehila in Oakland

By Our Correspondent
Friday March 14, 2014 - 12:09:00 PM

Piedmont and Oakland has a new theatre company—the Piedmont Oakland Repertory Theatre -more-

Around & About Theater & Music: ShadowLight & Gamelan Musicians Stage Free Balinese Shadowplay Saturday Night on UC Berkeley Campus

By Ken Bullock
Friday March 07, 2014 - 01:42:00 PM

Larry Reed, American dalang (shadowmaster) extraordinaire, and his 40-year old company ShadowLight will stage a free Balinese shadowplay, "The Marriage Contest for the Hand of Princess Tatewati," a tale from the Mahabharata, with gamelan musicians Carla Fabrizio, Lisa Gold, Paul Millar and Sarah Willner, sponsored by the UC Berkeley Department of Music and the department of Southeast Asian studies, this Saturday night, 8-9 p. m. at Morrison Hall, 125 Elkus Room, on the UC campus. Information: or call 642-2678. -more-

Two Theater Reviews: 'The Lion & the Fox,' Central Works at the Berkeley City Club; 'A Maze,' Just Theater at Ashby Stage

By Ken Bullock
Friday March 07, 2014 - 01:46:00 PM

—Almost five years ago, Central Works staged 'Machiavelli's The Prince,' a two-hander with good performances by Richard Frederick and
Michael Navarra as the famed political writer of the Renaissance and Lorenzo II, Duke of Florence, the ruler to whom Machiavelli's most famous screed was dedicated. -more-