Arts & Events

The 2019 Merola Singers Strut Their Stuff in the Grand Finale

Reviewed by James Roy MacBean
Friday August 23, 2019 - 02:54:00 PM

Every year the Grand Finale offers a new crop of Merola singers the opportunity to strut their stuff on the grand stage of the War Memorial Opera House. For the young artists this is a thrill. For audiences, too, it is often a thrill to discover the opera stars of tomorrow. Indeed, on Saturday evening, August 17, the 2019 Grand Finale offered the chance to hear quite a few opera stars of tomorrow. -more-

The Berkeley Activist's Calendar: August 25-September 1

Kelly Hammargren, Sustainable Berkeley Coalition
Saturday August 24, 2019 - 11:17:00 AM

Worth Noting and Showing Up:

The last Berkeley evacuation fire drill is Sunday.

City Council is still officially on vacation, however, the Agenda Committee meets Monday to plan the September 10 City Council meeting. The agenda is packed as you see below.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

High Risk Fire Area - Wildfire Evacuation Drill, 9am – 10 am, neighborhood Berkeley-Contra costa to the east, Spruce to the west, Codornices Park to the north and UC Berkeley to south. For more details on Wildfire Evacuation Drills and to sign up go to link -more-