Performing Arts

Plays, concerts

Berkeley Verses @North

In celebration of National Poetry Month, local poets Susan Cohen and Meryl Natchez present a look at Berkeley’s poetic legacy by celebrating some of its most iconic voices! Come hear readings of poems by Chana Bloch, Bob Hass, Louise Glück, Allen Ginsberg, and other luminaries who have called Berkeley home! See why our city could truly be called the Paris of America.


Cypress String Quartet@Central

5th floor Art & Music

The Cypress String Quartet presents a preview of their upcoming Call and Response program, "Into the Night".  Come hear  sections of Beethoven's Razumovsky String Quartet, op. 59, no. 2, Bartok's 4th String Quartet, and the world premiere of contemporary composer Philippe Hersant's 5th String Quartet, commissioned by the Cypress.