Join us for an evening with Berkeley’s own Jewish Music and Poetry Project. The concert includes the world premiere of Berkeley composer William Ludtke’s Op. 155, Three Songs for soprano and cello with poems by Berkeley poet Marcia Falk and the U.S. premiere of Hungarian Lajos Delej’s “Scherzo,” recently rediscovered in the BBC archives. To learn more about the JMPP visit thier website http://jewishmusicandpoetryproject.webs.com/ For more information call 510-981-6280.
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The City of Berkeley has selected dancer and interdisciplinary artist Patricia Bulitt as its Artist Honoree for International Women’s Month, March 2015.
North Branch commemorates her dedication to local watersheds and her celebration of women, girls, and storytelling as embodied by her Storytelling Tea Parties with a month-long in-library display of photographs from her Creek Dances and Tea Parties — originally displayed in the Addison Window Gallery — as well as a culminating performance and tea-party.
Poetry & Jazz - A mash-up concert: four sets of notable poets and musicians present the words and music of poetry. Join us Saturday, April 18th, 2:00 - 4:00pm at the Central Library, Community Meeting Room, 3rd Floor.
Al Young (former California Laureate poet) with John Wiitala (bass)
Avotcja (poet/percussionist) with Val Serrant (steel drum, djembe, and talking drum)
3rd floor Community Meeting Room
Shakespeare's classic comedy features a hilarious love triangle, mistaken identities, and an exciting wrestling match. Suitable for all ages, the 55 minute production is presented in Shakespeare's original text.
Award-winning storyteller Kirk Waller comes to the South Branch to share stories that fuse spoken word, rhythm, music and movement! Don't miss this master storyteller at work!
Kirk Waller, professional storyteller and Director of Storytelling Programs at StagebridgeSenior Theater Company, brings us tales of love, romance and passion. known for incorporating music and movement, Waller's stories will make you laugh, cry and think back on your own love stories.
In a continuing series, docents from the Berkeley Repertory Theatre talk about the current production. Hear about the playwright's perspective, dive into the historical context, and discover why the script is relevant right now. Come learn more about X's and O's: a Football Love Story, a world premiere docudrama that examines both the American fascination with football and the sport's potentially lethal injuries.