Focus on the Cello @Claremont

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.


FLASH FICTION FUNSHOP:  A Writing Workshop, led by Frances Lefkowitz. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 2-4 pm. Advance Registration Required, beginning March 2, 2015, Community Meeting Room, 3rd floor, Central Library. Sign up for this FREE, playful, 2-hour writing workshop for new and experienced writers. Flash fiction, or very short stories between 100 and 1,000 words, sits at the crossroads between the short story and the prose poem.

Poetry & Jazz @Central

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)