Berkeley

11:05pm

Fri October 25, 2013
Arts & Culture

Do you know the way to Ocean View? Berkeley's Origins explained

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5:36pm

Thu August 29, 2013
Arts & Culture

An ancient English dance form lives on in Berkeley

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Have you heard the expression “I’ll be there with bells on”?  It indicates that you’re very enthusiastic about the activity. Practitioners of the ancient art of Morris dancing are enthusiastic about their dance form. They not only wear sleeves of bells on their legs during performances; they also practice with them.

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10:03pm

Wed August 14, 2013
Arts & Culture

The artist's journey: Solvitur Ambulando

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Solvitur Ambulando is the name of the performance piece that’s part of an artist in residency program at the Berkeley Arts Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

“It translates into it ‘is solved by walking,’” says Edward Schocker, a musician and collaborator in the group. “Just constantly moving because they have to move because of political situation or adoption or because of their choosing.”

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4:18pm

Tue August 13, 2013
Arts & Culture

Step inside Berkeley's Dark Carnival of books

shared on flickr by Jeremy Brooks

Berkeley’s Dark Carnival Book Store is hidden on a small commercial strip on Claremont Avenue. Inside it’s a sci-fi and fantasy lover’s dream. The owner for 37 years, Jack Rems, guesses that the store houses 25,000 books, lining the walls, staircases, and floor of the small store. KALW’s Dora Finklestein stopped by Dark Carnival and got a tour.

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10:04pm

Thu February 14, 2013

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