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Paradise Square: A New Musical at Berkeley Rep

December 27, 2018 - February 17, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre, 2025 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Paradise Square: A New Musical December 27, 2018–February 17, 2019 Berkeley Rep Book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan Lyrics by Nathan Tysen Based on the songs of Stephen Foster Conceived by Larry Kirwan Arrangements by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan Musical Supervision and Orchestrations by Jason Howland Choreography by Bill T. Jones Directed by Moisés Kaufman Main Season · Roda Theatre It’s 1863 and in a 20-block area of Manhattan known as the Five Points, Black and Irish Americans live side by side, work together, marry, and for a brief period realize racial harmony. However, the intensifying Civil War soon results in the first-ever Federal draft, leading to riots as whites are called to enlist while blacks are barred from serving. Will the hard-won bonds of friendship, community, and family in the Five Points prevail or be severed forever? Read more here!

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Pizza LOVERS Crawl

February 1 - February 28
Downtown Berkeley, 2160 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Pizza Lovers Month

Pizza LOVERS Crawl February 2019, Downtown Berkeley February 2019 is Pizza LOVERs Month! To celebrate, bring your friends and join in on the Pizza LOVERs crawl, where you can get your very own Pizza LOVERs punch card, tour the local downtown pizzerias, and WIN PRIZES! More info here! 

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11:00 am

Walking BRUNCH Tour in Downtown Berkeley

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until March 10, 2019

Berkeley, CA 94704 United States + Google Map

Walking BRUNCH Tour of Downtown BerkeleyTours on Sundays, 11am-2pmBook Tour Now! $115 per person – Use code BRUNCH_20 at checkout for $20 off for you and a friend! (+ $2 booking fee)Who loves mimosas? We do! Food-loving guests will nom nom nom their way through a half-dozen hearty dishes, cocktails, and of course, coffee, that signify the best of everyone’s favorite meal between between breakfast and lunch. In addition to feeding your belly, this tour will satisfy your sense of place and history with skilled resident guides offering behind-the-scenes access to local chefs and restaurateurs.This fantastic exploration of Downtown Berkeley will showcase the diversity of the explosive neighborhood food scene…A sample line-up of participating Downtown Berkeley eateries may include freshly-brewed chicory coffee and authentic beignets from Angeline's Kitchen, the story behind avocado toast from Babette Café, savory shakshuka and cocktails from Revival, and breakfast pizza and mimosas from Gather.Book Tour Now! Angeline's Kitchen Serving gumbo, beignets & jambalaya, this casual eatery brings New Orleans flavors to Berkeley. Revival Bar + Kitchen Californian cuisine with a local/seasonal bent pairs up with craft cocktails in an airy atmosphere. Gather Locavores come for creative Californian fare made with seasonal ingredients & West Coast wines

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1:00 pm

Dream Fields with Nkiruka Oparah

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BAMPFA, 2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Dream Fields with Nkiruka Oparah Sun. February 17th 1PM BAMPFA Using repetition, drawing, and collage, explore how we can use our dreams to illuminate alternative nonlinear timelines, access collective and ancestral knowledge, and map inner landscapes. First-generation Nigerian American artist, curator, and writer Nkiruka Oparah shares practical tools for sustaining a dream practice, as well as plants and herbs that can support self-integration and recentering. More Info:

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2:00 pm

Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 24, 2019

The Marsh, 2120 Allston Way
Berkeley, 94704 United States
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Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name? Every Sunday at 2pm The Marsh What’s in a name? A minefield of misplaced notions – comical, sad, demeaning. Irma’s observations from the front-lines, notes from American history, and laugh out-loud humor allow us to consider what it will take for all of us to get along.  Irma Herrera's solo play Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name? sheds light and throws shade on our prejudices and assumptions. More Info:

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