The Daily Californian The Firehouse Gallery North in Berkeley is a small, homely space. Its deep display windows draw passers-by into a tunnel: vaulted ceiling and walls close in, telescoping toward a vague and undefined space out back. It is not the sort of place one expects to encounter fame or greatness, but Read More… When you were 15, were you anticipating getting your license or rocking out on stage during a nationwide tour? The Daily Californian
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A Berkeley middle school’s successful campaign to crowd-fund the creation of its first library is one for the books. Still in its infancy, REALM charter school was lacking a library, so its eighth grade class launched a Kickstarter campaign in March. In one month they raised the nearly $79,000 that will allow them to realize their innovative design for a room full of books and multimedia tools. Quest Foundation, a grant-making organization in Danville, contributed $30,000 in matching funds to the campaign. The ultramodern library, called “X-Space,” is the product of months of brainstorming and building in teacher Hallie Chen’s design class, Studio H. “Because we’re a new school, the instinct for students is to look around and say, ‘These are the things we don’t have yet,’” said REALM’s creativity director Emily Pilloton. Berkeleyside Berkeleyside
The Daily Clog The Clog has gotten a makeover! But don’t worry — we’re still your one-stop shop for all things UC Berkeley-related. We’ll give you our — often hilarious — two cents on all the goings-on around campus and the city of Berkeley. Whether you need a laugh, a cry or just some old-fashioned news coverage, we’ve got you covered. And don’t miss our new weekly posts, including Playlist Mondays, Tech On Tuesday and Flashback Friday. Check out the newly designed blog here. The Daily Clog
I've just persuaded Miss Alma to sing something for us." ... "Oh; would you prefer something profane or sacred?" For Tennessee Williams' centennial, Aurora Theatre's chosen something unusual--not one of Williams' most canonical plays, really, much less a blockbuster (though a movie of it does exist): The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, a reworking of the material and characters from his better-known Summer and Smoke, the film of which starred Laurence Harvey and the exceptional Geraldine Page. Berkeley Daily Planet Berkeley Daily Planet