What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – Feb. 24-26
February 22, 2017 | Mary Corbin
Our shortest month winds down in Berkeley with some great celebrations including a look at Hippie culture and the Fourth Annual Black History Month Celebration. Get out and explore our great city and all its multicultural offerings.
What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #1: Heart and Soul
Noon – 5:00 pm / February 24
2035 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley 94703, 510.644.4930
View Website: New gallery exhibition! Heart & Soul features over 50 Local,National and International artists, paintings, photographs, artwork, crafts and more. Visit and help support local art. Open Tues through Saturday. Ends May 12,
What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #2: Shawn Colvin
8:00 pm / Fri & Sat, February 24 & 25
Freight & Salvage
2020 Addison St., Berkeley, (510) 644-2020
Admission: Starts at $53
View Website: Shawn Colvin is back with a new album, Uncovered, that shines with sublime sensitivity, casting new light on a collection of songs by Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Tom Waits, Stevie Wonder, Robbie Robertson, Graham Nash and others. Shawn won her first Grammy in 1989, topped the Billboard charts in the 1990s and across twelve albums has solidified her reputation as a poignant songwriter and great performer. Her shows at the Freight tend to sell out fast, so don’t wait!
What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #3: Hippie Modernism
2:00 pm / Sunday, February 26
2155 Center Street, Berkeley
View Website: This major exhibition is the first comprehensive exploration of the counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s and its impact on global art, architecture, and design. Ends May 21.
What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #4: Years in the Hundreds
5:00 pm / Sunday, Feb 26
Central Works @ the Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Ave., Berkeley, (800) 838-3006
Admission: $30, $15
View Website: Twin sisters, criminal misconduct … and the strangest of bedfellows! For over half a century, identical twin sisters, Jessie and Inez, have concealed a series of illicit secrets behind the locked door of their small apartment. When a young gentleman caller arrives, their carefully maintained life begins to unravel. Peculiar intimacies, unabashed love, and criminal misconduct make for the strangest of bedfellows in this quirky new look at “twin nature.” Ends March 19.
What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #5: Black History Month Celebration
2:00 PM | Sunday Feb 26
Ed Roberts Campus
View Website: Berkeley’s Fourth Annual Black History Month Celebration will be held on Sunday February 26, 2017 from 2 to 5 PM, with the theme: “THE VOICES OF NOW”- A CALL TO ACTION, at the Ed Roberts Campus, located at 3075 Adeline St, Berkeley. Doors open at 1:30 PM. This event is free and open to the public. Activities also include a healing circle, historical storyboards, STEM workshops, musical and dance performances, spoken word, food and art vendors.
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