On Thursday, April 18, 2019, Cal Performances’ board of trustees co-chairs Helen Meyer and Susan Graham, and executive and artistic director Jeremy Geffen, announced the organization’s 2019-20 season, programmed by associate director Rob Bailis.
“Carrie” is a very well-known story; if you haven’t read the book, you’ve probably seen one of the movie versions. And for those who may not read or watch films — or just want a new take on the story — there is the musical.
Performances of “La Bayadère” by the Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra, the long-awaited return of Germany’s Tanztheater Wuppertal in Pina Bausch’s “Palermo Palermo,” a season-long survey of Beethoven’s piano sonatas by pianist Jonathan Biss and an appearance by the Joffrey Ballet in the Bay Area premiere of a new work by Nicholas Blanc featuring m
The Bay Area Book Festival is well known for bringing world-renowned writers to Downtown Berkeley every spring, but one of this year’s most promising panels doesn’t feature a novelist, poet or essayist, but rather, three comic book creators.
If anyone still had any doubts, they need only look at the maps: the climbing erosion of Louisiana’s shorelines; the migratory patterns of islanders forced to jump ship; the aftermath of drought along the Pacific Coast.