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A new Arabian Nights adaptation comes to Berkeley Rep. When King Shahryar discovers he’s been cuckolded, he vows to marry a new woman every night and have her killed at dawn. Newly married to Shahryar, Scheherazade defers her execution by spinning a series of exquisite fables, each one more intricate than the last. Thus begins The […]
Cal Performances will stage the first ever modern-day performance of the original The Temple of Glory, a gem of the music library’s collection, this weekend at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley.
In Lower Sproul, free concerts are a long (and loud) tradition. At five past noon, 15 students wait patiently at the south end of Lower Sproul Plaza. They stand facing an empty stage and, behind it, a quiet Eshleman Hall. Ferraby Lionheart is due to play. The assembled audience is small by any measure, but nonetheless […]