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Sunday, February 16, 2020

Shakespeare Trial: The Shylock Appeal: featuring Edwin Chemerinsky and Song Richardson

Performing Arts - Theater | February 16 | 12-2 p.m. |  Freight & Salvage

 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Berkeley Law; Dean Song Richardson, UC Irvine Law School

 Berkeley Law

Join us for a live-action legal drama in which UC Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and UC Irvine Law Dean Song Richardson serve as opposing counsel in a mock trial based on Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. Professional actors from the New Swan Shakespeare Festival will bring the drama to life, and the audience will serve as the jury.

AB West 8+1: Braxton75

Performing Arts - Music | February 16 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The AB West 8+1 ensemble performs the music of one of the most revered figures in contemporary music, Anthony Braxton. Directed by longtime Braxton collaborator Chris Jonas, the ensemble features members of key Bay Area new music ensembles Del Sol String Quartet and Goggle Sax Quartet (with Dan Plonsey, Cory Wright, Chris Jonas, and Randy McKean), and double-bassist Lisa Mezzacappa. This event is...   More >