.Liz Zarka

Jun 5, 2019

A Night in the Park With Spider-Man

Waterfront Flicks at Jack London Square Every other Thursday, catch a free outdoor movie screening on the Ferry Lawn at Jack London Square. The...
Jun 5, 2019

From Seafood to Shakespeare

The Jesus and Mary Chain will play Burger Boogaloo. Credits: Mr. Rossi-Creative Commons Berkeley Kite Festival Kids may get ahold of smart phones at younger and...
May 21, 2019

Recycling’s Sword of Damocles

A procession of waste trucks lumbers through the security gate of the Fremont Recycling and Transfer Station before grimly disgorging its share of the...
May 7, 2019

Friday Night PowerPoint Hour

Scott Vermeire is standing on a small stage in a button-down shirt and slacks. There's a strange protrusion jutting out from the rim of...
Apr 24, 2019

Audio Engineer to the DIY Set

Andrew Oswald has been called the Steve Albini of the Oakland music scene. Credits: Photo by Lance Yamamoto Andrew Oswald has been called the "Steve Albini"...
Apr 9, 2019

Same Girls’ Embarrassment of Riches

The band Same Girls first came together when its members attended Berkeley High. Credits: Photo by Kiyo Vigliotti Otto Janes, the drummer and co-song writer...
Mar 6, 2019

A Life of Improvisation

Jessica Flores performs weekly. Credits: Photo by Lori Eanes A nervous-looking young man slowly makes his way out onto the empty stage and silently, awkwardly, hobbles...
Feb 20, 2019

Club Night’s Love and Aggression

Club Night headlines this year's Noise Pop. Credits: Photo courtesy of Josh Bertram Talking to Josh Bertram of the Oakland-based experimental rock band Club Night makes...