Performing Arts

Plays, concerts

Mary Jo and Nello Pace: A Celebration of Generosity

North Branch honors the generous gift of the Pace Family in support of programs and services at North with an after-hours gathering of family, friends and neighbors of Mary Jo and Nello Pace from 6:30—8:30pm on Saturday October 18th.

Musical entertainment will be provided by The Carol Trio. Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP to Bill Kolb at or 510-981-6256.

What's Happening at Berkeley Rep@Central

3rd floor Community Meeting Room

In a new series, docents from the Berkeley Repertory Theatre talk about the current production.  Hear about the playwright's perspective, dive into the historical context, and discover why the script is relevant right now.  Come learn more about Party People, a high-wattage fusion of story and song imagining the Black Panthers and Young Lords reuniting today at an art opening curated by a couple of young counterculturists.

Banned Books Reading@South

Community Meeting Room

Local actors bring Banned Books Week to a close.  Join Michael Mansfield, Emma Nicholls, Louel Senores and Lisa Klein from UC Berkeley Interactive Theater Project as they perform selections from favorite banned or challenged books.  They will share books for all ages in solo and group readings.  Celebrate your right to read freely!