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March 2019

EXHIBITION On Screen 2018/19 Season: Young Picasso

Date / Time:
March 20 @ 4:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

To Purchase Tickets Click HERE Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time - and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most prolific of artists. Many films have dealt with these later years - the art, the affairs and the wide circle of friends. But where did this all begin? What made Picasso in the first place? Too long ignored, it is time to look at the early years of Picasso; the upbringing and…

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Joyce Carol Oates reads from her novel: The Hazards of Time Travel

Date / Time:
March 20 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Joyce Carol Oates reads from her latest novel The Hazards of Time Travel, an ingenious, dystopian novel of one young woman's resistance against the constraints of an oppressive society. To reserve your seat, please purchase a copy of The Hazards of Time Travel by speaking to a bookseller or ordering from our website. "Time travel"--and its hazards--are made literal in this astonishing new novel in which a recklessly idealistic girl dares to test the perimeters of her tightly controlled (future) world and is punished by…

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NT Live 2019 Winter to Summer Season: Allelujah!

Date / Time:
March 21 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

NT Live 2019 Winter to Summer Season: Allelujah! Feb 26, Mar 7, 12 & 21 7pm Season Subscriptions On Sale Now! To Purchase Tickets Click HERE Alan Bennett's sharp and hilarious new play is 'just what the doctor ordered' Daily Telegraph Directed by Nicholas Hytner Filmed live at London's Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don't miss Alan Bennett's 'rousing chorus line for the NHS' Observer at Rialto Cinemas! The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the…

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Kurt Eichenwald presents A Mind Unraveled: A Memoir

Date / Time:
March 21 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Kurt Eichenwald presents A Mind Unraveled: A Memoir, the compelling story of an acclaimed journalist and New York Times bestselling author's ongoing struggle with epilepsy-- his torturous decision to keep his condition a secret to avoid discrimination, and his ensuing decades-long battle to not only survive, but to thrive. "Inspirational in the true sense of the word....It is written with great verve and wisdom by someone who has closely and thoughtfully detailed his own plight as well as the journey out of it....A book to…

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Indie Lens Pop-Up: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Date / Time:
March 27 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Indie Lens Pop-Up: Won't You Be My Neighbor? Indie Lens Pop-Ups Wed, Mar 27 7pm FREE! From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won't You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations…

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Family in Transition

Date / Time:
March 28 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

To Purchase Tickets Click HERE The story of a family in Nahariya, a small traditional town in Israel, whose lives change completely after their father finally decides to tell his family that he's a transgender woman. Their mother chooses to stay with her spouse through the whole process, but just as it seems that life is back to normal, she takes a sharp turn and shakes everything up again. This is a story about a family that does not follow dictates;…

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CatVideoFest

Date / Time:
March 30 @ 12:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Bringing the joy of cat videos to the masses and raising money for cats in need. Each year, CatVideoFest curates a compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. Screening events take place all over the world in a host of venues and raise money for cats in need, often through partnerships with local cat charities, animal welfare organizations, and shelters to…

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Slash is turning 40!!!!

Date / Time:
March 30 @ 7:00 pm - March 31 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Participating Merchants:
Slash Denim

To Our Friends in the Elmwood Neighborhood,   We'll be having a 40 year Anniversary Party at Eli's Mile High Club in Oakland on March 30, 7pm-1am.  There will raffle prizes, a free gift bag to the first 50 guests, onsite chainstitch embroidery, and live music with DJs.  Please stop by and enjoy the festivities!

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April 2019

Indie Lens Pop-Up: The Providers

Date / Time:
April 2 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

FREE! Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three "country doctors" in northern New Mexico at clinics that offer care to all who walk through the doors, regardless of ability to pay. With personal struggles that at times reflect those of their patients, the journeys of the providers unfold as they work to reach Americans who would otherwise be left without healthcare.

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Great Art On Screen: Caravaggio – The Shape of Darkness

Date / Time:
April 3 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Wed, Apr 3 1 & 7pm To Purchase Tickets Click HERE After groundbreaking success in terms of audiences and critics of "The Vatican Museums" and "Florence and the Uffizi Gallery", and after the release of "Raphael - The Lord of the Arts", here it comes a new documentary dedicated to an Italian Master: Caravaggio - The shape of darkness. A journey through life, works and struggles of Michelangelo Merisi from Caravaggio. His existence, no less than his art, is characterized by…

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W. Thomas Boyce OFFSITE A celebration and reading from his new book The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why Some Children Struggle and How All Can Thrive. 

Date / Time:
April 5 @ 6:30 pm
Location:
2407 Dana St
Berkeley, CA United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

“The Orchid and the Dandelion is based on groundbreaking research that has the power to change the lives of countless children–and the adults who love them.”–Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts From one of the world’s foremost researchers and pioneers of pediatric health–a book that offers hope and a pathway to success for parents, teachers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and child development experts coping with “difficult” children, fully exploring the author’s revolutionary discovery about childhood development, parenting, and the key to…

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NT Live 2019 Winter to Summer Season: Allelujah!

Date / Time:
April 7 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

NT Live 2019 Winter to Summer Season: Allelujah! Feb 26, Mar 7, 12 & 21 7pm Season Subscriptions On Sale Now! To Purchase Tickets Click HERE Alan Bennett's sharp and hilarious new play is 'just what the doctor ordered' Daily Telegraph Directed by Nicholas Hytner Filmed live at London's Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don't miss Alan Bennett's 'rousing chorus line for the NHS' Observer at Rialto Cinemas! The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the…

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Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

Date / Time:
April 7 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Q&A to Follow With Filmmaker Arwen Curry - To Purchase Tickets Click HERE Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a feature documentary exploring the remarkable life and legacy of the late feminist author Ursula K. Le Guin. Best known for groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy works such as A Wizard of Earthsea, The Left Hand of Darkness, and The Dispossessed, Le Guin defiantly held her ground on the margin of "respectable" literature until the sheer excellence of her work, at long last,…

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NT Live 2019 Winter to Summer Season: The Tragedy of Richard the Second

Date / Time:
April 9 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Mar 26, Apr 4, 9 & 18 To Purchase Tickets Click HERE by William Shakespeare Starring Simon Russell Beale Directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins An Almeida Theatre production Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare's Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to Rialto Cinemas. This visceral new production about the limits of power will be directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, whose previous plays include Little Revolution at the Almeida and Absolute Hell at the National Theatre. Richard…

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Bolshoi Ballet 2018/19 Season: Golden Age – Encore

Date / Time:
April 10 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Wed, Apr 10 1 & 7pm To Purchase Tickets Click HERE In the 1920's, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer "Mademoiselle Margot," but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive…

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Maria Kuznetsova reads from her debut novel, Oksana, Behave!

Date / Time:
April 10 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

"An irresistible, irrepressible comic saga. I utterly loved every page."--Anthony Marra To reserve your seat, purchase a copy of Oksana, Behave! by speaking to one of our booksellers or ordering on our website. When Oksana's family begins their new American life in Florida after emigrating from Ukraine, her physicist father delivers pizza at night to make ends meet, her depressed mother sits home all day worrying, and her flamboyant grandmother relishes the attention she gets when she walks Oksana to school, not realizing…

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Carolyn Burke presents Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O’Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury

Date / Time:
April 11 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Carolyn Burke presents Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury, A captivating, spirited account of the intense relationship among four artists whose strong personalities, passionate feelings, and aesthetic ideals drew them together, pulled them apart, and profoundly influenced the very shape of twentieth-century art. “Intimate and exhaustively researched…offers detailed insight into one of the most important periods in American art.”–Publishers Weekly To reserve your seat, please purchase a copy of Foursome by speaking to a bookseller or ordering from our website. New York, 1921:…

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Namwali Serpell in Conversation with Yael Goldstein Love discussing Serpell’s new novel The Old Drift

Date / Time:
April 12 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Namwali Serpell in Conversation with Yael Goldstein Love discussing Serpell's new novel The Old Drift, an electrifying debut that has already garnered three starred advance reviews and accolades from multiple writers. "Recalling the work of Toni Morrison and Gabriel García Márquez as a sometimes magical, sometimes horrifically real portrait of a place, Serpell's novel goes into the future of the 2020s, when the various plot threads come together in a startling conclusion. Intricately imagined, brilliantly constructed, and staggering in its scope, this…

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Lori Gottlieb presents Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed, currently being adapted for television with Eva Longoria and ABC.

Date / Time:
April 16 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Lori Gottlieb presents Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed, currently being adapted for television with Eva Longoria and ABC. "If you have even an ounce of interest in the therapeutic process, or in the conundrum of being human, you must read this book. It is wise, warm, smart and funny, and Lori Gottlieb is exceedingly good company."--Susan Cain "Gottlieb is an utterly compelling narrator: funny, probing, savvy, vulnerable. She pays attention to the…

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Timothy Hampton presents Bob Dylan’s Poetics: How the Songs Work

Date / Time:
April 18 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Timothy Hampton presents Bob Dylan's Poetics: How the Songs Work, a close examination of Bob Dylan's songs that locates his transgressive style within a long history of modern (and modernist) art. "A truly powerful book written by one of the leading scholars of the history of poetry today. The writing is clear and intellectually most exciting: Dylan's idiosyncratic genius is explained more compellingly than ever before. Hampton remains relevant, exciting and persuasively accurate as he shows the genesis of the songs as musical…

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Jacqueline Winspear returns to read from her fifteenth Maisie Dobbs novel, The American Agent

Date / Time:
April 24 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Jacqueline Winspear returns to read from her fifteenth Maisie Dobbs novel, The American Agent, in which our beloved heroine investigates the mysterious murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz in a page-turning tale of love and war, terror and survival. "Excellent....In Winspear's capable hands, Maisie has evolved into a deeply sympathetic character. Readers will eagerly await her next outing."--Publishers Weekly, starred review To reserve your seat please purchase a copy of The American Agent by speaking with a bookseller or ordering from our website. When…

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Sloane Tanen reads from her novel, There’s a Word for That

Date / Time:
April 25 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Sloane Tanen reads from her novel, There's a Word for That, a hilarious and moving chronicle of a wildly flawed family that comes together--in rehab, of all places--even as each member is on the verge of falling apart. "Full of intelligence and charm."--Kirkus Reviews (starred) To reserve your seat, please purchase a copy of There's a Word for That by speaking to a bookseller or ordering from our website. Introducing the Kesslers: Marty, a retired LA film producer whose self-worth has been eroded by age and…

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Indie Bookstore Day!

Date / Time:
April 27 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Indie Bookstore Day! Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

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Gareth Hinds in Conversation with Pam Turner discussing his exciting new graphic novel adaptation of Homer’s epic tale,The Iliad. 

Date / Time:
April 27 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

"This is no mere comics adaptation of an ancient classic. Through his intricately illustrated panels, Gareth Hinds brings us The Iliad's depth, brutality, and power. A Herculean effort worthy of the original."--Gene Luen Yang, Michael L. Printz Award winner for American Born Chinese To reserve your seat, purchase a copy of The Iliad in advance by speaking to a bookseller or ordering through our website. More than three thousand years ago, two armies faced each other in an epic battle that rewrote history and…

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May 2019

Jane Solomon and Tyler Schnoebelen in Conversation launching The Dictionary of Difficult Words: With More Than 400 Perplexing Words to Test Your Wits! 

Date / Time:
May 19 @ 3:00 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Ages 7 up! Jane Solomon and Tyler Schnoebelen in Conversation launching The Dictionary of Difficult Words: With More Than 400 Perplexing Words to Test Your Wits!  To reserve your seat, purchase a copy of The Dictionary of Difficult Words by speaking to a bookseller or ordering from our website. What is a bumbershoot? Or a moonbow? And what does it mean when someone absquatulates? Find out all this and more in the Dictionary of Difficult Words. Test your knowledge with more than 400 words to…

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June 2019

Louise Aranson presents Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life, an essential, empathetic look at a vital but little respected stage of life.

Date / Time:
June 13 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Louise Aranson presents Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life, an essential, empathetic look at a vital but little respected stage of life. "In the latter years there are possibilities for joy, transcendence, and meaning, but also for just the opposite. Aronson writes like a memoirist while giving us scientific insight, philosophical wisdom, and wise counsel for a journey and destination we all share. Elderhood is a lovely and thoughtful exploration of this voyage."--Abraham Verghese To reserve your seat please purchase a copy of Elderhood by speaking…

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