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June 2018

Great Stage on Screen: Oklahoma!

Date / Time:
June 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

To Purchase Tickets Click HERE music by Richard Rodgers book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II directed by Trevor Nunn choreography by Susan Stroman starring Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, Shuler Hensley, Peter Polycarpou, Jimmy Johnston, Vicki Simon and Maureen Lipman Rodgers and Hammerstein's ground-breaking musical, an Emmy-winning production in which Hugh Jackman made his name, from London's National Theatre, filmed in 35mm and digitally remastered. Directed by Trevor Nunn, director of Cats, Starlight Express and Les Miserables and featuring new choreography…

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CineKids Movie @Claremont

Date / Time:
June 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:43 pm
Location:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch

Enjoy the first in this summer's CineKids movie series at the Claremont Branch!  Full of jaw-dropping imaginative worlds, Mary and the Witch's Flower is an action-packed movie that tells the story of a girl who discovers a flower that grants magical powers. This movie is based on The Little Broomstick, a children's book by Mary Stewart. Reading Takes You Everywhere, even to magical lands! All ages Summer Reading, June 15-September 1. 103 minutes.  Recommended for ages 8 and up.

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Hazel White presents Vigilance is No Orchard, an experimental poem sequence inspired by a famous garden now in ruin.

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

An experimental poem sequence inspired by a famous garden now in ruin. In Vigilance is No Orchard, Hazel White records her haunting romance with the Valentine Garden, created by landscape architect Isabelle Greene in the foothills of Santa Barbara, California. Jealous of its maker's power to affect a dynamic experience of space, White tries to make language play faithfully in the game coursing between the body and Greene's fiercely stirring landscape. Both the poems and the constructed landscape they describe are complex…

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Sushi Soiree with Jillian Love @Claremont

Date / Time:
June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch

SUSHI SOIREE at Claremont Branch! Jillian Love will show you how to use plant based ingredients to make your own delicious veggie sushi rolls that are gluten free, and nut free, and plant based. All ages welcome! Space is limited, please RSVP by calling 510-981-6287. Jillian Love is a Certified Raw Vegan Chef, a Life Coach & NLP Practitioner, and has an M. Ed. in Counseling. Jillian creates engaging sensory experiences with the fusion of food, entertainment, education and fun. A…

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For Kids ages 4-8: Leslie Crawford Presents Sprig the Rescue Pig

Date / Time:
June 23 @ 4:00 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

For Kids ages 4-8 Leslie Crawford Presents Sprig the Rescue Pig, inspired by the true story of a feisty swine who escapes a delivery truck and ends up at an animal sanctuary, this gently humorous tale introduces kids to an intelligent, inquisitive, and very appealing pig. "May Sprig help people to see what wonderful individuals pigs truly are."--Sy Montgomery, author of The Good Good Pig, Tamed & Untamed, and The Soul of an Octopus To reserve your seat, purchase a copy of Sprig the Rescue…

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Frameline42: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival

Date / Time:
June 24 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

June 14-24 For more info and to purchase Elmwood tickets click HERE San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival showcases the best queer cinema from around the globe! The festival runs June 14-24 and will be at the Elmwood June 17-21. The Heiresses(Las herederas) Paraguay, Germany, Uruguay, 2018, 95 min Chela and Chiquita have lived together for decades in fading elegance, sharing Chela's childhood home in Asuncion, Paraguay. Forceful Chiquita manages practical matters, while reclusive Chela stays in and paints. When mounting…

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An Evening With Black Cedar @Claremont

Date / Time:
June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch

Join us for re-created, re-discovered, and re-imagined chamber music. Black Cedar’s accolades include multiple grants from the Zellerbach Family Foundation and the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, and an invite to the National Flute Association Convention. They have performed over 60 concerts throughout California and their critically- praised debut album, A Path Less Trod , was released in 2016.

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July 2018

Great Stage on Screen: Kiss Me Kate

Date / Time:
July 5 @ 1:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

music and lyrics by Cole Porter book by Samuel and Bella Spewack loosely based on Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew directed by Michael Blakemore starring Rachel York and Brent Barrett The Showmance Must Go On! Cole Porter's beloved classic receives "Another Op'nin, Another Show", in this masterful 2001 London revival of the Tony Award winning musical Kiss Me, Kate starring Rachel York and Brent Barrett! When the egotistical Fred Graham mounts a musical adaptation of The Taming of The…

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Exhibition On Screen 17/18 Season: I, Claude Monet – Encore!

Date / Time:
July 11 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Wed, July 11 1 & 7pm & Wed, July 25 4pm To Purchase Tickets Click HERE After premiering in Season 4 of EXHIBITION ON SCREEN, I, Claude Monet is back by popular demand, revealing the heart and soul of arguably the world's most loved artist. Told through Monet's own words and shot on location at the very spots he painted, the film features his most loved paintings in an unforgettable, immersive art experience.

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Summer Cartooning Vibe Sessions with Aaron Southerland @Claremont

Date / Time:
July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch

Mondays in JULY (9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th) - 1-2:30pm Art mentor and cartoonist, Aaron Southerland, will hold a series of Cartooning Vibe Sessions. The sessions are dedicated to the artsy students who desire to create and continue working on their own cartoon and comic characters. Aaron will provide guidance on drawing technique using a variety of drawing materials. Ideal for Grades 5-8. Space is limited, please call 510-981-6287 to sign-up.

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Great Stage on Screen: Some Enchanted Evening – Richard Rodgers Tribute Gala

Date / Time:
July 19 @ 1:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Judi Dench leads a star-studded cast celebrating the centenary of Richard Rodgers by performing 20 of his most famous songs from London's biggest West End stage, Theatre Royal Drury Lane. The evening includes songs, dance, staged numbers and anecdotes featuring leading stars from both Broadway and London's West End. The cast comprises of luminaries drawn from Oklahoma! Kiss Me, Kate, Chicago, The King and I as well as other productions from television and the London stage.

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For Young Adults 12 & up! James Parks reads from Rickety Stitch and the Gelatinous Goo Book 2: The Middle-Route Run

Date / Time:
July 29 @ 3:00 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Nimona meets Adventure Time in this full-color graphic novel as a singing skeleton continues to search for his origins alongside his gelatin monster sidekick! Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 3:00pm Rickety Stitch is a walking, talking, singing skeleton minstrel, the only animated skeleton in the dungeon who seems to have retained his soul. He has no idea who he used to be when he was covered in a living, breathing sack of meat and skin. His only clue to his former identity is…

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August 2018

Great Stage on Screen: The Merchant of Venice

Date / Time:
August 16 @ 1:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

by William Shakespeare directed by Trevor Nunn starring Henry Goodman, David Bamber and Derbhle Crotty Trevor Nunn updates Shakespeare's classic play to 1930's Berlin with Henry Goodman as Shylock and Derbhle Crotty as Portia. Captured live from the National Theatre, London.

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Great Stage on Screen: Elaine Stritch At Liberty

Date / Time:
August 30 @ 1:00 pm
Location:
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

constructed by John Lahr reconstructed by Elaine Stritch directed by George C. Wolfe Elaine Stritch at Liberty, the Broadway legend's one-woman show, triumphed in New York and won a 2002 Tony Award. This double-Emmy-winning recording was made when she later took London by storm. Stritch's comic timing is impeccable and her anecdotes priceless as she talks and sings her way through fifty years in American theatre. From a disastrous date with Marlon Brando to blowing her chance of starring in…

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