Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar


The Hidden Fortress

Akira Kurosawa, 1958

Toshiro Mifune swashbuckles his way through this supremely entertaining samurai adventure, the plot was inspiration for Star Wars.

7pm to 8pm, BAMPFA 2155 Center Street

Poetry for Peace and Justice, a benefit for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund

Readings by Susan Griffin, Rafael Jesús Gonzalez, Dennis Bernstein and Shanga Labossiere, followed by open mic.

Donation requested $10 - $30 No one turned away for lack of funds.
Haiti Emergency Relief Fund (
gives concrete aid to Haiti's democratic movement and grassroots community groups
organizing to meet Haitians' needs directly.

For more information about this event call 510-990-0374

7pm to 9pm, St John's Presbyterian Church 2727 College Avenue

The Jeff Austin Band

Tickets on sale Friday, 4/14 at 12:30 pm. $22 adv / $26 door. 644-2020.

8pm, Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, United States

Rahan Boxley with Special Guests

$15 Day of Show / $12 Advance. 525-5054.

9pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States