Telegraph Avenue mural captures spirit of street, city

The intersection of Telegraph Avenue and Dwight Way was once home to Shakespeare & Co., the iconic bookstore that closed down last summer after 51 years of business. Until recently, the former storefront had been a charmless site of blank construction barriers blocking off the ongoing renovation of the building.
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BAMPFA’s student opening draws crowds for art, festivities

Even the rain couldn’t stop hundreds of students from attending the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, or BAMPFA, student opening party Friday night. The event, titled “In Space,” was hosted by the BAMPFA Student Committee and attracted an impressive line of earnest attendees wrapping around numerous blocks in
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State for the arts: Muralists in need of public support

On any given day, cars rattle across the overpass above the Berkeley Amtrak station on Fourth Street. The clacking sound growls like thunder, momentary gaps of silence deafening. Away from the train tracks, a welcome poem is inscribed onto the rows of yellow concrete beams beneath the overpass.   At
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