Local Limelight: Blaqk Audio

What happens when you merge electronic stylings with the angst of a ’90s alternative rock band? The slithering slickness that is Blaqk Audio. Formed from the singer and guitarist of Bay Area goth-punk band AFI, Blaqk Audio is the dark yet upbeat fusion of Davey Havok’s emo-style vocals and the
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Film Fridays: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

If you’re looking to break out of the Berkeley bubble for a couple of hours of cinematic escapism you’re in luck. There’s plenty to offer at the cinema this week and your friendly Daily Cal Arts Staff have reviewed a selection of this week’s offerings to inform, guide… dictate your
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Setting the Stage: San Francisco Fringe Festival

I know. “Setting the Stage” is an extremely lame title. I’ll just put out the disclaimer now that this title will most likely be subject to change within the next week. But, that’s not why you’re reading this post. It’s the second part of the title hopefully that has intrigued
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Step Into… Johansson Projects

Johansson Projects 2300 Telegraph Ave, Oakland There’s nothing quite like early September. Coming back after summer and returning to school life, work life and life in general, the mayhem feels just as maddening. But the possibilities are even more endless. If you’re like me, and spent the summer many miles
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Local Limelight: Lyrics Born

That’s right, no more This Week in Sound. I know this is a hefty blow for most of you. Luckily, This Week in Sound has been moved to the music section of This Week in Arts. This blog will now be dedicated to the second portion of my former blog, Local
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Tunes on Tuesday

Ah Tuesday, that topsy-turvy day when new albums are released across the U.S. It’s the day you stroll over to your favorite record store and examine the freshest releases. Well, at least that’s what it used to mean; today more likely you’ve streamed a new record weeks before its release
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Tom Hanks Tuesday: Hanksy

There’s been a whole lot of art around lately. The wonderfully vibrant new Barry McGee exhibit just opened at BAM/PFA, the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens just installed a voluminous, though slightly controversial art piece comprised of glass tubes from Solyndra and I recently made a pile of dust near my
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