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Cal in Color

While taking AP and honors classes, my sister and I would come home and trade stories about how the teachers would awkwardly stare in our directions after reading the N-word.
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‘Swan Lake’ stuns with engaging aesthetics at Zellerbach

Passion, betrayal, madness and tragedy: This is the recipe for Graeme Murphy’s revamped version of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake,” which ran at Zellerbach Hall with the help of Cal Performances last week. Despite major departures from the classic ballet, it does not disappoint. Founded in 1962, the Australian Ballet is still
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Mariinsky Orchestra graces Zellerbach Hall

The notes emanating from the string section of the Mariinsky Orchestra danced through the air of Zellerbach Hall like ballerinas showing off their most stylish spins and twirls. Vivid and commanding, the ensemble seized the attention of the audience immediately as it launched into Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1. Like a
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A touch of class

Bay Area Classical Music

If you ask a typical college student what his or her plans are for the weekend, chances are they don’t include classical music. But what with the San Francisco Symphony kicking off its 2011-2012 season, and with first-rate classical performances coming up at Cal’s own Zellerbach Hall, classical music should
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