Picks of the week: In the city

Off the Grid/Courtesy

It’s the fourth week of school, and while workloads aren’t too heavy yet, you may already find yourself falling into a predictable routine that spans no more than a 10-block radius. Don’t get trapped in the Berkeley bubble just yet — there’s a great, big city just a BART ride
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Storytelling event showcases people, not performers

On Monday evening, Zellerbach Hall began to fill with people. They didn’t come for a ballet or a symphony; they came to hear honest, heartfelt stories. The Big Bang: The Moth at the Bay Area Science Festival, an event put on by the nonprofit organization The Moth, showcased stories of
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