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What's New in Berkeley - Winter '17

The arts lead the way in our seasonal round-up. 

Berkeley Music Scene Booms Anew

Jimi, Janis, Dylan, the Doors, Creedence and Country Joe all played epic gigs in Berkeley, giving the Bay Area city a booming sonic reputation.  A new exhibit honors that legacy and new venues are carrying it forward with live music nearly every night.

What's New in Berkeley * Summer 17

Here's our seasonal round-up of what's new and noteworthy, summer 2017 edition.

Be-In Berkeley for Summer of Love's 50th Anniversary

The Summer of Love 1967 brought legions of activists, hippies, and dreamers to Berkeley and the SF Bay Area. To commemorate this year's 50th anniversary, Berkeley offers a number of fun and festive activities.

Copyright-free Photography for Media

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