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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Bec’s Bistro, the Shattuck Grand Opening

April 17, 2011 | | One Comment The mayor, music, and macchiatos: all of these were alive and kicking at the April 15th official grand opening of Bec's Bistro on Shattuck. Replacing the long-standing Beckett's Irish Pub and Restaurant, Bec's Bistro founds itself on being an entertainment experience, displaying a sophisticated restaurant Read More

Caliber Mag Now Available at all CAL Dining Locations

April 16, 2011 | Got extra meal points? Grab the current issue of Caliber from your nearest CAL Dining location! Starting this week, you will now be able to buy the magazine for only 3 meal points.   Where? Golden Bear Café, RSF Pro Shop, Ramona’s, Pat Brown’s, Bear Market, Cub Market, and the Den So Read More

Of Frogs and Bears — Okkervil River or why I still love American music

April 14, 2011 | | 2 Comments Because I recently read (on this very blog) that today's music has no lyrics, and heard (from a lovely-looking musician kid) that American music was simply the worst, I feel it is my duty to now tell you about Okkervil River. Because they might simply save your life, or at least restore your faith in Read More

Berkeley Calendar: April 11—April 17

April 11, 2011 | Cal Day is this Saturday! Holi is Sunday! Check out what's going on leading up until then: Monday, April 11, 2011 Attentional Forms: Relational Ecology and The Digital Pharmakon Lecture | 4 p.m. | Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall Speaker: Bernard Stiegler, Philosopher Sponsor: Townsend Center Bernard Read More

US Royalty: An Empire to be Reckoned With

April 10, 2011 | | One Comment Congress and indie rock n’ roll. The two subjects do not mix together. But for US Royalty, an up-and-coming band, it's a juxtaposition that describes their beginnings. Hailing from Washington DC, the four piece indie band were once public servants working in governmental jobs until they decided to Read More

Documentaries: Recommendations from a Newbie

April 10, 2011 | As a Media Studies double major, watching a clip from a documentary seems to be a popular trend for the last 20 minutes of class. Topics ranging from pornography to advertising are shown, and while watching a film in a class setting when the clock is winding down is not ideal, the documentaries never Read More

Campaign for Something That Matters

April 9, 2011 | April 11-15: The ASUC is hosting its Second Annual Global Outreach Week. Personally, I don't remember hearing anything about the first, and only recently heard about the second by accident, but I am nonetheless ecstatic to attend. The purpose of this week is to raise awareness about a variety of Read More

Of Frogs and Bears — Spring Break in Mexico, part II: Becoming Mexicans

April 8, 2011 | Spring Break could have been American, in the pure tradition of MTV shows. But Spring Break was Mexican. And Mexico felt almost like home. There, under our feet, was a country with a long, long history. Aztec temples, Spanish churches and buildings of the time of the independence next to each other, Read More