BAHA Spring House Tour
Sunday, 3 May 2015
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Looking Back: The Free Speech Movement at Fifty
2 October 2014 – 11 April 2015
ThursdaySaturday, 1 pm4 pm
History Center, Berkeley Historical Society
Veterans Memorial Building
1931 Center Street, Berkeley
The exhibit, part of the Free Speech Movement’s 50th Anniversary, features photographs, oral history excerpts, and artifacts from the 1964 events and also traces the Civil Rights Movement predating FSM and the struggles that followed. The effect on Berkeley and UC, the role of the FBI, COINTELPRO and NSA, and where we are today are included.See details of the accompanying lecture series here.
Admission is free. For additional information, visit the BHS website.
Oakland Heritage Alliance Events
Oakland Heritage Alliance offers onging events throughout the year.
Details are available here.
Free Guided Tours of the Oakland Museum
Founded in 1971, the Council on Architecture at the Oakland Museum of California supports the museum and celebrates its exceptional architecture. Its members are interested in promoting greater understanding and appreciation of the built environment through architectural tours, exhibits, and lectures.
On the first Sunday of each month, at 1 pm, members of the Council on Architecture lead tours featuring the museum’s architecture and gardens. There’s much to talk about with the exciting enhancements to the building by Mark Cavagnero Associates.
For additional information, call Sandra Coleman, (510) 451-6796.
Guided Tours of the Paramount Theatre
Public tours of the Paramount Theatre are given on the first and third Saturdays of each month, excluding holidays and holiday weekends. No reservations are necessary. Tours begin promptly at 10:00 am at the Box Office entrance on 21st Street near Broadway. The tour lasts about 2 hours and provides a full and informative view of the Theatre. Cameras are allowed. Admission is $5.00 per person. Children must be at least 10 years old, and adult chaperones are required. Please note that some areas of the tour are not wheelchair accessible.
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