The Berkeley Repertory Theatre routinely wins national attention for productions such as Marcus Gardley’s 2014 The House That Will Not Stand. Audiences viewing current plays at Peet’s Theatre, one of the Rep’s two stages, enjoy a state-of-the-art sound system.
During the annual Berkeley Old Time Music Convention, you can catch floor-stomping tunes at various venues, including the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse. It hosts banjo and mandolin players, an open jam session, fiddle workshops, and more.
Gather has been pleasing food-savvy patrons since 2009 but still feels fresh. Vegetables star in seasonal plates such as heirloom grains risotto with delicata squash and shiitake and hedgehog mushrooms. Every dish is made with sustainable ingredients.