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Finnish Kaleva Hall

1970 Chestnut St.
Berkeley CA 94704  
Berkeley's Finnish Kaleva Hall was built in 1932 by local immigrant families. It is still home to Finnish Lodge #21, and is also used by local artists and community groups. Spaces are available to rent for classes, rehearsals, events, lectures, and more.
http://www.finnishhall.org/

Upcoming Events:
Friday, March 3 2017 7:00 PM
HARDLY STRICTLY PERSONAL-2017 (HSP2017) - A Celebration of Post-Beefheart Projects - music, art, words..

Adimission donation $ 12.00 per day ($20.00 for the entire weekend)

An event by the creative music/arts community to benefit causes which benefit the community and the world - EarthJustice and the Homeless Action Center for this event.

This is the 3rd annual HSP - This years event will present a broad range of performance and visual artists and theit works. With an emphasis on Wabi Sabi aesthetics as well as work representing the spirited creative elements in Beefheart's work as well as related art of Ornette Coleman and the NoWave movements ...

We will have many artists in this line up, but here are some of those who signed on first:

Friday mar 3rd
07:00 PM Ear Spray
07:30 PM Old Million Eye (Brian Lucas solo)
08:00 PM Crow Crash Radio
08:30 PM Vacuum Tree Head
09:00 PM Jakob Pek
09:30 PM Lost Planet
10:00 PM Oa

Saturday mar 4th
07:00 PM Karl Evangelista
07:30 PM Joshua Allen solo
08:00 PM Trois Chapeaux
08:30 PM Arrington de Dionys
09:00 PM Voi! Maa!
09:30 PM Dire Wolves
10:00 PM Emily Hay
10:30 PM Census Designated Place

Sunday mar 5th
07:00 PM Alphastare
07:30 PM New False Gods
08:00 PM United Separatists
08:30 PM Tri-Cornered Tent Show
09:00 PM Double-A Posture Palace
09:30 PM Instagon
10:00 PM Polyethylene Bagette (open improv session)  More...

Saturday, March 4 2017 7:00 PM
HARDLY STRICTLY PERSONAL-2017 (HSP2017) - A Celebration of Post-Beefheart Projects - music, art, words..

Adimission donation $ 12.00 per day ($20.00 for the entire weekend)

An event by the creative music/arts community to benefit causes which benefit the community and the world - EarthJustice and the Homeless Action Center for this event.

This is the 3rd annual HSP - This years event will present a broad range of performance and visual artists and theit works. With an emphasis on Wabi Sabi aesthetics as well as work representing the spirited creative elements in Beefheart's work as well as related art of Ornette Coleman and the NoWave movements ...

We will have many artists in this line up, but here are some of those who signed on first:

Friday mar 3rd
07:00 PM Ear Spray
07:30 PM Old Million Eye (Brian Lucas solo)
08:00 PM Crow Crash Radio
08:30 PM Vacuum Tree Head
09:00 PM Jakob Pek
09:30 PM Lost Planet
10:00 PM Oa

Saturday mar 4th
07:00 PM Karl Evangelista
07:30 PM Joshua Allen solo
08:00 PM Trois Chapeaux
08:30 PM Arrington de Dionys
09:00 PM Voi! Maa!
09:30 PM Dire Wolves
10:00 PM Emily Hay
10:30 PM Census Designated Place

Sunday mar 5th
07:00 PM Alphastare
07:30 PM New False Gods
08:00 PM United Separatists
08:30 PM Tri-Cornered Tent Show
09:00 PM Double-A Posture Palace
09:30 PM Instagon
10:00 PM Polyethylene Bagette (open improv session)  More...

Sunday, March 5 2017 7:00 PM
HARDLY STRICTLY PERSONAL-2017 (HSP2017) - A Celebration of Post-Beefheart Projects - music, art, words..

Adimission donation $ 12.00 per day ($20.00 for the entire weekend)

An event by the creative music/arts community to benefit causes which benefit the community and the world - EarthJustice and the Homeless Action Center for this event.

This is the 3rd annual HSP - This years event will present a broad range of performance and visual artists and theit works. With an emphasis on Wabi Sabi aesthetics as well as work representing the spirited creative elements in Beefheart's work as well as related art of Ornette Coleman and the NoWave movements ...

We will have many artists in this line up, but here are some of those who signed on first:

Friday mar 3rd
07:00 PM Ear Spray
07:30 PM Old Million Eye (Brian Lucas solo)
08:00 PM Crow Crash Radio
08:30 PM Vacuum Tree Head
09:00 PM Jakob Pek
09:30 PM Lost Planet
10:00 PM Oa

Saturday mar 4th
07:00 PM Karl Evangelista
07:30 PM Joshua Allen solo
08:00 PM Trois Chapeaux
08:30 PM Arrington de Dionys
09:00 PM Voi! Maa!
09:30 PM Dire Wolves
10:00 PM Emily Hay
10:30 PM Census Designated Place

Sunday mar 5th
07:00 PM Alphastare
07:30 PM New False Gods
08:00 PM United Separatists
08:30 PM Tri-Cornered Tent Show
09:00 PM Double-A Posture Palace
09:30 PM Instagon
10:00 PM Polyethylene Bagette (open improv session)  More...

Saturday, March 25 2017 8:00 PM
Road to Aacheron
an original oratorio of darkness and mystery by Rent Romus
"No one dreamed they could possibly exist! One person stands at the precipice of our destruction!"

featuring film by Michael Mersereau with
Life's Blood Ensemble & Cardew Choir
Aria performances by
Tom Bickley, Bob Marsh, Polly Moller, Mantra Plonsey, Kattt Atchley

Advance Tickets available at Eventbrite

members Life's Blood Ensemble
Joshua Marshall - tenor saxophone, Rent Romus - alto saxophone, Mark Clifford - vibraphone, Heikki Koskinen - e-trumpet, Timothy Orr - drums & percussion, Max Judelson - double bass, Safa Shokrai - double bass, Amber Lamprecht - oboe, Erika Oba - flute, CJ Borosque - percussion, David Leikam - moog synthesizer
members of Cardew Choir
Tom Bickley, Bob Marsh, Dean Santomieri, Eric Theise, Jaime Robles, David Samas

Road to Aacheron, a creation by composer, saxophonist, producer Rent Romus, is an original work of odd avant-garde musical suspense and mystery inspired by the writers of fantastic fiction of the 1930's. The project features musicians and vocalists from the improvisation, experimental and theatrical music communities interweaving abstract film.

**2 Nights Only 7:30 Door 8:00 Performance**
Tickets at the Door
$20 General Admission, $15 Students/Seniors, $40 Weekend Pass
Advance Tickets
$15 General $12 Students/Seniors $28 Weekend Pass

The world premiere of the Road to Aacheron is made possible through the Musical Grant Program, which is administered by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, and supported by the Heller Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation and Grants for the Arts|San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund.  More...

Sunday, March 26 2017 8:00 PM
Road to Aacheron
an original oratorio of darkness and mystery by Rent Romus
"No one dreamed they could possibly exist! One person stands at the precipice of our destruction!"

featuring film by Michael Mersereau with
Life's Blood Ensemble & Cardew Choir
Aria performances by
Tom Bickley, Bob Marsh, Polly Moller, Mantra Plonsey, Kattt Atchley

Advance Tickets available at Eventbrite

members Life's Blood Ensemble
Joshua Marshall - tenor saxophone, Rent Romus - alto saxophone, Mark Clifford - vibraphone, Heikki Koskinen - e-trumpet, Timothy Orr - drums & percussion, Max Judelson - double bass, Safa Shokrai - double bass, Amber Lamprecht - oboe, Erika Oba - flute, CJ Borosque - percussion, David Leikam - moog synthesizer
members of Cardew Choir
Tom Bickley, Bob Marsh, Dean Santomieri, Eric Theise, Jaime Robles, David Samas

Road to Aacheron, a creation by composer, saxophonist, producer Rent Romus, is an original work of odd avant-garde musical suspense and mystery inspired by the writers of fantastic fiction of the 1930's. The project features musicians and vocalists from the improvisation, experimental and theatrical music communities interweaving abstract film.

**2 Nights Only 7:30 Door 8:00 Performance**
Tickets at the Door
$20 General Admission, $15 Sudents/Seniors, $40 Weekend Pass
Advance Tickets
$15 General $12 Students/Seniors $28 Weekend Pass

The world premiere of the Road to Aacheron is made possible through the Musical Grant Program, which is administered by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, and supported by the Heller Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation and Grants for the Arts|San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund.  More...