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Persian Festival, Berkeley CA

World Sing-Along

For the past month, neighbors have been singing together on Wednesdays at noon from windows and porches around the world. For a few moments each week, a little bit of joy fills the air. The Berkeley Music Circus was originally set up with a final performance of “Celebration” at the end of April. However, with COVID-19 still in play, we are holding off on that song for a while and have added a few more to get us through the end of June. If we have to stay home longer and need more tunes, we’ll post them online at Meanwhile, keep your hearts and lungs open by singing. Be safe – sing with social distancing.

Here is the program. Words are online:

Date Click the title for lyrics
Wednesday, June 24 CIRCLE GAME (Joni Mitchell)
Wednesday, July 1 LOVE TRAIN (O’Jays)
Wednesday, July 8 TEACH YOUR CHILDREN (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young)
Wednesday, July 15 UNDER AFRICAN SKIES (Paul Simon)
Wednesday, July 22 HOW SWEET IT US (James Taylor)
Wednesday, July 29 DANCING IN THE STREET (Martha Reeves & The Vandellas)

You will have one week to learn the words or practice on an instrument. These are simple songs and easy for everyone to learn. This will give kids incentive to practice their violin or flute and lessen the boredom of being sequestered, just a bit. It may even put a smile on your face.

If you have the chutzpah, please act as the conductor, starting your neighborhood off at the same time and setting the tempo for the music. Or bring out some speakers and sing along.  Take a photo or video and please link it to along with your location or neighborhood.

The Berkeley Music Circus was originally conceived by Dan Plonsey during the Berkeley Arts Festival many years ago. As the Chair of the Civic Arts Commission, I thought I might just drum up some civic arts. Thanks for playing! Feel free to spread this widely.

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Bring your boots and mittens to play in the snow that is predicted to gently fall in the parking lot on the frontage road between Rose and Vine on Shattuck Ave.

Persian New Year Festival »

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 • 6-10pm
2029 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Jump over a bonfire for “Chaharshanbeh Souri: Festival of Fire” to shake off the darkness of winter and welcome the brightness of spring, a Persian ritual passed down since ancient Zoroastrian times. Persian music, food and craft vendors, cultural organizations, and children’s activities add to the experience.

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Sunrise Gathering and the Creation of a Human Peace Sign

Post Election,
November 18, 2016

As a community celebration of Berkeley’s shared values. Produced by Another Bullwinkel Show at the request of Mayor Jesse Arreguin and Council Member Sophie Hahn.

Video Credit: Kevin Kunze