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 9th Annual "How Berkeley Can You Be?" Parade & Festival

Sunday Sept 19th



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The 9th Annual "How Berkeley Can You Be?" Parade & Festival

Grand Parade (11am-1pm, University Avenue above Sacramento)
The World’s Zaniest Parade returns with a new theme of “Loco-Motion!” 
focusing on unusual,
alternative, and crazy ways of moving around.  Music, dance, comedy, 
tragedy, politics,
costumes, puppets, floats, art cars, magic and more bring the oddly 
amusing and bizarrely
beautiful to a street near you!

Festival (12:30-5pm, in & around Civic Center Park)
Arts & crafts vendors, food, libations, art installations, games, kids 
activities, non-profit
organizations, and more.  This year we’re working with the Berkeley 
Department of
Transportation to expand our street closure area (from MLK up to 
Shattuck Ave) in
celebration of International Car-Free Day...envision a world where the 
only cars are Art!
Entertainment on two stages and in the streets:

Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca (salsa, soukous)
Amandla Poets (South African township)
Destiny Arts (youth martial arts/hip hop)
DJ José Ruiz
Eco Art making with East Bay Depot

“CAR-FREE" STAGE & CAFE (@ Milvia & Allston)
With emcee $teven Ra$pa
The Phenomenauts (cosmic rockabilly)
Rosin Coven (Pagan Lounge cabaret)
Broun Fellinis (jazz/hip hop)
Emeryville Taiko (Japanese drum ensemble)
Oxsossi (Brazilian percussion)
Kook Troupe (dance theater circus)
Tim Barsky & Co. (Balkanized beatbox)
Carousel (gypsy carnival music from NZ)
The Raging Grannies (musical politics)

Also featuring:
Eotoe • DJ Temujin • Vau De Vire Society • Firetribe 451 • Who Let Out 
the Smog? Theater
Production • Bike rodeo • Storytelling • Valet Bike Parking

Get involved!  Contact Epic Arts (510) 644-2204 or

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Downtown Berkeley
University Avenue & Civic Center Park

 From SF - take BART to Downtown Berkeley and you're there.  If driving, 
take the University
Avenue exit off of the 80 and drive up to California.  The Parade 
beigns there at the
intersection of University and California.

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For updates and info, contact scott at planttrees dot org.