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4 ways to enjoy your week in Berkeley

From a volunteer event to a strings concert, there's plenty to enjoy in Berkeley this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Playawear Paradise

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Nomadic Nectar’s one-stop playa shop sales of 2019 have loads of fun, affordable and unique costumes for Burning Man and beyond. Get all your playa essentials and slay this year's burn with your epic magnificence. Shop through all our new styles for this season, gems for year-round that express your creativity and style.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Lumen Labs, 905 Parker St.
Admission: Free
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The Original Wailers

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In 1974 when Bob Marley went solo, on the brink of international stardom, he surprised the music community by choosing as American born lead guitarist, Al Anderson. It was Anderson's stunning lead work on such classics as "No Woman, No Cry" and "Three O’clock Road Block," that first alerted rock fans to the Wailer’s music. The Orignal Wailers received a Grammy nomination in 2013 for their album "Miracle" making it guitarist Al Andersons’ second Grammy Nomination.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 8:30 p.m.- Sunday, Aug. 18, 2 a.m.
Where: Cornerstone, 2367 Shattuck Ave. (Enter On Durant)
Admission: $20
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2019 SupplyBank.Org Berkeley K to College Volunteer Event

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We will assemble 3,500 school supply kits that will be given to students eligible for the free and reduced lunch program attending Berkeley Public Schools.

When: Sunday, Aug. 18, 1:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Chevron Auditorium, International House, UC Berkeley, 2299 Piedmont Ave.
Admission: Free
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Cornell Quartet

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The Cornell Quartet studies with former Pacifica Quartet violinist Sibbi Bernhardsson, and has performed in masterclasses with Joel Krosnick, Richard Aaron, Merry Peckham, the Doric String Quartet, Cuarteto Cassals, and the Brentano Quartet. In 2018, they premiered “And So I Looked to the River” by composer Jessica Hunt at the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings Festival and did an eight-concert West Coast tour. 

When: Sunday, Aug. 18, 3-5 p.m.
Where: Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts, 1537 Euclid Ave.
Admission: Free
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