Tag: Freight & Salvage

Pete Seeger Lives

Monday evening began with a combined Tax the Rich and Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline rally on upper Solano Avenue, Berkeley.  Then the crowd lined up outside the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in downtown Berkeley, where Holly Near organized and MC-ed a two-hour memorial for Pete Seeger.  This video contains a few short samples.  The …

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Classical Multimedia Live

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra leader Ben Simon took classical music forward into the multimedia age this evening at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.  He led the Palo Alto (Youth) Chamber Orchestra in a performance of Beethoven’s Great Fugue accompanied by YouTube virtuoso Stephen Malinowski projecting a synchronized visual animation of the score.  The effect …

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