Berkeley Rep is producing the world premiere of AMELIE so this where we also live and rehearse.
It is a university town with many many homeless people on the street and one could get stoned from the fumes just by crossing the street to buy milk.
The university grounds are quite beautiful
and we were surprised to find a strong Deco influence in the city's architecture. In fact, a lot of the buildings resemble Art Deco cinemas.
A walk along College Street uncovered a couple of sensational record & dvd stores and TT fell in love with a well appointed hat shop.
There is interesting art for sale
A mural telling the bloody and violent political history of Telegraph Street
And an innovation new to me, the rather unsettling 3D photo ornament.
There is a large white circular studio that looks like a teleporter from STAR TREK inside the building where the pictures are taken. I guess these are the results.