Berkeleyside’s Uncharted Festival touches on Trump

by Sylvia Paull

By Sylvia Paull / Berkeley Blog / Oct. 16, 2016 — This year’s two-day Uncharted: Festival of Ideas, hosted by local Berkeley news site, Berkeleyside, featured an astronomer, a tree-and-water expert, a Muslim feminist standup comedian, a criminal justice reformer, Eve Ensler, and journalists Jay Rosen from NYU and Kathy Kiely, with Despite the range

Inflection Point: A conversation with Berkeleyside co-founders Tracey Taylor and Lance Knobel

by Lauren Schiller

Tracey Taylor and Lance Knobel are the co-founders of the “hyper-local” news site and Uncharted, The Berkeley Festival of Ideas. They talked to Lauren Schiller, host of Inflection Point, about the difference between having power and having ideas, and how the Uncharted lineup is diverse by design, unlike other conferences which lean toward the usual (white, male)

Berkeley’s Uncharted festival features hot takes, cool conversations

by Lou Fancher

East Bay Times / By Lou Fancher / Sept. 26, 2016 The fourth annual Uncharted event, Oct. 14 and 15 at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in downtown Berkeley, offers everything from cool conversations about what’s cooking in the kitchen of Serious Eats’ Kenji López-Alt to hot topic discussions about food justice, the

TCHO chocolate lab; climate-change deep dive in Berkeley

by Tracey Taylor

TCHO’s Chief Chocolate Maker Brad Kintzer is to host a special chocolate lab at Berkeleyside’s Uncharted Festival of Ideas, on Friday Oct. 14. Kintzer, who studied botany and has spent months working on cacao plantations throughout Latin America, will provide an insider’s perspective on how cocoa is sourced and offer enlightening chocolate tastings. Also on the program at the two-day

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Mark Bittman to speak at Berkeley ideas festival

by Tracey Taylor

Mark Bittman, one of America’s most incisive writers about food, has joined the lineup at the fourth annualUncharted Festival of Ideas in Berkeley. Uncharted, a production of Berkeleyside, features some of the world’s edgiest thinkers and creative performers. It takes place over two days in downtown Berkeley. This year’s festival is on Friday Oct. 14 and Saturday

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