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Tune in to KALW for Berkeley conversations with Uncharted Radio Hour

by Tracey Taylor
09.15.2016

The Uncharted Radio Hour made its debut on KALW on Thursday Sept. 15 at 7 p.m., broadcasting conversations from the Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas. It was the first of four programs showcasing experts who participated in the 2015 festival. Uncharted, a production of Berkeleyside, features some of the world’s edgiest thinkers and creative performers. It takes place

Listen to podcasts of Uncharted 2015 conversations

by Tracey Taylor
08.07.2016

Fifteen of the conversations that took place at the Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas in 2015 are available to listen to via podcast. Check out the Uncharted:Berkeley podcast series. The Uncharted:Berkeley podcasts are supported by North Berkeley Investment Partners. Subscribe to the whole series so you don’t miss the next release, either in iTunes or use this RSS feed in your

Listen up: First 5 Uncharted 2015 podcasts now available

by Tracey Taylor
01.20.2016

The first five episodes of the Uncharted:Berkeley podcast series is now available. The podcasts allow you to hear the fascinating conversations that took place at the Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas in October 2015. More episodes will be released soon. Subscribe to the podcast so you don’t miss any of them. The Uncharted:Berkeley podcasts are supported by North Berkeley Investment Partners: Subscribe to the

Berkeley’s ‘Uncharted’ Festival brings big minds and ideas together

by Michael Levitin
10.13.2015

By Michael Levitin, Occupy, Oct. 13, 2015 BERKELEY, Calif. – The city that birthed the Free Speech Movement and was the staging ground for America’s cultural revolution of the 1960s is now building on that past with a festival to reinvigorate the spirit of active political and intellectual debate. “Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas” runs

‘Big Bang Theory’ writer Eric Kaplan offers inside look at hit show’s Jewish leanings

by Dan Pine
10.08.2015

By Dan Pine / J-Weekly / Oct. 8, 2015 Eric Kaplan isn’t sure what he’ll say when he makes an appearance next week at “Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas.” Since he’s earning a doctorate in philosophy at U.C. Berkeley, and his talk is titled “Is Metaphysics a Laughing Matter?” Kaplan can certainly weigh in.

  • “Go on an intellectual adventure through the medium of conversation, brilliantly realized.”

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  • “The Berkeley version of TED talks.”

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  • “Thoughtful and thought-provoking, Uncharted is a well-designed and fulfilling event which proves that time flies when you’re having fun!”

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  • “A wonderful occasion to breathe, learn about a diverse group of ideas and what interesting people are doing and thinking about.”

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  • “A community event of interesting conversations with thought leaders on topics that provoke deeper understanding and connection.”

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  • “A perfect way to take a vacation from daily life, expanding my mind and piquing my curiosity without leaving home.”

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  • “Uncharted shows Berkeleyside’s ability to raise their vital hyperlocal journalism to far-reaching (inter)national heights.”

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  • “Progressives can be apocalyptic too! 🙂 Uncharted connects me to smart people and ideas. I love it!”

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  • “Wonderful view of the world through many contrasting eyes and minds.”

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  • “Uncharted: where enlightened speakers and prominent thinkers spark conversations that ride unexpected moments of brilliance.”

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  • “A delectable spread of ideas on the edge, tapped from the fertile environment of Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area.” 

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