Oaks Theatre 1875 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA94707 The Oaks Theatre is a classic Art Deco period theatre with ornate painted ceilings and decorative details on the…More interiors. The theatre boasts two medium to large size screens and well maintained, but somewhat dated furniture and interiors. The theatre has recently been taken over by new management and now shows a combination of Hollywood mainstream films and Bollywood films.
Video Maniacs was immediately recognizable by the large sign of the smiling man shooting a lightning bolt from his…More remote control. The store had a huge selection of new releases, animated features, comedies, foreign movies and Bollywood titles. It also rented video games for all the major game consoles, including Wii and Xbox. </p>
<p>Video Maniacs closed at the end of 2011.</p>
The Bombay Music Company 2000 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 The Bombay Music Company offers all the latest Bollywood DVDs and audio CDs. It has music from top artists like Kareena…More Kapoor, Aksha Kumar, Deepika Padukone and Ashwarya Rai, as well as popular movies from India like <i>Ghajini</i>, <i>Three Idiots</i>, and <i>Kismat Konnection</i>. In addition, it sells many types of tablas, flutes, harmoniums and sarod. All merchandise is available on its website.
Himalayan Flavors 1585 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94703 While excellent Indian restaurants seem to be on every other Berkeley street corner, Himalayan Flavors provides some…More diversity for local food lovers by combining the cuisines of India and Nepal, which tends to work on the same flavor palette, but is a little mellower. This restaurant has a limited delivery area, a private room available for guests and catering services available, but coming in to the restaurant has its privileges: The restaurant occasionally plays host to live entertainment and to Bollywood dance lessons. Check its website for more information as well as to learn more about its associations with Karma Clinic and Karma Kitchen.