Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Performing Arts - Music | February 22 | 12 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Hrabba Altadottir, violin
Michael Orland, piano
STRAVINSKY Duo Concertant
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Featuring the Music Departments varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by... More >
Reading - Literary | February 22 | 12-1 p.m. | Sproul Plaza
Hosted by graduate students and faculty in Comparative Literature
Reading for Resistance is an event series at UC Berkeley which aims to mobilize the community, drawing on the force of poetry in an age of discriminatory policies and discourses. Reading for Resistance is a poetry marathon in which all members of the Berkeley community and beyond can share a poem of their choice and speak their mind.
In response to the growing pressures of discrimination,... More >
Performing Arts - Music | February 22 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Peng Xu, Center for Chinese Studies postdoctoral fellow, 2016-2017
《彈詞》 "The Ballad"
A Performance from Chinese opera
This famous excerpt from the poet Hong Shengs (1645-1704) southern drama Palace of Lasting Life (1688) consists of ten solos sung by the character Li Guinian, a former leading musician from the Pear Garden Academy at the glorious Tang (685-762) court, now a performer reduced to singing popular ballads in the... More >
Performing Arts - Theater | February 22 – 23, 2017 every day | 8-10 p.m. | Z170 Zellerbach Hall
MEMORIA DEL SILENCIO is a TDPS Workshop (work-in-progress) written by undergraduate Linda Girón.
MEMORIA DEL SILENCIO EN EL PAÍS DE LA ETERNA PRIMAVERA is an original play that explores the relationship between memory, trauma and how these wounds can leave a mark that flows deeper than blood. Set in the land of eternal spring, in a town where the population of ghosts outnumber the living,... More >