Saturday, September 23, 2017
Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall
FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | September 23 | Memorial Stadium
Cal Football hosts USC in conference action at Memorial Stadium.
Film - Series | August 29 – September 26, 2017 every day | 370 Wurster Hall
The Israeli film director Amos Gitai (Ph.D Architecture 79) will teach a five week course on film that explores the concepts of narrative and space. CLASS SIZE IS VERY LIMITED SO YOU MUST SIGN UP SOON. OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS ACROSS CAMPUS.
Workshop | September 23 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | 117 Dwinelle Hall
Calling all Berkeley faculty and lecturers! Come and learn how to integrate the concept of sustainability into your courses. Brainstorm ideas for including sustainability principles in curricula across campus from art history to literature to gender studies to environmental science.
no registration fee
Register online by September 8.
Social Event | September 23 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, outside Cal Student Store
This is an event you don't want to miss! The annual Dragon Boat Festival includes cultural performances, amazing food, and of course, boat racing! Come down and cheer for your favorite boat while spending the afternoon at the beautiful Lake Merritt.
We will meet up at 10 AM at the MLK Student Union just outside the Cal Student Store--just look for the person holding the BIO sign! RSVP below
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.
Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required
Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org... More >
Workshop | September 23 | 2-6 p.m. | Mils College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
Miran Lee, artist; Kay Kang, artist
Soo-yeon Lyuh, musician
The Mills College Art Museum and the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco present a day of family friendly Korean arts workshops led by exhibiting artists Miran Lee and Kay Kang, followed by a performance with internationally renowned haegeum musician Soo-yeon Lyuh in collaboration with contemporary Bay Area musicians performing new compositions.
Film - Feature | September 23 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Billed as The Unseen Film by Vittorio De Sica, Il Boom finally receives its long overdue US theatrical release. Written by the directors longtime collaborator Cesare Zavattini, Il Boom is a hilarious sendup that critiques Italys economic miracle of the early 1960s. While the Roman elite enjoy the material rewards of success, De Sicas biting satire follows the challenges faced by... More >
Film - Feature | September 23 | 8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
I coulda had class, says failed fighter Terry Malloy with all the bruised brilliance Marlon Brando could muster. Maybe so, but On the Waterfront did have classclass acting, class writing, class cinematography, and class warfare. Controversial for its allegations of corruption in the longshoremens union, the production itself was chock-full of friendly witnesses at the HUAC hearings, director... More >
Performing Arts - Dance | September 23 | 8 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group, Cal Performances
"Award-winning choreographer Reggie Wilsons evening-length Moses(es) is inspired by Zora Neale Hurstons vernacular retelling of the biblical Moses story. Wilson draws on his own experiences
traveling to North Africa to understand the migration of Africans with extensive research into black culture, movement, and spiritual traditions."
$30 - 68
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Why do we sometimes know a lot about who made things, and why do we sometimes not? Why does it sometimes matter to us, and why might it sometimes not? These are the questions that will be raised in the exhibit that will inaugurate the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropologys renovated Kroeber Hall Gallery. The Museum will display objects from the collection that urge visitors to think... More >
Free UC Berkeley Students, Faculty, Staff, Hearst Museum Members, and Youth under 18, $6 General Admisison, $3 Non-UC Berkeley Students and seniors over 65
Exhibit - Multimedia | March 1 – October 1, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
BAMPFAs current commission for the Art Wall showcases the work of Lawrence Weiner, a central figure of Conceptual art. Like many other artists working in the late 1960s and 70s, Weiner is deeply interested in methods of display that challenge the assumption that the work of art exists as a discrete object in the physical world.
Weiner decisively turned to language as the material object for... More >
Exhibit - Painting | June 21 – October 1, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The work of Bay Area artist Charles Houghton Howard (18991978) spans five decades, beginning in the mid-1920s and continuing into the 1960s. During his active and distinguished career, Howard became known for enigmatic, meticulous paintings, often intimate in scale, that bridged figurative, Surrealist, and abstract currents in modern art across the United States and Europe. Fluid lines,... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | May 24 – October 8, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This exhibition explores the many celestial realms represented in Tibetan Buddhist painting and sculpture through exquisite examples from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries. The exhibition will be presided over by a monumental gilt bronze sculpture of the historical Buddha, a fully realized and enlightened being who occupies the highest level of existence. The Buddhas life story will be... More >
Exhibit - Painting | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
In-Between Places (사이에 머물다) is the story of Korean American artists and their dreams, featuring new work by: Jung Ran Bae; Sohyung Choi; Kay Kang; Miran Lee; Young June Lew; Nicholas Oh; Younhee Paik; and Minji Sohn.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library
This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.
Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.
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