Saturday, November 4, 2017
Sport - Intercollegiate - Water Polo | November 4 | Spieker Aquatics Complex
Cal Men's Water Polo hosts USC in conference action at Spieker Aquatics Complex.
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.
Special Event | November 4 | 8-11 a.m. | Martin Luther King, Jr. Shoreline Park
Clayton Anderson, Golden Gate Audubon
The Berkeley Chapter for the Society for Conservation Biology is offering a special birding event with naturalist Clayton Anderson. Clayton is a lifelong naturalist and master birder. He is also the education program coordinator for Golden Gate Audubon. Clayton will lead participants on a tour through the wetlands of Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Shoreline Park.
Open to all UCB students and post-docs.
RSVP by emailing Chelsea at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 2.
Special Event | February 4, 2017 – December 1, 2018 the first Saturday of the month every month | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.
BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June... More >
Special Event | November 4 | 1-4 p.m. | 521 Cory Hall
BioE Day is a 3-hour event hosted by Bioengineering Honor Society for high school scholars. Our goal is to present various interesting areas of bioengineering to help students answer the question "What is Bioengineering?" There will be several fun bioengineering-related hands-on activities and demos. Please RSVP at bit.ly/BioeDay ASAP as spaces are limited!
Limited to high school students
Lecture | November 4 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Art historian Patricia Berger explores Chen Hongshous enigmatic Buddhist paintings, which offer a glimpse into a cataclysmic moment in Chinese history. Followed by a discussion with Robert Sharf.
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
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Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | November 4 | 2 p.m. | Memorial Stadium
Cal Football hosts Oregon State in conference action at Memorial Stadium.
Film - Documentary | November 4 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Back by popular demand! This new documentary offers an overview of the Ottoman Empire and its decline, the essential backstory of our world today.
Performing Arts - Other | November 4 | 6:30-10 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom
Join us as we celebrate through art and performance the immigrant community and those that have sacrificed their lives in the name of activism and social justice.
This is a free event and food will be provided!
We welcome all who want to learn about the diversity, beauty, and incredible resilience of the immigrant community in the current political climate.
Performing Arts - Music | November 3 – 4, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
David Milnes, music director
Bartók Dance Suite
Kajia SAARIAHO Du Cristal
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7
Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the opportunity to expand their musical... More >
$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students
Performing Arts - Music | November 4 | 8 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Valery Gergiev, conductor; Denis Matsuev, piano, Cal Performances
"Few orchestras can match the Mariinskys authority, blend, and fullness of sound when it is playing the music of its countrymen. Directed by Valery Gergiev, ""a born Prokofiev interpreter"" (The Guardian, London), the Mariinsky plays complex works by two 20th-century giants who lived in the shadow of Stalin's regime: the Soviet government disapproved of both Prokofiev's emotionally expansive... More >
$40 - 125
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 - 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.
The 1987 book Ecocity Berkeley: Building Cities for a Healthy Future, inserting ecocity into the urban planning lexicon. Using Berkeley as a test bed, Richard Register promoted a new vision for urban development that now has worldwide resonance.
Exhibit - Photography | October 6 – December 17, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This investigation of the editorial process behind Parks's photo-essay "Harlem Gang Leader" reveals unspoken conflicts between photographer, editor, subject, and truth.
Exhibit - Painting | October 6, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Discover the singular vision of a Berkeley-born artist whose paintings explore both exterior and interior landscapes.
Exhibit - Painting | October 25, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Chen Hongshou is a major figure in Chinese art of the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. This exhibition explores his visually compelling work and his response to the turmoil of his times.
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 25, 2017 – February 25, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
De Jesus's memorial portraits honor artists, writers, and diverse cultural figures, testifying to the fact that each life is valuable and worthy of recognition.
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.
Exhibit - Multimedia | November 1 – December 29, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Commissioned for BAMPFAs outdoor screen, Kwons imaginative digital animation evokes a woman who transformed her apartment into an aviary.
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 16, 2017 – June 3, 2018 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students
cartoons, jokes, and satire throughout the years selected
from their humor magazines and other publications.
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 6, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This exhibition crosses cultures and centuries to bring together works that activate the expressive and aesthetic potential of letters and words.
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 6 – December 10, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This retrospective surveys the career of "one of our great urban visionaries" (New York Times), from Northern California to New York and back.