Sunday, November 5, 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.
Special Event | November 5 | UC Berkeley Campus, Starting Location: Campanile Esplanade
Cal Rotaract (UC Berkeley RSO)
On Sunday, November 5th, Cal Rotaract will be hosting its annual End Polio Now 5K Walk/Run!
All the proceeds from this event will be pooled with Cal Rotaract's End Polio Now GoFundMe campaign donations, which will then be matched 2:1 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and then donated to Rotary International's Polio Plus Foundation. The money we raise from this campaign will go directly... More >
Meeting | November 5 | 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Julia Morgan Hall
Eric Siegel, UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
Were rolling out the Welcome Wagon to greet all our newest members and everyone that has joined the Garden over the past year. Come learn about the UC Botanical Garden's history, collection and more! It's the best way to become acquainted with the Garden while meeting fellow new members!
Free for Current Members
Registration opens October 1. Register online or by calling 510-664-4509 by November 3.
Tour/Open House | November 5 – December 10, 2017 every Sunday | 12-5 p.m. | UC Gill Tract
San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706
The UC Gill Tract Community Farm is open to the public every Sunday-Thursday. Everyone is welcome! Please enter through the gate on Jackson St or the gate at San Pablo and Marin, during open hours.
Meeting | November 5 | 1-4 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 180 Doe Library
Shannon Monroe, Head of Interlibrary Lending & Photoduplication, Interlibrary Services
Have you ever thought about writing a novel, but just didnt think you had the time? Youre not alone. Working on an academic writing project and need help with productivity? Join us for NaNoWriMo 2017 at UC Berkeley, and write with fellow participants, students and colleagues in a supportive setting at Doe Library during National Novel Writing Month!
Sport - Intercollegiate - Volleyball | November 5 | 1 p.m. | Haas Pavilion
Cal Volleyball hosts Oregon State in conference action at Haas Pavilion.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Soccer | November 5 | 1 p.m. | Edwards Track Stadium
Cal Men's Soccer hosts UCLA in conference action at Edwards Stadium.
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 >
Presentation | November 5 | 2-4 p.m. | Berkeley Public Library, Central Library, 3rd Floor Community Room
2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley, CA 94704
Dan Mckinsey, Department of Physics
The Berkeley Public Library in conjunction with the Bay Area Science Festival and the global celebration of Dark Matter Day presents Dan McKinsey, UC Physicist and the Georgia Lee Distinguished Professor of Physics. Professor McKinsey will present a lively talk with slides on the 'search for the unseen', an amazing experiment taking place miles underground and addressing the elusive phenomenon of... More >
Film - Feature | November 5 | 2-3:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Sergei Eisensteins classic on revolution and rebellion, told almost entirely through riveting images, can be appreciated for not only the perfection of its form, but the humanitarianism and enthusiasm that impregnated its revolutionary subject (Georges Sadoul).
Performing Arts - Music | November 5 | 3-5 p.m. | McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)
Kris Palmer, flute
Steve Lin, guitar
Isaac Pastor-Chermak, cello
This Event is Free and Open to the Public
Performing Arts - Music | November 5 | 3 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
Film - Documentary | November 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Shot primarily from a helicopter, Petropolis offers an unparalleled view of the scopeand environmental impactof the mining of Canadas tar sands, the worlds largest industrial, capital, and energy project. With Jed Mettlers Balifilm.
Film - Feature | November 5 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Maggie Cheung plays herself as an actress suffering through ego battles and other disasters on a French indie film shoot. With short Man Yuk: A Portrait of Maggie Cheung.
Performing Arts - Music | November 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Anthony de Mare, Cal Performances
The songs of Stephen Sondheim receive bold new interpretations as intimate instrumentals in Anthony de Mares acclaimed Liaisons project. The pianist and new music champion has commissioned three dozen composers to each re-imagine a favorite Sondheim song as a solo piano work, and the result is a set of compositions that use the original themes as springboards for invention, and showcase de... More >
Performing Arts - Music | November 5 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Come on out for a live simulcast of the final performance of Berkeley Reps hit musical, Aint Too Proud The Life and Times of the Temptations! If you missed the sold-out run (the show is the highest-grossing in the theater's 50-year history) or simply want to experience it again, bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and perhaps a rain poncho and join us on Addison Street to watch the show live on... More >
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.
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.