Saturday, April 21, 2018
Performing Arts - Music | April 21 | Hertz Concert Hall
Works by Debussy
9:30-11 125 Morrison Hall
2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the French composer Claude Debussys death. Hear a mini-marathon of Debussys piano works by students of the music department.
UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
11-12:30 Hertz Hall, concert stage
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Performing Arts - Dance | April 21 | 11-11:20 a.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 103 Kroeber Hall | Note change in time
Founded by Nimely Napla, this Oakland based group will perform a dance representing a rite of passage for young men of the Vai, Gola, and Mende ethnic groups of Liberia's northeast mountains. Full-body mask dancers embody divine spirits of the African bush and of the community. The masks appear with special permission granted from Poro and Sande societies.
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Performing Arts - Dance | April 21 | 2-2:30 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 103 Kroeber Hall | Note change in time
De Rompe y Raja Cultural Association
Based in Oakland and dedicated to preserving Afro-Peruvian traditions from the coastal region of Peru, the group will perform Son de los Diablos, a street masquerade that originated in colonial Lima with parades through Afro-Peruvian neighborhoods during carnival time. Dancers will wear masks made in Peru by Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, and locally by Edmund Badeaux (Chaskinakuy Andean music... More >
Eerily evocative, non-linear, and movement-driven, THE DREAM OF KITAMURA tells the ghostly, mythic tale of Lord
Rosanjin, who believes he is marked for death by the demon Kitamura. His horror is so profound that he hires two bodyguardsbut are they who they appear to be?
$13 Online in Advance - Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors, $15 At the Door - Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors, $18 Online in Advance - General Admission, $20 At the Door - General Admission
Performing Arts - Music | April 21 | 8 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
The Boston Pops come to the Greek to celebrate the extraordinary five-decade career of one of its former conductors, 22-time Grammy winner John Williams. The program includes selections from some of Williams most popular Hollywood film scores, including music from Star Wars, Jaws, E.T., and the Indiana Jones and Harry Potter films.