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Sunday, August 4, 2019

Littlest Bear Virtual 5K Run/Walk 2019: Raising funds for Diversity and Inclusion in Tech!

Special Event | July 29 – August 4, 2019 every day |  Wherever you are!

 Information, School of

A fun run/walk/roll! Proceeds benefit Diversity & Inclusion Fellowships.

Family Workshop: Maya Drinking Cups

Workshop | August 4 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Join this month’s Family Workshop at the Hearst Museum! Decorate cups and learn about the significance of elaborate decoration of drinking vessels through history. This is a drop-in workshop for all ages. Bring the whole family for this activity included free with museum admission.

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Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Partition and Generational Impacts of PTSD: The 1947 Partition Archive

Lecture | August 4 | 2-4 p.m. | The 1947 Partition Archive Berkeley HQ, Suite 1

 1840 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

 Shaili Jain MD

 Institute for South Asia Studies

Dr. Shaili Jain, M.D. (Stanford University) on 'The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the frontlines of PTSD Science

Visual Poem Workshop

Workshop | August 4 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

What is poetry’s relationship with the visual world? In this workshop, we explore the intersections of language, image, and identity in creating a visual translation of a poem recited by a special guest poet. Each participant will create a collage guided by a stanza of the poem; these collages will be assembled into a larger mosaic, weaving together the visual narratives that emerge.

Black Engineering and Science (BESAC): Summer Welcome Party

Social Event | August 4 | 3-6 p.m. |  Live Oak Park

 1301 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Cal Alumni Association, Black Engineering and Science Alumni Club

The Black Engineering and Science Alumni Club and the Black Graduate Engineering and Science Students of UC Berkeley in coordination with the Cal Alumni Association are hosting a Summer Welcome Party for Incoming Freshman and Transfer Students

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Today: (Aujourd’hui),(Tey)

Film - Feature | August 4 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

American musician/slam poet Saul Williams stars in this dreamlike fable of one man’s last day on earth, as prescribed by fate. Awaking alone, Satché (Williams) leaves his room to discover most of his family, friends, and neighborhood elders gathered outside, all echoing a strange message: You have been chosen to die, and today is your last day on earth. Stunned and uncertain, he spends his time...   More >

The Wind Will Carry Us: (Bad mara khahad bourd),(Le vent nous emportera)

Film - Feature | August 4 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Kiarostami’s film of plainspoken poetry is blatantly allegorical in its messages yet mysterious and marvelous in its rhythms. A man identified as an engineer arrives in Siah Dareh, a Kurdish village growing out of the side of a hill. “If anyone asks, say we’re looking for treasure,” he advises his unseen crew; in fact they are here to record a mourning ritual, for a death expected any day. But in...   More >

At the Illusionist’s Table

Performing Arts - Other | July 16 – August 4, 2019 every day with exceptions | 7-9 p.m. |  Grace Street Showroom

 4629 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94609

 Scott Silven

 Cal Performances

Beginning with a series of seemingly innocuous questions and simple tasks, the brilliant mentalist, performer, and storyteller Scott Silven conjures up a world of mystery and illusion in his intimate dinner-theater performance. Silven's "guests" at this elegant candlelit dinner party—only 28 people per seating—will be treated to a three-course meal,...   More >

 No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.

$350

  Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988

Brilliant mentalist Scott Silven conjures up a world of mystery and illusion in his intimate dinner-theater performance "At the Illusionist's Table," presented by Cal Performances.

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Whose University?: The 50th Anniversary of the UC Berkeley Third World Liberation Front Strike

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – August 31, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library, Ethnic Studies, Department of, Ethnic Studies Library, TWLF 50th Planning Committee, Media Resources Center

In 1969, one of the longest student-led strikes in UC Berkeley history gave birth to a movement that has lasted for five decades. The strike was organized by the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), a coalition of African American, Asian American, Chicanx, and Native American student organizations. Inspired by liberation movements at home and abroad and the 1968 San Francisco State College TWLF...   More >

 This location is wheelchair accessible.

Dinosaurs in Motion

Exhibit - Sculpture | July 22 – September 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Dinosaurs in Motion is an amazing blend of science, art, and innovation using 14 magnificent, fully interactive, anatomically inspired, recycled life-size metal dinosaur sculptures to engage and educate like never before!

Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer: The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?


Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,...   More >

Art Wall: Carlos Amorales

Exhibit - Painting | March 27 – October 13, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this new commission for the BAMPFA Art Wall, entitled Ghost Demonstration, Amorales draws from the multiple histories of mural art in Mexico, the political demonstrations that occurred in Berkeley in the 1960s (as well as more recent events), and protests in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. In order to make this monumental mural, the artist used stencils of slogans from Berkeley protest...   More >

Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

Exhibit - Photography | March 27 – September 1, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This exhibition celebrates a major gift of photography, donated over a period of several years, from Berkeley collectors William Goodman and Victoria Belco in memory of their daughter Teresa Goodman. While the exhibition features some historical photographs, such as pictures by the early twentieth-century French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (most of whose work was made between the ages of...   More >

Sunday Funday: Bodies in Motion and GSK Family Day

Exhibit - Sculpture | August 4 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Celebrate the human body and what it can do! Les Aerielles is returning for their annual summer performance with their incredible young trapeze arts performers. We’ll also have some of the GSK Science in the Summer: The Science of Me activity favorites, where visitors will learn more about the human body.

NOTE: We were also a host for GSK Science in the Summer: The Science of Me and were able...   More >

 

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