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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Cal Football Tailgate at Ole Miss

Special Event | September 21 |  Ole Miss

 Cal Alumni Association

TBD

Graduate Admissions Open House

Information Session | September 21 | 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Haviland Hall

 Social Welfare, School of

Our annual fall admissions event includes large- and small-group presentations about our graduate programs, admission requirements, and the Berkeley graduate admissions application process. Presenters and panelists include current students, faculty, admissions advisors, and Field Education faculty and staff.

  RSVP by emailing swadm@berkeley.edu

Science Lecture - Our changing atmosphere: Evidence that demand a Verdict?

Lecture | September 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Jeff Reimer, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

 Science@Cal

Many people are aware of climate change only by way of public discourse and social media. Drawing on recent scientific papers organized for a course he teaches at Berkeley, Jeff Reimer will show how the atmosphere is changing, that humans are the cause, and that there are consequences. These consequences may be viewed in the context of Earth’s historical carbon cycles, which demonstrate well what...   More >

Carbon cycle and effects on the atmosphere

BIO Bears Street Food Festival Meetup

Social Event | September 21 | 12-3 p.m. |  Jack London Square

 Map

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

In the Bay Area, there's no shortage of good food ⁠— and at the Oakland Food Festival, you'll get the chance to sample some of the best the Bay Area has to offer! Come join us for an afternoon of amazing food and good company.

We will meet at 12 p.m. on Savio Steps to head down to Oakland together.

Please RSVP here to reserve your spot...   More >

Symposium: Gordon Onslow Ford: A Man on a Green Island

Presentation | September 21 | 1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Exploring the multifaceted work of British-born American painter Gordon Onslow Ford (1912–2003) and his contributions to the history of twentieth- and twenty-first-century art, this symposium is occasioned by the publication of the first monograph devoted to the artist, Gordon Onslow Ford: A Man on a Green Island; it also marks the hundredth anniversary of Surrealism. International scholars who...   More >

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

Mark Morris Dance Group: Mozart Dances

Performing Arts - Dance | September 21 | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

More than a decade after its West Coast premiere in Cal Performances’ 2007–08 season Mark Morris’ Mozart Dances returns to Zellerbach Hall. Morris’ choreography is set to three Mozart piano works—the Piano Concerto No. 11 in F major, K. 413; the Sonata for Two Pianos in D major, K. 448; and the Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, K. 595. The music is performed by the Berkeley Symphony...   More >

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Mark Morris Dance Group performs Mozart Dances Friday–Sunday, September 20–22, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Black Life: Michelle M. Wright

Presentation | September 21 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Michelle M. Wright, a professor at Emory University in Atlanta, offers a lecture entitled “Using Time to Represent Blackness.” She argues that the complexity of black identities is poorly served by traditional representations of time—including those used by many academics in black studies. Drawing on the history of theoretical physics and concepts of race, gender, and sexuality in African...   More >

Mozart Listening Party: In Conjunction with Mark Morris Dance Group's "Mozart Dances"

Lecture | September 21 | 5-6:15 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Mark Morris, Choreographer and Artistic Director, Mark Morris Dance Group; Jeremy Geffen, Executive and Artistic Director, Cal Performances, Cal Performances

 Colin Fowler, Music Director, Mark Morris Dance Group

 Cal Performances

Cal Performances director Jeremy Geffen delves into Mozart's music with choreographer Mark Morris and Mark Morris Dance Group's music director Colin Fowler

Look Back in Anger

Film - Feature | September 21 | 5:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Of all the angry young men in the sixties British cinema who ever raged against the hypocrisy, regimentation, and disappointment of working-class life, none raged quite so eloquently and articulately as Richard Burton, portraying John Osborne’s antihero Jimmy Porter in the film that started it all. Crowded into a tiny Midlands flat with his taciturn wife Alison and two others, Jimmy torments all...   More >

Brandi Carlile

Performing Arts - Music | September 21 | 6:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre | Tickets sold out

 Another Planet Entertainment

By The Way, I Forgive You is not an album about forgiveness in the easy sense—where someone has hurt you and then suddenly there’s a great reconciliation and a remorse-filled scene with two people running across the golden wheat field towards an embrace that somehow undoes a lifetime of pain and damage, as if the past has no meaning.

  Sold out. Sold Out Buy tickets online

Shiraz: A Romance of India

Film - Feature | September 21 | 8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Based on the romance between seventeenth-century Mughal ruler Shah Jahan and his queen, this epic silent film is the ravishing, romantic tale behind the creation of one of the world’s most iconic structures, the Taj Mahal. Shot entirely on location in India, it features lavish costumes and gorgeous settings—all the more impressive in this restoration by the BFI National Archive, which features a...   More >

Mark Morris Dance Group: Mozart Dances

Performing Arts - Dance | September 21 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

More than a decade after its West Coast premiere in Cal Performances’ 2007–08 season Mark Morris’ Mozart Dances returns to Zellerbach Hall. Morris’ choreography is set to three Mozart piano works—the Piano Concerto No. 11 in F major, K. 413; the Sonata for Two Pianos in D major, K. 448; and the Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, K. 595. The music is performed by the Berkeley Symphony...   More >

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Jonathan Biss, piano: The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music | September 21 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Jonathan Biss, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Programs:
Saturday, September 21
Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 9 in E major, Op. 14, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27, No. 1, Quasi una fantasia
Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-flat major, Op. 26, Funeral March
Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53, Waldstein

Sunday, September 22
Piano Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7
Piano Sonata No. 17 in...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Cal Performances presents Jonathan Biss performing The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven in Hertz Hall.

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

The Life and Career of Kaneji Domoto

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

This exhibition explores the complex story behind the only American Japanese architect and landscape architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian community, in Westchester County, New York in 1944.

The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day |  Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)

 Library, Berkeley Language Center

Celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis - librarians, professors,...   More >

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 >