<< Week of March 13 >>

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band

Performing Arts - Music | March 11 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Pipa virtuoso Wu Man immerses herself in the folk music of a small village in China’s Shaanxi Province. The Huayin Shadow Puppet Band (as seen in the feature-length documentary film about the Silk Road Ensemble, The Music of Strangers) performs lively stories of life in rural China, with shadow puppets, lutes, fiddles, wooden clappers, and gongs

$42 prices subject to change

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Intimate concert of Javanese gamelan: by Ngudi Raras, a troupe of musicians visiting from Indonesia

Performing Arts - Music | March 13 | 7:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

Admission is free, seating is limited

https://philacimovic.wixsite.com/gamelantour2018/tour-schedule for information about the musicians

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Noon Concert: Chamber Music

Performing Arts - Music | March 14 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Fall welcome misc.

 Department of Music

UCB music students perform chamber music works by Gioachino Rossini and Bedřich Smetana

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in...   More >

Sister Spit Workshop and Performance Dinner: Come "spill the tea" with Sister Spit - a remarkable group of 7 QTPOC (Queer, Transgender, People of Color) writers and multi-disciplinary artists as they tour the West Coast, I-House being their only East Bay venue.

Performing Arts - Other | March 14 | 5-8:30 p.m. |  International House

 International House

Come "spill the tea" with Sister Spit - a remarkable group of 7 QTPOC (Queer, Transgender, People of Color) writers and multi-disciplinary artists as they tour the West Coast, I-House being their only East Bay venue. Join us for this intimate affair with fancy dinner and tea included.

Sister Spit Workshop & Performance Dinner

Wednesday, March 14 | Home Room

Workshop: 5-6pm

Performance...   More >

UC Berkeley Graduate Composers Concert featuring Ensemble Proton Bern

Performing Arts - Music | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. | Morrison Hall, Elkus Room 125

 Ensemble Proton Bern

 Department of Music

Ensemble Proton Bern

Performing Arts - Music | March 14 | 8 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

Switzerland's Ensemble Proton Bern premieres new works by UC Berkeley graduate student composers Oren Boneh, Selim Göncü, James Stone, and Jeremy Wexler, alongside works by Dominique Schafer and Hanspeter Kyburz.

FREE

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Stebbins Piano Series: Beethoven - "Diabelli Variations, Op 120

Performing Arts - Music | March 15 | 12:15-1 p.m. | Women's Faculty Club, Stebbins Lounge

 Monica Chew

 Women's Faculty Club

Monica Chew performs Ludwig van Beethoven - Diabelli Variations, Op 120

  RSVP by calling Front Desk at 510-642-4175, or by emailing Front Desk at womensfacultyclub@gmail.com by March 14.

Love on the Line: 1947 Revisited through Theatre, Dance, Music, and Conversation

Performing Arts - Theater | March 15 | 6-8 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium

 Abhishek Kaicker, Assistant Professor of History, UC Berkeley

 Vinita Sud Belani, Founding Artistic Director of EnActe Arts

 Farah Yasmeen Shaikh, Kathak artist and Founder/Director of Noorani Dance

 Raginder Singh Momi

 Sukanya Chakrabarti

 Institute for South Asia Studies, EnActe Arts, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Noorani Dance, Nazakat at Berkeley, Natya at Berkeley, The 1947 Partition Archive

A theatrical production in which the loss of love, both human and idealogical, is explored through real, lived survivor stories of those who crossed the line of Partition in 1947.

Theater: All in the Timing: Short Comedies by David Ives

Performing Arts - Theater | March 15 – 17, 2018 every day | 8-9:15 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Written by David Ives
Directed by TDPS Students

TDPS presents an evening of one act comedies drawn from the collections of award-winning playwright David Ives and directed by TDPS students. Ives's offbeat sketches mix the witty and the wise-cracking, the surreal and the satiric, the poetic and the perplexing.

$10 Students and Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty (ID required), $15 General Admission

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510.642.1677

Friday, March 16, 2018

Berkeley Talks: W. Kamau Bell

Performing Arts - Other | March 16 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program: Cultural commentator, radio and television host, and comedian W. Kamau Bell combines
humor with astute social commentary. The Berkeley resident and self-proclaimed “blerd”—or, black nerd— is host of the Emmy-winning CNN series United Shades of America, where he travels the country, engaging diverse subcultures on contentious issues like immigration, white nationalism, and gang violence....   More >

$30 prices subject to change

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Theater: All in the Timing: Short Comedies by David Ives

Performing Arts - Theater | March 15 – 17, 2018 every day | 8-9:15 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Written by David Ives
Directed by TDPS Students

TDPS presents an evening of one act comedies drawn from the collections of award-winning playwright David Ives and directed by TDPS students. Ives's offbeat sketches mix the witty and the wise-cracking, the surreal and the satiric, the poetic and the perplexing.

$10 Students and Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty (ID required), $15 General Admission

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510.642.1677

Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava

Performing Arts - Other | March 16 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Shadow puppetry, live music, and immersive visual effects combine to tell the story of two elderly sister lighthouse keepers separated by death, in Manual Cinema’s Ada/Ava. The Chicago-based performance collective’s piece evokes the supernatural world of the New England gothic, where the living and the dead commingle in an exploration of melancholy, loneliness, and sisterly love.

$68 prices subject to change

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | March 16 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

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...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Theater: All in the Timing: Short Comedies by David Ives

Performing Arts - Theater | March 17 – 18, 2018 every day | 2-3:15 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Written by David Ives
Directed by TDPS Students

TDPS presents an evening of one act comedies drawn from the collections of award-winning playwright David Ives and directed by TDPS students. Ives's offbeat sketches mix the witty and the wise-cracking, the surreal and the satiric, the poetic and the perplexing.

$10 Students and Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty (ID required), $15 General Admission

  Buy tickets online

Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava

Performing Arts - Other | March 17 | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Shadow puppetry, live music, and immersive visual effects combine to tell the story of two elderly sister lighthouse keepers separated by death, in Manual Cinema’s Ada/Ava. The Chicago-based performance collective’s piece evokes the supernatural world of the New England gothic, where the living and the dead commingle in an exploration of melancholy, loneliness, and sisterly love.

$68 prices subject to change

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava

Performing Arts - Other | March 17 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Shadow puppetry, live music, and immersive visual effects combine to tell the story of two elderly sister lighthouse keepers separated by death, in Manual Cinema’s Ada/Ava. The Chicago-based performance collective’s piece evokes the supernatural world of the New England gothic, where the living and the dead commingle in an exploration of melancholy, loneliness, and sisterly love.

$68 prices subject to change

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | March 17 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

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...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online

Theater: All in the Timing: Short Comedies by David Ives

Performing Arts - Theater | March 15 – 17, 2018 every day | 8-9:15 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Written by David Ives
Directed by TDPS Students

TDPS presents an evening of one act comedies drawn from the collections of award-winning playwright David Ives and directed by TDPS students. Ives's offbeat sketches mix the witty and the wise-cracking, the surreal and the satiric, the poetic and the perplexing.

$10 Students and Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty (ID required), $15 General Admission

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510.642.1677