<< Week of December 17 >>

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Shen Yun 2019: 5,000 years of civilization reborn

Performing Arts - Dance | December 16 | 1-3:15 p.m. | 4800 Zellerbach Hall

 101 Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Falun Dafa Club @ Berkeley

Shen Yun returns with its trademark blend of breathtaking
choreography, sumptuous colors, unrivaled athleticism, and
powerful storytelling. All-new works premiering for 2018, with
orchestral accompaniment at every performance.
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Sometimes, to go forward, we have to go back. Shen Yun brings to life the glorious
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Big Dance Theater: 17c

Performing Arts - Theater | December 16 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Big Dance Theater, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

For more than two decades, the Obie Award-winning Big Dance Theater has been making uncategorizable, galvanizing work that undermines genre boundaries. The company’s latest effort is a portrait of Samuel Pepys, the outlandish 17th-century politician whose obsessive, tell-all diaries are a startling precursor to our own social media culture. The ensemble weaves music, dance, video, and text in an...   More >

$54 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Big Dance Theater performs 17c Thursday–Sunday, December 13–16, 2018 in the Zellerbach Playhouse.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Full: Home Again—Tapestry Reimagined

Performing Arts - Music | December 21 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Acclaimed San Francisco recording artist and producer PC Muñoz leads an all-star ensemble through a lovingly crafted reimagination of Carole King’s blockbuster 1971 album Tapestry. Hear classics like “I Feel the Earth Move,” “You’ve Got a Friend,” and “It’s Too Late” in unique new musical contexts, from funk to jazz to hip-hop and beyond. Featuring vocalists Zoe Ellis and Francesca Lee, jazz...   More >