<< Week of April 04 >>

Sunday, April 2, 2017

“feldenkrais for Dancers and Movers” with Mary Armentrout: Exploration of Forms Movement Workshop

Performing Arts - Dance | April 2 | 1-3 p.m. | Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft), Bancroft Dance Studio

 Mary Armentrout

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

The Feldenkrais Method is a wide ranging system for understanding how human beings function and learn how to learn, using the body as the primary laboratory. In this workshop we will explore how bodies in motion and at rest work. Learn to truly experience – from the inside – how different parts of your body move and work together. Discover how very subtle changes can fundamentally alter and...   More >

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Poetry Out of Place: Readings and Conversation with Adriana Lisboa and Leonel Alvarado

Reading - Literary | April 4 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2334 Bowditch (Center for Latin American Studies), Conference Room

 Adriana Lisboa; Leonel Alvarado

 Center for Latin American Studies, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

Writers Adriana Lisboa and Leonel Alvarado will read their own poetry and discuss the process of writing and translation in Portuguese, English, and Spanish.

Covers of Adriana Lisboa and Leonel Alvarado's recent books. (Images courtesy of Ed. Alfaguara and Haunui Press.)

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Noon Concert: University Symphony Orchestra Concerto

Performing Arts - Music | April 5 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

University Symphony Orchestra Concerto
David Milnes, music director
Lauren Washburn, clarinet
Cindy COX A Year (US Premiere)
Scott RUBIN Kerosene Palace (World Premiere)
DEBUSSY Première rhapsodie


Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts...   More >

Friday, April 7, 2017

Takács Quartet Masterclass

Performing Arts - Music | April 7 | 2 p.m. |  Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

Members of the Takács Quartet coach UC Berkeley students in rehearsal of select Beethoven string quartets.

Tickets: free and open to the public with limited access. Updated information will be available at calperformances.org

free and open to the public with limited access.

University Chorus, Symphony Orchestra, and Contra Costa Wind Symphony: "The French Kiss of Death," works by FAURE and BERLIOZ

Performing Arts - Music | April 7 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

University Chorus
Nikolas Nackley, director
University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
Contra Costa Wind Symphony
Brad Hogarth, director
"The French Kiss of Death"
FAURE Requiem
BERLIOZ Grande Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale
and pieces by Charpentier and de Lalande

The University Chorus is a select ensemble of approximately eighty singers open to all musicians in...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The Tallis Scholars: Metamorphosis

Performing Arts - Music | April 7 | 8 p.m. |  First Congregational Church

 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Cal Performances

Under the direction of Peter Phillips, the Tallis Scholars present a fascinating program drawn from core Christian texts—exploring the human condition, from the joys of birth to the quiet acceptance of death—by composers in the Catholic, Anglican, and Russian Orthodox traditions. The settings by Palestrina, Tavener, Pärt, and Stravinsky, among others, span centuries and reflect an extraordinary...   More >

starting at $58

  Tickets go on sale August 9. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Regina Spektor

Performing Arts - Music | April 7 | 8 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Spektor’s songs have appeared in TV shows and movies including Orange Is The New Black, Grey’s Anatomy, Weeds, How I Met Your Mother, Veronica Mars, The Good Wife and (500) Days of Summer. Spektor played for the Obamas and guests at the White House and performed as part of philanthropic campaigns for Tibet, Doctors Without Borders, and many more.

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Soundwaves - The Passion of Noor Inayat Khan: A Play in English presented by Enacte Arts

Performing Arts - Theater | April 8 – 9, 2017 every day | 2-6 p.m. |  DeAnza Visual and Performing Arts Center

 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Enacte Arts

A play on the life of Noor Inayat Khan, an Indian World War II spy.

$100, $50, $35, $25, $10

  Tickets go on sale March 13. Buy tickets online

Takács Quartet: Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets

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

 Cal Performances

A momentous occasion! Following our tradition of exploring cycles of music in context, we present a cornerstone of classical music and one of humanity's greatest achievements.

starting at $72

  Tickets go on sale August 9. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Sigur Rós

Performing Arts - Music | April 8 | 8 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre | Tickets sold out

 Another Planet Entertainment

Icelandic experimental rock band Sigur Rós have announced a new leg of North American tour dates for Spring of 2017. Continuing the experiment begun this year, the group will be performing as trio, eschewing the string, brass, and other auxiliary musicians that have been a hallmark of live performances the past decade.

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