<< Week of September 24 >>

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Moses(es): Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group

Performing Arts - Dance | September 24 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

"Award-winning choreographer Reggie Wilson’s evening-length Moses(es) is inspired by Zora Neale Hurston’s vernacular retelling of the biblical Moses story. Wilson draws on his own experiences
traveling to North Africa to understand the migration of Africans with extensive research into black culture, movement, and spiritual traditions."

$30 - 68

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

Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group’s Paul Hamilton, and Anna Schön perform Moses(es) Saturday–Sunday, September 23–24, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Noon Concert: Music for Two

Performing Arts - Music | September 27 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Jennifer Huang, violin; Nate Ben-Horin, piano
Carol Yao and James Lim, pianos
Music for Two
BRAHMS Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major
MOZART Magic Flute Overture for Two Pianos
LUTOSŁAWSKI Variations on a Theme of Paganini

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...   More >

Banned Together Benefit Concert

Performing Arts - Music | September 27 | 8-10 p.m. |  THE MARSH ARTS CENTER

 2120 ALLSTON WAY, BERKELEY, CA 94704

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Center for African Studies

Musicians from the 6 travel ban countries perform a benefit concert, proceeds of which benefit the United Nations "Adopt-A-Future" initiative for refugee children's education

$10 $10 and up donationbenefiting UN Association "Adopt-A-Future for refugee children's education

 at door (doors open at 7:00 PM).

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Poetry Reading: Ahmed Al-Mulla: Saudi poet and human rights activist

Reading - Literary | September 28 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Department of English

Saudi Arabian poet and human rights activist Ahmed Al-Mulla will be reading his poems and in conversation with Robert Hass.

Friday, September 29, 2017

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | September 29 – 30, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Friday, September 29 at 8pm
Saturday, September 30 at 8pm
University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
BRITTEN Sinfonia da requiem, op. 20
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished”
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5

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...   More >

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

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sunstock Berkeley!

Performing Arts - Music | September 30 | 3-9 p.m. |  West Crescent Lawn

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Completely free and solar-powered music festival on September 30th at UC Berkeley! Live music, art installations, food and environmental groups, all united in a commitment to renewable energy.

Featuring:
Silent Pilot
Trapdoor Social
More Fatter
Miss November

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/127051404578509/

The Shins: with guests: Spoon, Day Wave

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

 Another Planet Entertainment

Entertainment Weekly called Heartworms the “band’s boldest album yet” and “a rewarding and singular addition to the Shins’ catalog,” Rolling Stone lauded its “home-brewed feel, heavy on Beach Boys grandeur, New Wave kicks, squiggly synth-pop and warm-weather soft rock – with lyrics tenderly balanced between midlife malaise and youthful romanticism.

  Sold out. Sold Out Buy tickets online

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | September 29 – 30, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Friday, September 29 at 8pm
Saturday, September 30 at 8pm
University Symphony Orchestra
David Milnes, music director
BRITTEN Sinfonia da requiem, op. 20
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished”
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5

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...   More >

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

  Buy tickets online

Lila Downs

Performing Arts - Music | September 30 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Lila Downs, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Raised in Minnesota and Oaxaca, Mexico, classically trained vocalist Lila Downs sings of a Pan-American social consciousness, drawing on folk and ranchera music of Mexico and South America, and American folk, jazz, blues, and hip-hop—blending irreverent and fun themes with serious social and political concerns.

$32 - 78

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

Lila Downs performs Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.