<< Week of August 26 >>

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Full: Payne/Sonami

Performing Arts - Music | August 26 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Maggi Payne and Laetitia Sonami—two of the Bay Area’s finest composers and intrepid musical pioneers—team up for an evening of solo and collaborative performances, electroacoustic music, sound art, and explorations of resonance and acoustics.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Noon Concert: Jolie Huang, piano

Performing Arts - Music | August 29 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Selections by Debussy and Franck

Continuing it's 66th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on Wednesdays and Fridays, each concert begins promptly at 12:15 and ends by 1pm.

Holloway Series in Poetry: Annual Faculty Reading

Reading - Literary | August 29 | 6:30-10 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

 Cecil Giscombe, Professor, Berkeley English; Robert Hass, Professor, Berkeley English; Lyn Hejinian, John F. Hotchkis Professor, Berkeley English; Geoffrey G. O'Brien, Professor, Berkeley English; John Shoptaw, Continuing Lecturer, Berkeley English; Sara Nicholson, Holloway Fellow, Berkeley English

 Department of English, Holloway Reading Series

Thursday, August 30, 2018


Performing Arts - Music | August 30 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Hubby Jenkins (of Carolina Chocolate Drops) + Rainy Eyes

$26 Adult, $24 UCBG Member Adult, $12 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: With guest: Aimee Mann

Performing Arts - Music | August 30 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit’s new album, The Nashville Sound, is a beautiful piece of American musicmaking, but watch yourself: it will light a fire under your ass. “You’re still breathing, it’s not too late,” Jason sings.

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Rebelution: with guests: Stephen Marley, Common Kings, Zion I, DJ Mackle

Performing Arts - Music | August 31 | 6:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

A dozen years into Rebelution’s stirring career, the release of the California reggae band’s fifth album ‘Falling Into Place’ finds them more energized than ever.

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