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Workshop: Forest Bathing with Hana Lee Goldin

Wednesday, June 20 | 1-3:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku, Forest Bathing offers the opportunity to deepen one's relationship with the natural world.MORE about Forest Bathing with Hana Lee Goldin

Film: L'eclisse

Wednesday, June 20 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
“Antonioni’s 1962 masterpiece showcases Monica Vitti as his moodiest, most evasive heroine, drifting out of one affair and into another with Alain Delon’s mercurial stockbroker” (Village Voice). “Perhaps the director’s most savage blast of gorgeous B&W ennui” (Time Out).MORE about <em>L'eclisse</em>

L'eclisse

Music: Jovino Santos Neto + Gyan Riley

Thursday, June 21 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Redwood Grove UC Botanical Garden
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills with three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto + Gyan Riley.MORE about Jovino Santos Neto + Gyan Riley

Music: Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters

Thursday, June 21 | 6 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
Rock legend Robert Plant celebrates his acclaimed new album, Carry Fire. Guests include Jim James and Seth Lakeman.MORE about Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters

Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters

Special Event: Summer Solstice Sound Bath

Thursday, June 21 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Celebrate the first day of summer with this special outdoor concert of quartz crystal singing bowls and finely tuned gongs within a grove of redwoods. Close your eyes and experience the natural meditative quality of the forest and bird song layered with serene sounds of quartz crystal singing bowls.MORE about Summer Solstice Sound Bath

Film: Leaning into the Wind—Andy Goldsworthy

This visually striking, thought-provoking documentary about the British installation artist Andy Goldsworthy is a sequel to the director’s groundbreaking Rivers and Tides—Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time.MORE about <em>Leaning into the Wind—Andy Goldsworthy</em>

"Leaning Into the Wind"

Film: Daisies

Saturday, June 23 | 8:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Vera Chytilová's most acclaimed film "Daisies," spawned by the Prague Spring, is a brightly colored surrealist comedy.MORE about <em>Daisies</em>

Daisies

Film: Smiles of a Summer Night

Saturday, June 23 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Couples meet, split, and reconverge at a country house in the summer of 1900 in Ingmar Bergman’s carnal comedy. MORE about <em>Smiles of a Summer Night</em>

Special Event: Twilight Tuesdays - Butterflies in the Bay Area

Tuesday, June 26 | 5-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
During the UC Botanical Garden's first Twilight Tuesday, come chat with Sally Levinson, garden volunteer and Caterpillar Lady, about butterflies in the SF Bay Area. Check out a viewing table of live specimens.MORE about Twilight Tuesdays - Butterflies in the Bay Area

Butterfly

Film: Wild Strawberries

Wednesday, June 27 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
"Wild Strawberries" cemented Ingmar Bergman’s international reputation for deftly interweaving memory, reality and dream as an elderly professor recollects his life’s failures.MORE about <em>Wild Strawberries</em>

Wild Strawberries

Music: Full - Adam Tendler

Wednesday, June 27 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The charismatic young pianist Adam Tendler performs works by John Cage, Morton Feldman and others.MORE about Full - Adam Tendler

Adam Tendler. Photo by Ben Tran.

Sport: Wellness Wednesdays - Elemental Yoga with Eugenia Park

Wednesday, June 27 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden
In this unique outdoor yoga class, participants can explore their inner landscapes through breath, movement and stillness, surrounded by the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens. MORE about Wellness Wednesdays - Elemental Yoga with Eugenia Park

Film: L’avventura

Thursday, June 28 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
While exploring a volcanic island on a yachting expedition, a troubled young woman named Anna disappears, leaving her lover Sandro (Gabriele Ferzetti) and close friend Claudia (Monica Vitti) to search in vain, and fall in love in director Michelangelo Antonioni's L’avventura.MORE about <em>L’avventura</em>

Music: Primus

Thursday, June 28 | 5:30 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
The Desaturating Seven led Primus back to some of the sounds and styles of their earlier days and has received critical praise. The album marks the return of the definitive Primus line-up—singer/bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry “Ler” LaLonde, and drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander—for its first album of original music since 1995.MORE about Primus

Music: Charlie Parr + Paper Wings

Thursday, June 28 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Redwood Grove UC Botanical Garden
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills with Charlie Parr + Paper Wings.MORE about Charlie Parr + Paper Wings

Film: The End of the Ottoman Empire

Friday, June 29 | 4:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Back by popular demand, the documentary The End of the Ottoman Empire offers an overview of the Ottoman Empire and its decline, an essential backstory of today's world.MORE about <em>The End of the Ottoman Empire</em>

Film: Anna Karenina

Nothing says movie romance like a doomed love triangle, and this is one of the best: Greta Garbo, Basil Rathbone and Frederic March star in Clarence Brown’s adaptation of the Tolstoy novel Anna Karenina.MORE about <em>Anna Karenina</em>

Anna Karenina

Workshop: Sculpting the Human Face

Saturday, June 30 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | 103 Kroeber Hall Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Learn about the art of portrait sculpture from artist Vanessa Di Tullio. Be inspired by works in the current exhibit "Face to Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You" and create your own work of art. Members of the workshop will learn how to sculpt the human face and head out of oil-based clay. MORE about Sculpting the Human Face

Sculpting the Human Face

Lecture: Way Bay Days - Tom di Maria, Sandra Phillips, Brett Goodroad, Terry Cannon

Saturday, June 30 | 1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Four speakers take on four Bay Area artists: Judith Scott, Lew Thomas, Fred Martin and Sara Kathryn Arledge.MORE about Way Bay Days - Tom di Maria, Sandra Phillips, Brett Goodroad, Terry Cannon

Film: Cielo

Saturday, June 30 | 8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Poet-turned-filmmaker Alison McAlpine finds her wonder at the night sky of Chile’s Atacama Desert reflected in the people she meets there, from cowboys to algae collectors, astronomers to miners and storytellers, who each share their particular perspectives on what the infinite and omnipresent starscape evokes.MORE about <em>Cielo</em>

Cielo

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