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Performance: Mark Morris Dance Group

Friday, September 20 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
More than a decade after its West Coast premiere in Cal Performances’ 2007–08 season Mark Morris’ Mozart Dances returns to Zellerbach Hall. MORE about <em>Mark Morris Dance Group</em>

Workshop: Botanical Illustration — Edibles and Herbs with Catherine Watters

September 19 – 20, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
This two-day class will focus on edible plants and herbs and introduce you to the fascinating world of Botanical Art.MORE about Botanical Illustration — Edibles and Herbs with Catherine Watters

Exhibit: Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer | The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
The Hearst Museum considers the complex social and economic dynamics behind ten mind-altering drugs. MORE about Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer | The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Lecture: Our changing atmosphere

Saturday, September 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
Drawing on recent scientific papers organized for a course he teaches at Berkeley, Jeff Reimer will show how the atmosphere is changing, that humans are the cause, and that there are consequences. MORE about Our changing atmosphere

Presentation: Black Life — Michelle M. Wright

Saturday, September 21 | 4 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Michelle M. Wright, a professor at Emory University in Atlanta, offers a lecture entitled “Using Time to Represent Blackness.” MORE about Black Life — Michelle M. Wright

Guided Tours — Strange

September 8 – November 17, 2019 every Sunday | 2 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Explore the spirit of Surrealism with a guided tour of Strange, which features a diverse array of works from the BAMPFA collection invoking the improbable, uncanny, mysterious, and miraculous.MORE about

Open House: Berkeley Food Institute

Monday, September 23 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Morgan Lounge Morgan Hall
Learn about BFI and how students can get involved. Undergraduate and graduate student groups focused on various aspects of food systems will also share opportunities within their organizations.MORE about Berkeley Food Institute

Exhibit: Strange

September 4 – November 27, 2019 every Wednesday | 12:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Explore the spirit of Surrealism with a guided tour of Strange, which features a diverse array of works from the BAMPFA collection invoking the improbable, uncanny, mysterious, and miraculous.MORE about Strange