<< Saturday, January 28, 2017 >>

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Women's Water Polo vs. California Speedo Cup I

Sport - Intercollegiate - Water Polo | January 28 |  Spieker Aquatics Complex

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Water Polo hosts California Speedo Cup I at Spieker Aquatics Complex.

Social Justice Symposium: Healing Through Resistance: 11th Annual

Conference/Symposium | January 28 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  MLK Middle School

 1781 Rose St., Berkeley, CA 94703

 Bobby Seale, http://www.dellumsinstitute.org/

 Social Welfare, School of

The Social Justice Symposium is an annual event organized by students in the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley. This year’s symposium will be held on January 28, 2017 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, 1781 Rose Street in Berkeley with the theme of Healing through Resistance. The Social Justice Symposium aims to integrate critical analysis and academic...   More >

Global History Series: Power and Authority: Understanding Genocide: The Khmer Rouge

Workshop | January 28 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project, UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

 UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

Join us for the second of three sessions exploring the theme of Power and Authority. This program is designed to help educators prepare students to understand cross-regional and thematic elements in global history. The workshop includes a scholar lecture, model lesson, and collaborative planning time.

  RSVP online by January 15.

Men's Tennis ITA Kickoff Weekend: Consolation Match

Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | January 28 | 10 a.m. |  Hellman Tennis Center

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Men's Tennis hosts the ITA Kickoff Weekend at Hellman Tennis Complex.

Critter Corner

Workshop | December 31, 2016 – May 27, 2017 every Saturday | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, Niche Classroom

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

What is it like to live underwater? How does it feel to warm yourself on a rock? Get an introduction to the living world by meeting small mammals, reptiles, and arthropods. In the Critter Corner, which is perfect for ages 8 and under, you can observe how animals move, feel, and eat. Read stories and role-play with toy animals and habitats so that you can better understand animal life.

Animal Discovery Room at the Lawrence Hall of Science

SERC Community Retreat

Workshop | January 28 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | TBA International House

 Student Environmental Resource Center

SERC will be hosting an on-campus community-wide retreat on Saturday, January 28th to gather community input on SERC's Strategic Plan, new space, and SERC vision. Food will be provided. Please share this invitation with any interested students and student organizations. Hope to see you there! ***RSVP at tinyurl.com/serccommunityretreat

 RSVP at tinyurl.com/serccommunityretreat

Women's Swimming & Diving vs. UCLA

Sport - Intercollegiate - Swimming & Diving | January 28 | 12 p.m. |  Spieker Aquatics Complex

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Swimming & Diving hosts UCLA in conference action at Spieker Aquatics Complex.

The Films of Ana Mendieta: Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion | January 28 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Learn more about Ana Mendieta’s compelling filmworks with film critic/historian B. Ruby Rich, writer/curator Karen Fiss, expert in Latina/o visual and performing arts Laura Pérez (UC Berkeley), and independent filmmaker Raquel Cecilia.

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission

Men's Tennis ITA Kickoff Weekend: Championship Match

Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | January 28 | 1 p.m. |  Hellman Tennis Center

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Men's Tennis hosts the ITA Kickoff Weekend at Hellman Tennis Complex.

Rugby vs. Utah

Sport - Intercollegiate - Rugby | January 28 | 1 p.m. |  Witter Rugby Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Rugby hosts Utah at Witter Rugby Field.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Rugby vs. Pleasanton Jesters

Sport - Intercollegiate - Rugby | January 28 | 2:45 p.m. |  Witter Rugby Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Rugby hosts Pleasanton Jesters at Witter Rugby Field.

The Battle of Algiers (La battaglia di Algeri)| Gillo Pontecorvo | Italy/Algeria, 1966

Film - Feature | January 28 | 5:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The first European film to treat the explosive subject of colonialism and wars of liberation, The Battle of Algiers probably remains the most powerful.

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Women's Gymnastics vs. Arizona State

Sport - Intercollegiate - Gymnastics | January 28 | 6 p.m. |  Haas Pavilion

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Gymnastics hosts Arizona State at Haas Pavilion.

In a Lonely Place | Nicholas Ray | United States, 1950

Film - Feature | January 28 | 8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Ray delivers a truly grown-up view of love—and of Hollywood—in this bitter, tender, and devastating film. Humphrey Bogart stars as Dixon Steele, a screenwriter whose violent contempt has many targets: industry "popcorn salesmen," the moviegoing public, his own lovers. When Dix becomes the prime suspect in a murder...   More >

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Kodo: Dadan

Performing Arts - Music | January 28 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The thunderous, joyful performances of Kodo, Japan's foremost taiko drumming ensemble, combine extreme athleticism with unfettered emotional power. Dadan, which means "drumming men," features the company's male drummers in a bold exploration of percussion and movement. "The speed and dexterity are as impressive as the physical tenacity is breathtaking" (Chicago Tribune).

starting at $30

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

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Protecting the New Wonderland: The Origins of the National Park Service

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26, 2016 – April 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases & 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library

 Bancroft Library

Signed by President Woodrow Wilson in August 1916, the Organic Act created the National Park Service, the federal bureau that protects our national parks and monuments. Several UC Berkeley alumni with conservationist interests and the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco played key roles in its development. This exhibition explores the origins of the NPS with materials...   More >

Beyond Tintin and Superman: The Diversity of Global Comics

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 19, 2016 – April 23, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library

You are invited to this exhibit of comics and graphic novels owned by the UC Berkeley Library. These materials often reflect the socioeconomic, ideological and political realities of the societies in which they are produced. To highlight these diverse realities, and to celebrate our differences, this exhibit presents a selection of comics and graphic novels published in many countries.

We...   More >

Guerra Civil at 80

Exhibit - Artifacts | September 1, 2016 – July 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library

 Bancroft Library

Marking the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Spanish Civil War, the exhibition Guerra Civil @ 80 features selections from The Bancroft Library's Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Bay Area Post records and photographic collections, along with posters, books, pamphlets, and other ephemera. A visual and textual display of the struggle to defend the Second Spanish Republic, the...   More >

Andy Warhol: Still Lifes and Portraits

Exhibit - Multimedia | November 23, 2016 – March 12, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A prominent figure of the American Pop Art movement, Andy Warhol (1928–1987) was one of the first to integrate fine art with celebrity culture, media spectacle, and mass production. This exhibition presents a selection of new gifts to BAMPFA from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, on view here for the first time, alongside previous gifts to the collection. The prints on display span...   More >

 Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons $12 General admission

War Ink: California Veterans Exhibit

Exhibit - Photography | November 1, 2016 – May 1, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery (east wing)

 Cal Veteran Services Center

Photographs from the celebrated War Ink Project will be on display in Berkeley’s Doe Library in November. The exhibit features striking images of tattoos that express the impact of combat experiences on California veterans. Jason Deitch, co-creator of War Ink and a Cal veteran, hopes the display will “bridge the divide between the veterans and civilian communities.” The project is “both exhibit...   More >

Exhibit: FIFTY LANDSCAPE INTERPRETATION SKETCHES

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 19 – February 3, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

EXHIBIT OPEN THROUGH FEB 3. Tito Patri (FASLA Emeritus, A.S. 55) exhibit of charming sketches rendered while traveling in Europe and the US.

DISPERSAL: Seed Pod Photography by Anna Laurent

Exhibit - Photography | January 17 – 30, 2017 every day | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Individually, each photograph is a fine art portrait of a unique botanic specimen; as a series, it is a scientific inquiry into the diversity of botanic design. Each includes companion text about the specimen's form & function.

 Free with Garden Admission

  Buy tickets by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu.

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