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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin: Foreign Affairs: Characters of the Baroque

Performing Arts - Music | March 11 | 8 p.m. |  First Congregational Church

 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Cal Performances

The esteemed Berlin-based early music ensemble returns with an eclectic and exuberant program of Baroque works showcasing the ensemble's finesse at navigating French, German, English, and Italian repertoire. "The orchestra's level of virtuosity, ensemble and interpretive cohesion made the seventeen musicians seem to breathe and think as one" (The Washington Post).

starting at $42

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

Kidd Pivot and Electric Company Theatre: Betroffenheit

Performing Arts - Theater | March 11 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A collaboration between two of Canada's most renowned and imaginative companies, choreographer Crystal Pite's Kidd Pivot and playwright/performer Jonathon Young's Electric Company Theatre, Betroffenheit is a gripping and emotionally visceral exploration of psychological trauma. Named after a German word that loosely translates as shock, bewilderment, or impact, this "rare and staggering" (Globe...   More >

starting at $30

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

Polaroid Stories: TDPS Theater Production

Performing Arts - Theater | March 11 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Based on real life stories of street kids, and drawing from Ovid’s Metamorphoses myths, Naomi Iizuka’s Polaroid Stories blends poetry and profanity to explore how young people pushed to the edge of society come to understand their lives amid anger, love both lost and found, violence, homelessness, ambition, and addiction.