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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Rugby Penn Mutual Varisty Cup: Penn Mutual Varsity Cup

Sport - Intercollegiate - Rugby | April 15 |  Witter Rugby Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Rugby hosts the Penn Mutual Varisty Cup at Witter Rugby Field.

Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium hosted by mcbUSA and Align

Conference/Symposium | April 15 | 2038 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Office of Undergraduate Research

mcbUSA and Align is currently organizing a symposium for undergraduate students to present their research.
The Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium is on April 15, 2017 at 2038 Valley Life Sciences Building. Guest speakers will also include Eugene Bolotin, researcher at Illumina studying rare genetic diseases, who will discuss the differences between industry and research.

Offense! The Public Life of Injury in South Asia: The 6th South Asia by the Bay Graduate Student Conference at Stanford University, April 14 and 15, 2017

Conference/Symposium | April 14 – 15, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. |  Stanford University

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Center for South Asia, Stanford University, University of California, Davis, University of California, Santa Cruz

The 6th South Asia by the Bay Graduate Student Conference held at Stanford University

Naturally Dyed Eggs: Morning Session

Workshop | April 15 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

This hands-on workshop will introduce children to the joy of natural dyes while they make their own patterns on eggs with brilliant plant-based colors. Price includes 4 eggs per participant. Two session times available.

$15 Adult, $15 Child, $12 Member Adult, $12 Member Child

  Register online or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

Water's Extreme Journey at the Lawrence Hall of Science

Eggster's 23rd Annual Egg Hunt and Learning Festival

Miscellaneous | April 15 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Campanile (Sather Tower)

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), UC Berkeley Public Service Center

Eggster is holding its 23rd Annual Egg Hunt and Learning Festival on Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 10:00AM - 3:00PM on the UC Berkeley Campus at the Campanile Esplanade, rain or shine. This event is free and accessible for wheelchair users, so bring the whole family for environmental conservation-themed crafts, amazing performances, and egg hunts for children 12 years of age and under!

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management

Information Session | April 15 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear St., San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.

  Register online

UC Berkeley 3D Printing Designathon

Special Event | April 15 | 10 a.m. |  Jacobs Hall

 3DMC, Hackers@Berkeley, ASME

This year's UC Berkeley 3D Printing Designathon will have a unique focus on design of headphones! Last year's designathon was amazing, but we're going to be making it even better this year! The Designathon is on Saturday, April 15. Free admission, free food, and awesome prizes! Among other prizes, such as Turtle Beach game-quality headphones and peripherals, each member of the winning team will...   More >

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

Naturally Dyed Eggs: Afternoon Session

Workshop | April 15 | 12-1 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

This hands-on workshop will introduce children to the joy of natural dyes while they make their own patterns on eggs with brilliant plant-based colors. Price includes 4 eggs per participant. Two session times available.

$15 Adult, $15 Child, $12 Member Adult, $12 Member Child

  Register online or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

UC Berkeley Chamber Orchestra - All Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music | April 15 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus - Grady Lai, conductor
Violin Romance in F Major - Zemei Zeng, violin; Melissa Panlasigui, conductor
Leonore Overture No. 3 - Jennifer Huang, conductor
Symphony No. 5 - Melissa Panlasigui, conductor

Women's Tennis vs. Washington State

Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | April 15 | 12 p.m. |  Hellman Tennis Center

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Tennis hosts Washington State in conference action at Hellman Tennis Complex.

Women's Water Polo vs. USC

Sport - Intercollegiate - Water Polo | April 15 | 1 p.m. |  Spieker Aquatics Complex

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Water Polo hosts USC in conference action at Spieker Aquatics Complex.

Softball vs. Fresno State

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | April 15 | 1 p.m. |  Levine-Fricke Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Softball hosts Fresno State at Levine-Fricke Field.

The Great Transmission | Pema Gellek | US, Tibet, India, 2015

Film - Documentary | April 15 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Screening weekly in Theater Two, this award-winning documentary is the story of one Tibetan refugee lama and his efforts to preserve the sacred texts of his tradition. Witnessing the disintegration of his heritage, Tarthang Tulku dedicated his life to restoring a text tradition that was nearly lost during the turbulence of the twentieth century. Working with a handful of volunteers, he would...   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

  Buy tickets online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

Mr. Akita

Performing Arts - Other | April 15 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Mr. Akita is a satire about life, sex, art, masculinity, ego, expectations, failure, disillusionment, and the sublime, written and directed by Los Angeles–based artist Asher Hartman and performed by San Francisco–based artist Cliff Hengst. This one-man performance introduces a nameless middle-aged man in a black professional suit reminiscing about his past, specifically a convoluted relationship...   More >

 Tickets go on Sale April 1st. Please purchase them using the link below.

 Please arrive early, no late admissions. Performance not suitable for children. Buy tickets online

The Force | Peter Nicks | United States, 2017

Film - Documentary | April 15 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this powerful, immersive look at a turbulent time in the Oakland Police Department, filmmaker Peter Nicks (The Waiting Room) avoids easy generalizations and upends expectations.

General admission: $15; BAMPFA members, SFFILM members, UC Berkeley students: $13; Non–UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons: $14. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to this program. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be ex CineVouchers may not be redeemed in person at BAMPFA. Onsite ticket sales are subject to limited availability.

  Buy tickets online

The Winter (El invierno) | Emiliano Torres | Argentina, France, 2016

Film - Feature | April 15 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this observant, measured feature debut, the onset of winter affects both the aging foreman of a hardscrabble Patagonian sheep ranch and the younger man who comes to work for the season.

General admission: $15; BAMPFA members, SFFILM members, UC Berkeley students: $13; Non–UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons: $14. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to this program. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be ex CineVouchers may not be redeemed in person at BAMPFA. Onsite ticket sales are subject to limited availability.

  Buy tickets online

African Music Concert

Performing Arts - Music | April 15 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

C.K. Ladzekpo, director
African Master Drummers CK Ladzekpo and Kiazi Malonga lead companies in an evening of explosive traditional African music and dance

The African Music Ensemble has flourished since its first year in 1972-73 under the direction of master Ghanian musician C.K. Ladzekpo. Recruited by Professor Olly Wilson (composer and specialist in African American music), Ladzekpo took...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510.642.9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The Ornithologist (O ornitólogo): João Pedro Rodrigues | Portugal, France, Brazil, 2016

Film - Feature | April 15 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

FEATURING
Paul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, João Pedro Rodrigues,

Following a strapping young ornithologist stranded in the wilderness, this metaphysical (but also very physical) adventure by Portugal’s most idiosyncratic auteur twists St. Anthony of Padua’s legend into a playfully modern shape.

General admission: $15; BAMPFA members, SFFILM members, UC Berkeley students: $13; Non–UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons: $14. BAMPFA’s second-feature discount does not apply to this program. Tickets are nonrefundable and may not be ex CineVouchers may not be redeemed in person at BAMPFA. Onsite ticket sales are subject to limited availability.

  Buy tickets online

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

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 >

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 >

Hippie Modernism: Cinema and Counterculture, 1964–1974

Exhibit - Multimedia | February 11 – May 13, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Cinema’s radical streak goes back to its earliest beginnings, but the period explored in Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia was an unusually fertile time for politically charged, aesthetically innovative filmmaking. Encompassing documentary, fiction, and experimental cinema—often in the course of a single feature—the films in this series intersected with and...   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

Designs from a Distance

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 30 – May 19, 2017 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

CLOSES May 19. This exhibit features design and planning projects on six continents by architects based in the San Francisco Bay Area and held by the Environmental Design Archives.

NEMESTUDIO: 18 Drawings, 7 Models

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 20 – April 25, 2017 every day | 121 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

OPEN THROUGH APRIL 25. Exhibit runs through APR 25. The exhibition presents drawings and models produced for two recent exhibits by NEMESTUDIO, an architectural studio founded by Assistant Professor of Architecture Neyran Turan and Mete Sonmez.

Literatura de Cordel in Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 16 – June 30, 2017 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Library

This exhibition highlights a collection of Brazilian chapbooks or Literatura
de Cordel in the Moffitt Library. These chapbooks are still produced for
mass consumption in the Northeastern Brazil. These are called literature de
cordel as they are hung from a cord in the book-stands so that the consumers
can browse them and select them according to their desires. There are
several themes that...   More >

People Made These Things: Connecting with the Makers of Our World

Exhibit - Multimedia | April 12 – December 17, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Kroeber Hall

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Why do we sometimes know a lot about who made things, and why do we sometimes not? Why does it sometimes matter to us, and why might it sometimes not? These are the questions that will be raised in the exhibit that will inaugurate the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology’s renovated Kroeber Hall Gallery. The Museum will display objects from the collection that urge visitors to think...   More >

 Free UC Berkeley Students, Faculty, Staff, Hearst Museum Members, and Youth under 18, $6 General Admisison, $3 Non-UC Berkeley Students and seniors over 65

Native Americans: An Intimate View from Afar

Exhibit - Photography | March 9 – April 24, 2017 every day | Stephens Hall, Ethnic Studies Library

 Ethnic Studies Library

Jun Kamata, Associate Professor at ASIA University in Tokyo, has published eight books in Japan. This exhibit includes 25 of his photographs of the Pomo people of northern California. Kamata holds a BA in Native American Studies from UC Berkeley, an MA in American Indian Studies and a Ph.D. in urban planning from UCLA.

Art Wall: Lawrence Weiner

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 1 – October 1, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

BAMPFA’s current commission for the Art Wall showcases the work of Lawrence Weiner, a central figure of Conceptual art. Like many other artists working in the late 1960s and ’70s, Weiner is deeply interested in methods of display that challenge the assumption that the work of art exists as a discrete object in the physical world.

Weiner decisively turned to language as the material object for...   More >