Sunday, November 19, 2017
Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall
FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Volleyball | November 19 | Haas Pavilion
Cal Volleyball hosts UCLA in conference action at Haas Pavilion.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Soccer | November 19 | Edwards Track Stadium
Cal Men's Soccer hosts the NCAA Tournament at Edwards Stadium.
Workshop | November 18 – 19, 2017 every day | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Masterful Guatemalan weaver, Bertina López Cumez will be demonstrating backstrap loom weaving techniques at this special event held at the Hearst Museum. Try your hand at weaving while getting to speak one-on-one with a talented artist and maker. Bertina will be joined by her daughter Melissa who will also be demonstrating.
In addition to the demonstration, textiles made by Bertina and her... More >
Tour/Open House | November 5 – December 10, 2017 every Sunday | 12-5 p.m. | UC Gill Tract
San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706
The UC Gill Tract Community Farm is open to the public every Sunday-Thursday. Everyone is welcome! Please enter through the gate on Jackson St or the gate at San Pablo and Marin, during open hours.
Meeting | November 19 | 1-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 180 Doe Library
Shannon Monroe, Head of Interlibrary Lending & Photoduplication, Interlibrary Services
Have you ever thought about writing a novel, but just didnt think you had the time? Youre not alone. Working on an academic writing project and need help with productivity? Join us for NaNoWriMo 2017 at UC Berkeley, and write with fellow participants, students and colleagues in a supportive setting at Doe Library during National Novel Writing Month!
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 email@example.com... More >
Performing Arts - Theater | November 18 – 19, 2017 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. | Zellerbach Playhouse
A man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. Until, that is, she falls in love with him. And his wife. And the mechanic. Characters frolic through life in this pirouette of a play that questions how we love, who we choose, and the cost of making sense of it all.
$13 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors, online presale,, $15 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors, at the door. ID required., $18 General Admission, online presale,, $20 General Admission, at the door
Film - Documentary | November 19 | 2:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Back by popular demand! This new documentary offers an overview of the Ottoman Empire and its decline, the essential backstory of our world today.
Performing Arts - Dance | November 19 | 3 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
The Joffrey Ballet, Cal Performances
With this program of new and recent works by some of the most exciting choreographers working today, The Joffrey Ballet stays true to its 60-year reputation for innovation and eclecticism. Performed to a live Philip Glass score, Justin Peck's In Creases showcases his keen eye for manipulating bodies to form complex geometric structures. Annabelle Lopez Ochoa creates a spellbinding depiction of a... More >
$36 - 126
Performing Arts - Music | November 19 | 3 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Robert Calonico, director
featuring the Diablo Valley College Symphonic Band
Adam GORB Summer Dances
Jack STAMP Airlink
Robert SIERRA (trans. Scatterday) Tumbao from Sinfonia No. 3, La Salsa
HEED In Storm and Sunshine
The University Wind Ensemble is offered for the study and practice of traditional and contemporary wind band repertoire. The Wind Ensembles long history at Cal dates back... More >
$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students
Film - Feature | November 19 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
From Uruguay, a deadpan comedy about minor subterfuge and awkward loyalties, the story of ordinary life artfully and touchingly told (New York Times). Swigs from the same bottle as Aki Kaurismäki (Village Voice).
Film - Documentary | November 19 | 7-8:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A black private eye holds his own against underworld kings and corrupt cops in Gordon Parkss seminal blaxploitation opus, with an Oscar-winning score by Isaac Hayes
Special Event | November 19 | 7-9 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
I-House Resident Benefit Concert--international talent for local & global causes!
Join us for an evening of performances by talented International House residents and raise money for two worthy causes. All donations will go towards the following organizations: the Maria Fund supporting hurricane relief in Puerto Rico and Undocufund providing fire relief to undocumented Sonoma County fire... More >
Performing Arts - Music | November 19 | 7:30-10 p.m. | McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)
SILVIA MATHEUS, light and gravity
TIM PERKIS, improvisations
WENDY REID, bird variations
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
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 Anthropologys 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
Exhibit - Painting | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
In-Between Places (사이에 머물다) is the story of Korean American artists and their dreams, featuring new work by: Jung Ran Bae; Sohyung Choi; Kay Kang; Miran Lee; Young June Lew; Nicholas Oh; Younhee Paik; and Minji Sohn.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library
This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.
Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.
The 1987 book Ecocity Berkeley: Building Cities for a Healthy Future, inserting ecocity into the urban planning lexicon. Using Berkeley as a test bed, Richard Register promoted a new vision for urban development that now has worldwide resonance.
Exhibit - Photography | October 6 – December 17, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This investigation of the editorial process behind Parks's photo-essay "Harlem Gang Leader" reveals unspoken conflicts between photographer, editor, subject, and truth.
Exhibit - Painting | October 6, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Discover the singular vision of a Berkeley-born artist whose paintings explore both exterior and interior landscapes.
Exhibit - Painting | October 25, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Chen Hongshou is a major figure in Chinese art of the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. This exhibition explores his visually compelling work and his response to the turmoil of his times.
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 25, 2017 – February 25, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
De Jesus's memorial portraits honor artists, writers, and diverse cultural figures, testifying to the fact that each life is valuable and worthy of recognition.
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.
Exhibit - Multimedia | November 1 – December 29, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Commissioned for BAMPFAs outdoor screen, Kwons imaginative digital animation evokes a woman who transformed her apartment into an aviary.
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 16, 2017 – June 3, 2018 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students
cartoons, jokes, and satire throughout the years selected
from their humor magazines and other publications.
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 6, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This exhibition crosses cultures and centuries to bring together works that activate the expressive and aesthetic potential of letters and words.
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 6 – December 10, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This retrospective surveys the career of "one of our great urban visionaries" (New York Times), from Northern California to New York and back.