Saturday, February 24, 2018
Workshop | February 23 – 24, 2018 every day | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Since publication of Kristin Neff's goundbreaking book, Self-Compassion, there has been a surge of interest in the science and practice of self-compassion, particularly in clinical settings. But what is self-compassion, how does it relate to the practice of mindfulness, and how can it benefit yourself and your clients, patients, colleagues, and loved ones?
Self-compassion is made up of three... More >
Workshop | February 24 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Tolman Hall
Moving beyond the single story requires the contribution of new stories. Classrooms provide safe spaces for bringing students in conversation with one another and the world. Teachers will experience strategies, protocols, and content that allow students to contribute their stories and share their truths.
Seminar | February 24 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building
Lisa D. White, UC Museum of Paleontology
Where worlds collide: How microbes from Earth's deep biosphere and extreme environments can teach us about our planet's history and shape its future.
$30 $30 general, $25 teachers, $15 students
http://ucmp.berkeley.edu/about/shortcourses/reginfo18.php. Registration opens January 1. Register online or by calling Chris Mejia at 510-642-1821, or by emailing Chris Mejia at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 24.
Reading - Nonfiction | February 24 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join author and nursery owner, Jeff Moore to hear from his latest book: Soft Succulents, a 300-page, 1000+ image look at all of the soft succulents that are so popular now aeoniums, echeverias, dudleyas, crassulas, sedums, kalanchoes and more. His book and the talk will focus on plants in cultivation rather than habitat.
$20 / $15 UCBG Member
Presentation | February 24 | 1-3:15 p.m. | Kapor Center for Social Impact
2148 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Dr. Javier A. Ceja-Navarro, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
This Presentation will be in Spanish / Esta presentación será en español
En esta presentación, el Dr. Javier A. Ceja-Navarro, investigador del Laboratorio Nacional de Berkeley, nos hablará sobre su trayectoria en la ciencia y las oportunidades que lo han llevado a estudiar microbios, bichos y el medio ambiente.
Javier nació en Tuxpan, Nayarit, México, y realizó toda su preparación... More >
Sport - Intercollegiate - Basketball | February 24 | 1:30 p.m. | Haas Pavilion
Cal Men's Basketball hosts Washington in conference action at Haas Pavilion.
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 >
Workshop | February 24 | 2-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join us for this two hour beginners natural perfume workshop. You'll learn about the history and art of natural perfumes. You will create a formula with oils from around the world, including Italian bergamot, Haitian vetiver, Bulgarian rose, and more.
Beginner Natural Perfume Workshop Includes:
15 natural essential oils and absolutes to sample
Your formula blended into a .25 oz... More >
Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | February 24 | 2:05 p.m. | Evans Field
Cal Baseball hosts Cal State Bakersfield - Double Header at Evans Diamond.
Film - Feature | February 24 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A blistering sequel to Scenes from a Marriage, Bergmans final work proved that his grasp of human foibles had only sharpened, not mellowed, with age. Still seething after all these years, ex-spouses Marianne and Johan (longtime collaborators Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson) are reunited when Marianne visits the surly old contrarian on his isolated estate. Slipping into the half-fond,... More >
Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | February 24 | 6:05 p.m. | Evans Field
Cal Baseball hosts Cal State Bakersfield - Double Header at Evans Diamond.
Performing Arts - Music | February 24 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Programmed by Chika Okoye and David Brazil
Join us for a three-part performance event of sound and ritual.
LEXAGON brings an Afrofuturist sonic mirage, weaving together loops of soulful vocals, clarinet, and theremin. Inspired by female jazz vocalists and melancholy love songs, her performances incorporate femme ballads with ritualized moments of improvisation and experimental... More >
Performing Arts - Dance | February 22 – 24, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Playhouse
Berkeley Dance Project 2018 features new choreography by Katie Faulkner and James Graham, as well TDPS students Madeline Aragon and Hillary Tang. Faulkner explores the physical changes that women undergo as they progress through puberty, childbearing, aging, and illness, while Grahams new work questions our experiences with gender, sexuality, and identity.
$13 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, Seniors (Online in advance), $15 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, Seniors (At the door. ID required.), $18 General Admission (Online in advance), $20 General Admission (At the door)
Film - Feature | February 24 | 8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Nicholas Rays study of the vigilante mentality is here personified in one pent-up, brutalizing cop. Ray pegs the impulse toward vengeance, like that of forgiveness, as a personal moment, even when it belongs to the crowd. Robert Ryans Jim Wilson is a particular kind of big-city neurotic, tortured by his cheerless existence. On the streets, he is judge and jury: we are all guilty of being human.... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
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 - Painting | November 22, 2017 – July 15, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Moletsanes vibrant, large-scale portraits for the Art Wall draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.
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 | January 22 – May 15, 2018 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
See the homes of the STARS!! Or more precisely, designs for the homes and gardens of film stars, directors, screen writers, and designers curated by head archivist at the Environmental Design Archives, Waverly Lowell.
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 17 – May 6, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Way Bay is a sweeping exploration of the creative energies that have emerged from the San Francisco Bay Area over the past two hundred years. The exhibition features nearly two hundred works of art, film, performance, poetry, and archival materials by Bay Area artists and others whose work engages with the regions geographic, social, and cultural landscape.
The exhibition takes a nonlinear... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 31 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant Dictee offers viewers an opportunity to experience the work of this prolific artist in a new way, through her best-known work, the artists book Dictee. Placing the book as a point of entry into her wider creative production, the exhibition explores resonances between Dictees ten thematic sections (nine of them named for the Greek muses) and artworks drawn from the... More >