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Friday, March 16, 2018

Berkeley Talks: W. Kamau Bell

Performing Arts - Other | March 16 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program: Cultural commentator, radio and television host, and comedian W. Kamau Bell combines
humor with astute social commentary. The Berkeley resident and self-proclaimed “blerd”—or, black nerd— is host of the Emmy-winning CNN series United Shades of America, where he travels the country, engaging diverse subcultures on contentious issues like immigration, white nationalism, and gang violence....   More >

$30 prices subject to change

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Theater: All in the Timing: Short Comedies by David Ives

Performing Arts - Theater | March 15 – 17, 2018 every day | 8-9:15 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Written by David Ives
Directed by TDPS Students

TDPS presents an evening of one act comedies drawn from the collections of award-winning playwright David Ives and directed by TDPS students. Ives's offbeat sketches mix the witty and the wise-cracking, the surreal and the satiric, the poetic and the perplexing.

$10 Students and Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty (ID required), $15 General Admission

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Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava

Performing Arts - Other | March 16 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Shadow puppetry, live music, and immersive visual effects combine to tell the story of two elderly sister lighthouse keepers separated by death, in Manual Cinema’s Ada/Ava. The Chicago-based performance collective’s piece evokes the supernatural world of the New England gothic, where the living and the dead commingle in an exploration of melancholy, loneliness, and sisterly love.

$68 prices subject to change

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University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | March 16 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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