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Sunday, July 29, 2018

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading 2 - The Leadership Award: For Current UC Berkeley Students

Miscellaneous | July 27 – 30, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from July 27th through July 30th.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by July 24.

2018 Berkeley Carillon Festival

Performing Arts - Music | July 29 |  Campanile (Sather Tower)

 Department of Music

The Eighth Berkeley Carillon Festival, honoring the Class of 1928, the donors of the carillon, celebrates a century of bells at Berkeley.

The weekend of July 28 and 29 will feature recitals by Berkeley performers, music written for the Berkeley carillon by Berkeley composers and others.

Featured performers will include University Carillonist Jeff Davis, and Berkeley carillonists David...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 >

Curator’s Talk: Matthew Coleman on Peter Hujar

Film - Feature | July 29 | 3-4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this exhibition walk-through, BAMPFA Curatorial Assistant Matthew Coleman explores Hujar’s distinctive and arresting photographic style and imagery.

California Alumni Club of the Peninsula's Summer Welcome Party

Social Event | July 29 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. |  Redwood Oaks

 88 Selby Lane, Atherton, CA 94027

 Cal Alumni Association, California Alumni Club of Peninsula

CAA’s Alumni Chapters across the country organize Summer Welcome Parties for incoming Cal students in their area. These alumni-organized parties are a great way for incoming students to meet with their local Alumni Chapters and share some Blue and Gold spirit.

  RSVP online

Édouard et Caroline

Film - Feature | July 29 | 5-6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In an unfashionable Paris apartment, a pianist and his wife quarrel over a missing waistcoat and a shortened evening dress as they prepare for an upcoming recital in Becker’s delightfully airy, Lubitsch-like portrait of love and life in a slowly modernizing urban France.

The Middle of the World

Film - Feature | July 29 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The Middle of the World describes a love affair between Paul, a Swiss engineer running for political office, and Adriana, an Italian immigrant working as a waitress. This cool, highly erotic, teasingly ambiguous film is one of the few convincing, truly modern treatises on love, one not divorced from the contexts of politics, class, and geography.

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

“We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re in the Public Record!”: The LGBTQ Movement and Life as Seen Through Government Information

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – August 31, 2018 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery

 Library

This exhibit showcases selected documents pertaining to LGBTQ history and highlights aspects of LGBTQ life that have been impacted by actions of federal, state, and local governments.

Face to Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – December 9, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

For this Spring 2018 exhibit, entitled Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, the Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley freshmen have co-curated a global selection of objects that depict human faces in different ways. The exhibit asks: Why and how do crafting traditions of the world so often incorporate human faces, and how do people respond to those faces? Objects such as West African...   More >