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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Keys to the Communicative World Language Classroom - Strand C:: Designing Thematic Units: 2018 theme = "Caribbean Quest !"

Course | September 22 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Don Doehla, Co-director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Gloria Payette, Team Leader, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project, Berkeley Language Center

Embed real world authentic resources: video, text, and multi-media in thematic units.
Incorporate diverse tech tools and proficiency-based assessments to engage all students.
Network with colleagues.

$350 Registration for 6-Saturday Workshop series

  Registration opens March 15. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 (X 19), or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 7.

Keys to the Communicative World Language Classroom - Strand B:: Designing Lessons for Reading, Writing and Assessment

Course | September 22 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Carol Sparks, Team Leader, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project, Berkeley Language Center

Collaborate with your World Language colleagues to design lessons that include reading, writing and assessment activities that engage all students.

$350 Registration for 6-Saturday Workshop series

  Registration opens March 15. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 (X 19), or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 7.

Keys to the Communicative World Language Classroom - Strand A:: Designing Lessons for Speaking and Listening

Course | September 22 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Nancy Salsig, Co-director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project, Berkeley Language Center

Enhance the classroom use of the target language while collaborating with your World Language colleagues to create daily lessons that engage all students.

$350 Registration for 6-Saturday Workshop series

  Registration opens March 15. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 (X 19), or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 7.

Tilden Park Hiking Meetup

Social Event | September 22 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Tilden Regional Park

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

End your first month of classes on a high note by getting out of the city and spending some time out in nature. Tilden Park is in the hills just above Berkeley, but it feels like you've left the city far behind, with beautiful rolling hills in every direction.

We will meet at Springer Gateway at 10 AM on Saturday to take the short bus ride up to Tilden Park together. Bring comfortable walking...   More >

SOLD OUT - FAMILY PROGRAM: A Kid's Garden

Workshop | September 22 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Get your hands dirty in this introduction to the basics of gardening for young children. This wonderful hands-on workshop will teach the basics of botany and growing plants for children ages 4-12 years old.

$15 Adult, $15 Child, $10 Member Adult, $10 Member Child

 SOLD OUT.

This Is Not a Gun: Ceramic Workshop with Cara Levine

Workshop | September 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 BAMPFA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A sandwich is not a gun. A hairbrush is not a gun. A wallet is not a gun. In this workshop, artist Cara Levine encourages participants to give presence to objects that have been mistaken for guns by police officers in civilian shootings, calling out their not-gun-ness by sculpting their shapes in clay. The gathering, cohosted by Ekaette Ekong, offers a nonjudgmental space to site the issues of...   More >

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 >

Ex Libris: The New York Public Library

Film - Documentary | September 22 | 2-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 BAMPFA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Wiseman’s latest documentary provides welcome confirmation of the survival of intelligent life in discouraging times. Ex Libris demonstrates the dedication of the New York Public Library, with eighty-eight branches spread across five boroughs, to support and reflect the vibrant diversity of the city at its best. Observing board meetings, celebrity speaker series, and galas; behind-the-scenes work...   More >

Arcade Fire: with very special guest Grizzly Bear

Performing Arts - Music | September 22 | 6 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Hailing from Montreal, Canada, Arcade Fire are a six piece band that have won two BRITs, two Grammys, and have released three records over the last ten years.

  Buy tickets online

The Apple

Film - Feature | September 22 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 BAMPFA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

After the screening, enjoy a Film to Table dinner at Babette, the cafe at BAMPFA. Join an intimate group of fellow filmgoers for a four-course, prix-fixe meal in a convivial, dinner-party atmosphere. Purchase dinner tickets in advance at babettecafe.com (film tickets must be purchased separately).

Samira Makhmalbaf’s directorial debut (at age seventeen) blends a fictionalized plot over a...   More >

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | September 21 – 22, 2018 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
BARTỐK Miraculous Mandarin
Jennifer HIGDON Blue Cathedral
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2

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 opportunity to expand their...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 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 Phantom Carriage

Film - Feature | September 22 | 8-9:40 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 BAMPFA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Ingmar Bergman called Victor Sjöström’s film “the keystone of my cinematographic world.” Film historian Peter Cowie observes: “By 1920, Sjöström was at the peak of his career. He was eager to experiment with form, even if it meant tampering with the work of one of Sweden’s most respected authors, the Nobel Prize–winning Selma Lagerlöf.” The film creates a complex flashback structure in adapting...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION: PLACE, CULTURE, TIME - DESIGN IN DRASTICALLY CHANGING CHINA

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 29 – October 21, 2018 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

ON VIEW: AUG 29-OCT 21. Works of He Jingtang over the past three decades and their profound reflections on place, culture, time, and future urban development. Free and open to all!

Fiat Yuks: Cal Student Humor, Then and Now

Exhibit - Artifacts | October 13, 2017 – May 30, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, near Heyns Reading Room, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe

 Bancroft Library

Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students’ cartoons, jokes, and satire from throughout the years, selected from their humor magazines and other publications.

Immigration, Deportation and Citizenship, 1908-2018: Selected Resources from the IGS and Ethnic Studies Libraries

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 31 – December 10, 2018 every day | Moses Hall, IGS Library - 109 Moses

 Institute of Governmental Studies Library, Ethnic Studies Library

"Immigration, Deportation and Citizenship, 1908-2018: Selected Resources from the IGS and Ethnic Studies Libraries" contains items from the Ethnic Studies Library and the Institute of Governmental Studies Library addressing historical attitudes and policy around immigration, deportation, and citizens' rights, as well as monographs and ephemera relating to current events.

The Handmaid's Tale: an exhibit at Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators

 Library

The new Moffitt Library exhibit explores the themes and antecedents of The Handmaid’s Tale, this year’s On the Same Page program selection. On exhibit are library materials and quotes that demonstrate that not only were we wrong to say “it can’t happen here” - it has already happened, all over the world: Berlin, Nazi Germany, Argentina, and yes, here in the US.

 UC Berkeley ID required for entrance to Moffitt Library.

Califas: Art of the US-Mexico Borderlands

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11 – November 16, 2018 every day |  Richmond Art Center (2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond, CA)

 Environmental Design, College of

ON VIEW: SEPT 11-NOV 16 @ the Richmond Art Center. The exhibition, co-curated by Professors Michael Dear &amp; Ronald Rael, explores representations of the US-Mexico ‘borderlands’ in contemporary art. Free &amp; open to all!

Art for the Asking: 60 Years of the Graphic Arts Loan Collection at the Morrison Library

Exhibit - Artifacts | September 17, 2018 – February 28, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library

Art for the Asking: 60 Years of the Graphic Arts Loan Collection at the Morrison Library will be up in Doe Library’s Brown Gallery until March 1st, 2019. This exhibition celebrates 60 years of the Graphic Arts Loan Collection, and includes prints in the collection that have not been seen in 20 years, as well as prints that are now owned by the Berkeley Art Museum. There are also cases dedicated...   More >

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 >