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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Fall Equinox Sound Bath

Special Event | September 23 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Celebrate the beginning of fall with this special outdoor concert of quartz crystal singing bowls and finely tuned gongs within a grove of redwoods. Close your eyes and experience the natural meditative quality of the forest and bird song layered with serene sounds of quartz crystal singing bowls.

$25, $20 Garden members

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Tree Resins for Incense

Workshop | September 23 | 1-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Participants will learn about the history of incense use and the ethnobotany of selected tree resins. We will attune our senses with a brief demonstration of the Japanese incense ceremony (Koh-do) and “listen” to incense–by heating and passing around small chips of resinous heartwood from Aquilaria trees and trying to detect their aromatic nuances. Various samples of incense and ingredients used...   More >

$50 / $45 UCBG Members

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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 >

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guest Jon Batiste: Celebrating Duke Ellington

Performing Arts - Music | September 23 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guest Jon Batiste, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Cal Performances presents international jazz ambassador, nine-time Grammy winner, and Pulitzer Prize recipient Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the Hearst Greek Theatre. The band is joined by charismatic pianist and music director of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s house band, Jon Batiste, for a program celebrating the legacy of Duke Ellington, including early Cotton...   More >

$50-150 (prices subject to change)

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guest Jon Batiste perform Celebrating Duke Ellington Sunday, September 23, 2018 in the Greek Theatre.

Exhibits and Ongoing Events


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. Panel Discussion (at Bancroft Hotel) &amp; Opening Ceremony on AUG 30. Free and open to all!

Face to Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – December 16, 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 >