Saturday, October 6, 2018
Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.
BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June... More >
Workshop | October 6 | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | To be provided to participants
, Richmond, CA
Mariane Ferme, UC Berkeley, Anthropology
What can physical artifacts teach us about past human interactions, activities, and beliefs? How can you teach your students to analyze and infer meanings from objects?
Teachers are invited to come explore a selection of museum objects associated with the city of Timbuktu.
free for teachers
Perry Hall, UC Botanical Garden
Roving Ambassador Two-day Training: Saturdays, October 6 and 20, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm
Do you love plants and nature? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Become a Roving Ambassador!
Register online or by calling 5106437265
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 firstname.lastname@example.org... More >
Film - Feature | October 6 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Accompanying flocks of migratory birds across all seven continents, Winged Migration ingeniously harnesses the powers of film and aviation technologyshooting from planes, helicopters, gliders, even balloonsto capture the wonders of avian flight. The film inspires both awe and empathy as the birds embark on an annual journey for survival that transcends national borders. More immersive than... More >
Film - Feature | October 6 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The starkly desolate mountains of Kurdish Iran serve as backdrop for Samira Makhmalbafs second feature, which follows a group of itinerant teachers, heavy blackboards on their backs, trudging through the landscape in search of pupils. Education seems like a dream to those they meet, however, who think blackboards are better used as a gurney for a sick man, or as shields from gunfire. Makhmalbaf... More >
Performing Arts - Music | October 6 | 6 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
It finally happened; somebody called the cops on Interpol.
The long arm of the law caught up with Daniel Kessler, Paul Banks, and Sam Fogarino in 2017, as they worked on a new album inside the Yeah Yeah Yeahs rehearsal space in Manhattan.
Film - Feature | October 6 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Bergmans first film in English (made for ABC Pictures) stars Bibi Andersson as a seemingly happy Swedish housewife who leaves her husband (Max von Sydow) for a visiting American archaeologist (Elliott Gould). Member of a family of concentration camp survivors, bohemian and prone to violent outbursts, the archaeologist possesses a rage far removed from the heroines bourgeois existence; their... More >
Performing Arts - Music | October 6 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Aida Cuevas with Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán, Cal Performances
Aida Cuevas pays tribute to one of Mexicos most prolific and beloved songwriters in this tribute to Juan Gabriel. Over her 40-year music career, Cuevas has sung many hits composed by Gabriel, and here she revisits audience favorites such as Te Lo Pido Por Favor, Te Sigo Amando, and La Diferencia. She is joined by Mexico City-based Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán, with special guests on... More >
$30-85 (prices subject to change)
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 29 – October 21, 2018 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
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) & Opening Ceremony on AUG 30. Free and open to all!
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
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
"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.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators
The new Moffitt Library exhibit explores the themes and antecedents of The Handmaids Tale, this years On the Same Page program selection. On exhibit are library materials and quotes that demonstrate that not only were we wrong to say it cant 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.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11 – November 16, 2018 every day | Richmond Art Center (2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond, CA)
ON VIEW: SEPT 11-NOV 16 @ Richmond Art Center. The exhibition, co-curated by Professors Michael Dear & Ronald Rael, explores representations of the US-Mexico ‘borderlands’ in contemporary art. Opening reception on SEPT 8 from 5-7pm. Free & open to all!
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 17, 2018 – February 28, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
Art for the Asking: 60 Years of the Graphic Arts Loan Collection at the Morrison Library will be up in Doe Librarys 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 >
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
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 >