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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Noon Concert: Jihye Chang, piano

Performing Arts - Music | March 20 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

"From Clara to Natalie - 9 women composers and their works"


Commencing its 67th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on Wednesdays and Fridays, each concert begins promptly at 12:15 and ends...   More >

Charles Bernstein: Lecture and Poetry Reading

Reading - Literary | March 20 | 4:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife, 3rd Floor

 Sound Studies Working Group

Poet Charles Bernstein will give a lecture at 4:30pm entitled "Sound/Writing: Homophonic Translation, Performance, and the Pataquerical Imagination." At 6:30, he will be joined by graduate student Eliot D'Silva for a poetry reading. Charles Bernstein is the author of numerous essays and books of poetry, including most recently Near/Miss (2018). Bernstein is Professor of English and...   More >

Full: De Rompe y Raja

Performing Arts - Dance | March 20 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This local ensemble brings us Afro-Peruvian music and dance from the coastal areas of Peru, where indigenous, African, and European influences intersect. “When a Peruvian says, ‘este lugar esta de rompe y raja,’ this means ‘this place is off the chain,’” says founder Gabriela Shiroma. “It’s a typical way to explain to others that if you’re looking for a good time, you’ve come to the right place.”