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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Roundtable Reading: Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead

Reading - Literary | May 11 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

It’s been five years since Livy and her family have visited Livy’s grandmother in Australia and, in that time, she has almost forgotten about her promise to Bob, the short, greenish creature living in Gran’s closet. Now it’s time to keep that promise and help this sweet and lonely zombie-like creature unravel the mystery of where he comes from. Peculiar things happen as the story unfolds in...   More >

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | May 11 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
Mahler - Symphony No. 6
Wagner - Prelude and Liebestod from "Tristan und Isolde"

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 Berkeley staff & faculty, groups 10+, $5 UC Berkeley students

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Mike Jones

Performing Arts - Music | May 11 | 8-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

Michael Jones is a percussionist, improviser, and researcher based in San Diego, California. His work specializes in experimental and avant garde music, with a particular interest in the concepts of beauty, natural listening, and community.

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

Song of the Goat Theatre: Songs of Lear

Performing Arts - Theater | May 11 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Song of the Goat Theatre, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Warsaw-based Song of the Goat Theatre integrates movement, song, and text to mine historical works for fresh insights. The award winning Songs of Lear retells the king’s story as a dramatic oratorio blending Corsican folk music and Gregorian chant.

$35 (prices subject to change)

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Song of the Goat Theatre performs Songs of Lear and Hamlet: A Commentary Saturday–Sunday, May 11–12, 2019.