Thursday, August 15, 2019
Miscellaneous | August 15 | 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | 300 Sutardja Dai Hall
The Transfer-to-Excellence Research Experiences for Undergraduates programs provides California community college students with nine-weeks of hands-on research experience in the laboratories of UC Berkeley professors. On August 15th, the 2019 cohort will be presenting their research posters to all interested parties. Research topics range across STEM fields.
Workshop | August 15 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall
Feeling stuck? Unsure about your next career step? Curious about how to get started in a new field or role? This workshop employs design thinking to explore how you can create a sustainable life and work where you thrive. Learn tools to help you navigate your career path, get unstuck, and try out easy changes to increase your wellbeing and satisfaction at work.
Course | August 15 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Virtual Classroom
This course details the process of designing new SharePoint Sites and Subsites. Emphasis is placed on App management, security permissions, and content design and formatting. Learning Objectives * Understand the underlying structure and hierarchy of Sites, Subsites, and Apps. * Preview examples of key SharePoint Site templates and baseline features. * Create a new SharePoint Site and define... More >
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.
Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required
Performing Arts - Music | August 15 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove
Chris Pureka is a Portland-based singer-songwriter whose body of work has resonated deeply with these seemingly disparate milieus. At the age of 18, a discerning and intimate set by Greg Brown at the Strawberry Music Festival inspired Willy Tea Taylor to pursue life as a folk singer.
General $26 / UCBG Members $24 / Youth (5 - 17) $15
Performing Arts - Music | August 15 | 6 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
The fourth album from Young the Giant, Mirror Master is a layered meditation on identity in modern life, an emotionally charged look at the dangers of illusion and possibilities of freedom. Within one single day, were all so many different people, says Gadhia, lead vocalist for the L.A.-based band.
Information Session | August 15 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | 505 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)
UC Berkeley Extension's Professional Program in User-Experience Design gives you the training and knowledge you need to develop a portfolio to prepare to enter the field of UX design. Our instructors are experienced designers who bring real-world case studies and challenges to illuminate the theory behind UX. Find out how you can benefit from this curriculum and advance in the field.
Free. Register online
Film - Feature | August 15 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Breathtakingly photographed on hand-painted sets, Kwaidan is at once a Japanese woodcut writ large, and an abstract wash of luminescent colors that seem to come from another world. An electronic soundtrack by avant-garde composer Toru Takemitsu plays hauntingly with natural soundscrickets, rain, the cracking of wood, the loud silence of snow. Yet the storiesfour of Lafcadio Hearns ghostly... More >
Performing Arts - Music | August 15 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Amy X Neuburg
Bay Area icon Amy X Neuburg performs a singular blend of virtuosic vocals and live electronics, often with digital looping, in what she has dubbed avant-cabaret. She presents original songs, using her four-octave vocal range and wicked sense of humor to create social commentary that is both powerful and highly entertaining.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – August 31, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
In 1969, one of the longest student-led strikes in UC Berkeley history gave birth to a movement that has lasted for five decades. The strike was organized by the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), a coalition of African American, Asian American, Chicanx, and Native American student organizations. Inspired by liberation movements at home and abroad and the 1968 San Francisco State College TWLF... More >
This location is wheelchair accessible.
Exhibit - Sculpture | July 22 – September 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
Dinosaurs in Motion is an amazing blend of science, art, and innovation using 14 magnificent, fully interactive, anatomically inspired, recycled life-size metal dinosaur sculptures to engage and educate like never before!
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?
Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,... More >
Exhibit - Painting | March 27 – October 13, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In this new commission for the BAMPFA Art Wall, entitled Ghost Demonstration, Amorales draws from the multiple histories of mural art in Mexico, the political demonstrations that occurred in Berkeley in the 1960s (as well as more recent events), and protests in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. In order to make this monumental mural, the artist used stencils of slogans from Berkeley protest... More >
Exhibit - Photography | March 27 – September 1, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This exhibition celebrates a major gift of photography, donated over a period of several years, from Berkeley collectors William Goodman and Victoria Belco in memory of their daughter Teresa Goodman. While the exhibition features some historical photographs, such as pictures by the early twentieth-century French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (most of whose work was made between the ages of... More >