Sunday, October 20, 2019
Performing Arts - Theater | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day | Zellerbach Playhouse
Sean San José
This dynamic performance piece parallels the murder of a young street artist in San Franciscos Mission District with the death of immigrant, working-class neighborhoods. Mapping the Mission in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest art, the piece invites the audience to see, hear, and move with refugees, immigrants, first gensand ghosts.
Special Event | October 18 – 20, 2019 every day | UC Berkeley Campus
Reunion and Parents Weekend at Homecoming is UC Berkeleys largest annual gathering welcoming thousands of alumni, parents, and families to campus for three days of fun. Festivities include alumni parties, family events, the Bear Affair Tailgate BBQ, tours and open houses, the Homecoming football game, lectures, spirit events, and more. In 2019, it takes place October 1820.
Registration opens July 1. Register online by September 27.
Special Event | October 20 | 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. | International House
Join us under the dome for the Fifth Annual International House Global Homecomingfeaturing unique I-House experiences, community building, networking, and delicious international treats! The House will be buzzing with excitement. Dont miss out on the fun! See below for the full schedule of events.
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
Film - Feature | October 20 | 3 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Filmmaker Seifollah Samadian was one of Abbas Kiarostamis closest friends and worked alongside him for over twenty-five years, collaborating on projects such as ABC Africa and Five. In this intimate portrait, which is revealing in subtle and touching ways, Samadian draws upon footage he shot of Kiarostami on location and while traveling in Iran and abroad, showing him at work as a photographer,... More >
Performing Arts - Dance | October 20 | 3-5 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
This Hawaiian classical dance ensemble specializes in the vigorous and kinetic 'aiha'a style of hula and chant, handed down from woman to woman for more than eight generations of the Kanaka'ole family in Hilo, on the Big Island. The members of this acclaimed troupe sing and dance in honor of Pele, the goddess of fire and the creator of their native islands.
$36–$58 (prices subject to change)
Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing email@example.com
Film - Feature | October 20 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Actress-turned-director Sarah Polley sets her gaze toward her own family historyand her remarkable, remarkably unconventional motherin this moving, constantly surprising documentary on home life, marriage, and female independence. Polley and cinematographer Iris Ng weave between straightforward, shot-on-digital first-person interviews and more romanticized, gauzy fictional Super 8mm home... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
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 - Multimedia | September 8 – November 17, 2019 every Sunday | 2 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Explore the spirit of Surrealism with a guided tour of Strange, which features a diverse array of works from the BAMPFA collection invoking the improbable, uncanny, mysterious, and miraculous.