Saturday, October 26, 2019
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 26 | 3 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Anyone curious about what episodes of Sesame Street would look like if they were directed by one of the worlds greatest filmmakers should catch this collection of childrens shorts by Abbas Kiarostami, who began his career making films for an Iranian childrens cultural institute. Whether teaching kids to identify colors, imparting the value of going to the dentist, celebrating the joys of... More >
Colloquium | October 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Shorb House, Latinx Research Center
Tom Biolsi, Professor of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
This talk will be based on Prof. Biolsis recently published book, Power and Progress on the Prairie, which traces the history of modernization, improvement, or progress on Rosebud Reservation. The central question of the book is how ideas about making things better were invented and applied to the peopleboth Indian and whiteand the land.
Performing Arts - Music | October 26 | 7 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
Just two months after the release of Ride Waves, his most creative and collaborative studio album to date, GRiZ returns with three new tracks via his Bangers.Zip EP Voodoo (feat. SUPERLOVE), No Bad Trips, and Ice Cream, all reminiscent of his heady bass sound with shades of reggae and dubstep.
Performing Arts - Music | October 26 | 8 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Wei Cheng, Director
This concert uses award-winning Canadian composer Katerina Gimons choral work Element, a four-movement song cycle by the titles of Earth, Air, Fire, and Water as its framework.
The program features choral compositions from different times and places that reflect each element in their original forms and philosophical meanings, including compositions by James Macmillan,... More >
$16 GA, $12 Seniors, Staff, $5 students
Performing Arts - Dance | October 26 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
The acrobatic troupe MOMIX, established more than three decades ago by Pilobolus founding member Moses Pendleton, returns after a long Berkeley hiatus. Viva MOMIX! features a collection of acts from the companys most visually spectacular shows, including Botanica (about the seasons), Lunar Sea (the moon), and Opus Cactus (the landscape of the American Southwest).
$30–$76 (prices subject to change)
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 >