Saturday, November 23, 2019
This captivating and comedic play within a play tells the corresponding stories of a post-war land dispute in the Caucasus Mountains and a young servant who risks her life to raise an abandoned child.
Special Event | November 23 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Wellman Hall, bridge south of Wellman in direction of Moffit
Tim Pine, campus environmental protection specialist
Society for Conservation Biology, Berkeley Chapter
Want to help restore a problematic reach of Strawberry Creek?
Have you ever noticed this blackberry and ivy-covered portion on the east end of West Oval Glade?
Join the Society for Conservation Biology, Berkeley chapter, and UC Berkeley Environmental Protection Specialist Tim Pine for a sweaty, hard-working, and inspiring volunteer day! For this volunteer event, we will focus on the removal... More >
Special Event | November 23 | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Koret Plaza
, Stanford, CA
Join the Cal Alumni Association (CAA) and Cal Athletics for the 122nd Big Game in Palo Alto and the return of this exciting pregame tailgate. Enjoy the company of friends old and new, and revel in the pageantry of the Cal Band and Spirit Groups before Cal retakes the Axe from the Cardinal!
Tailgate Time: 2.5 hours before kickoff
Film - Documentary | November 23 | 12:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Only Kiarostami could turn a documentary about homework into a delightful, absorbing, and stirring portrait of the human condition. The style is simplicity itself: the film consists of a series of interviews with several little boys (and, occasionally, with their parents) about the Iranian school system and its methods of assigning homework. Beleaguered by their rigorous workload, the boys... More >
Social Event | November 23 | 1-4 p.m. | Epicenter
3215 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
It's one of the oldest rivalries in American college football. Join fellow Cal fans at Epicenter to cheer on the Golden Bears as they take back the Stanford Axe! Watch the game on the big screens and enjoy drinks and apps from Epicenter's Victory House.
Not a Cal alum? No worries! Friends of Cal are always welcome at our events.
Special thanks to Epicenter for hosting this event!
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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 - Documentary | November 23 | 3 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This documentary tells the remarkable story of the perseverance of a biological scientist who found a cure for cancer through his trailblazing immunotherapy research. Jim Allison spent a significant part of his career as a professor of immunology and director of the Cancer Research Laboratory at UC Berkeley between 1985 and 2004, and concurrently at UC San Francisco from 1997. Among his many... More >
Performing Arts - Dance | November 23 | 4 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
For its sixth annual edition, the Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers (¡FLACC!) is crossing the Bay Bridge to partner with BAMPFA for the first time. Bridges & Bones/East features twelve Latinx dance artists bringing culturally nuanced, site-specific or politically charged movement installations to the architecture and community of the museum. Join them on a journey through... More >
Film - Feature | November 23 | 5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Dont be fooled . . . by PBS prestigerie like Upstairs Downstairs, critic Raymond Durgnat wrote in 1977 (and decades later, we would add Downton Abbey to the comparison); theyre nostalgic recuperations of all the tensions plotted by Harold Pinter and Joseph Losey in this, their seminal study of master-servant relationships. How and why does the rich young man with aristocratic pretensions... More >
Film - Feature | November 23 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A gangsters wife stands on her own in Jia Zhangkes expansive narrative of empowerment and survival, set against the tumultuous political and cultural changes of twenty-first-century China. Jias wife and longtime muse Zhao Tao, whose roles in his Unknown Pleasures and Still Life serve as inspiration, stars as a woman saddled with a mobster lover whos seen one too many John Woo films; she first... More >
Performing Arts - Music | November 23 | 8 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Join the members of University Baroque Ensemble as they present delights from the Western European Age of Enlightenment on the universitys collection of eighteenth-century instruments. Works include concerti by Vivaldi, a Concerto Grosso by Handel and a suite by Lully.
Katherine Heater and Carla Moore, Co-Directors
$16 General Admission, $12 Senior, Student (non-UCB), UCB Faculty/Staff, $5 UCB students
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
This exhibition explores the complex story behind the only American Japanese architect and landscape architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian community, in Westchester County, New York in 1944.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day | Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)
Celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis - librarians, professors,... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 16, 2019 – March 1, 2020 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
Since 1790, the U.S. Census has impacted many aspects of our lives. It determines congressional apportionment, decides which communities receive a slice of $500,000,000,000 in federal funds, and provides information essential to policy making. Census questions also reflect the beliefs, concerns and prejudices of their time, starting with the first census which mandated that enslaved people be... More >
You Are On Indian Land: There There (On the Same Page 2019): An Exhibit of Library Collections relating to the Native American community of Oakland
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 26, 2019 – January 31, 2020 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd floor
Tommy Orange's debut novel, There There, is this year's On the Same Page program reading. The entire campus community is encouraged to read the book and participate in classes and events this Fall.
Oranges debut is an ambitious meditation on identity and its broken alternatives, on myth filtered through the lens of time and poverty and urban life. Its many short chapters are told through a... More >
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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 >