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Sunday, January 26, 2020

Family Program: Kids and Spices

Workshop | January 26 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Awaken your senses in this wonderful exploration of spices! We will journey into the Tropical House to see some of the plants that give us our favorite spices-- such as cinnamon, ginger, cardamon, black pepper, nutmeg, turmeric, and more. (We'll check in on our "chocolate tree" too!)
Learn about where these plants grow, the different ways you can use them, do some taste-testing, and create...   More >

$18 Adult $18 Child, $12 Member Adult $12 Member Child (must have family membership level or above)

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Plants Illustrated Exhibit 2020: Rare and Endangered Plants of the World

Special Event | January 17 – February 5, 2020 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for the 11th annual Plants Illustrated exhibit of botanical art in the Garden’s lovely Julia Morgan Hall. This year, the members of the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists are presenting the theme of rare and endangered plants of the world.

Deppea splendens 'Cristobal' Image by Jill Petersen

Women's Basketball vs. Colorado

Sport - Intercollegiate - Basketball | January 26 | 12 p.m. |  Haas Pavilion

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Basketball hosts Colorado at Haas Pavilion.

Shorts by Agnès Varda, Program 2: Places and Faces

Film - Feature | January 26 | 1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This collection of short works finds Varda observing people, places, and spaces from France to Iran. In L’opéra-Mouffe she evokes the “imaginative world of pregnancy” with a dreamlike montage that combines poetic imagery with documentary portraits shot in the gritty neighborhood of rue Mouffetard. Capturing azure waters and lobster-skinned tourists in the saturated hues of a vacation slide, the...   More >

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin

Performing Arts - Music | January 26 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Beethoven/Overture to Egmont
Mozart/Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish
Tchaikovsky/Symphony No. 5

$38–$125 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performs with conductor and violinist Pinchas Zukerman Sunday, January 26, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

La dolce vita

Film - Feature | January 26 | 3:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

After the screening on January 26, enjoy a Film to Table dinner at Babette, the cafe at BAMPFA. Join an intimate group of fellow filmgoers for a four-course, prix-fixe meal in a convivial, dinner-party atmosphere. Purchase dinner tickets in advance at babettecafe.com (film tickets must be purchased separately).

A helicopter flies over Rome dangling a gigantic statue of Christ. “Oh, look,”...   More >

The Straight Story

Film - Feature | January 26 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“Walt Disney Pictures Presents a Film by David Lynch”: from the opening titles, Lynch’s surprising follow-up to Lost Highway defies all audience expectations of “the Lynchian.” Longtime character actor and ex-stuntman Richard Farnsworth (Kirk Douglas’s double in Spartacus) earned an Oscar nod as an elderly man, too impaired to have a driver’s license, who instead drives his lawn mower across the...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day |  Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)

 Library, Berkeley Language Center

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 >

Power and the People: The U.S. Census and Who Counts

Exhibit - Artifacts | September 16, 2019 – March 1, 2020 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library

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 >

Power to the People

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

 Library

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.

“Orange’s 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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