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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Men's Track & Field vs. Cal Season Opener

Sport - Intercollegiate - Track & Field | March 7 |  Edwards Track Stadium

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Men's Track & Field hosts Cal Season Opener at Edwards Stadium.

Expanding Your Horizons at Berkeley

Conference/Symposium | March 7 | 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Valley Life Sciences Building

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)

Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conferences are designed to introduce 5th-8th grade young womxn to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, (STEM). At an EYH conference you’ll participate in fun-filled hands-on activities. You won’t just learn about science, you’ll get to participate in activities led by real womxn who work in science, technology and engineering.

Workshop on Tannishō Commentarial Materials

Workshop | March 6 – 8, 2020 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Jodo Shinshu Center

 2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Center for Buddhist Studies, Otani University, Ryukoku University, BCA Center for Buddhist Education, Institute of Buddhist Studies, Shinshu Center of America

The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, together with Ōtani University and Ryūkoku University in Kyoto announce a workshop under the supervision of Mark Blum that will focus on critically examining premodern and modern hermeneutics of the Tannishō, a core text of the Shin sect of Buddhism, and arguably the most well-read...   More >

Career Clinic: Making a Successful Career Transition: Roadmap for Change

Lecture | March 7 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 505 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 UC Berkeley Extension

Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best candidate? This workshop will walk participants through each step of making a career transition. Through interactive exercises, we will cover strategies in personal branding, networking, résumé and LinkedIn...   More >


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Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | January 4 – December 5, 2020 the first Saturday of the month every month | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.

Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June 29,...   More >

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management

Information Session | March 7 | 10-11 a.m. | 7 UC Berkeley Extension (Belmont Center)

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.

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Asian Pacific Islander Issues Conference: Breakdown and Rebuild: Creating Sustainable Futures

Conference/Symposium | March 7 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Hearst Field Annex


 Asian Pacific American Student Development Office

Since 1990, APIICON has been a critical space for students, professors, and community members to dialogue about the pressing issues within the Asian/Pacific Islander community and to generate shared solutions. The ultimate goal of APIICON is to educate, empower, and organize our community. This year's theme is Breakdown and Rebuild: Creating Sustainable Futures.

Fabric Postcard Collage Workshop

Workshop | March 7 | 11 a.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join quiltmakers Stacey Sharman and Kristen Takakuwa of Berkeley’s Hello Stitch Studio to explore the art of quilting. Play with fabric, scissors, and sewing machines to create fabric collage postcards in this workshop in conjunction with Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective. Fabric scraps from collector Eli Leon’s personal stash will be available to use in your own mini-masterpiece.

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Women's Tennis vs. USC

Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | March 7 | 12 p.m. |  Hellman Tennis Center

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Tennis hosts USC at Hellman Tennis Complex.

Conversation: Ron Nagle and Don Ed Hardy

Panel Discussion | March 7 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In conjunction with the exhibition Ron Nagle: Handsome Drifter, Nagle is joined in conversation by his longtime friend the internationally celebrated tattoo artist Don Ed Hardy. The two artists will discuss mutual tastes and interests including the visual culture of Japan, the concept of wabi-sabi and the value of the imperfect, and the marginalization of certain art forms in mainstream...   More >

Rugby vs. Army

Sport - Intercollegiate - Rugby | March 7 | 3:30 p.m. |  Witter Rugby Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Rugby hosts Army at Witter Rugby Field.

Men's Gymnastics vs. Senior Meet

Sport - Intercollegiate - Gymnastics | March 7 | 4 p.m. |  Haas Pavilion

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Men's Gymnastics hosts Senior Meet at Haas Pavilion.

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Inorganic Chem Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Ethan Philbrick: 10 Meditations in an Emergency

Performing Arts - Music | March 7 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

10 Meditations in an Emergency is a performance for cello, voice, and recorded sound that doubles as a series of meditation exercises for living through modernity’s ongoing—and intensifying—emergencies. Beginning with a series of textual shards from Frank O’Hara’s 1957 Meditations in an Emergency (“in times of crisis we must all decide again and again whom we love,” “everything is turbulent and...   More >

Jonathan Biss, piano: The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music | March 7 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Saturday, March 7
Piano Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10, No. 3
Piano Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110

Sunday, March 8
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, Pathétique
Piano Sonata No. 22 in F major, Op. 54
Piano Sonata No. 26 in...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

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

Cal Performances presents Jonathan Biss performing The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven in Hertz Hall.

The Joffrey Ballet

Performing Arts - Dance | March 7 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Liam Scarlett/Vespertine (music: Bjarte Eike, Dowland, Corelli, Geminiani) (California Premiere)
Stephanie Martinez/Bliss! (music: Stravinsky) (California Premiere)
Nicholas Blanc/Beyond the Shore (music: Mason Bates) (Bay Area Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Justin Peck/The Times Are Racing (music: Dan Deacon)

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

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

The Joffrey Ballet performs Friday–Sunday, March 6–8, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall. (credit: Cheryl Mann)

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 >

Brave Warriors and Fantastic Tales: The World According to Yoshitoshi

Exhibit - Painting | February 5 – May 31, 2020 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

January 15–May 31, 2020
Among the last great ukiyo-e artists of Meiji Japan, Taiso Yoshitoshi (1839–1892) reigned supreme for his daring prints based on various tales and legends of ancient Japan and China. He made use of Western colors and inks for dramatic effect, yet stayed loyal to the woodblock print techniques that had guided past masters. In his short life, he created numerous series...   More >

Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 19 – July 19, 2020 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

February 19–July 19, 2020
Rosie Lee Tompkins (1936–2006) is widely considered one of the most brilliant and inventive quiltmakers of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Her reputation has grown to the point where her work is no longer considered solely within the context of quilting, but celebrated among the great American artistic achievements of our time. Rosie Lee Tompkins: A...   More >

Art for Human Rights: Peace Now!

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26 – July 12, 2020 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In the spring of 1970, President Richard Nixon announced an expansion of the Vietnam War into eastern Cambodia. After fifteen years in Vietnam, the maneuver prompted outrage across an already divided United States. Nixon and other conservative politicians, tired of near-constant dissent, focused their energies on vocal university students who protested the war. Nixon called them “bums,” while...   More >

Cloth that Stretches: Weaving Community Across Time and Space

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 13 – June 21, 2020 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Textile makers around the world do more than create vibrant fabrics for innumerable uses. Their creations stretch in countless ways. They reach back in time—reviving old traditions—and forward in time, bringing countless innovations, and fusing cultural traditions. Cloth objects may reflect painful histories and the oppression of colonialism. Artisans therefore weave and stitch fabric that is...   More >