Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Reading - Literary | April 14 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room 315 Wheeler Hall
Kei Miller is a Forward Prize-winning Jamaican poet, novelist, and essayist whose work explores cartography, power, and religion, amongst much else. He's a riveting speaker and a probing, sharp thinker on contemporary politics, as well as a beautifully evocative writer. He'll be visiting the English/Af-Am seminar "Black Cultures of Sexuality and Gender" ahead of a public reading.
Performing Arts - Music | April 14 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Trumpet player and composer Amir ElSaffar has long explored the connections between Iraqi maqam and jazz improvisation in his expansive compositions. His score was featured in Ragamala Dance Companys visit to Cal Performances two seasons ago, and here he brings together 17 musicians from Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Western jazz traditions in a kaleidoscopic new program. ElSaffars layered,... More >
$28–$48 (prices subject to change)