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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Kei Miller Reading

Reading - Literary | April 14 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room 315 Wheeler Hall

 Department of English, Townsend Center for the Humanities

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.

Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | April 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

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 Company’s 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. ElSaffar’s layered,...   More >

$28–$48 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale April 14. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Amir ElSaffar performs Rivers of Sound Thursday, April 14, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall. (credit: Michael Crommett)