<< June 2017 >>

Monday, June 12, 2017

Digital Pedagogy Fellows Program

Workshop | June 12 | 114 Hearst Gymnasium

 Center for Teaching and Learning

The Digital Pedagogy Fellows program is designed to assist all instructors of record in leveraging technology to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of learning in their courses.

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Project-Based Language-Learning: 21st Century, Inquiry-based Learning for Teachers and Students of World Languages

Course | June 12 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Don Doehla, Co-Director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project

4-day course for Teachers and Students of World Languages to:
Develop an instructional unit incorporating the eight elements of PBLL, the California World Language Standards, 21st Century Skills, and Common Core Standards, with a focus on target language proficiency development in all three modes of communication, oral and written.

$350. 4-day course in Project-Based Language-Learning

 Registration online required at http://BWLP.Berkeley.edu. Registration opens May 30. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 ext.19, or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by June 2.

San Francisco St. Vincent de Paul Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | June 12 – 30, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  St. Vincent de Paul

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Entrepreneurial Toastmasters Club Meeting

Meeting | June 6, 2016 – August 14, 2017 every Monday | 6:20-7:20 p.m. | 373 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that develops communication and leadership skills through public speaking.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

San Francisco St. Vincent de Paul Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | June 12 – 30, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  St. Vincent de Paul

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

EPMS Weekly Seminar

Seminar | November 1, 2016 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:10-6 p.m. | 212 O'Brien Hall

 Engineering and Project Management Society

Each week the Engineering and Project Management Society brings in a speaker to talk about topics related to construction and project management. Light refreshments will be provided.

Event is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456 (voice) or 510.642.6376 (TTY) or by email at...   More >

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Global Social Movements: Left and Right

Conference/Symposium | June 14 – 16, 2017 every day |  Clark Kerr Campus

 Carl Boggs; Grace Chang; Eve Darian-Smith; Barbara Epstein; George Katsiaficas; Doug Kellner; Carlos Muno; Ruth Needleman

 Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, Center for Right-Wing Studies, Center for Research on Social Change

Entire conference (3 days) includes all panels, keynotes, film screenings (if any), receptions (if any), and "Crossing Borders: People, Capital, Culture," the new GSA book containing papers from the 2016 conference held at The University of Texas at Austin, Texas.

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Photosynthesis, Carbon Fixation and the Environment

Meeting | June 14 | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Stanley Hall

 QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

Oxygenic photosynthesis is the most important biological process in the history of Earth and the major process removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Join us to share your photosynthesis-related research and learn about the diverse photosynthesis research going on at Berkeley.

Register

San Francisco St. Vincent de Paul Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | June 12 – 30, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  St. Vincent de Paul

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Resume Development: Transition Services Program

Workshop | June 14 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 198

 Human Resources

These interactive workshops are designed for those participants in active job search.

Build a professional, targeted resume that highlights your best skills and expertise.

Creating a Culture of Wellness Together: part of the Bridging the Gap information sharing series

Information Session | June 14 | 10-11:30 a.m. | 150 University Hall

 Cori Evans; Trish Ratto, Be Well at Work - Wellness Program

 Audit and Advisory Services

This interactive session will explore how creating a culture of wellness at work can improve energy, morale, job satisfaction, performance, and the health and well-being of faculty and staff. Learn how to empower your inner change agent and be part of the wellness culture movement!

 Open to all faculty and staff with managers especially encouraged to participate.

 Course Code BEAUD006-170614.

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Summerfest

Special Event | June 14 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. |  West Gate

 Wonderbread 5

 Human Resources

The ever popular Summerfest will take place on Wednesday, June 14th.
You must bring your Staff ID to the event - One t-shirt and one meal per Staff member...   More >

 UC Berkeley staff only - Cal ID required for entry

Food, fun and giveaways!

BSAC Technology Seminar - Transfer Printing for LEGO-Like Microassembly and Nanomaterial Integration

Seminar | June 14 | 12-1 p.m. | 540 Cory Hall

 Prof. Seok Kim, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mechanical Science and Engineering

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center

Reversible dry adhesion-based transfer printing provides a path to heterogeneous material integration. Research in smart dry adhesives, 3D MEMS, and nano devices are presented, including responsive surfaces, microassembly, and nanomanufacturing technologies. Reversible dry adhesive made of shape memory polymer enable microassembly called micro-LEGO.

  RSVP online by June 13.

Computational experiments with two neuro-inspired abstractions: Hebbian learning and spike timing information

Seminar | June 14 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 560 Evans Hall

 Upamanyu Madhow, UCSB

 Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

In this talk, we discuss early work on two different neuro-inspired computational abstractions. In the first, we investigate flavors of competitive Hebbian learning for bottom-up training of deep convolutional neural networks. The resulting sparse neural codes are competitive with layered autoencoders on standard image datasets. Unlike standard training based on optimizing a cost function, our...   More >

Bikeway Facility Design and Safety Improvement

Workshop | June 7 – 14, 2017 every Wednesday | 1-4:30 p.m. |  Online

 Rock Miller, Stantec Consulting

 Technology Transfer Program

This new, in-depth class on design of facilities for bicycling addresses both legacy facilities and innovative designs that are being developed within many communities at this time. This course will orient participants with fundamentals and details of bikeway design, ranging from application of traditional designs (bike routes, lanes, paths) to innovative facilities that are growing in...   More >

 This course is most appropriate for persons interested in understanding how to design a facility that meets user needs, encourages additional usage and growth in bicycling, and preserves or improves safety for all users. While appropriate and intended for

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism, Dancing with Math, Video Art, Urban Humanities: Leonardo Art Science Evening

Lecture | June 14 | 7-9 p.m. | 310 Soda Hall

 Karl Schaffer, Choreographer

 Carmen Aguilar, Hyphen Labs; Susan Moffat, UC Berkeley; Evie Leder, Video artist

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Carmen Aguilar y Wedge (Hyphen Labs) on "NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism - A transmedia exploration told through speculative product design, emerging technologies, cognitive research, and transhumanism"
Karl Schaffer (Choreographer) on "Dancing with Mathematics"
Susan Moffat (UC Berkeley's Global Urban Humanities Initiative) on "The Albany Bulb: From Dump to Art Park...and Ecological Research...   More >

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Global Social Movements: Left and Right

Conference/Symposium | June 14 – 16, 2017 every day |  Clark Kerr Campus

 Carl Boggs; Grace Chang; Eve Darian-Smith; Barbara Epstein; George Katsiaficas; Doug Kellner; Carlos Muno; Ruth Needleman

 Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, Center for Right-Wing Studies, Center for Research on Social Change

Entire conference (3 days) includes all panels, keynotes, film screenings (if any), receptions (if any), and "Crossing Borders: People, Capital, Culture," the new GSA book containing papers from the 2016 conference held at The University of Texas at Austin, Texas.

Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club: To Gain Confidence and Find Your Voice

Meeting | January 19 – November 16, 2017 the third Thursday of the month every month | 7:30-8:30 a.m. |  Au Coquelet Cafe (backroom)

 2000 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA

 Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club

Find out how to improve your public speaking skills and build confidence through the Toastmaster.

If you have wanted to improve your communication skills, practice public speaking and leadership, but find it difficult to do it on your own, this is the place for you.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday 7:30am - 8:30am every month
Free street parking and close to Downtown Berkeley BART

San Francisco St. Vincent de Paul Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | June 12 – 30, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  St. Vincent de Paul

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Concerts in the Redwood Grove: Silver City Bound + Roy Williams and The Human Hands

Performing Arts - Music | June 15 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Silver City Bound + Roy Williams & The Human Hands
Americana meets jazz w/ swing

$20 Adult, $18 UCBG Member Adult, $12 Youth 5-17yrs old, Free under 5

 Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-643-2755. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-643-2755

Water-Ropes and Lotus-Dragons: Netsuke in the Hearst Museum Collection

Lecture | June 15 | 6-8 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 103 Kroeber Hall

 Christopher Lowman, UC Berkeley, Department of Anthropology

 Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Netsuke, Japanese carvings used as fasteners for personal accessories, have enchanted artists, owners, collectors, and viewers for centuries. Beautiful and comical, surreal or mythological, they are practical objects transformed into symbols and stories, and representative of the people who have made and possessed them. Come explore some of those stories through examples from the collection now...   More >

 Limited to 30 spaces, please register to ensure a seat at https://tinyurl.com/netsukelounge

 Admissions will be charged at the door. Register online or by calling 510-643-2776, or by emailing pahma-education@berkeley.edu

Water-ropes and Lotus-dragons: Netsuke in the Hearst Museum Collections

Lecture | June 15 | 6-8 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Christopher Lowman, UC Berkeley, Department of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Netsuke, Japanese carvings used as fasteners for personal accessories, have enchanted artists, owners, collectors, and viewers for centuries. Beautiful and comical, surreal or mythological, they are practical objects transformed into symbols and stories, and representative of the people who have made and possessed them. Come explore some of those stories through examples from the collection now...   More >

 Registration recommend. Event free with museum admission. Register online

Rashomon (In the Woods) | Akira Kurosawa | Japan, 1950

Film - Feature | June 15 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

FEATURING
Toshiro Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyo, Takashi Shimura,

An act of violence is replayed through the eyes of witnesses and protagonists, each seeing a different thing, in “one of the most brilliantly constructed films of all time, a monument to Kurosawa’s greatness, and a landmark in film history” (James Monaco).

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

Ojai at Berkeley: Vijay Iyer, Music Director

Performing Arts - Music | June 15 – 17, 2017 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Ojai at Berkeley 2017 is a weekend-long festival of contemporary music; this year marks the seventh year of artistic partnership with Southern California’s esteemed Ojai Music Festival. The music director for the 2017 festival is trailblazing pianist, improviser, composer, and musical thinker, Vijay Iyer, who earned his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley in 1998 and has since gone on to a storied career as an...   More >

$20

  Buy tickets online or by calling (510) 642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Friday, June 16, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Global Social Movements: Left and Right

Conference/Symposium | June 14 – 16, 2017 every day |  Clark Kerr Campus

 Carl Boggs; Grace Chang; Eve Darian-Smith; Barbara Epstein; George Katsiaficas; Doug Kellner; Carlos Muno; Ruth Needleman

 Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, Center for Right-Wing Studies, Center for Research on Social Change

Entire conference (3 days) includes all panels, keynotes, film screenings (if any), receptions (if any), and "Crossing Borders: People, Capital, Culture," the new GSA book containing papers from the 2016 conference held at The University of Texas at Austin, Texas.

San Francisco St. Vincent de Paul Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | June 12 – 30, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  St. Vincent de Paul

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Los Olvidados (The Young and the Damned) | Luis Buñuel | Mexico, 1950

Film - Feature | June 16 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

FEATURING
Alfonso Mejía, Roberto Cobo, Estela Inda, Miguel Inclán,

With love but without pity, Luis Buñuel unfolds the story of a gang of slum kids who become delinquents as a defense against poverty, lack of affection, and the cruelty of police and pederasts on the city streets. In the characters of Jaibo, the gang leader, and Pedro, his naive victim, Buñuel makes a subtle distinction...   More >

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Ojai at Berkeley: Vijay Iyer, Music Director

Performing Arts - Music | June 15 – 17, 2017 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Ojai at Berkeley 2017 is a weekend-long festival of contemporary music; this year marks the seventh year of artistic partnership with Southern California’s esteemed Ojai Music Festival. The music director for the 2017 festival is trailblazing pianist, improviser, composer, and musical thinker, Vijay Iyer, who earned his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley in 1998 and has since gone on to a storied career as an...   More >

$20

  Buy tickets online or by calling (510) 642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Le Samouraï (The Godson) | Jean-Pierre Melville | France, 1967

Film - Feature | June 16 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

FEATURING
Alain Delon, Françoise Perier, Nathalie Delon, Cathy Rosier,

Alain Delon gives one of his best performances as “The Samurai,” so called in obvious homage to the Japanese masterless ronin who answers only to an internalized code of honor. A killer by contract in the world of Paris nightclubs and hidden bosses, he has a polished, chilling method perfectly suited to Melville’s own...   More >

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

San Francisco St. Vincent de Paul Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | June 12 – 30, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  St. Vincent de Paul

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Science at Cal Lecture - Cars that coordinate with people

Lecture | June 17 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Anca Dragan, EECS

 Science@Cal

Autonomous cars tend to treat people like obstacles whose motion needs to be anticipated, so that the car can best stay out of their way. This results in ultra-defensive cars that cannot coordinate with people, because they miss on a key aspect of coordination: it’s not just the car interpreting and responding to the actions of people, people also interpret and respond to the car’s...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Notes on Blindness | Peter Middleton, James Spinney | United Kingdom, France, 2016

Film - Feature | June 17 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A taped journal that theologian John Hull (1935–2015) kept after the onset of blindness in 1980 forms the basis of this “beautiful, accessible, and thoughtful work of art” (The Guardian).

$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Ojai at Berkeley: Vijay Iyer, Music Director

Performing Arts - Music | June 15 – 17, 2017 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Ojai at Berkeley 2017 is a weekend-long festival of contemporary music; this year marks the seventh year of artistic partnership with Southern California’s esteemed Ojai Music Festival. The music director for the 2017 festival is trailblazing pianist, improviser, composer, and musical thinker, Vijay Iyer, who earned his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley in 1998 and has since gone on to a storied career as an...   More >

$20

  Buy tickets online or by calling (510) 642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Drunken Angel (Yoidore tenshi) | Akira Kurosawa | Japan, 1948

Film - Feature | June 17 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Drunken Angel is a masterful gangster film, evoking the sinister shadows of American film noir and depicting with compassion the devalued life of underworld characters. It is, moreover, a perfect, poetic allegory of postwar Japan; the malaise of a society ravaged by war is symbolized by a disease-ridden sump near the center of the action—the Tokyo slum where the samaritan Dr. Sanada (Takashi...   More >

$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online