<< November 2017 >>

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Noon Concert: University Gospel Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | November 1 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

D. Mark Wilson, director
“Singing with the Saints: An Interpretation of Dia De Los Muertos in Gospel Songs”
With this week’s recognition of the Day of the Dead and Halloween, The UCB Gospel Chorus shares a concert of gospel music recognizing saints, ancestors, and divine beings like angels whose memories and music bring strength to everyday life.
You are invited not only to sing with those...   More >

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Lunch Poems: Solmaz Sharif

Reading - Literary | November 2 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

 Solmaz Sharif

 Lunch Poems, Library

A poetry reading by Solmaz Sharif.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Full: Splinter Reeds

Performing Arts - Music | November 3 | 7-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This all-reed quintet makes its second appearance at BAMPFA with a program of new music featuring the world premiere of a work by composer Sky Macklay.
INCLUDED WITH ADMISSION

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | November 3 – 4, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
Bartók Dance Suite
Kajia SAARIAHO Du Cristal
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the opportunity to expand their musical...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

7th Annual Immigrant Art Gala: Resistance Through Radical Remembrance

Performing Arts - Other | November 4 | 6:30-10 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Academic Senate

Join us as we celebrate through art and performance the immigrant community and those that have sacrificed their lives in the name of activism and social justice.

This is a free event and food will be provided!

We welcome all who want to learn about the diversity, beauty, and incredible resilience of the immigrant community in the current political climate.

Mariinsky Orchestra: Valery Gergiev, conductor; Denis Matsuev, piano

Performing Arts - Music | November 4 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Valery Gergiev, conductor; Denis Matsuev, piano, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

"Few orchestras can match the Mariinsky’s authority, blend, and fullness of sound when it is playing the music of its countrymen. Directed by Valery Gergiev, ""a born Prokofiev interpreter"" (The Guardian, London), the Mariinsky plays complex works by two 20th-century giants who lived in the shadow of Stalin's regime: the Soviet government disapproved of both Prokofiev's emotionally expansive...   More >

$40 - 125

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

The Mariinsky Orchestra Saturday–Sunday, November 4–5, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | November 3 – 4, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
Bartók Dance Suite
Kajia SAARIAHO Du Cristal
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the opportunity to expand their musical...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Black Cedar

Performing Arts - Music | November 5 | 3-5 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

Kris Palmer, flute
Steve Lin, guitar
Isaac Pastor-Chermak, cello

This Event is Free and Open to the Public

Mariinsky Orchestra: Valery Gergiev, conductor; Denis Matsuev, piano

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

 Valery Gergiev, conductor; Denis Matsuev, piano, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

"Few orchestras can match the Mariinsky’s authority, blend, and fullness of sound when it is playing the music of its countrymen. Directed by Valery Gergiev, ""a born Prokofiev interpreter"" (The Guardian, London), the Mariinsky plays complex works by two 20th-century giants who lived in the shadow of Stalin's regime: the Soviet government disapproved of both Prokofiev's emotionally expansive...   More >

$40 - 125

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

Live Simulcast: Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Come on out for a live simulcast of the final performance of Berkeley Rep’s hit musical, Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations! If you missed the sold-out run (the show is the highest-grossing in the theater's 50-year history) or simply want to experience it again, bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and perhaps a rain poncho and join us on Addison Street to watch the show live on...   More >

Anthony de Mare, piano: Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano

Performing Arts - Music | November 5 | 7-9 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Anthony de Mare, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

The songs of Stephen Sondheim receive bold new interpretations as intimate instrumentals in Anthony de Mare’s acclaimed Liaisons project. The pianist and new music champion has commissioned three dozen composers to each re-imagine a favorite Sondheim song as a solo piano work, and the result is a set of compositions that use the original themes as springboards for invention, and showcase de...   More >

$42

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Anthony de Mare performs on November 5 in Hertz Hall

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Magic Spells: A Weekly Performance Series Featuring Victoria Hanna and Hebrew Amulets from The Magnes Collection

Performing Arts - Other | October 24 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Meet Victoria Hanna and watch as she develops MAGIC SPELLS, a new performance repertoire based on Hebrew amulets in The Magnes Collection.

This series is presented in conjunction with the UC Berkeley course, "Jewish Nightlife: Poetry, Music, and Ritual Performance from Renaissance Italy to Contemporary Israel" (Jewish 121-001, Music 139), taught by Francesco Spagnolo.

During her Fall 2017...   More >

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Noon Concert: University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | November 8 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
Kajia SAARIAHO Du Cristal
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7



FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider...   More >

Holloway Poetry Series: Mixed Blood Talk with Farid Matuk: Having Been of the Type: Taking Up Orlando Patterson’s Call to Reimagine Freedom

Reading - Literary | November 8 | 4-6:30 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

 Farid Matuk

 Department of English

The Holloway Series in Poetry and Mixed Blood invite you to join us for a reading and talk by Farid Matuk on Wednesday, November 8. The Mixed Blood talk, "Having Been of the Type: Taking Up Orlando Patterson’s Call to Reimagine Freedom," will be held at 4pm in 306 Wheeler Hall, followed by a reading featuring Farid Matuk and Jessica Laser at 6:30 in the Maude Fife Room (315 Wheeler).

Farid...   More >

Holloway Series in Poetry: Farid Matuk reading with Jessica Laser

Reading - Literary | November 8 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315 Maude Fife

 Farid Matuk; Jessica Laser

 Department of English

The Holloway Series in Poetry and Mixed Blood invite you to join us for a reading and talk by Farid Matuk on Wednesday, November 8. The Mixed Blood talk, "Having Been of the Type: Taking Up Orlando Patterson’s Call to Reimagine Freedom," will be held at 4pm in 306 Wheeler Hall, followed by a reading featuring Farid Matuk and Jessica Laser at 6:30 in the Maude Fife Room (315 Wheeler).

Farid...   More >

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Open Mic Night

Performing Arts - Other | November 9 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. |  Anthony Hall

 Coalition for Diversity at Berkeley Law

The purpose of this event is to create a space for law students of differing affinities to community build and bond over heartfelt performances, including spoken word poetry. This event is ADA accessible.

Concerto Auditions

Performing Arts - Music | November 9 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Students audition for a chance to solo with the UCBSO in Spring 2018
Free and open to the public.

Les Arts Florissants: William Christie, director

Performing Arts - Music | November 9 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Les Arts Florissants, directed by William Christie, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

The French early-music ensemble Les Arts Florissants has earned international acclaim for reviving Baroque opera with vivid theatricality, keen musicological insight, and a distinctly modern dramatic sense. Director William Christie leads the ensemble in two sonically rich works involving supernatural powers meddling in mortal affairs—Purcell's transcendent Dido and Aeneas and Charpentier's...   More >

$48 - 86

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Les Arts Florissants performs Thursday, November 9, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Black Life: The Black Aesthetic

Performing Arts - Other | November 10 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Oakland-based creative organization the Black Aesthetic invites you to a screening of Christian Johnson’s short film A Moment of Truth + Sin.
INCLUDED WITH ADMISSION

Ian Bostridge, tenor; Wenwen Du, piano: Recital

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

 Ian Bostridge, Wenwen Du, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

As he has chronicled in his insightful Schubert's Winter Journey—Anatomy of an Obsession, tenor Ian Bostridge has had a profound relationship with the most famous of song cycles throughout his entire career. Bostridge's special affinity for Winterreise has grown through more than 100 performances over three decades and in many different contexts, and Schubert's haunting, layered musical allegory...   More >

$48 - 86

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Ian Bostridge and Wenwen Du perform Friday, November 10, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

SILVIA MATHEUS--TIM PERKIS--WENDY REID Primary tabs

Performing Arts - Music | November 11 | 7:30-10 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)

 Silvia Matheus, Tim Perkis, Wendy Reid

 CNMAT

SILVIA MATHEUS, light and gravity TIM PERKIS, improvisations WENDY REID, bird variations Silvia Matheus, a national of Brazil, is an internationally accomplished electronic music composerwho has been composing with computers and electronics since the 1980.She graduated from Mills College, Oakland, California, with a Master of Fine Arts in ElectronicMusic and Recording Media. She has also and...   More >

University Choir

Performing Arts - Music | November 11 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Nikolas Nackley, director
"Reformation Royal Rumble"
Marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with musical offerings from both sides of the movement. Featuring J.S. Bach's epic Lutheran Motet No. 3 “Jesu, meine Freude,” and Vivaldi's rousing Catholic masterpiece Gloria

The University Chorus is a select ensemble of approximately eighty singers open to all musicians in the campus...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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Tango Buenos Aires: The Spirit of Argentina

Performing Arts - Dance | November 11 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Tango Buenos Aires, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

For more than 30 years, Tango Buenos Aires has traveled the world as an ambassador of Argentina's most cherished cultural export, bringing the stirring sounds and sultry elegance of the tango to audiences near and far. The company showcases its "blazing artistry" and "stunning" choreography (Sacramento Press) in its newest production, an homage to the legendary singer, songwriter, composer, and...   More >

$30 - 76

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Tango Buenos Aires performs Saturday, November 11, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Tetzlaff Quartet

Performing Arts - Music | November 12 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Tetzlaff Quartet, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Violinist Christian Tetzlaff returns for a rare appearance with his namesake string quartet—making its eagerly anticipated Cal Performances debut—in a program of three landmark works that showcase the ensemble's vast expressive range. Mozart's series of string quartets dedicated to Haydn are the pinnacle of melodic ingenuity and classical refinement; nearly 50 years later, Schubert wrote his...   More >

$72

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Tetzlaff Quartet performs Sunday, November 12, 2017 in Hertz Hall.

Festival of South African Dance: Featuring the Gumboots and Pantsula Dance Companies

Performing Arts - Dance | November 12 | 7 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 The Gumboots and Pantsula Dance Companies, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

From the diamond mines and townships of Johannesburg come two spirited dance troupes whose art forms speak volumes about black South African culture. Gumboot dancing—performed in rubber Wellington boots—was developed by black miners to accompany work songs and serve as a form of communication when talking and drumming were prohibited. Pantsula, an energetic urban street dance with precise,...   More >

$30 - 68

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

Festival of South African Dance featuring The Gumboots and Pantsula Dance Companies takes place on Sunday, November 12, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

University Chamber Choir

Performing Arts - Music | November 12 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Magen Solomon, director

Barber, Brahms, Chihara, Copland, Elgar, Ellington, Fauré, Holmes, Luzzaschi, Messiaen, Monteverdi, Schickele, Starer, Stanford.

The UCB Chamber Chorus is the university’s premiere concert choir. Known for offering our singers and audiences an engaging musical experience, each year the Chamber Chorus sings a cappella and accompanied music in many languages, and from...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online or or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Magic Spells: A Weekly Performance Series Featuring Victoria Hanna and Hebrew Amulets from The Magnes Collection

Performing Arts - Other | October 24 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Meet Victoria Hanna and watch as she develops MAGIC SPELLS, a new performance repertoire based on Hebrew amulets in The Magnes Collection.

This series is presented in conjunction with the UC Berkeley course, "Jewish Nightlife: Poetry, Music, and Ritual Performance from Renaissance Italy to Contemporary Israel" (Jewish 121-001, Music 139), taught by Francesco Spagnolo.

During her Fall 2017...   More >

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Noon Concert: Gamelan

Performing Arts - Music | November 15 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Ben Brinner and Midiyanto, co-directors
A concert of Javanese and Balinese gamelan music by Department of Music performers


FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well...   More >

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Theater: TDPS Presents "Mechanics of Love"

Performing Arts - Theater | November 16 – 18, 2017 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. Until, that is, she falls in love with him. And his wife. And the mechanic. Characters frolic through life in this pirouette of a play that questions how we love, who we choose, and the cost of making sense of it all.

$13 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors online presale,, $15 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors at the door. ID required., $18 General Admission online presale,, $20 General Admission at the door

  Buy tickets online

Friday, November 17, 2017

Poetry by Wendy Trevino, MK Chavez, and Andrea Murphy

Reading - Literary | November 17 | 6-7:05 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Readings from poets Wendy Trevino, MK Chavez, and Andrea Murphy.
INCLUDED WITH ADMISSION

The Joffrey Ballet: Dance Residency

Performing Arts - Dance | November 17 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 The Joffrey Ballet, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

With this program of new and recent works by some of the most exciting choreographers working today, The Joffrey Ballet stays true to its 60-year reputation for innovation and eclecticism. Performed to a live Philip Glass score, Justin Peck's In Creases showcases his keen eye for manipulating bodies to form complex geometric structures. Annabelle Lopez Ochoa creates a spellbinding depiction of a...   More >

$36 - 126

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

The Joffrey Ballet performs Justin Peck’s In Creases, Friday–Sunday, November 17–19, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Theater: TDPS Presents "Mechanics of Love"

Performing Arts - Theater | November 16 – 18, 2017 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. Until, that is, she falls in love with him. And his wife. And the mechanic. Characters frolic through life in this pirouette of a play that questions how we love, who we choose, and the cost of making sense of it all.

$13 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors online presale,, $15 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors at the door. ID required., $18 General Admission online presale,, $20 General Admission at the door

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Theater: TDPS Presents "Mechanics of Love"

Performing Arts - Theater | November 18 – 19, 2017 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. Until, that is, she falls in love with him. And his wife. And the mechanic. Characters frolic through life in this pirouette of a play that questions how we love, who we choose, and the cost of making sense of it all.

$13 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors, online presale,, $15 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors, at the door. ID required., $18 General Admission, online presale,, $20 General Admission, at the door

  Buy tickets online

The Joffrey Ballet: Dance Residency

Performing Arts - Dance | November 18 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 The Joffrey Ballet, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

With this program of new and recent works by some of the most exciting choreographers working today, The Joffrey Ballet stays true to its 60-year reputation for innovation and eclecticism. Performed to a live Philip Glass score, Justin Peck's In Creases showcases his keen eye for manipulating bodies to form complex geometric structures. Annabelle Lopez Ochoa creates a spellbinding depiction of a...   More >

$36 - 126

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

University Gospel Choir

Performing Arts - Music | November 18 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

D. Mark Wilson, director
“Family Reunion: Celebrating 10 years with Dr. D. Mark Wilson”
Since the Black Consciousness Movement of the 1970s, Gospel Music has been made on the UCB campus and this year, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Dr. D. Mark Wilson’s leadership of this extraordinary ensemble in the UCB Music Department. Join us for a Family Reunion, as we walk down memory lane and...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online

Theater: TDPS Presents "Mechanics of Love"

Performing Arts - Theater | November 16 – 18, 2017 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. Until, that is, she falls in love with him. And his wife. And the mechanic. Characters frolic through life in this pirouette of a play that questions how we love, who we choose, and the cost of making sense of it all.

$13 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors online presale,, $15 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors at the door. ID required., $18 General Admission online presale,, $20 General Admission at the door

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Theater: TDPS Presents "Mechanics of Love"

Performing Arts - Theater | November 18 – 19, 2017 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

A man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. Until, that is, she falls in love with him. And his wife. And the mechanic. Characters frolic through life in this pirouette of a play that questions how we love, who we choose, and the cost of making sense of it all.

$13 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors, online presale,, $15 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors, at the door. ID required., $18 General Admission, online presale,, $20 General Admission, at the door

  Buy tickets online

University Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music | November 19 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Robert Calonico, director
featuring the Diablo Valley College Symphonic Band
Adam GORB Summer Dances
Jack STAMP Airlink
Robert SIERRA (trans. Scatterday) “Tumbao” from Sinfonia No. 3, La Salsa
HEED In Storm and Sunshine
The University Wind Ensemble is offered for the study and practice of traditional and contemporary wind band repertoire. The Wind Ensemble’s long history at Cal dates back...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online or or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The Joffrey Ballet: Dance Residency

Performing Arts - Dance | November 19 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 The Joffrey Ballet, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

With this program of new and recent works by some of the most exciting choreographers working today, The Joffrey Ballet stays true to its 60-year reputation for innovation and eclecticism. Performed to a live Philip Glass score, Justin Peck's In Creases showcases his keen eye for manipulating bodies to form complex geometric structures. Annabelle Lopez Ochoa creates a spellbinding depiction of a...   More >

$36 - 126

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

Silvia Matheus - Tim Perkis - Wendy Reid

Performing Arts - Music | November 19 | 7:30-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

SILVIA MATHEUS, light and gravity
TIM PERKIS, improvisations
WENDY REID, bird variations

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Magic Spells: A Weekly Performance Series Featuring Victoria Hanna and Hebrew Amulets from The Magnes Collection

Performing Arts - Other | October 24 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Meet Victoria Hanna and watch as she develops MAGIC SPELLS, a new performance repertoire based on Hebrew amulets in The Magnes Collection.

This series is presented in conjunction with the UC Berkeley course, "Jewish Nightlife: Poetry, Music, and Ritual Performance from Renaissance Italy to Contemporary Israel" (Jewish 121-001, Music 139), taught by Francesco Spagnolo.

During her Fall 2017...   More >

Friday, November 24, 2017

Imago Theatre: La Belle

Performing Arts - Theater | November 24 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

Imago Theatre, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

The creators of Frogz are back with La Belle, a marvelously inventive new production that is part Beauty and the Beast, part Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, featuring two actors and a cast of automatons and shadow puppets in a whimsical steampunk love story. Set in the engine room of a 1920s steamship, La Belle conjures up a deliciously detailed and tactile wonderland, filled with...   More >

$30 - 76

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

Imago Theatre performs La Belle Friday–Sunday, November 24–26, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Imago Theatre: La Belle

Performing Arts - Theater | November 25 | 2 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

Imago Theatre, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

The creators of Frogz are back with La Belle, a marvelously inventive new production that is part Beauty and the Beast, part Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, featuring two actors and a cast of automatons and shadow puppets in a whimsical steampunk love story. Set in the engine room of a 1920s steamship, La Belle conjures up a deliciously detailed and tactile wonderland, filled with...   More >

$30 - 76

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

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Imago Theatre: La Belle

Performing Arts - Theater | November 26 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

Imago Theatre, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

The creators of Frogz are back with La Belle, a marvelously inventive new production that is part Beauty and the Beast, part Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, featuring two actors and a cast of automatons and shadow puppets in a whimsical steampunk love story. Set in the engine room of a 1920s steamship, La Belle conjures up a deliciously detailed and tactile wonderland, filled with...   More >

$30 - 76

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

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Magic Spells: A Weekly Performance Series Featuring Victoria Hanna and Hebrew Amulets from The Magnes Collection

Performing Arts - Other | October 24 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Meet Victoria Hanna and watch as she develops MAGIC SPELLS, a new performance repertoire based on Hebrew amulets in The Magnes Collection.

This series is presented in conjunction with the UC Berkeley course, "Jewish Nightlife: Poetry, Music, and Ritual Performance from Renaissance Italy to Contemporary Israel" (Jewish 121-001, Music 139), taught by Francesco Spagnolo.

During her Fall 2017...   More >

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Noon Concert: University Baroque Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music | November 29 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Christine Brandes, director
Better with age:
Late works by masters of the Italian baroque
Works by Monteverdi, Vivaldi and Corelli


FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular...   More >