<< January 2018 >>

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Full: Ceremony

Performing Arts - Dance | January 2 | 7-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Regina Evans of Regina’s Door invokes the divine forces of love through a creative healing performance in honor of Mother Ancestors, utilizing the creative devices of costume, song, dance, and poetry.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Russian Choral Concert: Prokofiev and Rachmanioff: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra:

Performing Arts - Music | January 5 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky and selections from Rachmaninoff, All Night Vigil

Ming Luke, music director,
Emil Skilling, mezzo-soprano

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Russian Choral Concert: Prokofiev and Rachmanioff: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra:

Performing Arts - Music | January 6 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky and selections from Rachmaninoff, All Night Vigil

Ming Luke, music director,
Emil Skilling, mezzo-soprano

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Russian Choral Concert: Prokofiev and Rachmanioff: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra:

Performing Arts - Music | January 7 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky and selections from Rachmaninoff, All Night Vigil

Ming Luke, music director,
Emil Skilling, mezzo-soprano

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Roundtable Reading: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

Reading - Literary | January 13 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Claudia knows that when she runs away, she doesn’t just want to run from somewhere, she wants to run to somewhere—preferably somewhere comfortable, beautiful, and elegant. So she chooses the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Once settled in there, Claudia and her younger brother Jamie find themselves caught up in a mystery involving a statue of uncertain origin and the remarkable woman...   More >

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Weston Olencki + Eric Wubbels

Performing Arts - Music | January 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

Composer/performers Weston Olencki and Eric Wubbels will present new work written by and for the duo. The two works explore shared concerns of virtuosity, synchronization, and hybridization using languages developed through intensive long-term collaboration and friendship.

Program:
Weston Olencki - recasting [2016-18], premiere; prepared piano, transducers,
synthesizers, electronics,...   More >

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

Friday, January 19, 2018

Way Bay Poetry Assembly

Performing Arts - Other | January 19 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

As part of Way Bay, an expansive network of Bay Area writers each selected one piece of their own and one by a Bay Area literary hero for a series of postcard prints made in the BAMPFA Art Lab. This event celebrates the release of the postcards with a spirited mass reading of more than a hundred poems. Come a few minutes early if you are interested in reading a poem from the collection. Bring a...   More >

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Jewish Songlines: Charting and Chanting the Moroccan Diaspora

Performing Arts - Music | January 23 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

In this multimedia, multidisciplinary presentation, Samuel R. Torjman Thomas explores the place of musical expression in the definition of Moroccan Jewish culture. Through discussion and live musical performance, Dr. Torjman Thomas analyzes the place of liturgical, para-liturgical, and folk repertoires in Moroccan musical life, highlighting the juxtaposition of several fundamental diasporic...   More >

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Linda Gregerson Poetry Reading

Reading - Literary | January 25 | 2-3 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall

 Linda Gregerson, Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Michigan; Chancellor, Academy of American Poets

 Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, Katharine Bixby Hotchkis Chair in English, James D. Hart Chair in English

Linda Gregerson will read a selection of her poems in 300 Wheeler Hall at 2pm.

Note: Gregerson will also offer a lecture on Milton at 5pm in 220 Stephens Hall.

Linda Gregerson is the author of six collections of poetry, most recently of...   More >

Linda Gregerson

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Peking Acrobats

Performing Arts - Dance | January 27 | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Peking Acrobats, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Performances by the Peking Acrobats combine the tradition and training of ancient folk arts with the theatricality and technical savvy of the 21st century. Accompanied by live music on Chinese instruments, the acrobats perform their aerial routines, juggling, tumbling, somersaults, and gymnastics, plus stunts like trick cycling and the human pyramid.

$30-68

 Half-price tickets are available for children 16 and under. Buy tickets online or by calling Cal Perofmances at 510-642-9988, or by emailing Cal Perofmances at tickets@calperformances.org

Peking Acrobats

Performing Arts - Dance | January 27 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Peking Acrobats, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Performances by the Peking Acrobats combine the tradition and training of ancient folk arts with the theatricality and technical savvy of the 21st century. Accompanied by live music on Chinese instruments, the acrobats perform their aerial routines, juggling, tumbling, somersaults, and gymnastics, plus stunts like trick cycling and the human pyramid.

$30-68

 Half-price tickets are available for children 16 and under. Buy tickets online or by calling Cal Perofmances at 510-642-9988, or by emailing Cal Perofmances at tickets@calperformances.org

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Musicians from Marlboro: Anthony McGill, clarinet

Performing Arts - Music | January 28 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Beethoven/String Trio No. 5 in C minor, Op. 9, No. 3
Penderecki/Quartet for Clarinet and String Trio
Brahms/Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

$56

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

The Musicians from Marlboro perform January 28, 2018 at 3pm in Hertz Hall.

Peking Acrobats

Performing Arts - Dance | January 28 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Peking Acrobats, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Performances by the Peking Acrobats combine the tradition and training of ancient folk arts with the theatricality and technical savvy of the 21st century. Accompanied by live music on Chinese instruments, the acrobats perform their aerial routines, juggling, tumbling, somersaults, and gymnastics, plus stunts like trick cycling and the human pyramid.

$30-68

 Half-price tickets are available for children 16 and under. Buy tickets online or by calling Cal Perofmances at 510-642-9988, or by emailing Cal Perofmances at tickets@calperformances.org

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Noon Concert: Trevor Van de Velde, piano

Performing Arts - Music | January 31 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Fall welcome misc.

 Department of Music

John ADAMS China Gates
Philip GLASS Mad Rush
David LANG Cello
Steve REICH Piano Counterpoint

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...   More >