<< July 2018 >>

Saturday, July 21, 2018

B-BAY High School Entrepreneurship Program: Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

Course | July 21 |  Haas School of Business

Series of Haas Faculty, Haas Graduate Students, and Entrepreneurial Guests

 Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

The B-BAY Program, part of the Institute for Business in Social Impact, will be hosting high school students for the Entrepreneurship session from July 21, 2018 through August 4, 2018.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2018.

 rising 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students

  Enrollment opens December 1. Enroll online by April 30.

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading - The Leadership Award: For Current UC Berkeley Students

Miscellaneous | July 20 – 23, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from July 20th through July 23rd.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by July 17.

Science Lecture - Us and our microbiotas: mainly a gut reaction

Lecture | July 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Dr. Michael Shapira, Department of Integrative Biology

 Science@Cal

We have more bacteria in our gut than cells in our entire body. This little piece of information, realized in the past decade or so, has directed a spotlight on the gut microbiota, as scientists scramble to understand what this means for our existence: What is it important for? Can we take advantage of it to treat pathology? And what can we learn about all this from worms?

Micro changes have macro results. Image: Darryl Leja, NIH

Seeing and Reading: Graphic Design Workshop with Mary Banas

Film - Feature | July 21 | 1-2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This intensive graphic design workshop led by designer and CCA professor Mary Banas will offer participants a chance to engage the imagery and poetry from Way Bay 2 in a new way, experiment with a Risograph printer, and create a collaborative book to take home. Using collage and physical layout techniques, we will design book spreads and print them on the Art Lab Risograph machine. This workshop...   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 >

Cal at SHN | School of Rock

Performing Arts - Theater | July 21 | 2-5 p.m. |  SHN Orpheum Theatre

  Market Street, San Francisco, CA

 Cal Alumni Association

Promo code required

 Promo code required

 Promo Code: CALBERKELEY1. Buy tickets online or by calling 888-746-1799

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

Film - Feature | July 21 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Saturated with local color, Judy Irving’s film weaves elements of nature documentary and personal portraiture into a tale of love and survival in the urban jungle. This is the story of a flock of wild cherry-headed conures—descendants of escaped or abandoned pets—and one ponytailed man, Mark Bittner, who, like the birds, has endured hardship and displacement but eventually flourished in the...   More >

Blow-Up

Film - Feature | July 21 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

For his first English-language film, Antonioni set a metaphysical mystery in the world of fashion, at a time when the director’s metaphysics had itself become a fad; the movie and its meaning were the talk of the swingingest parties of 1966.

Drifting Clouds

Film - Feature | July 21 | 8:30-10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“A beautiful, melancholy work that all but restores humanism to contemporary cinema. Who but Kaurismäki could make a comedy about unemployment, and turn it into a soulful, transcendent statement about hope and survival?” (James Quandt).

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading - The Leadership Award: For Current UC Berkeley Students

Miscellaneous | July 20 – 23, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from July 20th through July 23rd.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by July 17.

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

Woodblock Printing Workshop

Workshop | July 22 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

We will begin this workshop in the Garden looking closely at plant forms and shape to create a graphic image inspired by our collections. Erin will walk you through the process of translating your design to a woodblock or linoleum block for carving. Each student will get a small wood block, linoleum block, and a 3 piece carving set to use and keep.

$85 / $75 UCBG members

  Register online

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 >

Prison

Film - Feature | July 22 | 3-4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Bergman’s first major work, Prison makes a strong case for the proclamation that opens it: “Human life is an inferno.” Gunnar Fischer’s hard-edged expressionist cinematography is ideally suited to the harsh subject matter.

Antoine et Antoinette

Film - Feature | July 22 | 5-6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The first of Becker’s three loosely plotted postwar films on the changing structure of French life, Antoine et Antoinette follows one young working-class couple in a cramped, overcrowded Paris, and the husband’s desperate search for a missing lottery ticket.

The Other Side of Hope

Film - Feature | July 22 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Khaled (Sherwan Haji) emerges from a pile of coal on a ship docked in Helsinki. A refugee from Syria, searching for the sister who is his only surviving relative, he is quickly absorbed into the bureaucracy of exile. It is only after exchanging blows with newly minted restaurateur Wikstrom (Sakari Kuosmanen), who finds Khaled sleeping next to the garbage bins of the Golden Pint restaurant, that...   More >

Monday, July 23, 2018

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading - The Leadership Award: For Current UC Berkeley Students

Miscellaneous | July 20 – 23, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from July 20th through July 23rd.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by July 17.

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

Chandreyee Maitra (MPE): A multi-wavelength view of the intriguing pulsar wind nebula around PSR J0855-4644

Seminar | July 23 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Chandreyee Maitra, MPE

 Radio Astronomy Lab

We present results from X-ray and radio observations of the region surrounding PSR J0855-4644. PSR J0855-4644 is a nearby, fast spinning, and energetic radio pulsar in the south-eastern rim of the supernova remnant RX J0852.0-4622. X-ray observations with XMM Newton have shown an arcmin scale extended emission, the pulsar wind nebula (PWN), around the X-ray counterpart of the pulsar. Recent...   More >

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

UC Berkeley Bioscience Meeting: Biophysics of Nuclear Organization and Function

Meeting | July 24 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Stanley Hall

 QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

Understanding the biophysical properties of the nucleus and their functional implications is an exciting emerging field, the advancement of which is highly dependent on cross-disciplinary research and collaboration. This symposium brings together the Bay Area’s world-leading experts in biophysics, high-resolution imaging, computational modeling, and chromatin biology, in order to foster...   More >

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Butterfly Walk

Tour/Open House | April 24 – October 23, 2018 the fourth Tuesday of the month every month | 3-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join Sally Levinson, Garden volunteer propagator, docent and 'caterpillar lady', as she guides you through the Botanical Garden in search of butterflies.

Space is on a first-come basis. Children welcome. Free with garden admission.

Free with Garden Admission

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Graduate Student Lounge

Miscellaneous | April 25 – December 12, 2018 every Wednesday |  Anthony Hall

 ASUC Student Union

Graduate Students! Take advantage of the Graduate Student Lounge at Anthony Hall. Study, grade papers, meet with other grad students.

 Graduate Students only! However, Anthony Hall can be made available to the entire campus and community for reservations at other times.

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

Computer Health Matters: User Friendly Workstations (BEUHS400)

Workshop | July 25 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Ergonomics@Work; Mallory Lynch, Ergonomics@Work

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

Learn how to set up a user-friendly workstation and practice stretches to help relieve computer-related aches and pains. This workshop is required to qualify for computer ergonomics matching funds.

  Register online

Wellness Wednesdays: Elemental Yoga with Eugenia Park

Sport - Recreational | July 25 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Come join Eugenia in reconnecting with our elemental bodies.
In this unique outdoor yoga class, we will explore our inner landscapes through breath, movement and stillness, surrounded by acres of sensational gardens. This class is for every body. No experience necessary. Bring yoga mat and/or blanket.

$15 / $10 UCBG Member, UC Berkeley staff, students, and faculty

  Register online

Keyboards and Mice: Ergonomic Alternatives (BEUHS401)

Workshop | July 25 | 9:45-10:45 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonimics

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

Learn about the ergonomics of keyboards and pointing devices, including appropriate workstation set-up, postures, and techniques for using them. Find out about the keyboards and pointing devices covered by the Computer Ergonomics Matching Funds Program. Enroll online at the UC Learning Center.

  Register online

Members' Walk: Australasia - SOLD OUT

Lecture | July 25 | 1-2:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Enjoy striking evergreen foliage with Horticulturist Clare Al-Witri on a in depth walking tour of the Australasian Area. Come and see plants in this collection that are native to New Zealand, subtropical regions of Australia and the high elevations of the South Pacific islands.

Members' Walk: Australasia tour is exclusively available to current members. Admission is free and registration is...   More >

  Register online

Webinar: Money Matters

Information Session | July 25 | 3:30-5 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join Berkeley International Office to learn about how to manage your money while here at Cal! We will cover the real costs of living here in Berkeley, the first steps of opening a bank account, and help you learn about making the most of your money. We will also provide a brief overview of financial aid opportunities and give you the opportunity to hear practical money-saving tips.

Students...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

Harp of Burma

Film - Feature | July 25 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A fatalistic elegy for the war dead, Harp of Burma links beauty with a sense of loss, and loss with salvation. Burma at the close of World War II is a no-man’s-land, a quiet emptiness where there used to be life. But the Himalayas still move villagers to dream, and captured Japanese soldiers to sing in sweet harmony; Burma is still “Buddha’s country.”

Thursday, July 26, 2018

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

Pyrrolo[3,2-b]pyrroles – Electron-rich Functional Heterocycles

Seminar | July 26 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 775A Tan Hall

 Professor Daniel T. Gryko, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kasprzaka

 College of Chemistry

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 >

EHS 201 Biosafety in Laboratories

Course | July 26 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This training is required for anyone who is listed on a Biological Use Authorization (BUA) application form that is reviewed by the Committee for Laboratory and Environmental Biosafety (CLEB). A BUA is required for anyone working with recombinant DNA molecules, human clinical specimens or agents that may infect humans, plants or animals. This safety training will discuss the biosafety risk...   More >

Video Game and Board Game Playtest – Meet with game developers!

Special Event | July 26 | 3-5 p.m. |  2150 Shattuck Ave Suite 230

  , Berkeley, CA 94705

 Charlotte Carr

 Nuclear Science and Security Consortium

The Nuclear Science and Security Consortium (NSSC) and the Project on Nuclear Gaming (PoNG) invite you to playtest a game called Signal, developed in partnership between UC Berkeley students and scientists from both Sandia and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. Signal will be playtested in both a VIDEO GAME and BOARD GAME format. This game will be used as part of a research effort toward...   More >

  RSVP online or or by emailing charlottecarr@berkeley.edu

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: John Brothers Piano Co + Luke Brechtelsbauer

Performing Arts - Music | July 26 | 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: John Brothers Piano Co + Luke Brechtelsbauer

$26 Adult, $24 UCBG Member Adult, $15 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

 SOLD OUT!. Buy tickets by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

The Mythological Faces of Java: Hearst Museum Lounge Lecture

Lecture | July 26 | 6-8 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 103 Kroeber | Note change in date

 Sandra Sardjono

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

About this lecture -
This lecture explores representations of faces and figures in Javanese mythologies beginning from the Hindu-Buddhist Period (pre-16th century) to the Islamic and Modern Periods. The quintessence of Javanese character types that runs through the centuries follows the conventional concepts of refined and unrefined, expressed in the local terms as halus and kasar. These...   More >

La salamandre

Film - Feature | July 26 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Two self-proclaimed writers attempt to retell how a young woman shot her uncle in Tanner and cowriter John Berger’s intelligent portrait of the free and the defiant—and of the dead-end jobs, old men, and “nitwits” that get in their way.

Cal at SF Symphony | The Empire Strikes Back: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Performing Arts - Music | July 26 | 7:30-10 p.m. |  SF Symphony

  , San Francisco, CA

 Cal Alumni Association

$115 Orchestra, $95 Rear Orchestra, $70 2nd Tier

  Tickets go on sale February 13. Buy tickets online

Friday, July 27, 2018

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading 2 - The Leadership Award: For Current UC Berkeley Students

Miscellaneous | July 27 – 30, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from July 27th through July 30th.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by July 24.

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW) 2018

Workshop | July 22 – 27, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)

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 >

The End of the Ottoman Empire

Film - Feature | July 27 | 4:30-6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Back by popular demand! This documentary offers an overview of the Ottomans, who ruled three continents for six centuries, and explains how the decline of the Ottoman Empire throughout the nineteenth century and up to 1925 informs current politics.

Full: Affirmative Action

Film - Feature | July 27 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Affirmative Action is an evening-length collaborative production foregrounding concepts of transparency, radical diversity, and inclusion. Composed by five musicians of color (Zachary Watkins, Raven Chacon, Sharmi Basu, Morgan Craft, and Ava Mendoza) and performed by the two white cis men of The Living Earth Show, Affirmative Action highlights the “lens of whiteness” through which artists of...   More >

Casque d’or

Film - Feature | July 27 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Romantic fatalism, the French cinema of lost ideals, is associated with the 1930s, but it held sway well into the sixties. Seeing Casque d’or, one can see why Becker was a hero for the New Wave directors.

The Decemberists: with guests: Whitney

Performing Arts - Music | July 27 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

The Decemberists have released “Once In My Life,” the second single from their inspired new album I’ll Be Your Girl, which will be released March 16 on Capitol Records.

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, July 28, 2018

2018 Berkeley Carillon Festival

Performing Arts - Music | July 28 |  Campanile (Sather Tower)

 Department of Music

The Eighth Berkeley Carillon Festival, honoring the Class of 1928, the donors of the carillon, celebrates a century of bells at Berkeley.

The weekend of July 28 and 29 will feature recitals by Berkeley performers, music written for the Berkeley carillon by Berkeley composers and others.

Featured performers will include University Carillonist Jeff Davis, and Berkeley carillonists David...   More >

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading 2 - The Leadership Award: For Current UC Berkeley Students

Miscellaneous | July 27 – 30, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from July 27th through July 30th.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by July 24.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program

Information Session | July 28 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this program can enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences and prepare you for application to certified clinical laboratory scientist training programs.

 UNEX 1053. Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

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 >

Casque d’or

Film - Feature | July 28 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Romantic fatalism, the French cinema of lost ideals, is associated with the 1930s, but it held sway well into the sixties. Seeing Casque d’or, one can see why Becker was a hero for the New Wave directors.

Zabriskie Point

Film - Feature | July 28 | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Michelangelo Antonioni’s California epic trades the empty boulevards of suburban Rome for the desert vistas of Death Valley, the petrochemical purgatory of Ravenna for the billboard-bedecked avenues of Los Angeles.

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading 2 - The Leadership Award: For Current UC Berkeley Students

Miscellaneous | July 27 – 30, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from July 27th through July 30th.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by July 24.

2018 Berkeley Carillon Festival

Performing Arts - Music | July 29 |  Campanile (Sather Tower)

 Department of Music

The Eighth Berkeley Carillon Festival, honoring the Class of 1928, the donors of the carillon, celebrates a century of bells at Berkeley.

The weekend of July 28 and 29 will feature recitals by Berkeley performers, music written for the Berkeley carillon by Berkeley composers and others.

Featured performers will include University Carillonist Jeff Davis, and Berkeley carillonists David...   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 >

Curator’s Talk: Matthew Coleman on Peter Hujar

Film - Feature | July 29 | 3-4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this exhibition walk-through, BAMPFA Curatorial Assistant Matthew Coleman explores Hujar’s distinctive and arresting photographic style and imagery.

California Alumni Club of the Peninsula's Summer Welcome Party

Social Event | July 29 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. |  Redwood Oaks

 88 Selby Lane, Atherton, CA 94027

 Cal Alumni Association, California Alumni Club of Peninsula

CAA’s Alumni Chapters across the country organize Summer Welcome Parties for incoming Cal students in their area. These alumni-organized parties are a great way for incoming students to meet with their local Alumni Chapters and share some Blue and Gold spirit.

  RSVP online

Édouard et Caroline

Film - Feature | July 29 | 5-6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In an unfashionable Paris apartment, a pianist and his wife quarrel over a missing waistcoat and a shortened evening dress as they prepare for an upcoming recital in Becker’s delightfully airy, Lubitsch-like portrait of love and life in a slowly modernizing urban France.

The Middle of the World

Film - Feature | July 29 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The Middle of the World describes a love affair between Paul, a Swiss engineer running for political office, and Adriana, an Italian immigrant working as a waitress. This cool, highly erotic, teasingly ambiguous film is one of the few convincing, truly modern treatises on love, one not divorced from the contexts of politics, class, and geography.