<< July 2018 >>

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

Camille

Film - Feature | July 1 | 4:30-6:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

George Cukor’s direction breathes new life into the cluttered theaters, bustling boudoirs, and shining hypocrisies of Alexandre Dumas fils’s nineteenth-century Paris, where the classy courtesan inhabits a lush and sensual world but is denied “perfect love.”

Story of a Love Affair

Film - Feature | July 1 | 7-9 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Set in Milan, a sparklingly lurid cityscape, Story of a Love Affair tells of a wealthy industrialist who hires a private eye to investigate the past of his young wife, Paola (Lucia Bosè).

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Music Composition, Sound Spatialization, and New Media: Interview with Ursula Kwong-Brown, Department of Music

Seminar | July 3 | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7

 Ursula Kwong-Brown, PhD Candidate, Department of Music; Ashley Smiley, PhD Candidate, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX 90.7 FM

Tune in for another exciting episode of The Graduates as we speak with Ursula Kwong-Brown about soprano and orchestra music composition with an emphasis in new media. Ursula is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Music. In the interview, Ursula talks about how she became a pianist, a composer, and how she incorporates magnets and electronics in performances to create unique sounds for her new...   More >

Ursula Kwong-Brown

Garden Closed

Special Event | January 2 – December 4, 2018 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed the first Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed one day a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need one day per month to complete jobs that may pose safety risks to visitors, such as dropping tree limbs, renovating paths, or controlling pests.

-I’m only in Berkeley for one day from...   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.

Wednesday, July 4, 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.

GARDEN CLOSED: 4th of July

Special Event | July 4 |  UC Botanical Garden

 Marykaren Mrowka

 Botanical Garden

The Garden will be closed to the public today. We will resume our regular hours on July 5th, 2018.

Mur Murs

Film - Feature | July 4 | 5-6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Venturing from Venice Beach to Watts, Varda looks at the murals of Los Angeles as backdrop to and mirror of the city’s many cultures circa 1980.

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 26, 2018 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.

Red Desert

Film - Feature | July 4 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Red Desert was shot in the industrialized North of Italy, where Monica Vitti, as the wife of an electronics engineer, suffers what would be called a nervous breakdown at any other time, in any other place.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Qigong with Director Eric Siegel

Workshop | July 5 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join UCBG Director, Eric Siegel, for a morning practice in Qigong (pronounced cheegong), a form of meditative exercise with repeated movements, gently stretching the core and limbs and building body awareness.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

Five Tables of Food, Glorious Food

Special Event | July 5 | 4-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Study Center

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Art for your delectation. On view this session, Wayne Thiebaud’s appetizing prints of lemon meringue pie and lollipops; Hiroshige’s 1830s woodblock print of mackerel and prawns clearly destined for sushi or grilling; color lithographs by Paul Wonner providing a mouthwatering California spread of olives, oranges, onions, and cheese; the bribe of a bounteous banquet in Hogarth’s 1755 engraving An...   More >

Paul Wonner: Piece of Cheese, 1992; color lithograph; 7 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.; BAMPFA, gift of the artist and the California College of Arts and Crafts.

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Diana Gameros + Alejandro Y Maria Laura

Performing Arts - Music | July 5 | 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: Diana Gameros + Alejandro Y Maria Laura

$25 Adult, $23 UCBG Member Adult, $12 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

 SOLD OUT.

Port of Call

Film - Feature | July 5 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The issues facing the young working-class girl Berit are a grotesquely hypocritical mother, a troubled past, difficulties building a future with her present lover, and a friend who dies after a back-alley abortion...   More >

Astronomy Night at UC Berkeley

Lecture | July 5 | 8-10:30 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall

 Department of Astronomy

Come join us at Campbell Hall on the UC Berkeley campus on the first Thursday of every month for a FREE public astronomy lecture and stargazing on the roof with our fleet of telescopes.

When: Thursday, July 5th
Talk: 8:00pm-9:00pm “The Most Powerful Explosions in 3D” (Philipp Moesta)
Stargazing: 9:00pm-10:30pm (weather dependent)

Doors to Campbell Hall open at 7:30pm, and seating is first...   More >

Friday, July 6, 2018

Higher Education Researchers Workgroup

Meeting | April 6 – December 6, 2018 every month | 12-1:30 p.m. | Evans Hall, 766/768 CSHE Conference Room

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

The goal of this new group is to bring together qualitative and quantitative higher education researchers working on issues at Berkeley, the University of California, the State of California or elsewhere for the mutual exchange of knowledge, ideas and issues through:
Acquainting one another with their respective research
Discussing research strategies, data base use and data issues
Engaging...   More >

  RSVP by emailing Anne Maclachlan at maclach@berkeley.edu

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | July 6 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

  , Berkeley, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.

  Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 Other Side of Hope

Film - Feature | July 6 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The Other Side of Hope lays bare the administrative obstacles encountered by migrants seeking asylum far from the conflicts that displace them. Khaled (Sherwan Haji) emerges from a pile of coal on a ship docked in Helsinki.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

B-BAY High School Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Creativity Program: Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

Course | July 7 |  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 Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, & Creativity session from July 7, 2018 through July 21, 2018.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2018.

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

  Enrollment opens December 1. Enroll online by April 30.

Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | February 4, 2017 – December 1, 2018 the first Saturday of the month every month with exceptions | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.

BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 Lady Without Camellias

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Lucia Bosè plays a Milanese shop girl who achieves a quick success on the screen because of her looks and charm, but who cannot move up into more challenging roles. She thus finds herself unable to advance or retreat, and there is no one to blame, not even herself. (Andrew Sarris, Village Voice)

Black Life: Will Alexander

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Prolific and visionary author and musician Will Alexander will join us from Los Angeles to share his lexically ecstatic work.

Ninotchka

Film - Feature | July 7 | 8:15-10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Garbo, Lubitsch, and the screwball comedy come together in this film in a most astonishing result: the closest thing to a convincing socialist heroine the English-speaking cinema has yet produced. It’s a nice payoff to the screwball tradition: that it had the freedom to offer even this surprise. (James Harvey, Romantic Comedy)

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

Reading: Cecilia Vicuña

Reading - Nonfiction | July 8 | 3-4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Poet and artist Cecilia Vicuña reads from the new Kelsey Street Press publication New and Selected Poems of Cecilia Vicuña.

Cecilia Vicuña. Photo: Daniela Aravena, courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin

The Red Shoes

Film - Feature | July 8 | 4-5:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Outdoor Screen

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Jack Cardiff’s wonderfully fluid and lustrous photography perfectly captures the fairy-tale origins of Powell and Pressburger’s masterpiece of color and motion, which has as its exquisite centerpiece a nearly twenty-minute ballet sequence. (Jonathan L. Knapp)

The Match Factory Girl

Film - Feature | July 8 | 5:15-6:45 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Kaurismäki’s early masterpiece and blackest of comedies stars Kati Outinen as Iris, a factory worker whose lonely existence is punctuated by glimmers of hope—a pink party dress, the attention of a man at a bar, a pregnancy—that all result in humiliation and heartbreak.

I vinti (The Vanquished)

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

These three moral tales ostensibly on the subject of the dehumanized behavior of postwar youth do little to provide an explanation for it.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Executive Leadership Academy 2018

Course | July 9 – 13, 2018 every day |  David Brower Center

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

The Executive Leadership Academy (ELA) is designed for individuals from all backgrounds who are interested in preparing themselves for appointments to executive positions such as dean, vice president, provost, president, and chancellor. It offers a five-day intensive training experience and is guided by a select faculty team, comprised of over 25 senior-level higher education executives.

  Enrollment opens January 1. Enroll online by July 1.

ELA

Airport Systems Planning and Design: 47th Annual Short Course

Course | July 9 – 13, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | 240 Bechtel Engineering Center

 Geoffrey Gosling, Principal, Aviation System Consulting, LLC

 Technology Transfer Program

This five-day course offers an overview of airport planning and design for those entering or wishing to become more familiar with the field, as well as an opportunity for those with more experience to expand their knowledge of specific topics.

$2200.00 Early Bird (through April 13), $2400.00 Standard Fee, $2500.00 Late (after June 1), $1500.00 FAA Employees Only

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Contemplating Connection: Photography Workshop

Workshop | July 9 | 1-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

When we observe Nature through the lens of ecology, we see the exquisite interconnectedness of all life. In this contemplative photography workshop, we will devote our attention to connectedness and interconnectedness, using the camera as a tool for meditation and the garden as a muse.

Any and all equipment are invited, including DSLRs, mobile phones, point-and-shoot, polaroid, and pinhole...   More >

$80 / $75 UCBG members. Full series $300 / $290 UCBG members

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Bikeway Facility and Master Planning

Special Event | July 9 – 18, 2018 every Monday, Wednesday & Friday with exceptions | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online

 John Ciccarelli, Owner, Bicycle Solutions

 Obaid Khan, PE, City Traffic Engineer, City of Dublin

 Technology Transfer Program

This course will orient participants within the bicycle planning discipline, familiarize them with tools and accepted practice, and connect them with essential planning, design, and policy resources.

$145.00 CA Public Agency, $290.00 Standard Fee

  Register online

Scott Ransom (NRAO): Testing the Strong Equivalence Principle with the Pulsar Triple System

Seminar | July 9 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Scott Ransom, NRAO

 Radio Astronomy Lab

The millisecond pulsar J0337+1715, in a hierarchical triple system
with two white dwarfs, is an extraordinarily high-precision pulsar which has recently provided a unique new test of general relativity. Our relativistic timing model of the system, using brute-force three-body gravitational integrations, has provided high-precision orbits and masses of all three stars. The timing has also allowed...   More >

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Executive Leadership Academy 2018

Course | July 9 – 13, 2018 every day |  David Brower Center

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

The Executive Leadership Academy (ELA) is designed for individuals from all backgrounds who are interested in preparing themselves for appointments to executive positions such as dean, vice president, provost, president, and chancellor. It offers a five-day intensive training experience and is guided by a select faculty team, comprised of over 25 senior-level higher education executives.

  Enrollment opens January 1. Enroll online by July 1.

Airport Systems Planning and Design: 47th Annual Short Course

Course | July 9 – 13, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | 240 Bechtel Engineering Center

 Geoffrey Gosling, Principal, Aviation System Consulting, LLC

 Technology Transfer Program

This five-day course offers an overview of airport planning and design for those entering or wishing to become more familiar with the field, as well as an opportunity for those with more experience to expand their knowledge of specific topics.

$2200.00 Early Bird (through April 13), $2400.00 Standard Fee, $2500.00 Late (after June 1), $1500.00 FAA Employees Only

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

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.

Twilight Tuesdays: Bromeliad Walk

Tour/Open House | July 10 | 5-7:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Members, join us for a one hour walking tour through our Bromeliad collection, featuring our Queen of the Andes. This tour will be followed by pineapple cocktails in the Tropical House. - SOLD OUT.

Twilight Tuesdays will be open to the public during this walk. Admission into the Garden is free to members and UCBG staff, faculty and students. Admission is half off ticket pricing for the public.

 Link is for tour reservation only. No reservation required for Garden entry. Make reservations online

Wednesday, July 11, 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.

Executive Leadership Academy 2018

Course | July 9 – 13, 2018 every day |  David Brower Center

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

The Executive Leadership Academy (ELA) is designed for individuals from all backgrounds who are interested in preparing themselves for appointments to executive positions such as dean, vice president, provost, president, and chancellor. It offers a five-day intensive training experience and is guided by a select faculty team, comprised of over 25 senior-level higher education executives.

  Enrollment opens January 1. Enroll online by July 1.

Airport Systems Planning and Design: 47th Annual Short Course

Course | July 9 – 13, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | 240 Bechtel Engineering Center

 Geoffrey Gosling, Principal, Aviation System Consulting, LLC

 Technology Transfer Program

This five-day course offers an overview of airport planning and design for those entering or wishing to become more familiar with the field, as well as an opportunity for those with more experience to expand their knowledge of specific topics.

$2200.00 Early Bird (through April 13), $2400.00 Standard Fee, $2500.00 Late (after June 1), $1500.00 FAA Employees Only

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

The Nuts and Bolts of the Revised Strain Index and NIOSH Lift Equation: July 11-12, 2018

Course | July 11 | 8 a.m. | Richmond Field Station, Conference Room 445

 1301 46th St, Richmond, CA 94804

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH)

Nuts and Bolts of the Revised Strain Index & NIOSH Lift Equation includes seminars and lectures with hands-on technique labs for participants to learn how to collect data, calculate scores, and apply them to surveillance, risk assessment, job analysis, and design. This 2-day course will take place from July 11-12, 2018 and will be useful for professionals involved in ergonomic exposure assessment.

$495.00 Standard Registration, $445.00 Government Employees, $250.00 Student Registration

Wellness Wednesdays: Elemental Yoga with Eugenia Park

Sport - Recreational | July 11 | 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

EHS 201 Biosafety in Laboratories

Course | July 11 | 9:30-11:30 a.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 >

Curator’s Talk: Joel Smith on Peter Hujar

Lecture | July 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Joel Smith, BAMPFA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Joel Smith, Richard L. Menschel Curator and Department Head of Photography at the Morgan Library & Museum, who organized the exhibition, will share insights into Hujar’s arresting vision of the downtown Manhattan underground of the 1970s and 1980s.

Bikeway Facility and Master Planning

Special Event | July 9 – 18, 2018 every Monday, Wednesday & Friday with exceptions | 1:30-3:30 p.m. |  Online

 John Ciccarelli, Owner, Bicycle Solutions

 Obaid Khan, PE, City Traffic Engineer, City of Dublin

 Technology Transfer Program

This course will orient participants within the bicycle planning discipline, familiarize them with tools and accepted practice, and connect them with essential planning, design, and policy resources.

$145.00 CA Public Agency, $290.00 Standard Fee

  Register online

Curators’ Talk: Andrea Andersson and Julia Bryan-Wilson on Cecilia Vicuña

Lecture | July 11 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Andrea Andersson, BAMPFA; Julia Bryan-Wilson, UC Berkeley

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Exhibition co-curators Andrea Andersson, chief curator of the visual arts at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, and Julia Bryan-Wilson, professor of modern and contemporary art and director of the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley, discuss Cecilia Vicuña’s work, including issues of lost languages and the politics of ephemerality, in this exhibition walkthrough.

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 26, 2018 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.

Secrets of Women

Film - Feature | July 11 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Secrets of Women is essential early Bergman, offering glimpses of what is to come but with a freshness of spirit that gracefully eludes the tropes of genius.

Cecilia Vicuña in Performance

Performing Arts - Other | July 11 | 7:30-9 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In conjunction with her exhibition, Vicuña will enact a poetry performance in which she speaks, chants, and moves while weaving the audience into a sphere of perception. Following the performance, exhibition co-curators Julia Bryan-Wilson and Andrea Andersson will join the artist in conversation.

Cecilia Vicuña. Photo: Daniela Aravena, courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin