<< March 2019 >>

Friday, March 1, 2019

Berkeley Dance Project 2019: the body remembers

Performing Arts - Dance | February 28 – March 2, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Joe Goode, Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Choreographers

Joe Goode, TDPS, Joe Goode Performance Group

Cherie Hill, IrieDance, UC Berkeley Alumna

Rulan Tangen, DANCING EARTH

Latanya Tigner, TDPS, Dimensions Dance Theater

Katie O'Connor, UC Berkeley Alumna

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of UC Berkeley’s dance program, Berkeley Dance Project 2019: the body remembers will feature an all-student cast performing pieces by professional choreographers Joe Goode, Rulan Tangen, Latanya Tigner, and Cherie Hill, as well as recent dance program alumna Katie O’Connor.

$13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

eco ensemble

Performing Arts - Music | March 2 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, conductor
Sivan ELDAR you'll drown, dear (US Premiere)
Carmine CELLA When the light thickens (US Premiere)
Amadeus REGUCERA RAW (World Premiere)
Matthew SCHUMAKER Nocte Lux
CELLA La mémoire de l'eau (US Premiere)

UC Berkeley's Dept. of Music welcomes its newest addition in composer and scientist Carmine Cella. Led by David Milnes, the adventurous eco ensemble presents a...   More >

$20-10

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eco ensemble

Performing Arts - Music | March 2 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 eco ensemble, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

UC Berkeley's Dept. of Music welcomes its newest addition in composer and scientist
Carmine Cella. Led by David Milnes, the adventurous eco ensemble presents a program of new
electro-acoustic and instrumental music by an up-and-coming generation of exciting composers. Coproduced
by the Center for New Music & Audio Technologies.

$20

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Akram Khan: Xenos

Performing Arts - Dance | March 2 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Akram Khan, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Revered dancer, choreographer, and theater artist Akram Khan is known for physically demanding, visually spellbinding solo productions that combine Indian kathak with modern dance,
and mine personal and cultural histories in works of sublime storytelling. XENOS is Khan’s final solo creation before his planned retirement as a performer, and reveals the beauty and horrors of the
human condition...   More >

$30-78 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Akram Khan performs XENOS, Saturday–Sunday, March 2–3, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Berkeley Dance Project 2019: the body remembers

Performing Arts - Dance | February 28 – March 2, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Joe Goode, Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Choreographers

Joe Goode, TDPS, Joe Goode Performance Group

Cherie Hill, IrieDance, UC Berkeley Alumna

Rulan Tangen, DANCING EARTH

Latanya Tigner, TDPS, Dimensions Dance Theater

Katie O'Connor, UC Berkeley Alumna

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of UC Berkeley’s dance program, Berkeley Dance Project 2019: the body remembers will feature an all-student cast performing pieces by professional choreographers Joe Goode, Rulan Tangen, Latanya Tigner, and Cherie Hill, as well as recent dance program alumna Katie O’Connor.

$13 online in advance or $15 at the door for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $18 online in advance or $20 at the door for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Takács Quartet

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

 Takács Quartet, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Program:
Haydn/Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, No. 1
Bartók/Quartet No. 6, Sz. 114, BB 119
Mendelssohn/Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80

Takács Quartet performs Sunday, February 24, and Sunday, March 3, 2019 in Hertz Hall.

Akram Khan: Xenos

Performing Arts - Dance | March 3 | 5-7 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Akram Khan, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Revered dancer, choreographer, and theater artist Akram Khan is known for physically demanding, visually spellbinding solo productions that combine Indian kathak with modern dance,
and mine personal and cultural histories in works of sublime storytelling. XENOS is Khan’s final solo creation before his planned retirement as a performer, and reveals the beauty and horrors of the
human condition...   More >

$30-78 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Noon Concert: Jazz xs 2

Performing Arts - Music | March 6 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

A double bill featuring the UC Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ted Moore and the Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective, directed by Myra Melford.

Commencing its 67th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on...   More >

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Lunch Poems: Tarfia Faizullah

Reading - Literary | March 7 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

 Lunch Poems

Lunch Poems presents Tarfia Faizullah.

Book Launch for Lyn Hejinian's Positions of the Sun: with Trisha Low and Noah Warren

Reading - Literary | March 7 | 6:30 p.m. |  Mrs. Dalloway's Bookstore

 2904 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720-1030

 Lyn Hejinian, John F. Hotchkis Professor of English, Berkeley English

 Department of English

Please join us for a book launch for Lyn Hejinian's *Positions of the Sun*, featuring readings by Lyn Hejinian, Trisha Low, and Noah Warren.

To reserve your seat, purchase a copy of Lyn Hejinian's Positions of the Sun at Mrs. Dalloway's Bookstore or mrsdalloways.com.

*Positions of the Sun* is a sometimes melancholy, sometimes militant cross-genre experiment, combining elements of (largely...   More >

Friday, March 8, 2019

Benefit Performances of "Our Monologues": 2019 The Nature of Power

Performing Arts - Theater | March 8 – 10, 2019 every day | 7 p.m. |  Wheeler Auditorium

 Gender Equity Resource Center

“Our Monologues” is a benefit production featuring the real stories of students at UC Berkeley. Our mission is to end gender-based violence and promote gender equity on our campus and in our world.

$12 general admission, $20 VIP (online only) includes front row seats, goodie bags, and special gifts from the show

 Please contact ourmonsucb@gmail.com for information about purchasing a subsidized ticket or group tickets. . Buy tickets online

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Roundtable Reading: The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

Reading - Literary | March 9 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Galileo. Newton. Curie. Science can change the world. But can it go too far? Eleven-year-old Ellie wonders about the strange and bossy new boy who, weirdly enough, looks a lot like her grandfather, a scientist who’s always been a bit obsessed with immortality. Has Grandpa finally found the secret to eternal youth? Join us as we read this story that celebrates the wonder of science and explores...   More >

Benefit Performances of "Our Monologues": 2019 The Nature of Power

Performing Arts - Theater | March 8 – 10, 2019 every day | 7 p.m. |  Wheeler Auditorium

 Gender Equity Resource Center

“Our Monologues” is a benefit production featuring the real stories of students at UC Berkeley. Our mission is to end gender-based violence and promote gender equity on our campus and in our world.

$12 general admission, $20 VIP (online only) includes front row seats, goodie bags, and special gifts from the show

 Please contact ourmonsucb@gmail.com for information about purchasing a subsidized ticket or group tickets. . Buy tickets online

Jenny Q Chai

Performing Arts - Music | March 9 | 8-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

CNMAT Presents:

Pianist Jenny Q Chai in Sonorous Brushes
A Multi-Sensory Concert Featuring Works by Debussy, Durieux, Ravel, Messiaen, and a California Premiere by Jarosław Kapuściński using Antescofo Software

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Nicolas Hodges, piano; Jenny Koh, violin; and Anssi Karttunen, cello

Performing Arts - Music | March 10 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Nicolas Hodges, Jenny Koh, and Anssi Karttunen, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Program:
Esa-Pekka Salonen/Lachen verlernt
Betsy Jolas/Femme le soir (United States Premiere)
Kaija Saariaho/Light and Matter
Betsy Jolas/TOI X 3 (United States Premiere)
Kaija Saariaho/Tocar
Magnus Lindberg/Piano Trio

$58 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Pianist Nicolas Hodges, violinist Jenny Koh, and cellist Anssi Karttunen perform Sunday, March 10, 2019 in Hertz Hall.

Benefit Performances of "Our Monologues": 2019 The Nature of Power

Performing Arts - Theater | March 8 – 10, 2019 every day | 7 p.m. |  Wheeler Auditorium

 Gender Equity Resource Center

“Our Monologues” is a benefit production featuring the real stories of students at UC Berkeley. Our mission is to end gender-based violence and promote gender equity on our campus and in our world.

$12 general admission, $20 VIP (online only) includes front row seats, goodie bags, and special gifts from the show

 Please contact ourmonsucb@gmail.com for information about purchasing a subsidized ticket or group tickets. . Buy tickets online

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

James Ilgenfritz with Guests: Thomas Buckner and Soo Yeon Lyuh

Performing Arts - Music | March 12 | 8-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

The CNMAT Users Group presents:

James Ilgenfritz (composer, bassist and improviser) and Friends

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Noon Concert: Gospel Choir

Performing Arts - Music | March 13 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

D. Mark Wilson, director

Commencing its 67th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on Wednesdays and Fridays, each concert begins promptly at 12:15 and ends by 1pm.

To the Academy: A Lecture-Demonstration by Third Space Performance Lab

Performing Arts - Theater | March 13 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)

 Shanti Pillai; Marc Gomes, Third Space Performance Lab

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, Asian American Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies, Institute of International Studies Faculty Working Group on Gender and the Transpacific, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Center for Race and Gender, Department of History of Art, Townsend Center for the Humanities

Two performers of unusual talents rehearse how they will delight and confound a group of earnest scholars. Intent on conjuring the colonial object of inquiry who refuses to cooperate and the privileged angst of the postcolonial, diasporic intellectual, the performers grapple—literally—with the gendered, raced, and sexual assumptions that construct knowledge. Multiple performance codes intersect...   More >

The Holloway Series in Poetry Presents Aditi Machado

Reading - Literary | March 13 | 6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

 Aditi Machado

 Lindsay Choi

 Department of English, The Holloway Series in Poetry

The Holloway Series in Poetry presents a reading by Aditi Machado, with an introductory reading by Lindsay Choi.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Making Dreamers: An Oratorio of Immigration with Jimmy López

Performing Arts - Other | March 14 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Composer Jimmy López discusses Dreamers, an oratorio for orchestra, chorus, and soprano, created in collaboration with playwright Nilo Cruz. The piece explores the US immigrant experience, in particular that of Dreamers—undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children—and what it means for cities to provide sanctuary from prosecution and deportation. Performed by the...   More >

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

$10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Friday, March 15, 2019

Philharmonia Orchestra, London: Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Performing Arts - Music | March 15 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Philharmonia Orchestra, London; Esa-Pekka Salonen, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Program:
Friday, March 15
Sibelius /The Oceanides, Op. 73
Esa-Pekka Salonen/Cello Concerto
Truls Mørk, cello
Bartók/Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, BB 123

Saturday, March 16
Schoenberg/Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), Op. 4
Bruckner/Symphony No. 7 in E Major (WAB 107)

Sunday, March 17
Jimmy López/Dreamers (World Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Libretto by Nilo...   More >

$40-125 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra, London Friday–Sunday, March 15–17, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

$10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

$10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Philharmonia Orchestra, London: Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Performing Arts - Music | March 16 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Philharmonia Orchestra, London; Esa-Pekka Salonen, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Program:
Friday, March 15
Sibelius /The Oceanides, Op. 73
Esa-Pekka Salonen/Cello Concerto
Truls Mørk, cello
Bartók/Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, BB 123

Saturday, March 16
Schoenberg/Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), Op. 4
Bruckner/Symphony No. 7 in E Major (WAB 107)

Sunday, March 17
Jimmy López/Dreamers (World Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Libretto by Nilo...   More >

$40-125 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

$10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

$10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Philharmonia Orchestra, London: Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Performing Arts - Music | March 17 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Philharmonia Orchestra, London; Esa-Pekka Salonen, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Program:
Friday, March 15
Sibelius /The Oceanides, Op. 73
Esa-Pekka Salonen/Cello Concerto
Truls Mørk, cello
Bartók/Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, BB 123

Saturday, March 16
Schoenberg/Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), Op. 4
Bruckner/Symphony No. 7 in E Major (WAB 107)

Sunday, March 17
Jimmy López/Dreamers (World Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Libretto by Nilo...   More >

$40-125 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

University Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music | March 17 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Matthew Sadowski, music director

The UC Berkeley 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 to before the 1930s, when the group was directed by Charles Cushing. In 1950, James Berdahl assumed the directorship and remained until the late 1970s. The Wind Ensemble’s activities were...   More >

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

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Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

TDPS presents three one-act plays directed by TDPS students:

Silence (1969) by British playwright Harold Pinter, directed by Benjamin Arsenault
Springtime (1989) by Cuban American playwright María Irene Fornés, directed by Gabriela Pool
Footfalls (1976) by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, directed by Marie Shelton

$10 for students/seniors and UC Berkeley faculty/staff, $15 for general admission

  Buy tickets online

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Noon Concert: Jihye Chang, piano

Performing Arts - Music | March 20 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

"From Clara to Natalie - 9 women composers and their works"


Commencing its 67th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on Wednesdays and Fridays, each concert begins promptly at 12:15 and ends...   More >

Charles Bernstein: Lecture and Poetry Reading

Reading - Literary | March 20 | 4:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife, 3rd Floor

 Sound Studies Working Group

Poet Charles Bernstein will give a lecture at 4:30pm entitled "Sound/Writing: Homophonic Translation, Performance, and the Pataquerical Imagination." At 6:30, he will be joined by graduate student Eliot D'Silva for a poetry reading. Charles Bernstein is the author of numerous essays and books of poetry, including most recently Near/Miss (2018). Bernstein is Professor of English and...   More >

Full: De Rompe y Raja

Performing Arts - Dance | March 20 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This local ensemble brings us Afro-Peruvian music and dance from the coastal areas of Peru, where indigenous, African, and European influences intersect. “When a Peruvian says, ‘este lugar esta de rompe y raja,’ this means ‘this place is off the chain,’” says founder Gabriela Shiroma. “It’s a typical way to explain to others that if you’re looking for a good time, you’ve come to the right place.”

Friday, March 22, 2019

Quote Unquote Collective: Mouthpiece

Performing Arts - Theater | March 22 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Quote Unquote Collective, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

A two-woman show acclaimed for its raw honesty and insightful portrayal of womanhood, Mouthpiece follows one woman over the course of a day, as she struggles to find her voice and contend with the formidable shadow cast by her mother. The work is co-created and performed by the Toronto-based Quote Unquote Collective, the performers seamlessly integrating sung a cappella passages with spoken text...   More >

$35 (prices subject to change)

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

Quote Unquote Collective performs Mouthpiece Friday–Sunday, March 22–24, 2019 in the Zellerbach Playhouse.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Quote Unquote Collective: Mouthpiece

Performing Arts - Theater | March 23 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Quote Unquote Collective, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

A two-woman show acclaimed for its raw honesty and insightful portrayal of womanhood, Mouthpiece follows one woman over the course of a day, as she struggles to find her voice and contend with the formidable shadow cast by her mother. The work is co-created and performed by the Toronto-based Quote Unquote Collective, the performers seamlessly integrating sung a cappella passages with spoken text...   More >

$35 (prices subject to change)

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

An Evening with Ira Glass: Seven Things I’ve Learned

Performing Arts - Other | March 23 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Ira Glass, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Ira Glass, the host of NPR’s weekly radio show This American Life, invites us into his creative process, mixing audio clips, music, and video to tell captivating stories live onstage, and sharing lessons and insights gathered over his career.

$36–$92 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Cal Performances presents An Evening with Ira Glass in Seven Things I've Learned Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Quote Unquote Collective: Mouthpiece

Performing Arts - Theater | March 24 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Quote Unquote Collective, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

A two-woman show acclaimed for its raw honesty and insightful portrayal of womanhood, Mouthpiece follows one woman over the course of a day, as she struggles to find her voice and contend with the formidable shadow cast by her mother. The work is co-created and performed by the Toronto-based Quote Unquote Collective, the performers seamlessly integrating sung a cappella passages with spoken text...   More >

$35 (prices subject to change)

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

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Bard Music West: Games and Revolutions

Performing Arts - Music | March 30 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

What do carrots and toy pianos have in common? Find out when Bard Music West plays the music of Danny Clay and Gabriella Smith. Question what music is all about and join in the music making! The show includes works for string quartet, toy piano, and various other instruments by Clay, Smith, Haydn, and Phyllis Chen, including Clay’s Playbook and Smith’s Carrot Revolution.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Black Life: Gabriel Christian

Performing Arts - Other | March 31 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Reigniting a matrilineal legacy of jazz and opera and a patrilineal legacy of sermon and education, Oakland-based artist Gabriel Christian offers select adaptations from their project riff, composed of 365 entries on their @genderjuicy Instagram feed from 2017 through 2018. Christian’s work metabolizes the vernaculars of BlaQ diaspora—futurity, afrovivalism, faggotry—through body-based live...   More >

Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion

Performing Arts - Music | March 31 | 7-9 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Zakir Hussain, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

For his Masters of Percussion concert, tabla player and improviser Zakir Hussain is joined by an international cast of accomplished fellow drummers, and together they explore traditional North Indian drumming, along with the layered, animated rhythms of popular and folk music from around the world.

$30-72 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion perform Sunday, March 31, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.