<< January 2020 >>

Friday, January 10, 2020

Full: Howl and Beat

Performing Arts - Music | January 10 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Acclaimed Bay Area recording artist and producer PC Muñoz returns with an evening of literary and musical explorations inspired by the Beat Generation. Muñoz and a knockout array of Bay Area wordsmiths and musicians offer recontextualizations of classic works, a live “cut-up” collaboration with the audience, and premieres of new Beat-inspired pieces.

Perfomers include: Tongo Eisen-Martin,...   More >

Mass in Troubled Times: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

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

 YoonGeong Lee, soprano; Anne Maguire, alto; Andrew Turner, tenor; Edward Vogel, bass

 Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Haydn Lord Nelson Mass (#11 in D minor)
Mozart Coronation Mass (K.317 in C major)

Ming Luke, Conductor

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Mass in Troubled Times: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | January 11 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 YoonGeong Lee, soprano; Anne Maguire, alto; Andrew Turner, tenor; Edward Vogel, bass

 Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Haydn Lord Nelson Mass (#11 in D minor)
Mozart Coronation Mass (K.317 in C major)

Ming Luke, Conductor

Roundtable Reading: Guts by Raina Telgemeier

Reading - Literary | January 11 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it’s probably just a bug. When Raina returns to school, she’s facing the usual highs and lows with friends, not-friends, and classmates. And her tummy trouble isn’t going away; in fact, it coincides with her worries about food, school, and changing friendships. What’s going on? This relatable graphic novel,...   More >

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Mass in Troubled Times: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

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

 YoonGeong Lee, soprano; Anne Maguire, alto; Andrew Turner, tenor; Edward Vogel, bass

 Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Haydn Lord Nelson Mass (#11 in D minor)
Mozart Coronation Mass (K.317 in C major)

Ming Luke, Conductor

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Auditions: Snowflakes, or Rare White People

Performing Arts - Theater | January 23 | 5:30-10 p.m. |  Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft) | Note change in location

 Mina Morita

 Dustin Chinn

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Current UC Berkeley students of any major are invited to open auditions for the TDPS production of Snowflakes, or Rare White People, a new play written by Dustin Chinn and directed by Mina Morita. The play will run April 24–May 3 in The Playhouse at Zellerbach Hall.

Playwright Dustin Chinn (Courtesy Photo)

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Black Life: Europa Grace

Performing Arts - Other | January 25 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Europa Grace presents a new original work considering the structures of value exercised by the modern black body. Somatically, this constant struggle to be worthy (and therefore free) impacts our ability to soften, open, and connect. This experimental performance is a visceral movement meditation, immersed in sound and breath. Poetic gestures flirt with spirit, leaping over the hands of...   More >

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin

Performing Arts - Music | January 26 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Beethoven/Overture to Egmont
Mozart/Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish
Tchaikovsky/Symphony No. 5

$38–$125 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performs with conductor and violinist Pinchas Zukerman Sunday, January 26, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Auditions: Digital Dreams, Student-Directed Dance Workshop

Performing Arts - Dance | January 27 | 6-9 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 170 (Z170)

 Randall Belyea

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Current UC Berkeley students of any major are invited to open auditions for Digital Dreams, an original dance piece choreographed by Randall Belyea. The performance is part of the student workshop series presented by the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance studies.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Auditions: The Arsonists and Student-Directed Workshops

Performing Arts - Theater | January 28 | 6-10 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Current UC Berkeley students of any major are invited to combined auditions for the TDPS production of The Arsonists by Max Frisch and student-directed workshops. Workshops include Hamlet, Don't Bet on the Englishmen, and the New Play Reading Series. See production details on the TDPS Callboard.

Director Patrick Russell (Photo by Pak Han)

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Noon Concert Series: Piano and Organ

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

 Department of Music

Billy Fang (piano), Domenic Pang (organ)
Works by L. van Beethoven, V. Lübeck, J.S. Bach, F. Mendelssohn

Since 1953 the Noon Concert Series has featured a variety of performance from Music students, faculty, and guest musicians.

11:55 - Doors Open
12:15 - Start

FREE admission

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Reading: Anne Walsh

Reading - Literary | January 30 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Video and performance artist Anne Walsh introduces her new book Hello Leonora, Soy Anne Walsh, a visual and textual response to Surrealist painter Leonora Carrington’s novel The Hearing Trumpet. Having discovered in Carrington’s book a “thrilling, subversive example of old age,” Walsh chronicles her encounters with the nonagenarian artist and author through video, writing, and performance,...   More >