<< March 2020 >>

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Louis Lortie, piano

Performing Arts - Music | March 1 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Liszt/Années de pèlerinage

$52 (prices subject to change)

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

Pianist Louis Lortie performs Sunday, March 1, 2020 in Hertz Hall. (credit: Elias Photography)

Monday, March 2, 2020

WiDS Berkeley

Special Event | March 2 |  Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley

 Information, School of

A one-day technical conference bringing together data scientists and professionals from around the globe to discuss the latest research and applications of data science.

BPM 206 Growing as a Coach

Workshop | March 2 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content provides the fundamental tools and techniques to coach others and give effective feedback to enable employees to do their best work and develop themselves for the future.

Cynthia A. Chan Memorial Lecture: "The Coming of Age of de novo Protein Design"

Lecture | March 2 | 4-5 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 David Baker, University of Washington

 College of Chemistry

Proteins mediate the critical processes of life and beautifully solve the challenges faced during the evolution of modern organisms. Our goal is to design a new generation of proteins that address current day problems not faced during evolution. In contrast to traditional protein engineering efforts, which have focused on modifying naturally occurring proteins, we design new proteins from scratch...   More >

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Garden Closed

Special Event | January 7 – December 1, 2020 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed two days a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need two days 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...   More >

Labor Lunch Seminar: "Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | March 3 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Center for Labor Economics

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.

Physical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 3 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Physical Chemistry Seminar Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

TDPS presents The New Play Reading Series

Performing Arts - Theater | March 4 | B4 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

The New Play Reading Series is a directed group study course led by current Performance Studies graduate students. Students in the course form a repertory theater company dedicated to the reading of three new plays by up-and-coming playwrights.

BSAC Research Review Spring 2020, UC Berkeley, March 4-5

Conference/Symposium | March 4 – 5, 2020 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

Discovery Station: Newts and Pond Insects

Special Event | March 4 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Newts return! Each year, the winter rains prompt newts to migrate to the Garden’s Japanese Pool where their mating behaviors can be easily observed. Docents will be on hand to provide garden visitors with an up-close look at newts at all stages of their life cycle, and to answer questions about these amazing and adorable animals. Free with Garden admission.

Your Values at Work

Workshop | March 4 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 198 University Hall

 Human Resources

Values contribute to the meaning and satisfaction we find in work. This workshop offers a chance to clarify your highest-priority work related values, and explore avenues for enhancing alignment in your values and your work.

  Register online

Ravi Bellamkonda, 2020 Distinguished Lecture in Bioengineering

Seminar | March 4 | 3-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Ravi Bellamkonda, Duke University

 Bioengineering (BioE)

Professor, Biomedical Engineering,
Vinik Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering,
Duke University

Bellamkonda's research explores the interplay of biomaterials and the nervous system for the development of peripheral nerve regeneration, brain electrode interfacing, and brain tumor therapies.

AIA Joukowsky Lecture - Investigating a Minoan coastal town in east Crete: new work at Palaikastro, 2012-16

Lecture | March 4 | 7-9 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Carl Knappett, Walter Graham/ Homer Thompson Chair in Aegean Prehistory, Department of Art, University of Toronto

 San Francisco Society of the Archaeological Institute of America

Palaikastro is one of the most intensively excavated settlements of Minoan Crete. Yet, we still understand relatively little of its urban organization, and how the town fit in its wider landscape. In this talk I report on a five-year project (2012-16) that has conducted excavations in a new neighborhood on the edge of town, while also applying techniques of landscape analysis to look at the...   More >

Thursday, March 5, 2020

BSAC Research Review Spring 2020, UC Berkeley, March 4-5

Conference/Symposium | March 4 – 5, 2020 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

BPM 108 Recruiting and Hiring Staff

Workshop | March 5 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers how to effectively recruit and hire staff based on federal and state regulations and UC policies to conduct consistent, legal, and fair hiring processes through all stages of the full-cycle recruitment process.

Certificate Program in Leadership and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | March 5 | 11-11:30 a.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this certificate can help you build the essential skills for effective management and make a tangible difference in your career.

  Register online

Certificate Program in Marketing Online Information Session

Information Session | March 5 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how UC Berkeley Extension equips you with a solid understanding of marketing’s most up-to-date concepts and techniques. For more information, visit the Certificate Program in Marketing.

  Register online

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar

Seminar | March 5 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 325 Cheit Hall

 Joseph Altonji, Thomas DeWitt Cuyler Professor of Economics, Yale University

 Haas School of Business

The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come...   More >

IB/CCB Seminar: Implementing Pharmacogenomics for American Indian/Alaska Native People

Seminar | March 5 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Katrina Claw, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

 Department of Integrative Biology

Seminar 251: “Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | March 5 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Center for Labor Economics

Building the post 1949 State in China and Taiwan: Bureaucratic, Campaign, and Performative Modalities

Colloquium | March 5 | 4-6 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), IEAS Conference Room

 Julia C. Strauss, Professor of Chinese Politics, University of London

 Brooks Jessup, Visiting Lecturer, Department of History, UC Berkeley

 Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

By the late 1950s, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Republic of China (ROC) stood as exemplars of success for both “revolutionary” and “conservative” variants of the modern state. However, in 1949 these two regimes had an overlooked yet substantial amount in common in structure and state building agendas. Both were highly militarized Leninist single party states that needed to...   More >

Career Connections: Health Professions

Social Event | March 5 | 6-8 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), Blue and Gold Room

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Seeking physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other professionals in the healthcare field to share their wisdom and practical advice with students aspiring to be healthcare professionals.

Friday, March 6, 2020

UC Berkeley Professional Development Providers: Spring Showcase for Educators

Conference/Symposium | March 6 | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Berkeley Way West

 Professional Development for Educators

On Friday, March 6, 2020, administrators and teacher-leaders are invited to attend a one-day showcase of the many professional development programs for educators here at UC Berkeley. Come explore professional learning options for educators across disciplines and in different stages of their careers.

About UC Berkeley Professional Development Providers:

University of California- Berkeley...   More >

 This event is open to educators, including administrators and teacher-leaders.

  Registration opens November 1. Register online by February 28.

Mapping the Weird: Using GIS Tools to Explore Late Ming zhiguai (and vice versa)

Colloquium | March 6 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Rania Huntington, Associate Professor and Chair, East Asian Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 Sophie Volpp, Chair, Center for Chinese Studies; Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley

 Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

One of the distinctive features of the zhiguai genre is that no matter how bizarre the events described, the settings are usually recognizable mundane places. With the increasing accessibility and sophistication of Geographic Information Systems software, mapping the geographic information provided in the tales offers a promising approach to reading long, varied collections on a scale larger than...   More >

Karuna Mantena | Gandhian Satyagraha and Democratic Politics: Celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Lecture | March 6 | 4-6 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Karuna Mantena, Professor of Political Science, Columbia University

 Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Center for British Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Center for Initiative on Political Conflict, Gender and People's Rights Race and Gender

A talk by Columbia University Political Scientist and scholar of Gandhi and non-violence studies Professor Karuna Mantena.

MEng Alumni Happy Hour

Special Event | March 6 | 6-9 p.m. |  111 Minna Gallery

 111 Minna St., San Francisco, CA 94105

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

This is a great event to network with alumni, connect with the current class, and chat with the Fung Institute staff. There will be complimentary hors-d'oeuvres and an open bar. It is walking distance to the Montgomery Bart station and parking garages are nearby. Due to capacity we have limited space for guests. Registration will open in January.

 Exclusive to Berkeley Master of Engineering students and alumni only.

The Joffrey Ballet

Performing Arts - Dance | March 6 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Liam Scarlett/Vespertine (music: Bjarte Eike, Dowland, Corelli, Geminiani) (California Premiere)
Stephanie Martinez/Bliss! (music: Stravinsky) (California Premiere)
Nicholas Blanc/Beyond the Shore (music: Mason Bates) (Bay Area Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Justin Peck/The Times Are Racing (music: Dan Deacon)

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

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

The Joffrey Ballet performs Friday–Sunday, March 6–8, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall. (credit: Cheryl Mann)

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Men's Track & Field vs. Cal Season Opener

Sport - Intercollegiate - Track & Field | March 7 |  Edwards Track Stadium

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Men's Track & Field hosts Cal Season Opener at Edwards Stadium.

Career Clinic: Making a Successful Career Transition: Roadmap for Change

Lecture | March 7 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 505 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 UC Berkeley Extension

Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best candidate? This workshop will walk participants through each step of making a career transition. Through interactive exercises, we will cover strategies in personal branding, networking, résumé and LinkedIn...   More >

$50

  Register online

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management

Information Session | March 7 | 10-11 a.m. | 7 UC Berkeley Extension (Belmont Center)

 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

Women's Tennis vs. USC

Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | March 7 | 12 p.m. |  Hellman Tennis Center

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Tennis hosts USC at Hellman Tennis Complex.

Rugby vs. Army

Sport - Intercollegiate - Rugby | March 7 | 3:30 p.m. |  Witter Rugby Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Rugby hosts Army at Witter Rugby Field.

Men's Gymnastics vs. Senior Meet

Sport - Intercollegiate - Gymnastics | March 7 | 4 p.m. |  Haas Pavilion

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Men's Gymnastics hosts Senior Meet at Haas Pavilion.

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Inorganic Chem Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Jonathan Biss, piano: The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music | March 7 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Programs:
Saturday, March 7
Piano Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10, No. 3
Piano Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110

Sunday, March 8
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, Pathétique
Piano Sonata No. 22 in F major, Op. 54
Piano Sonata No. 26 in...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

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

Cal Performances presents Jonathan Biss performing The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven in Hertz Hall.

The Joffrey Ballet

Performing Arts - Dance | March 7 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Liam Scarlett/Vespertine (music: Bjarte Eike, Dowland, Corelli, Geminiani) (California Premiere)
Stephanie Martinez/Bliss! (music: Stravinsky) (California Premiere)
Nicholas Blanc/Beyond the Shore (music: Mason Bates) (Bay Area Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Justin Peck/The Times Are Racing (music: Dan Deacon)

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

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

Sunday, March 8, 2020

The Joffrey Ballet

Performing Arts - Dance | March 8 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Liam Scarlett/Vespertine (music: Bjarte Eike, Dowland, Corelli, Geminiani) (California Premiere)
Stephanie Martinez/Bliss! (music: Stravinsky) (California Premiere)
Nicholas Blanc/Beyond the Shore (music: Mason Bates) (Bay Area Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Justin Peck/The Times Are Racing (music: Dan Deacon)

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

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

Jonathan Biss, piano: The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music | March 8 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Programs:
Saturday, March 7
Piano Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10, No. 3
Piano Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110

Sunday, March 8
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, Pathétique
Piano Sonata No. 22 in F major, Op. 54
Piano Sonata No. 26 in...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

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

Monday, March 9, 2020

MBTG/Structural and Quantitative Biology Seminar

Seminar | March 9 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Tanja Mittag, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

 College of Chemistry

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Labor Lunch Seminar: "Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | March 10 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Center for Labor Economics

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.

Physical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Physical Chemistry Seminar Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Diversity and Inclusion Focus Group

Meeting | March 11 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 College of Chemistry

One of the initiatives that stemmed from the results of our academic climate survey is the Diversity and Inclusion Focus Group (DIFG) series. These College of Chemistry-wide focus groups aim to provide a structured, recurring, neutral space for members of the CoC community to:

- regularly explore and engage in challenging conversations about a variety of topics that have been identified as...   More >

Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism: 19th Peter N. Kujachich Lecture in Serbian and Montenegrin Studies

Lecture | March 11 | 5:15-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Jelena Subotic, Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Center for Jewish Studies

Yellow Star, Red Star asks why Holocaust memory continues to be so deeply troubled—ignored, appropriated, and obfuscated—throughout Eastern Europe, even though it was in those lands that most of the extermination campaign occurred. As part of accession to the European Union, Jelena Subotic shows, East European states were required to adopt, participate in, and contribute to the...   More >

Career Connections: Sports Industry

Social Event | March 11 | 6-8 p.m. | UC Berkeley Campus, Stadium

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Seeking dynamic alumni and professionals who work in a variety of fields in the sports industry such as coaching, fitness, broadcasting, social media, and more!

Rugby vs. Santa Clara

Sport - Intercollegiate - Rugby | March 11 | 6:30 p.m. |  Witter Rugby Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Rugby hosts Santa Clara at Witter Rugby Field.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

BPM DiSC Assessment

Workshop | March 12 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers the DiSC® model, providing a common language for people to use to better understand themselves and adapt their behaviors with others.

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar

Seminar | March 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 325 Cheit Hall

 Andrew Newman, Professor of Economics, Boston University

 Haas School of Business

The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come...   More >

IB Seminar: Title to be announced

Seminar | March 12 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Ivan Soltesz, Stanford University

 Department of Integrative Biology

Seminar 251: “Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | March 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Center for Labor Economics

Feminist Open Access and Internet Publishing

Lecture | March 12 | 5-8 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall

 Francesca Coppa, Co-founder, Organization for Transformative Works; Kristina Busse, Co-founder, Transformative Works & Cultures; Karen Hellekson, Co-founder, Transformative Works & Cultures

 Berkeley Center for New Media, Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, Information, School of, Film & Media Studies, Library, D-Lab

Discover how the Organization for Transformative Works built a Hugo award-winning model for for non-corporate, user-driven, online participatory cultures.

The OTW was founded as a wholly fan organized and fan run media organization, specifically to provide a safe space for women and queer users. In working towards their mission of building a future in which all fannish works are recognized as...   More >

Google Info-Session

Information Session | March 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

TBA

Laverne Cox

Lecture | March 12 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The Emmy Award-winning transgender actress and advocate, known for her groundbreaking role on Orange is the New Black, shares her views on race, class, and gender, communicating a powerful message of inner strength and self-acceptance.

$28–$58 (prices subject to change)

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

Laverne Cox appears in Cal Performances' Speaker Series on March 12, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Friday, March 13, 2020

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

Softball vs. Oregon

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 13 |  Levine-Fricke Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Softball hosts Oregon at Levine-Fricke Field.

Job Search Effectiveness

Workshop | March 13 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 198 University Hall

 Human Resources

We all know the importance of writing a good resume and preparing for the interview. But these tasks don’t stand alone. This workshop will introduce best practices and strategies for an effective job search for internal (UCB) and external career exploration.

  Register online

Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace

Performing Arts - Dance | March 13 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrance’s SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basics—movement as pure music. Without the trappings of ornate set pieces or flashy costumes, the award-winning choreographer and her expert company, along with musician Gregory Richardson, explore the unique setting and acoustics of Zellerbach Playhouse in a collective...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

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

Dorrance Dance performs SOUNDspace Friday–Sunday, March 13–15, 2020 in Zellerbach Playhouse.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Softball vs. Oregon

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 14 |  Levine-Fricke Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Softball hosts Oregon at Levine-Fricke Field.

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

Preparing to Publish in Today's Market

Lecture | March 14 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 210 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Rachael Herron

 UC Berkeley Extension

With a manuscript in hand, it can be difficult to figure out whether to aim for a traditional New York publishing deal or to go the self-publishing route.

Are New York deals more lucrative?

Is the technology involved in self-publishing difficult to learn?

What about marketing?

In this one-day workshop, find out the pros and cons of each approach and be able to make informed,...   More >

$75

  Register online

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Inorganic Chem Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace

Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrance’s SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basics—movement as pure music. Without the trappings of ornate set pieces or flashy costumes, the award-winning choreographer and her expert company, along with musician Gregory Richardson, explore the unique setting and acoustics of Zellerbach Playhouse in a collective...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

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

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The ever-popular Les Ballets Trockadero, which made its Berkeley debut in 1976, returns to Berkeley for more savagely funny satire married with seriously stunning ballet. Statuesque, glamorous male dancers in the iconic, fictional roles of prima ballerinas, the “Trocks” are an internationally adored cultural phenomenon and have performed their sophisticated form of ballet parody, en travesti, for...   More >

$38-98 (prices subject to change)

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

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo perform Saturday–Sunday, March 14–15, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.