<< Week of November 26 >>

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Imago Theatre: La Belle

Performing Arts - Theater | November 26 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

Imago Theatre, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

The creators of Frogz are back with La Belle, a marvelously inventive new production that is part Beauty and the Beast, part Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, featuring two actors and a cast of automatons and shadow puppets in a whimsical steampunk love story. Set in the engine room of a 1920s steamship, La Belle conjures up a deliciously detailed and tactile wonderland, filled with...   More >

$30 - 76

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

Imago Theatre performs La Belle Friday–Sunday, November 24–26, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Magic Spells: A Weekly Performance Series Featuring Victoria Hanna and Hebrew Amulets from The Magnes Collection

Performing Arts - Other | October 24 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Meet Victoria Hanna and watch as she develops MAGIC SPELLS, a new performance repertoire based on Hebrew amulets in The Magnes Collection.

This series is presented in conjunction with the UC Berkeley course, "Jewish Nightlife: Poetry, Music, and Ritual Performance from Renaissance Italy to Contemporary Israel" (Jewish 121-001, Music 139), taught by Francesco Spagnolo.

During her Fall 2017...   More >

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Noon Concert: University Baroque Ensemble

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

 Department of Music

Christine Brandes, director
Better with age:
Late works by masters of the Italian baroque
Works by Monteverdi, Vivaldi and Corelli


FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Featuring the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities, the Department of Music presents a series of free weekly concerts each semester in Hertz Hall. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular...   More >

Friday, December 1, 2017

Raina J. Léon, James Cagney, and Josiah Luis Alderete

Reading - Literary | December 1 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Raina J. Léon, James Cagney, and Josiah Luis Alderete perform their poetry.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Claire Chase, flute: Music from Density 2036

Performing Arts - Music | December 2 |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Claire Chase, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

An exquisite instrumentalist who has been at the vanguard of a generation of musicians invigorating the music world with bold ideas and boundless energy, Claire Chase has been called a "staggering virtuoso with the assurance of a rock star" (Los Angeles Times). For her Density 2036 project, the flutist—a MacArthur Fellow and founder of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)—will commission...   More >

Flutist Claire Chase performs Saturday, December 2, 2017 in the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

Claire Chase: Music from Density 2036

Performing Arts - Music | December 2 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Cal Performances presents the inimitable Claire Chase, flutist and MacArthur Fellow, a “staggering virtuoso who plays with the cocky assurance of a rock star” (Los Angeles Times).

Ragamala Dance Company: Written in Water

Performing Arts - Dance | December 2 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Ragamala Dance Company, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Minneapolis-based Ragamala Dance Company has been lauded for bringing "a visionary approach to an ancient art form" (Dance Magazine) in its stunning productions rooted in the South Indian Bharatanatyam classical dance form. Written in Water explores the cultural complexities of the modern world through the metaphor of the ancient Indian board game Snakes and Ladders, with a live music score...   More >

$58

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

Ragamala Dance Company performs Written in Water Saturday–Sunday, December 2–3, 2017 in the Zellerbach Playhouse.

Claire Chase: Music from Density 2036

Performing Arts - Music | December 2 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Cal Performances presents the inimitable Claire Chase, flutist and MacArthur Fellow, a “staggering virtuoso who plays with the cocky assurance of a rock star” (Los Angeles Times).