<< Week of February 18 >>

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Counting Sheep: A Guerilla Folk Opera

Performing Arts - Theater | February 18 | 3-5 p.m. |  Oakland Metro Operahouse

 522 2nd Street, Oakland, CA 94607

 Cal Performances

The eclectic Toronto-based “guerilla-folk party-punk band,” Lemon Bucket Orkestra, leads a call to arms in the immersive and interactive Ukrainian folk-opera, Counting Sheep. Sung in traditional Ukrainian polyphony and bolstered by first-hand video footage from the streets of Kiev, the production invites audience members to dance, sing, and eat—and hurl foam bricks, dodge men with guns, witness...   More >

$58 general admission (prices subject to change)

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

St. Lawrence String Quartet

Performing Arts - Music | February 18 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
John Adams/First Quartet
John Adams/Second Quartet
Samuel Adams/String Quartet in Five Movements

$48 (prices subject to change)

The St. Lawrence String Quartet performs Sunday, Feb. 18th at 3pm in Hertz Hall.

Benefit Performance of The Vagina Monologues + Our Monologues: 2018 Authenticity without Apology

Performing Arts - Theater | February 16 – 18, 2018 every day | 7 p.m. |  Wheeler Auditorium

 Gender Equity Resource Center, VDay at Berkeley

Benefit double feature: first show is The Vagina Monologues, and the second show is Our Monologues! Proceeds go to help support local organization that work to end gendered violence.

$12 General, $20 VIP

  Tickets go on sale January 22. Buy tickets online

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Noon Concert: Jazz X 2 A double bill featuring the UC Jazz Ensemble and Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective

Performing Arts - Music | February 21 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Fall welcome misc.

 Department of Music

A double bill featuring the UC Jazz Ensemble and Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective

Directed by Ted Moore and the Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective, directed by Myra Melford.

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...   More >

Holloway Reading: Alan Felsenthal with Mary Wilson

Reading - Literary | February 21 | 6:30-8:15 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

 Alan Felsenthal, The Song Cave

 Mary Wilson

 Department of English, Holloway Reading Series

Alan Felsenthal runs a small press called The Song Cave with Ben Estes. Together, they edited A Dark Dreambox of Another Kind: The Poems of Alfred Starr Hamilton. Alan’s writing has appeared in BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Critical Quarterly, Fence, jubilat, and Harper’s. Lowly, published by Ugly Duckling Presse, is his first collection of poems.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Arts in the Afternoon: Music from the Court of Queen Elizabeth I

Performing Arts - Music | February 22 | 4-6 p.m. | Women's Faculty Club, Stebbins Lounge

 Louise Brugger Bidwell, Music Department

 The Women's Faculty Club

Keyboard Music composed by William Byrd for the Court of Queen Elizabeth I - performed by Lousie Brugger Bidwell on the harpsichord

Concert at 4:00 p.m. Q and A and reception follows concert

  Make reservations by calling Front Desk at 510-642-4175, or by emailing Front Desk at womensfacultyclub@gmail.com by February 22.

Berkeley Dance Project 2018

Performing Arts - Dance | February 22 – 24, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Berkeley Dance Project 2018 features new choreography by Katie Faulkner and James Graham, as well TDPS students Madeline Aragon and Hillary Tang. Faulkner explores the physical changes that women undergo as they progress through puberty, childbearing, aging, and illness, while Graham’s new work questions our experiences with gender, sexuality, and identity.

$13 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, Seniors (Online in advance), $15 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, Seniors (At the door. ID required.), $18 General Admission (Online in advance), $20 General Admission (At the door)

  Buy tickets online

Friday, February 23, 2018

Wayang Bali: An Evening with Balinese Shadows

Performing Arts - Music | February 23 | 7:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

ShadowLight Productions’ performance of Wayang Bali: An Evening with Balinese Shadows
Tickets: FREE / Sponsored by UC Berkeley Department of Music
Performed by Artistic Director and Shadow Master Larry Reed
Assisted by I Made Moja and Monali Varaiya
Featuring ShadowLight Gamelan Gender Wayang: Carla Fabrizio, Lisa Gold, Paul Miller and Sarah Willner

Berkeley Dance Project 2018

Performing Arts - Dance | February 22 – 24, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Berkeley Dance Project 2018 features new choreography by Katie Faulkner and James Graham, as well TDPS students Madeline Aragon and Hillary Tang. Faulkner explores the physical changes that women undergo as they progress through puberty, childbearing, aging, and illness, while Graham’s new work questions our experiences with gender, sexuality, and identity.

$13 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, Seniors (Online in advance), $15 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, Seniors (At the door. ID required.), $18 General Admission (Online in advance), $20 General Admission (At the door)

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Ritual Noise: LEXAGON, Titania Kumeh, Earthbound

Performing Arts - Music | February 24 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Programmed by Chika Okoye and David Brazil

Join us for a three-part performance event of sound and ritual.

LEXAGON brings an Afrofuturist sonic mirage, weaving together loops of soulful vocals, clarinet, and theremin. Inspired by female jazz vocalists and melancholy love songs, her performances incorporate femme ballads with ritualized moments of improvisation and experimental...   More >

Berkeley Dance Project 2018

Performing Arts - Dance | February 22 – 24, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Berkeley Dance Project 2018 features new choreography by Katie Faulkner and James Graham, as well TDPS students Madeline Aragon and Hillary Tang. Faulkner explores the physical changes that women undergo as they progress through puberty, childbearing, aging, and illness, while Graham’s new work questions our experiences with gender, sexuality, and identity.

$13 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, Seniors (Online in advance), $15 Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, Seniors (At the door. ID required.), $18 General Admission (Online in advance), $20 General Admission (At the door)

  Buy tickets online