<< Week of February 25 >>

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Noon Concert: Spring Choral Collage

Performing Arts - Music | February 28 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Fall welcome misc.

 Department of Music

Featuring the Chamber Chorus, Magen Solomon, director and University Chorus, Nikolas Nackley, director, presenting music from the last 600 years


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...   More >

Holloway Poetry Reading: Tongo Eisen-Martin and Ismail Muhammad

Reading - Literary | February 28 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

 Tongo Eisen-Martin; Ismail Muhammad

 Department of English, Holloway Reading Series

The Holloway Series in Poetry invites you to a reading with Tongo Eisen-Martin and Ismail Muhammad. The reading will take place this Wednesday, February 28th at 6:30 pm in the Maude Fife room (315 Wheeler Hall). All readings are free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!

Tongo Eisen-Martin is the author of someone’s dead already (Bootstrap Press, 2015) and Heaven Is All Goodbyes...   More >

Emanuel Ax, piano, Leonidas Kavakos, violin, and Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Performing Arts - Music | February 28 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Schubert/Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat Major, D. 898
Brahms/Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8

$40–$195 prices subject to change

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

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Lunch Poems: Rosa Alcalá

Reading - Literary | March 1 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

 Rosa Alcalá

 Lunch Poems, Library

A poetry reading by Rosa Alcalá.

Full: Daktari

Performing Arts - Music | March 1 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 BAMPFA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Daktari Dance Medicine Collective explores the mediums of drum, movement, meditation, and ritual, illuminating the African spirit.

Oh My Sweet Land: A Play and Conversation on the Syrian Conflict

Performing Arts - Theater | March 1 | 7-9 p.m. |  Anthony Hall

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Golden Thread Productions

Join the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Golden Thread Productions for a performance of the play Oh My Sweet Land, followed by food sharing and community conversation. Called “extraordinary” by The Guardian, this tour-de-force solo show, based on interviews with Syrian refugees in Jordan, takes an unflinching and personal look at the Syrian refugee crisis, and the brutal war that led up to it.

 RSVP required. As seating is very limited at this free event. priority will be given to UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. More information: https://ohmysweetland.eventbrite.com

  RSVP online by February 26.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Dan Joseph, Dulcimer Flight

Performing Arts - Music | March 2 | 8-10 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

In his solo works for electroacoustic hammer dulcimer, for which he uses the title Dulcimer Flight, Dan constructs contemplative soundscapes that slowly unfold over the course of 30-minutes to one-hour.

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

CNMAT Users Group presents: Dan Joseph, Dulcimer Flight

Performing Arts - Music | March 2 | 8 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)

 CNMAT (Center for New Music and Technology)

In his solo works for electroacoustic hammer dulcimer, for which he uses the title Dulcimer Flight, Dan constructs contemplative soundscapes that slowly unfold over the course of 30-minutes to one-hour. With roots in early minimalism, ambient music and acoustic ecology, these long-form “journeys” combine composed elements, often in the form of a fixed melodic pattern, with extensive improvisation...   More >

$10 G.A., $5 seniors and students

NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley

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

 Cal Performances

Cal Performances hosts NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley for a live recording of the popular radio show in Zellerbach Hall. Broadcast on more than 200 stations nationwide to an audience of nearly half a million listeners, From the Top shares the stories and performances of pre-college classical musicians through a live-recorded concert presented in communities across the country....   More >

 Recommended for children age seven and older.

$25-$52 prices subject to change

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

NPR’s From the Top will be presented March 2, 2018 at 8pm in Zellerbach Hall

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Gamelan Çudamani's 20th Anniversary Tour

Performing Arts - Music | March 3 | 7 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

On Saturday, March 3, 2018 the company performs at UC Berkeley's Hertz Hall at 7pm, in cooperation with the U.C Berkeley Department of Music. As Mt. Agung Volcano rumbles beneath their feet, Çudamani is preparing a special concert for Berkeley audiences. The Hertz Hall performance differs from any other program on this USA tour. The UC Berkeley program features world premieres by renowned...   More >

$30 General Admission, $20 Students

  Buy tickets online or or by emailing info@festivalofsacredmusic.org