<< Week of April 08 >>

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Seattle Symphony

Performing Arts - Music | April 8 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Saturday, April 7, 8pm
John Luther Adams/Become Desert (California Premiere)
featuring Volti San Francisco; Robert Geary, artistic director
Sibelius/Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43

Sunday, April 8, 3pm
Sibelius/The Oceanides, Op. 73
Britten/Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a
John Luther Adams/Become Ocean

This performance is part of Cal Performances’ Berkeley RADICAL...   More >

$38-98 prices subject to change

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scapegoat

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

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

scapegoat is an experimental saxophone and percussion duo. Close creative collaboration and multi-media projects form the basis of their pursuit for artistic innovation and expression.

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

CNMAT Users Group presents: Scapegoat

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

 CNMAT (Center for New Music and Technology)

scapegoat is an experimental saxophone and percussion duo. Close creative collaboration and multi-media projects form the basis of their pursuit for artistic innovation and expression. Programmes are designed to broaden and
challenge the musical experience of the audience, through original works featuring live electronics, performer controlled sonic and visual amplification, video and lighting...   More >

$10 G.A., $5 seniors and students

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Pura Lopez Colome with Dan Bellm

Reading - Literary | April 10 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

 Pura Lopez Colome

 Dan Bellm

 Department of English

Poetry Reading by Pura Lopez Colome with American translator and poet Dan Bellm.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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

 Cal Performances

Under the direction of Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to nurture a new generation of choreographers steeped in the African-American experience. With repertoire that looks back to seminal works like Ailey’s own Revelations, and new material that engages with vital social movements, the company creates dances with the power to transform.

This performance is part of...   More >

$36-135 prices subject to change

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Noon Concert: UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | April 11 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Fall welcome misc.

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
Brahms - Symphony no. 3

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 and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on...   More >

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | April 11 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Under the direction of Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to nurture a new generation of choreographers steeped in the African-American experience. With repertoire that looks back to seminal works like Ailey’s own Revelations, and new material that engages with vital social movements, the company creates dances with the power to transform.

This performance is part of...   More >

$36-135 prices subject to change

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

G Yamazawa -SOLD OUT: Performance and Q/A

Performing Arts - Other | April 12 | 5:30 p.m. | Morrison Hall, Elkus Room, 125 | Tickets sold out

 G YAMAZAWA

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies 122, The UC Berkeley Japanese American Studies Advisory Committee, Asian Pacific American System-wide Alliance (APASA), The Asian Pacific American Student Development Office (APASD)

Born in Durham, NC and raised by Japanese immigrants, poet and musical artist George "G" Masao Yamazawa, Jr. is widely considered to be one of the top spoken word artists in the U.S.

Nominated for Best New Hip Hop Artist by the 2016 Carolina Music Awards, G continues to challenge American perspective on race & culture, poetry & rap, and the phenomena of the human condition through his poetry...   More >

Free

  Sold out. Sold Out Buy tickets online

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | April 12 – 14, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Under the direction of Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to nurture a new generation of choreographers steeped in the African-American experience. With repertoire that looks back to seminal works like Ailey’s own Revelations, and new material that engages with vital social movements, the company creates dances with the power to transform.

This performance is part of...   More >

$36-135 prices subject to change

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Words in Action: A Multilingual Student Performance

Performing Arts - Other | April 13 | 3-6 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Berkeley Language Center, Department of Italian Studies

Come and celebrate an afternoon of linguistic diversity as UC Berkeley students perform scenes, songs, and poems in Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Filipino, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Punjabi, Spanish, Tamil, and Telugu.

Vance Joy: with guests: lovelytheband

Performing Arts - Music | April 13 | 6:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Nation of Two is the follow up to Vance Joy’s critically-acclaimed breakthrough debut album dream your life away, which recently surpassed one million in consumption in the U.S. alone.

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Gospel Choir

Performing Arts - Music | April 13 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Fall welcome misc.

 UC Berkeley Music

“Where Is the Love?: Gospel Music and Bringing Down Walls that Divide” an evening of music that creates a space of acceptance, warmth, community and love through Gospel songs, with student performances that reflect upon current events of building walls and creating division.

The University Gospel Chorus at the University of California, Berkeley started in the nineteen seventies as an informal...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | April 12 – 14, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Under the direction of Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to nurture a new generation of choreographers steeped in the African-American experience. With repertoire that looks back to seminal works like Ailey’s own Revelations, and new material that engages with vital social movements, the company creates dances with the power to transform.

This performance is part of...   More >

$36-135 prices subject to change

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

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | April 13 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Under the direction of Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to nurture a new generation of choreographers steeped in the African-American experience. With repertoire that looks back to seminal works like Ailey’s own Revelations, and new material that engages with vital social movements, the company creates dances with the power to transform.

This performance is part of...   More >

$36-135 prices subject to change

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

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | April 14 | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Under the direction of Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to nurture a new generation of choreographers steeped in the African-American experience. With repertoire that looks back to seminal works like Ailey’s own Revelations, and new material that engages with vital social movements, the company creates dances with the power to transform.

This performance is part of...   More >

$36-135 prices subject to change

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

Kygo: with guests: Alan Walker

Performing Arts - Music | April 14 | 6 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre | Tickets sold out

 Another Planet Entertainment

Tipped by Billboard Magazine as the ‘the next EDM superstar’, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, a.k.a KYGO, has gone from bedroom producer to one of the most hyped electronic artists on the planet in unprecedented time.

  Sold out. Sold Out Buy tickets online

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | April 12 – 14, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Under the direction of Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to nurture a new generation of choreographers steeped in the African-American experience. With repertoire that looks back to seminal works like Ailey’s own Revelations, and new material that engages with vital social movements, the company creates dances with the power to transform.

This performance is part of...   More >

$36-135 prices subject to change

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

Armenian State Chamber Choir

Performing Arts - Music | April 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  First Congregational Church

 Cal Performances

Thirty-five voices strong, the Armenian State Chamber Choir sings repertoire from the choral canon by Gabrielli, Bach, Brahms, and Schnittke, as well as contemporary works by Armenian composers that address the history of the Armenian people.

$42-$72 (prices subject to change)

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Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective and a faculty-led ensemble with Myra Melford and Ben Goldberg

Performing Arts - Music | April 14 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 UC Berkeley Music

Faculty members Myra Melford (piano) and Ben Goldberg (clarinet), in collaboration with bassist Michael Formanek (ECM recording artist) and drummer Hamir Atwal (Tune Yards), present original compositions for improvising quartet. An opening set by students in MU165: The Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective, features works by Goldberg, Formanek, Melford and others.

$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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

 Cal Performances

Under the direction of Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to nurture a new generation of choreographers steeped in the African-American experience. With repertoire that looks back to seminal works like Ailey’s own Revelations, and new material that engages with vital social movements, the company creates dances with the power to transform.

This performance is part of...   More >

$36-135 prices subject to change

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