<< Week of September 23 >>

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guest Jon Batiste: Celebrating Duke Ellington

Performing Arts - Music | September 23 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guest Jon Batiste, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Cal Performances presents international jazz ambassador, nine-time Grammy winner, and Pulitzer Prize recipient Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the Hearst Greek Theatre. The band is joined by charismatic pianist and music director of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s house band, Jon Batiste, for a program celebrating the legacy of Duke Ellington, including early Cotton...   More >

$50-150 (prices subject to change)

  Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guest Jon Batiste perform Celebrating Duke Ellington Sunday, September 23, 2018 in the Greek Theatre.

Monday, September 24, 2018

The National: with guests: Big Thief

Performing Arts - Music | September 24 | 6:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

The National are pleased to announce their 7th studio album – Sleep Well Beast – to be released on September 8th on 4AD.

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Full: Fauxnique

Performing Arts - Dance | September 24 | 7-9 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 BAMPFA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Fauxnique (Monique Jenkinson) performs Drag Movement Study #3, an indulgent investigation of glamour as process. Dislodging the practice of drag from its traditional reliance on illusion and concealment, Fauxnique exploits the space of the museum to revel in the reveal, shining full light upon the underpinnings and inviting viewers into the foundation of drag performance.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The National: with guests: Cat Power

Performing Arts - Music | September 25 | 6:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

The National are pleased to announce their 7th studio album – Sleep Well Beast – to be released on September 8th on 4AD.

  Buy tickets online

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Noon Concert: Aleck Karis, piano

Performing Arts - Music | September 26 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

DEBUSSY Études

Continuing its 66th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on Wednesdays and Fridays, each concert begins promptly at 12:15 and ends by 1pm.

Holloway Series in Poetry: Sara Nicholson

Reading - Literary | September 26 | 6:30-10 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

 Sara Nicholson

 Department of English, Holloway Reading Series

Holloway Poetry Reading: Sara Nicholson

Reading - Literary | September 26 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, 315

 Sara Nicholson, Holloway Series in Poetry

 Department of English

Please join is this Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 6:30pm for a reading by Sara Nicholson, this year's Holloway Lecturer in Poetry and Poetics. The reading will be held in the Maude Fife room (315 Wheeler Hall) and followed by a reception with refreshments in the English Department lounge.

Nicholson is the author of the poetry collections What the Lyric Is (Song Cave, 2016) and The Living Method (...   More >

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Chaucer's "Parliament of Fowls": A Group Reading

Reading - Literary | September 27 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 330, English Department Lounge

 Maura Nolan, Associate Professor, Berkeley English; Steven Justice, Professor and Chair, Berkeley English

 Lyn Hejinian, John F. Hotchkis Professor of English, Berkeley English; Jessica Laser, Berkeley English

 Department of English

All (faculty, grad and undergrad students, staff) are welcome to participate. "Bi-lingual" copies of the text, in the original Middle English and in a modern English translation, will be made available, and both Maura Nolan and Steve Justice will offer a few introductory words (on pronunciation of the Middle English and on the poem itself). This event is co-hosted by Jessica Laser and Lyn...   More >

Death Cab for Cutie: with guest Cold War Kids

Performing Arts - Music | September 27 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Death Cab for Cutie is an American alternative rock band formed in Bellingham, Washington in 1997. Death Cab for Cutie rose from being a side project to becoming one of the most exciting groups on the indie rock scene of the 2000’s, with their emotive songwriting and cross-genre sound landing somewhere between indie and emo.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Ben Howard

Performing Arts - Music | September 28 | 7 p.m. |  Fox Theater | Note change in location

  , Oakland, CA

 Another Planet Entertainment

Ben Howard’s new full-length record, Noonday Dream (released June 1st) is his first album since the release of his number 1 UK charting second album, I Forget Where We Were, in 2014. Noonday Dream was recorded in numerous studios between South West France and South West England, including Sawmills and was produced by Ben.

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Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

Performing Arts - Dance | September 28 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Mark Morris Dance Group, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Mark Morris celebrates the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a new dance work that revels in the eccentric charm and joyful optimism of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album. The production features a score by longtime Morris collaborator Ethan Iverson, who leads a chamber ensemble through arrangements of iconic songs from the record mixed with imaginative original...   More >

$36-135 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Mark Morris Dance Group performs Pepperland Friday–Sunday, September 28–30, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Black Life: Cat Brooks

Performing Arts - Other | September 29 | 6-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Cat Brooks

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Cat Brooks performs Tasha, a one-woman show loosely based on the 2015 murder of Natasha McKenna, a thirty-eight-year-old woman living with schizophrenia, while she was in custody in Virginia’s Fairfax County Jail. This compelling examination of the intersection of race, gender, mental health, and policing is directed by Ayodele Nzinga and is a Salon Series finalist.

Cat Brooks is an artivist...   More >

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

Performing Arts - Dance | September 29 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Mark Morris Dance Group, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Mark Morris celebrates the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a new dance work that revels in the eccentric charm and joyful optimism of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album. The production features a score by longtime Morris collaborator Ethan Iverson, who leads a chamber ensemble through arrangements of iconic songs from the record mixed with imaginative original...   More >

$36-135 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org