<< Week of October 06 >>

Monday, October 7, 2019

Holloway Reading Series: Sawako Nakayasu

Reading - Literary | October 7 | 6:30 p.m. |  Wheeler Hall

 Sawako Nakayasu, Assistant Professor of Literary Arts, Brown University

 Department of English

The poet Sawako Nakayasu will give a reading of her work at 6:30 pm on Monday, 7 October, in the Maude Fife Room of Wheeler Hall (Wheeler 315) on the Berkeley campus of the University of California.

Sawako Nakayasu is the author of The Ants, Texture Notes, and Hurry Home Honey. She is also a translator of Japanese poetry and has received translation fellowships from the National Endowment for...   More >

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Castellers de Vilafranca - Human Towers from Catalonia: Talk about Team Building and Performance (Human Tower - Lower Sproul)

Performing Arts - Other | October 8 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. |  Lower Sproul Plaza

 Castellers de Vilafranca, Castellers de Vilafranca

 Department of Spanish & Portuguese

Castellers de Vilafranca are a cultural and sport
Catalan institution that builds human towers, a
tradition that dates back to the 18th century.
More than 1,000 members (180 at UCB) united by a
common purpose: building human towers (Castells)
by sharing democratic values, cooperation and team
work, with a spirit of constant improvement.

EVENT CANCELED: An Evening with Deepti Naval: An Actor's Perspective

Performing Arts - Theater | October 8 | 5-7 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall | Canceled

 Deepti Naval, Actress, Director, & Writer

 Harsha Ram, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Art Forum SF

A conversation with acclaimed actress, director, & writer, Deepti Naval.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

CANCELLED: University Wind Ensemble: Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music | October 9 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall | Canceled

 Department of Music

Matthew Sadowski, Director

Free. No reserved seating.

Doors: 12:00pm
Concert: 12:15-1pm

Friday, October 11, 2019

Bastile

Performing Arts - Music | October 11 | 6:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “Britpop’s new crown princes,” Bastille has sold over eight million adjusted albums and amassed more than 6.5 billion cumulative streams globally.

  Buy tickets online

Bastile

Performing Arts - Music | October 11 | 6:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “Britpop’s new crown princes,” Bastille has sold over eight million adjusted albums and amassed more than 6.5 billion cumulative streams globally.

  Buy tickets online

The Kingdom of Cards: An English adaptation of Tagore's "Tasher Desh" presented by EnActe Arts

Performing Arts - Theater | October 11 | 8-10 p.m. |  Cubberley Theatre

 4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 95014

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Enacte Arts, The Tagore Program on Literature, Culture and Philosophy at UC Berkeley, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

Rabindranath Tagore’s poetic fantasy examines a kingdom of two dimensional playing cards strictly regulated by the cold rule of conformity.

 Use code KOCISAS for a 20% discount!. Tickets go on sale September 12. Buy tickets online

Bastille: with guest: Joywave

Performing Arts - Music | October 11 | 8 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “Britpop’s new crown princes,” Bastille has sold over eight million adjusted albums and amassed more than 6.5 billion cumulative streams globally. The band was introduced internationally with the single “Pompeii,” which is now 6x Platinum in the U.S. alone.

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, October 12, 2019

The Kingdom of Cards: An English adaptation of Tagore's "Tasher Desh" presented by EnActe Arts

Performing Arts - Theater | October 12 | 2-4 p.m. |  Cubberley Theatre

 4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 95014

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Enacte Arts, The Tagore Program on Literature, Culture and Philosophy at UC Berkeley, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

Rabindranath Tagore’s poetic fantasy examines a kingdom of two dimensional playing cards strictly regulated by the cold rule of conformity.

 Use code KOCISAS for a 20% discount!. Tickets go on sale September 12. Buy tickets online

Roundtable Reading: Upside-Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski

Reading - Literary | October 12 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

It’s not easy when your magic goes wonky! Instead of being able to turn into a dragon or a kitten, Nory turns into both at the same time—a dritten. And Andres is forever floating in the air, bouncing off the walls, or sitting on the ceiling. In Nory and Andres’s Upside-Down Magic class at Dunwiddle Magic School, lessons are unconventional, and magic tends to turn wonky at the worst possible...   More >

HUSH-HUSH: Brittany Newell, Ryan Tacata, and Silk Worm

Performing Arts - Dance | October 12 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Queer curatorial platform HUSH-HUSH presents Crummy Sheets, a new performance devised collaboratively by writer Brittany Newell, performance maker and scholar Ryan Tacata, and artist Silk Worm. These weary collaborators will tuck themselves in for an investigation of work, sleep, and dreams: What goes on after lights out, and what dead philosophers live under the bed? Join us in a...   More >

The Kingdom of Cards: An English adaptation of Tagore's "Tasher Desh" presented by EnActe Arts

Performing Arts - Theater | October 12 | 6-8 p.m. |  Cubberley Theatre

 4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 95014

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Enacte Arts, The Tagore Program on Literature, Culture and Philosophy at UC Berkeley, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

Rabindranath Tagore’s poetic fantasy examines a kingdom of two dimensional playing cards strictly regulated by the cold rule of conformity.

 Use code KOCISAS for a 20% discount!. Tickets go on sale September 12. Buy tickets online

Jonathan Biss, piano: The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music | October 12 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Programs:
Saturday, October 12
Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28, Pastoral
Piano Sonata No. 20 in G major, Op. 49, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2, No. 3
Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90
Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101

Sunday, October 13
Piano Sonata No. 6 in F major, Op. 10, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 14, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 18 in...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Cal Performances presents Jonathan Biss performing The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven in Hertz Hall. (credit: Benjamin Ealovega)

Sankai Juku: Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land

Performing Arts - Dance | October 12 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A stone wall carved with fossils of sea lilies overlooks a sand-dusted stage, where eight dancers from this internationally renowned butoh company enter into a sublime dialogue with gravity. Meguri is a meditative visual poem by Ushio Amagatsu, Sankai Juku’s artistic director, that reflects on the passage of time through imagery and movement inspired by the ebb and flow of water, and the cycle of...   More >

$30–$78 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Sankai Juku performs Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land Saturday–Sunday, October 12–13, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall. (credit: Courtesy of Sankai Juku)