<< Week of October 20 >>

Sunday, October 20, 2019

TDPS presents Who Shot La Miguelito? by Sean San José

Performing Arts - Theater | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Sean San José

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This dynamic performance piece parallels the murder of a young street artist in San Francisco’s Mission District with the death of immigrant, working-class neighborhoods. Mapping the Mission in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest art, the piece invites the audience to see, hear, and move with refugees, immigrants, first gens—and ghosts.

$13–20

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Exploration of Forms: Afro-Cuban Dance Workshop

Performing Arts - Dance | October 20 | 1-3 p.m. |  Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)

 José Francisco Barroso

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This free workshop with live drumming focuses on the explosive and subtle sacred expressions of the Orisha (Yoruba deities), as well as the dances of the Dahomey-Arará (Vodu, Gaga), and Congo (Palo, Makuta) regions. Instructor José Francisco Barroso offers students a strong understanding of polyrhythm and the kinesthetic distinctions of Afro-Cuban traditional dances, rhythms, and movements.

 Free and open to the public.

Hālau O Kekuhi

Performing Arts - Dance | October 20 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

This Hawaiian classical dance ensemble specializes in the vigorous and kinetic 'aiha'a style of hula and chant, handed down from woman to woman for more than eight generations of the Kanaka'ole family in Hilo, on the Big Island. The members of this acclaimed troupe sing and dance in honor of Pele, the goddess of fire and the creator of their native islands.

$36–$58 (prices subject to change)

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

Hālau O Kekuhi performs Sunday, October 20, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall. (credit: Kalei Nuuhiwa)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hozier: with guest: Freya Ridings

Performing Arts - Music | October 22 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Hozier performing at Greek Theatre with guest Freya Ridings

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Javanese and Balinese Gamelan: Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music | October 23 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

The music of small ensembles
directed by Midiyanto, Ben Brinner, & Lisa Gold
featuring I Wayan Suweca (Balinese gender wayang) and Heni Savitri (Javanese vocal)


Free. No reserved seating.

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

TDPS Workshop Performance: Pinwheels, a musical comedy

Performing Arts - Theater | October 23 – 24, 2019 every day | 7-9 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 170

 Josie Basford

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This workshop staging of Josie Basford's original musical comedy, Pinwheels, tells the story of the multi-generational Casteel Clown Circus. The family is torn apart when Pinwheels, the eldest clown who is to inherit the family business, is thrown out of the family for not being funny.

 Free and open to the public with reservation — online reservation information will be available here by early October.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

TDPS Workshop Performance: Pinwheels, a musical comedy

Performing Arts - Theater | October 23 – 24, 2019 every day | 7-9 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 170

 Josie Basford

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

This workshop staging of Josie Basford's original musical comedy, Pinwheels, tells the story of the multi-generational Casteel Clown Circus. The family is torn apart when Pinwheels, the eldest clown who is to inherit the family business, is thrown out of the family for not being funny.

 Free and open to the public with reservation — online reservation information will be available here by early October.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Cal at Hamilton

Performing Arts - Theater | October 26 | 1-4 p.m. |  Orpheum Theater

  , San Francisco, CA 94102

 Cal Alumni Association

Get tickets here: http://bit.ly/HAM4CAL.
Click on "HAM4BERKELEY" when purchasing tickets.

Griz: with guest: CloZee

Performing Arts - Music | October 26 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Just two months after the release of Ride Waves, his most creative and collaborative studio album to date, GRiZ returns with three new tracks via his Bangers[1].Zip EP – “Voodoo (feat. SUPERLOVE)”, “No Bad Trips”, and “Ice Cream”, all reminiscent of his heady bass sound with shades of reggae and dubstep.

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Momix: Viva MOMIX!

Performing Arts - Dance | October 26 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The acrobatic troupe MOMIX, established more than three decades ago by Pilobolus founding member Moses Pendleton, returns after a long Berkeley hiatus. Viva MOMIX! features a collection of acts from the company’s most visually spectacular shows, including Botanica (about the seasons), Lunar Sea (the moon), and Opus Cactus (the landscape of the American Southwest).

$30–$76 (prices subject to change)

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

MOMIX performs Viva MOMIX! Saturday–Sunday, October 26–27, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall. (credit: John Kane)

Chamber Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | October 26 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Wei Cheng, Director
This concert uses award-winning Canadian composer Katerina Gimon’s choral work Element, a four-movement song cycle by the titles of Earth, Air, Fire, and Water as its framework.
The program features choral compositions from different times and places that reflect each element in their original forms and philosophical meanings, including compositions by James Macmillan,...   More >

$16 GA, $12 Seniors, Staff, $5 students

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