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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Cal Day with the Department of Music

Performing Arts - Music | April 21 |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Works by Debussy
9:30-11 125 Morrison Hall
2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the French composer Claude Debussy’s death. Hear a mini-marathon of Debussy’s piano works by students of the music department.

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
11-12:30 Hertz Hall, concert stage
Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of...   More >

Cal Day - Nimely Pan African Dance Company

Performing Arts - Dance | April 21 | 11-11:20 a.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 103 Kroeber Hall | Note change in time

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Founded by Nimely Napla, this Oakland based group will perform a dance representing a rite of passage for young men of the Vai, Gola, and Mende ethnic groups of Liberia's northeast mountains. Full-body mask dancers embody divine spirits of the African bush and of the community. The masks appear with special permission granted from Poro and Sande societies.

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Cal Day - De Rompe y Raja Cultural Association

Performing Arts - Dance | April 21 | 2-2:30 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 103 Kroeber Hall | Note change in time

 De Rompe y Raja Cultural Association

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Based in Oakland and dedicated to preserving Afro-Peruvian traditions from the coastal region of Peru, the group will perform Son de los Diablos, a street masquerade that originated in colonial Lima with parades through Afro-Peruvian neighborhoods during carnival time. Dancers will wear masks made in Peru by Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, and locally by Edmund Badeaux (Chaskinakuy Andean music...   More >

Theater - "The Dream of Kitamura": Written and Directed by Philip Kan Gotanda

Performing Arts - Theater | April 20 – 28, 2018 every day with exceptions | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Eerily evocative, non-linear, and movement-driven, THE DREAM OF KITAMURA tells the ghostly, mythic tale of Lord
Rosanjin, who believes he is marked for death by the demon Kitamura. His horror is so profound that he hires two bodyguards—but are they who they appear to be?

$13 Online in Advance - Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors, $15 At the Door - Students, Cal Staff & Faculty, & Seniors, $18 Online in Advance - General Admission, $20 At the Door - General Admission

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Boston Pops at the Greek: Star Wars, Jaws, Harry Potter, E.T., and more: The Music of John Williams

Performing Arts - Music | April 21 | 8 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

The Boston Pops come to the Greek to celebrate the extraordinary five-decade career of one of its former conductors, 22-time Grammy winner John Williams. The program includes selections from some of Williams’ most popular Hollywood film scores, including music from Star Wars, Jaws, E.T., and the Indiana Jones and Harry Potter films.

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