Sunday, January 26, 2020
Join us for the 11th annual Plants Illustrated exhibit of botanical art in the Gardens lovely Julia Morgan Hall. This year, the members of the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists are presenting the theme of rare and endangered plants of the world featuring plants in the Garden's collection.
Workshop | January 26 | 10-11 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Awaken your senses in this wonderful exploration of spices! We will journey into the Tropical House to see some of the plants that give us our favorite spices-- such as cinnamon, ginger, cardamon, black pepper, nutmeg, turmeric, and more. (We'll check in on our "chocolate tree" too!)
Learn about where these plants grow, the different ways you can use them, do some taste-testing, and create... More >
$18 Adult $18 Child, $12 Member Adult $12 Member Child (must have family membership level or above)
Register online or by calling 510-664-7606
Sport - Intercollegiate - Basketball | January 26 | 12 p.m. | Haas Pavilion
Cal Women's Basketball hosts Colorado at Haas Pavilion.
Film - Feature | January 26 | 1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This collection of short works finds Varda observing people, places, and spaces from France to Iran. In Lopéra-Mouffe she evokes the imaginative world of pregnancy with a dreamlike montage that combines poetic imagery with documentary portraits shot in the gritty neighborhood of rue Mouffetard. Capturing azure waters and lobster-skinned tourists in the saturated hues of a vacation slide, the... More >
Performing Arts - Music | January 26 | 3-5 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Beethoven/Overture to Egmont
Mozart/Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish
Tchaikovsky/Symphony No. 5
$38–$125 (prices subject to change)
Sport - Intercollegiate - Basketball | January 26 | 3 p.m. | Haas Pavilion
Cal Men's Basketball hosts Stanford at Haas Pavilion.
Film - Feature | January 26 | 3:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
After the screening on January 26, enjoy a Film to Table dinner at Babette, the cafe at BAMPFA. Join an intimate group of fellow filmgoers for a four-course, prix-fixe meal in a convivial, dinner-party atmosphere. Purchase dinner tickets in advance at babettecafe.com (film tickets must be purchased separately).
A helicopter flies over Rome dangling a gigantic statue of Christ. Oh, look,... More >
Film - Feature | January 26 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Walt Disney Pictures Presents a Film by David Lynch: from the opening titles, Lynchs surprising follow-up to Lost Highway defies all audience expectations of the Lynchian. Longtime character actor and ex-stuntman Richard Farnsworth (Kirk Douglass double in Spartacus) earned an Oscar nod as an elderly man, too impaired to have a drivers license, who instead drives his lawn mower across the... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day | Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)
Celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis - librarians, professors,... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 16, 2019 – March 1, 2020 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
Since 1790, the U.S. Census has impacted many aspects of our lives. It determines congressional apportionment, decides which communities receive a slice of $500,000,000,000 in federal funds, and provides information essential to policy making. Census questions also reflect the beliefs, concerns and prejudices of their time, starting with the first census which mandated that enslaved people be... More >
You Are On Indian Land: There There (On the Same Page 2019): An Exhibit of Library Collections relating to the Native American community of Oakland
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 26, 2019 – January 31, 2020 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd floor
Tommy Orange's debut novel, There There, is this year's On the Same Page program reading. The entire campus community is encouraged to read the book and participate in classes and events this Fall.
Oranges debut is an ambitious meditation on identity and its broken alternatives, on myth filtered through the lens of time and poverty and urban life. Its many short chapters are told through a... More >
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