<< Week of September 08 >>

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Reading: Trisha Low, Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, Elaine Kahn

Performing Arts - Other | September 8 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Poet and performer Trisha Low, based in the East Bay, is author of The Complete Purge and Socialist Realism. Though not identifying as a poet, Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta has been researching democide and radical motherhood in Latin America, and ended up writing a book, The Easy Body, that grew out of their emotional relationship to this work. Los Angeles–based Elaine Kahn has an MFA from the Iowa...   More >

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Dramatic Scena for Voice and Piano: Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music | September 11 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Baroque Ensemble Director Christine Brandes (soprano), Associate Professor of Musicology Nicholas Mathew (piano), and 2019 Baroque Ensemble co-Director Carla Moore perform a A fun and varied program of late eighteenth-century vocal and instrumental music, performed with the department's world famous collection of period instruments -- including Haydn's Italian scena Arianna a Naxos, keyboard...   More >

Annual Holloway Faculty Reading

Reading - Literary | September 11 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

 Eric Falci, Professor, Berkeley English; Cecil Giscombe, Professor, Berkeley English; Lyn Hejinian, John F. Hotchkis Professor of English, Berkeley English; Geoffrey G. O’Brien, Professor, Berkeley English; John Shoptaw, Continuing Lecturer, Berkeley English

 Department of English

Faculty poets of the U. C. Berkeley English Department (Eric Falci, Cecil Giscombe, Lyn Hejinian, Geoffrey G. O’Brien, and John Shoptaw) will read from their work on Wednesday, 11 September, at 6:30 pm in the Maude Fife Room (Wheeler Hall 315). Volumes by all the poets will be available for purchase, thanks to Moe’s Books.

TDPS Auditions for Berkeley Dance Project

Performing Arts - Dance | September 11 | 6:30-9 p.m. |  Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

The UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies will hold open auditions for its Spring 2020 dance concert, Berkeley Dance Project. Auditions are open to all current UC Berkeley students, and advance registration is not required. Performances will take place Feb. 20–22 and Feb. 27–29, 2020.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

TDPS Auditions for the Fall Choreography Showcase

Performing Arts - Dance | September 12 | 2:10-4 p.m. |  Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

The Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies will hold open auditions for its Fall Choreography Showcase. All currently enrolled UC Berkeley students are eligible to audition, and advance sign-up is not required.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Vrije uitloop | Free range: Poems by Saskia Stehouwer, Translation + Field Notes by Joel Thomas Katz, Robert Perry, and Saskia Stehouwer

Reading - Literary | September 13 | 4-5 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Saskia Stehouwer; Joel Thomas Katz; Robert Perry

 Institute of European Studies, BENELUX Studies Program, Dutch Studies

The Dutch Studies department will be hosting Saskia Stehouwer, Joel Thomas Katz and Robert Perry to speak on their new book of poetry, "Vrije uitloop | Free range". Author Saskia Stehouwer is a renowned poet from the Netherlands. She studied both Dutch and English literature at the University of Amsterdam and has worked as an editor and project leader for the VU University Amsterdam. Saskia...   More >

Full: Red Culebra

Performing Arts - Music | September 13 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Red Culebra is a synthesizer duet and collaboration of Bay Area electronic musicians and performance artists Guillermo Galindo and Cristobal Martinez. Inspired by their complicated post-Mexican backgrounds, Galindo and Martinez create and perform rituals based on cycles of repetition and uniformity, incorporating sound invocations, moving images, and bodily movement. They present 4 Cycles + 1, an...   More >

The Revivalists: with guest: Anderson East

Performing Arts - Music | September 13 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

A remarkable thing happened to The Revivalists as they came upon their tenth anniversary as a band. The New Orleans-based septet scored a game-changing hit with “Wish I Knew You,” a wistful song from their third album, Men Amongst Mountains.

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

CANCELED: Umeed: Colors of Hope

Performing Arts - Other | September 14 |  Time TBD | Hertz Concert Hall, UC Berkeley | Canceled

 Sunena Gupta

 Project Rishi - UC Berkeley, The Institute for South Asia Studies

After successful runs in Singapore, London, New York and India, Umeed is now coming to Berkeley!

“Umeed” is the Hindi word for “Hope”. Sunena Gupta, with the blessings and guidance of Guru Mulla Afsar Khan, brings to you a unique contemporary concept produced in the Indian classical dance form, Kathak. She tells the story of the journey of a young girl navigating her way through struggles with...   More >

Roundtable Reading: Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh by Uma Krishnaswam

Reading - Literary | September 14 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

It’s the spring of 1945, and nine-year-old Maria Singh longs to play on the first-ever girls’ softball team in Yuba City, California. Meanwhile, Maria’s parents—Papi from India and Mama from Mexico—can no longer protect their children from prejudice and the discriminatory laws of the land. When the family is on the brink of losing their farm, Maria must decide if she has what it takes to step up...   More >