<< Week of November 08 >>

Monday, November 4, 2019

Eduardo R. Miranda: Artificial Intelligence Music with Biocomputing

Performing Arts - Music | November 4 | 12-1 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music & Audio Technologies

Professor Eduardo R. Miranda

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR)
The University of Plymouth, UK

Artificial Intelligence Music with Biocomputing

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Late Along the Edgelands: Poems by Eric Falci

Reading - Literary | November 5 | 5-6 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Eric Falci, Professor of English, UC Berkeley

 Institute of European Studies

Join the IES Irish Studies Program for a reading of selections from Late Along the Edgelands, the first book of poems by Eric Falci.

Eric Falci is the former director of the UC Berkeley Irish Studies Program and professor in the Department of English, where he teaches and writes about Irish and British poetry.

For more information about the...   More >

Holloway Poetry Series: Erica Hunt / with Eliot D’Silva

Reading - Literary | November 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room 315 Wheeler Hall

 Department of English

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Baroque Ensemble: Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music | November 6 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Join the members of University Baroque Ensemble as they present delights from the Western European Age of Enlightenment on the university’s collection of eighteenth-century instruments. Works include concerti by Vivaldi, a Concerto Grosso by Handel and a suite by Lully.

Free. No reserved seating.

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

Friday, November 8, 2019

Afropop Spectacular: Alsarah and the Nubatones and Natu Camara

Performing Arts - Music | November 8 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A double bill of Nubian electro-pop from Africa. Born in Sudan and based in Brooklyn, vocalist Alsarah weaves classic East African pop sounds with subtle electronics, Middle Eastern oud, driving percussion, and lilting vocal harmonies. Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Natu Camara has been heralded as “the Tina Turner of Guinea” and in the 1990s led The Ideal Black Girls, West Africa’s first...   More >

$28–$56 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Afropop Spectacular performs Friday, November 8, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall. Pictured: Alsarah and the Nubatones.

Javanese Gamelan: Late twentieth-century works for Javanese Gamelan

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

 Department of Music

Late twentieth-century works for Javanese Gamelan Concerto for Piano and Gamelan by Lou Harrison (1917-2003)

Gamelan compositions by leading Javanese composers K.R.T. Wasitodiningrat (known as Pak Cokro, 1909-2007), and Ki Nartosabdho (1925-1985)

Gamelan Sari Raras directed by Midiyanto and Ben Brinner

Featuring soloists Sarah Cahill (piano) and Heni Savitri (vocals)

$16 General Admission, $12 Senior, Student (non-UCB), UCB Faculty/Staff, $5 UCB students

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

¡Roundtable Reading Bilingüe! Gaby, perdida y encontrada / Gaby, Lost and Found by Angela Cervantes

Reading - Literary | November 9 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Gaby Ramirez Howard loves volunteering at the local animal shelter. She plays with the kittens and writes adoption advertisements. Her flyers help the cats and dogs there find homes where they’ll be loved and cared for, no matter what. Gaby needs a forever home, too. Her mother has recently been deported to Honduras and Gaby feels lost. Meanwhile, her favorite shelter cat, Feather, needs a new...   More >

Maggi Payne, Jeffrey Lubow, and Cullen Miller

Performing Arts - Music | November 9 | 8-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music & Audio Technologies

CNMAT Presents an evening with Maggi Payne, Jeffrey Lubow, and Cullen Miller.

8pm: Lubow/Miller in a duo with interactive, spatialized synthesis.
9pm: Payne will be performing a number of new works (details below)

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

Chamber Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | November 9 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall | Note change in date

 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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