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Thursday, February 9, 2017

“a Tale of Autumn” by Christopher Chen: New Play Reading Series

Performing Arts - Theater | February 9 | 4-6 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, Townsend Center for the Humanities

Inspired by Shakespeare’s Richard III and Macbeth, along with popular “quest-for-power” TV shows Game of Thrones and House of Cards, A Tale of Autumn is a modern day fable about the psychology of a one-time altruistic corporation whose seemingly benign tactics destroy a community over time.

Join us for a reading of the play A Tale of Autumn by Christopher Chen, followed by a discussion with...   More >

Story Hour in the Library featuring Adam Hochschild

Reading - Literary | February 9 | 5-6 p.m. |  Doe Library

 Adam Hochschild


Story Hour in the Library is a monthly prose reading series held in UC Berkeley's Morrison Library. In February the program features author Adam Hochschild.

The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts de la Main): Cuisine and Confessions

Performing Arts - Theater | February 9 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Bringing the aesthetics of classical theater to the realm of the contemporary circus, the fearless performers of Seven Fingers explore life's big questions while preparing food on a set equipped with a functional kitchen. Their latest creation, Cuisine and Confessions, mixes circus arts, avant-garde dance, theater, and cooking-show satire: "This playful and participatory show is a piece of pure...   More >

starting at $30

  Tickets go on sale August 9. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org