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Friday, July 19, 2019

FOSS Variables and Designs Institute (Middle School)

Workshop | July 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Join the FOSS development team at the Lawrence Hallof Science introducing the brand new FOSS Variables and Design Next Generation 4-week course for grades 5–8 science or engineering classes.

$175 For each participant in the team. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or or by emailing Jasmine Lopez at lopezj@berkeley.edu by May 20.

Nanomaterials and Nanosystems for Catalytic, Energy and Biomedical Applications

Seminar | July 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Professor Jackie Y. Ying, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

 College of Chemistry

Abstract: Nanostructured materials can be designed with sophisticated features to fulfill the complex requirements of advanced material applications. This talk describes the synthesis of metallic, metal oxide and semiconducting nanocrystals of controlled size, morphology and architecture. The nanocrystalline building blocks are used to create multifunctional systems with excellent dispersion and...   More >

Integral Taiji and Qigong

Workshop | July 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

You are invited to participate in Integral Taiji & Qigong classes at the UC Botanical Garden. Our classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Certificate Program in Interior Design and Interior Architecture Online Information Session

Information Session | July 19 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Anastasia Meadors, UC Berkeley Extension program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how UC Berkeley Extension’s certificate can help you advance or start your career in interior design and interior architecture.

  Register online

Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar: Conventional silicon transistor and spintronic based implementation of neural network algorithms in analog hardware

Seminar | July 19 | 1-2 p.m. | 250 Sutardja Dai Hall

 Debanjan Bhowmik, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

I shall discuss implementation of both non-spiking algorithms, which are widely used by the machine learning community, and spiking algorithms, which are based on biological data about neurons and synapses in the brain, in our proposed hardware systems.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

At the Illusionist’s Table

Performing Arts - Other | July 19 – August 2, 2019 every Friday | 5-7 p.m. |  Grace Street Showroom

 4629 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94609

 Scott Silven

 Cal Performances

Beginning with a series of seemingly innocuous questions and simple tasks, the brilliant mentalist, performer, and storyteller Scott Silven conjures up a world of mystery and illusion in his intimate dinner-theater performance. Silven's "guests" at this elegant candlelit dinner party—only 28 people per seating—will be treated to a three-course meal,...   More >

 No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.

$350

  Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988

Brilliant mentalist Scott Silven conjures up a world of mystery and illusion in his intimate dinner-theater performance "At the Illusionist's Table," presented by Cal Performances.

Rüfüs Du Sol: with guest: The Acid

Performing Arts - Music | July 19 | 5:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre | Tickets sold out

 Another Planet Entertainment

RÜFÜS DU SOL have emerged as one of the world’s preeminent live electronic acts. The Australian three-piece, known formerly to the world as just RÜFÜS, have thus far won the world over with two platinum-certified albums, ATLAS and Bloom, and 2018’s hit album Solace.

  Sold out. Sold Out Buy tickets online

Yasmin Jahan: Art Installation Opening

Special Event | July 19 | 6-9 p.m. |  Montalvo Art Center | Note change in time

 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga, CA

 Yasmin Jahan Nupur

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Art Forum, The South Asia Art Initiative, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Samdani Art Foundation

Art Forum sponsors
YASMIN JAHAN
at the Lucas Artists Residency Program, Montalvo Art Center
May 1st - July 31st, 2019

Art Installation opening on July 19th 2019
Montalvo Art Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga, CA

This program was made possible by the support of Samdani Foundation and Institute of South Asia Studies, UC Berkeley.

Yasmin Jahan Nupur was born in the Bangladeshi...   More >

Scarlet Street

Film - Feature | July 19 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

For middle-aged cashier Chris Cross (Edward G. Robinson) being loved means “being looked at” in a certain way. When he rescues young and bewitching Kitty (Joan Bennett) from the assault of an alleged stranger (Dan Duryea), Chris believes he has found the look that will bring love into his desolate life. But this man of habit is a painter at heart, a visionary artist who experiences the world in a...   More >

At the Illusionist’s Table

Performing Arts - Other | July 19 – August 2, 2019 every Friday | 8:30-10:30 p.m. |  Grace Street Showroom

 4629 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94609

 Scott Silven

 Cal Performances

Beginning with a series of seemingly innocuous questions and simple tasks, the brilliant mentalist, performer, and storyteller Scott Silven conjures up a world of mystery and illusion in his intimate dinner-theater performance. Silven's "guests" at this elegant candlelit dinner party—only 28 people per seating—will be treated to a three-course meal,...   More >

 No one under the age of 15 will be admitted.

$350

  Tickets go on sale May 30. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988

Gimme Shelter

Film - Feature | July 19 | 8:45 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Deftly combining footage from more than twenty camera operators, Gimme Shelter scrutinizes the ill-fated free concert hosted by the Rolling Stones at the Altamont Speedway in 1969. The film shuttles in time and space between the offices where lawyer Melvin Belli negotiates the use of the speedway; the band’s performances; and the editing studio where the Stones review the tour footage leading up...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction

Exhibit - Painting | February 27 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Bringing together nearly seventy works spanning the entirety of the artist’s career, this exhibition presents a fresh and eye-opening examination of Hans Hofmann’s prolific and innovative artistic practice. Featuring paintings and works on paper from 1930 through the end of Hofmann’s life in 1966, the exhibition includes numerous masterworks from BAMPFA’s distinguished collection as well as many...   More >

Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer: The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?


Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,...   More >

About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging

Exhibit - Painting | May 17 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Featuring creations by black artists in the collections of BAMPFA and the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, this exhibition highlights works by Peter Bradley, Erica Deeman, Charles Gaines, Mildred Howard, Kamau Amu Patton, Raymond Saunders, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, and Fred Wilson, among others. Recognizing that museums have not been exempt from anti-black practices that exclude,...   More >

Art Wall: Carlos Amorales

Exhibit - Painting | March 27 – October 13, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this new commission for the BAMPFA Art Wall, entitled Ghost Demonstration, Amorales draws from the multiple histories of mural art in Mexico, the political demonstrations that occurred in Berkeley in the 1960s (as well as more recent events), and protests in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. In order to make this monumental mural, the artist used stencils of slogans from Berkeley protest...   More >

Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

Exhibit - Photography | March 27 – September 1, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This exhibition celebrates a major gift of photography, donated over a period of several years, from Berkeley collectors William Goodman and Victoria Belco in memory of their daughter Teresa Goodman. While the exhibition features some historical photographs, such as pictures by the early twentieth-century French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (most of whose work was made between the ages of...   More >