Saturday, September 14, 2019
Performing Arts - Other | September 14 | Time TBD | Hertz Concert Hall, UC Berkeley | Canceled
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 >
Reading - Literary | September 14 | 3 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Its 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, Marias parentsPapi from India and Mama from Mexicocan 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 >