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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Arts in the Afternoon: Pianist Sarah Cahill - "Chaconnes Through the Centuries"

Performing Arts - Music | February 23 | 4-6 p.m. | Women's Faculty Club, Lucy Ward Stebbins Lounge

 Sarah Cahill

 Women's Faculty Club

Pianist Sarah Cahill presents a tour de force performance of "Chaconnes Through the Centuries." Cahill is a magical performer who transmits the soul and essence of the music. Includes music from composers including Handel, de la Guerre, Blow, Purcell and Gubaiduluna.

  Make reservations by calling Front Desk at 510-642-4175, or by emailing Front Desk at womensfacultyclub@gmail.com by February 22.

To Aleppo Gone: An Evening of Syrian Culture

Performing Arts - Other | February 23 | 6:30-9 p.m. |  The Back Room | Tickets sold out

 1984 Bonita Ave

 Ahmad Diab, Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies

 Omar Offendum

Golden Thread Productions

DisOriental: Berkeley's MENA Music Ensemble

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Poetry reading from Berkeley faculty, stage reading of Mohammad al-Attar, performance by spoken word artist Omar Offendum, and music by members of Disoriental: Berkeley's MENA Music Ensemble.

  Sold out. Sold Out

Memoria Del Silencio En El PaÍs De La Eterna Primavera: Tdps Workshop

Performing Arts - Theater | February 22 – 23, 2017 every day | 8-10 p.m. | Z170 Zellerbach Hall

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

MEMORIA DEL SILENCIO is a TDPS Workshop (work-in-progress) written by undergraduate Linda Girón.

MEMORIA DEL SILENCIO EN EL PAÍS DE LA ETERNA PRIMAVERA is an original play that explores the relationship between memory, trauma and how these wounds can leave a mark that flows deeper than blood. Set in the land of eternal spring, in a town where the population of ghosts outnumber the living,...   More >

Friday, February 24, 2017

An Evening of Balinese Shadow Play

Performing Arts - Music | February 24 | 8 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

ShadowLight Productions’ performance of Wayang Bali: Balinese Shadow Play Sponsored by UC Berkeley Department of Music
Performed by Artistic Director and Shadow Master Larry Reed
Featuring ShadowLight Gamelan Gender Wayang: Carla Fabrizio, Lisa Gold, Paul Miller and Sarah Willner

Description:
Wayang Bali, the Balinese Shadow Play, is one of the most revered traditional art forms in the...   More >

Nicola Benedetti and the Venice Baroque Orchestra: Vivaldi's The Four Seasons

Performing Arts - Music | February 24 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Scottish violin star Nicola Benedetti joins the energetic Venice Baroque Orchestra for a concert of work by Venice's brilliant native son, Vivaldi. His beloved Four Seasons showcases the rhythmic vitality and overflowing personality of this facile chamber group, blended with Benedetti's pure and gleaming tone. "They play with the freedom of rock or jazz musicians, and a sensibility that's...   More >

starting at $26

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

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Bang on a Can All-Stars and Cappella SF: Julia Wolfe: Anthracite Fields

Performing Arts - Music | February 26 | 7 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Luminaries of the new music world, the chamber ensemble Bang on a Can All-Stars joins with Cappella SF for a performance of founding member Julia Wolfe's Pulitzer Prize-winning Anthracite Fields. The poignant oratorio weaves together oral histories, personal interviews, speeches, and local lore with electro-acoustic chamber music to tell the stories of Pennsylvania coal miners and their families...   More >

starting at $38

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