<< June 2019 >>

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Hard Songs conference

Conference/Symposium | June 1 | 250 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

“Artifice and complexity” is the phrase commonly used to characterize the aesthetic world cultivated by fifteenth-century composers. Their music employs dense contrapuntal structures, extensive intertextuality, and elaborate transformations like retrograde and mensuration canons. Viewed from the vantage point of the sixteenth century (following the advent of music printing and the religious...   More >

Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | February 4, 2017 – December 7, 2019 the first Saturday of the month every month with exceptions | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.

BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June...   More >

NGSS: Investigating Materials with Light

Seminar | June 1 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

At this NGSS-aligned workshop, teachers will build expertise in 3D classroom instruction and make connections to real-world science applications. Using classroom activities and the newly released Microscopes of Tomorrow app, we will connect NGSS concepts and practices to the work of imaging scientists in the STROBE research center.

Seminar participants will receive:
Breakfast & lunch at the...   More >

 Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register online by May 15.

The Global Rise of National Populism: Summer Institute for Community College Educators

Workshop | May 31 – June 1, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 Shane Carter

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

News of the past few years has increasingly featured accounts of rising national populism in the form of public demonstrations, rhetoric, political leadership, public rhetoric, and more. To examine this global phenomenon, the 2019 Summer Institute for Community College Instructors pivots away from a World History focus toward Global Studies.

 This event is for community college teachers and AP-level high school teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by May 11.

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

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

Eifman Ballet: The Pygmalion Effect (United States Premiere)

Performing Arts - Dance | June 1 | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Eifman Ballet, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

For 40 years, across a shifting political climate for artists in his native Russia, the defiantly controversial choreographer Boris Eifman has created “works that hinge on extreme theatricality, acrobatic pas de deux, and spectacular effects” (The New Yorker) for his Saint Petersburg company. In The Pygmalion Effect, the company dances a brand-new ballet inspired by George Bernard Shaw’s...   More >

$36-135 (prices subject to change)

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Eifman Ballet performs Pygmalion Effect Friday-Sunday, May 31-June 2, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Reading: Kimberly Reyes, Roberto F. Santiago, and Oscar Bermeo

Reading - Literary | June 1 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

San Francisco–based Kimberly Reyes is a poet and essayist whose work has appeared in the Atlantic, Village Voice, Feminist Wire, and many other places. Roberto F. Santiago’s collection Angel Park appeared on the Los Angeles Times’ 2016 list of essential new books by Latino poets and was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award. Oscar Bermeo—born in Ecuador, raised in the Bronx, now living in...   More >

War and Peace, Part I: Andrei Bolkonsky

Film - Feature | June 1 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In 1969, Roger Ebert proclaimed Sergei Bondarchuk’s War and Peace “the definitive epic of all time,” and no film has come along since to contradict that assessment. Bondarchuk undertook the adaptation of the revered Russian novel with all the resources of the Soviet state at his disposal, including priceless museum artifacts as props and literal armies of extras. He also drew on a full arsenal of...   More >

War and Peace, Part I: Andrei Bolkonsky

Film - Feature | June 1 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In 1969, Roger Ebert proclaimed Sergei Bondarchuk’s War and Peace “the definitive epic of all time,” and no film has come along since to contradict that assessment. Bondarchuk undertook the adaptation of the revered Russian novel with all the resources of the Soviet state at his disposal, including priceless museum artifacts as props and literal armies of extras. He also drew on a full arsenal of...   More >

Eifman Ballet: The Pygmalion Effect (United States Premiere)

Performing Arts - Dance | June 1 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Eifman Ballet, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

For 40 years, across a shifting political climate for artists in his native Russia, the defiantly controversial choreographer Boris Eifman has created “works that hinge on extreme theatricality, acrobatic pas de deux, and spectacular effects” (The New Yorker) for his Saint Petersburg company. In The Pygmalion Effect, the company dances a brand-new ballet inspired by George Bernard Shaw’s...   More >

$36-135 (prices subject to change)

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

War and Peace, Part II: Natasha Rostova

Film - Feature | June 1 | 8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The second part of Bondarchuk’s epic adaptation opens in 1807 as Napoleon and Tsar Alexander negotiate in Tilsit. Meanwhile, far from the world of politics, young Natasha attends a grand ball, waltzes with Prince Andrei, and is soon engaged to him. However, his protracted absence leaves the emotionally volatile Natasha vulnerable. The film features a remarkable wolf-hunting sequence where...   More >

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Family Workshop: Yarn Paintings

Workshop | June 2 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Join this month’s Family Workshop at the Hearst Museum! Create your own work of art inspired by nierikas, or yarn paintings, and learn about their rich history. This is a drop-in workshop for all ages. Bring the whole family for this activity included free with museum admission.

  RSVP online

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

War and Peace, Part I: Andrei Bolkonsky

Film - Feature | June 2 | 2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In 1969, Roger Ebert proclaimed Sergei Bondarchuk’s War and Peace “the definitive epic of all time,” and no film has come along since to contradict that assessment. Bondarchuk undertook the adaptation of the revered Russian novel with all the resources of the Soviet state at his disposal, including priceless museum artifacts as props and literal armies of extras. He also drew on a full arsenal of...   More >

War and Peace, Part I: Andrei Bolkonsky

Film - Feature | June 2 | 2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In 1969, Roger Ebert proclaimed Sergei Bondarchuk’s War and Peace “the definitive epic of all time,” and no film has come along since to contradict that assessment. Bondarchuk undertook the adaptation of the revered Russian novel with all the resources of the Soviet state at his disposal, including priceless museum artifacts as props and literal armies of extras. He also drew on a full arsenal of...   More >

Eifman Ballet: The Pygmalion Effect (United States Premiere)

Performing Arts - Dance | June 2 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Eifman Ballet, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

For 40 years, across a shifting political climate for artists in his native Russia, the defiantly controversial choreographer Boris Eifman has created “works that hinge on extreme theatricality, acrobatic pas de deux, and spectacular effects” (The New Yorker) for his Saint Petersburg company. In The Pygmalion Effect, the company dances a brand-new ballet inspired by George Bernard Shaw’s...   More >

$36-135 (prices subject to change)

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Performance: Madalyn Merkey

Performing Arts - Music | June 2 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Oakland-based computer music composer and performer Madalyn Merkey presents a new solo composition that operates in interaction with the ambient sounds of the BAMPFA space to generate sonic responses.

Merkey’s Scent (2012) and Valley Girl (2014) are available on New Images Ltd. Her English translation of Due scuole di musica elettronica in Italia (Two Schools of Electronic Music), a pioneering...   More >

War and Peace, Part II: Natasha Rostova

Film - Feature | June 2 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The second part of Bondarchuk’s epic adaptation opens in 1807 as Napoleon and Tsar Alexander negotiate in Tilsit. Meanwhile, far from the world of politics, young Natasha attends a grand ball, waltzes with Prince Andrei, and is soon engaged to him. However, his protracted absence leaves the emotionally volatile Natasha vulnerable. The film features a remarkable wolf-hunting sequence where...   More >

Monday, June 3, 2019

Data Science Pedagogy and Practice: A Short Summer Workshop

Workshop | June 3 – 5, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio, 117 Dwinelle Hall

 Data Sciences

Learn data science concepts, pedagogical methods, and technical tools, and get help integrating them into your own practice. This workshop (June 3-5, with 1-on-1 curriculum building meetings on June 6) will cover some of the computational and statistical concepts that students learn in the Foundations of Data Science class (Data 8) through hands-on analysis of real-world data.

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Adobe Augmented Reality Design Makers Panel

Panel Discussion | June 3 | 6:30-9 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608-609

 David Montero, UX Lead, Augmented Reality, Adobe, Adobe; Stefanie Hutka, Experience Researcher, Adobe

 Sheng Huang, Head of Business Operations & Partnerships, Sturfee

 UC Berkeley Extension

Ready for another deep dive into the world of Augmented Reality? Join us on June 3 at 6:30pm - UC Berkeley Extension - Campus of San Francisco for an Adobe Augmented Reality Design Makers Panel!

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Neotropical Woody Vines

Seminar | June 4 | Barrows Hall, Radio Broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7 FM

 Joyce Chery, PhD, Department of Integrative Biology; Ashley Smiley, PhD Candidate, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX 90.7 FM

Tune in for another episode of The Graduates as we speak with Joyce Chery about her work studying neotropical woody vines, the lianas; cellular composition of woody vines vs. trees; stem anatomy and morphology; and the phylogenetic framework of the lianas. In the interview, Joyce talks about her transition from art to science and vice versa, the meticulous work of histology, her process of...   More >

Joyce Chery

Garden Closed

Miscellaneous | January 1, 2019 – January 7, 2020 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed on the first Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed one day a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need one day per month to complete jobs that may pose safety risks to visitors, such as dropping tree limbs, renovating paths, or controlling pests.

-I’m only in Berkeley for one day from...   More >

Data Science Pedagogy and Practice: A Short Summer Workshop

Workshop | June 3 – 5, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio, 117 Dwinelle Hall

 Data Sciences

Learn data science concepts, pedagogical methods, and technical tools, and get help integrating them into your own practice. This workshop (June 3-5, with 1-on-1 curriculum building meetings on June 6) will cover some of the computational and statistical concepts that students learn in the Foundations of Data Science class (Data 8) through hands-on analysis of real-world data.

Growing as a Coach: BPM 206

Workshop | June 4 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Inette Dishler; Ying Kuah

 Human Resources

The content provides the fundamental tools and techniques to coach others and give effective feedback to enable employees to do their best work and develop themselves for the future.

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies Online Information Session

Information Session | June 4 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Developed in association with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, this certificate raises the quality of professionalism in counseling and follows a three-level, evidence-based approach to the critical issues that contribute to substance abuse.

  Make reservations online

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program Online Information Session

Information Session | June 4 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with one-on-one advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

  Register online

Webnet: Let's Talk!

Workshop | June 4 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 303 Doe Library

 Open Discussion and Q&A Forum

 Director of Staff Learning and Development

Join your Webnet colleagues for a friendly and casual chat and Q & A about whatever is on your webbing mind.

Please feel free to bring your lunch to the meeting. Please keep it enclosed in a bag until you reach 303 Doe Library.

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Post-Baccalaureate Program for Counseling and Psychology Professions Online Information Session

Information Session | June 4 | 1-1:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Whether you are a career changer or already working in the field, understand how this program can help you plan an academic program of study and initiate the graduate- school application process.

  Make reservations online

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart: Documentaries at Doe

Film - Documentary | June 4 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Library

Documentary about the visionary playwright who authored the groundbreaking A Raisin in the Sun and the story of Hansberry's battle against racial injustice and fight for human rights and women's equality. Written and directed by by Tracy Heather Strain.

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Free Wednesday at the Garden

Special Event | January 2 – December 4, 2019 the first Wednesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Every first Wednesday at the Garden is free admission day.

Data Science Pedagogy and Practice: A Short Summer Workshop

Workshop | June 3 – 5, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio, 117 Dwinelle Hall

 Data Sciences

Learn data science concepts, pedagogical methods, and technical tools, and get help integrating them into your own practice. This workshop (June 3-5, with 1-on-1 curriculum building meetings on June 6) will cover some of the computational and statistical concepts that students learn in the Foundations of Data Science class (Data 8) through hands-on analysis of real-world data.

Simons Institute Workshop — Wrong at the Root: Racial Bias and the Tension Between Numbers and Words in Non-Internet Data

Workshop | June 5 – 7, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing)

 Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing

Artificially intelligent systems extrapolate from historical training data. While the training process is robust to “noisy” data, systematically biased data will inexorably lead to biased systems. The emerging field of algorithmic fairness seeks interventions to blunt the downstream effects of data bias. Initial work has focused on classification and prediction algorithms.

This cross-cutting...   More >

Free

  Register online

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Discovery Station: Ferns

Special Event | June 5 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Come learn about ferns at this month's Discovery Station.

Catalytic Enantioselective Redox-Neutral Processes for Efficient Chemical Synthesis

Seminar | June 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Prof. Yu Zhao, National University of Singapore

 College of Chemistry

The development of economical and selective catalytic methods are vital to sustainable chemical synthesis. My group at National University of Singapore focuses on the identification of catalytic enantioselective redox-neutral transformations to access valuable chiral building blocks in organic synthesis. Such methods have the significant advantage of circumventing the redundant...   More >

Caregiver Challenges: Memory Loss and Resistance (BEUHS142)

Workshop | June 5 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Maureen Kelly, ED.D., LCSW, Elder Care Program, Be Well @ Work

 Be Well at Work - Elder Care Program

This workshop will focus on specific challenges related to caring for an older adult, including caring for an elder with memory loss and caring for an elder who resists help. Strategies for self-care will be shared. Resources provided.

Designated Subjects Adult Education and Career Technical Education Teaching Credentials Online Information Session

Information Session | June 5 | 12:15-12:45 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how to succeed in a career teaching adults with diverse needs. Our classroom-based professional programs enable you to teach in adult education or career technical education, with or without a California Designated Subjects teaching credential.

  Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 2 – December 4, 2019 the first Wednesday of the month every month | 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

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable, safe, self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

War and Peace, Part III: The Year 1812

Film - Feature | June 5 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In Part III of War and Peace, the emphasis is on the war: it is 1812 and Napoleon’s armies are crossing into Russia. Nobles discuss politics at their opulent tables as violence rages elsewhere. Pierre visits the battlefield as a casual observer and finds himself in the midst of chaos, while Andrei rediscovers his love of life through yet another brush with death. Bondarchuk moves between the...   More >

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Simons Institute Workshop — Wrong at the Root: Racial Bias and the Tension Between Numbers and Words in Non-Internet Data

Workshop | June 5 – 7, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing)

 Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing

Artificially intelligent systems extrapolate from historical training data. While the training process is robust to “noisy” data, systematically biased data will inexorably lead to biased systems. The emerging field of algorithmic fairness seeks interventions to blunt the downstream effects of data bias. Initial work has focused on classification and prediction algorithms.

This cross-cutting...   More >

Free

  Register online

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Professional Program in Health Informatics Online Information Session

Information Session | June 6 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D. M.S.W., UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn about this fully online program that prepares you to launch a new career in health informatics or advance in your current position. Geared for both clinical and nonclinical professionals, this program provides you with the understanding of both the technology and the health care best practices so that you can succeed.

$0

  Register online

Certificate Program in Health Advocacy Online Information Session

Information Session | June 6 | 1-1:30 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W., UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain an in-depth understanding of the complex and dynamic U.S. health care system. Explore key policy and ethical challenges, and learn to become a health advocate who is qualified to advise patients and their families about health care issues.

  Make reservations online

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

Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Alejandro Y Maria Laura

Performing Arts - Music | June 6 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Alejandro Y Maria Laura

 Botanical Garden

Duo, bandleaders, life partners, co-authors, and travelers. Since 2009, the Peruvian pair Alejandro y María Laura have continued to share deeply felt songs that span various themes. Their first two records, Paracaídas (2011) and Fiesta para los muertos (2013), were produced by Matias Cella—producer of Jorge Drexler’s albums Amar La Trama and Cara B—and showcased the eclectic combination of the...   More >

General $26 / UCBG Members $24 / Youth (5 - 17) $12

  Buy tickets online

War and Peace, Part IV: Pierre Bezukhov

Film - Feature | June 6 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

As Part IV begins, the Russian army is in retreat, and Moscow soon goes up in flames (a stunning display of film pyrotechnics). Pierre is drawn fully into the conflict at last; taken prisoner, he is witness to new cruelties. Andrei and Natasha reach a kind of peace, and as war recedes and Moscow rebuilds, life and love begin again. The series concludes where it started, with the words: “If evil...   More >

Astronomy Night at UC Berkeley

Lecture | June 6 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall

 Sean Ressler, UC Berkeley

 Department of Astronomy

This month's Astronomy Night @ UC Berkeley features a talk by finishing Berkeley PhD student Sean Ressler on the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.

As always, come join us at Campbell Hall on the UC Berkeley campus on the first Thursday of every month for a FREE night of astronomy and stargazing on the roof with our fleet of telescopes.