<< Week of December 02 >>

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Shai Wosner, piano

Performing Arts - Music | December 2 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Shai Wosner, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Program:
Schubert/Sonata No. 16 in A minor, D. 845, Op. 42
Schubert/Sonata No. 17 in D Major, D. 850, Op. 53, Gasteiner
Schubert/Sonata No. 18 in G Major, D. 894, Op. 78, Fantasie

$46 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Pianist Shai Wosner performs Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Hertz Hall.

University Gospel Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | December 2 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall | Note change in date and time

 Department of Music

D. Mark Wilson, director

The University Gospel Chorus at the University of California, Berkeley started in the nineteen seventies as an informal activity of students who were interested, and in some cases, experienced in the tradition of gospel music performance. The Gospel Chorus subsequently became an ensemble of the Choral Music Division of Student Musical Activities (Associated Students of...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Lumina: Creative Expressions

Reading - Literary | December 5 | 12-2 p.m. | 113 César E. Chávez Student Center

 Chiyuma Elliott; Jade Cho; 최 Lindsay

 Student Learning Center Writing Program

This reading culminates our celebration of Berkeley’s 150th year with a spotlight on Cal writers. Readers will share work exploring joy, resistance, and our collective humanity. Join us for performances from featured writers and Lumina contest winners, with an open mic to follow!

  RSVP online

Noon Concert: University Chorus and University Chamber Chorus and special guests

Performing Arts - Music | December 5 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Wei Cheng, director
Join the University Chorus, Chamber Chorus, P5 and University Gospel Choir to celebrate this special time of the year!

Continuing its 66th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community....   More >

William Shakespeare's Cymbeline: King of Britain

Performing Arts - Theater | December 5 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | B4 Dwinelle Hall

 The class of 117T, Berkeley English

 Department of English

The class of 117T presents William Shakespeare's Cymbeline: King of Britain.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Lunch Poems: Mary Jo Bang

Reading - Literary | December 6 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library | Canceled

 Lunch Poems

Lunch Poems presents Mary Jo Bang.

Story Hour in Moffitt: Featuring Dean Greenwell

Reading - Literary | December 6 | 2-2:30 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 4th Floor

 Joseph Greenwell, Dean of Students, University of California, Berkeley

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)

The office of the ASUC AAVP invites you to enjoy story hour on the 4th floor of Moffitt Library.

TDPS Fall Choreography Showcase

Performing Arts - Dance | December 6 – 7, 2018 every day | 5-6:15 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 7

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

The Fall Choreography Showcase highlights the original work of promising, emerging choreographers. Under the direction of choreographer and TDPS professor Joe Goode, TDPS students present original solos and duets. See the next generation of dance artists!

 This is a free event, but attendees must select a performance and reserve tickets. RSVP online by December 6.

TDPS Fall Choreography Showcase

Performing Arts - Dance | December 6 – 7, 2018 every day | 8-9:15 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 7

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

The Fall Choreography Showcase highlights the original work of promising, emerging choreographers. Under the direction of choreographer and TDPS professor Joe Goode, TDPS students present original solos and duets. See the next generation of dance artists!

 This is a free event, but attendees must select a performance and reserve tickets. RSVP online by December 6.

Charles Lloyd and The Marvels with special guest Lucinda Williams: Featuring Greg Leisz, Reuben Rodgers, and Eric Harland

Performing Arts - Music | December 6 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Charles Lloyd & The Marvels with special guest Lucinda Williams, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

In response to the presidential inauguration of 2017, saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master Charles Lloyd and his band The Marvels joined with folk-rock pioneer Lucinda Williams to release a rendition of Bob Dylan’s protest song “Masters of War.” The success of that single has led to a new collaboration and Blue Note album, Vanished Gardens, released in June 2018, that adds Williams’ distinctive voice...   More >

$34-88 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels with special guest Lucinda Williams perform Saturday, December 6, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.

Friday, December 7, 2018

TDPS Fall Choreography Showcase

Performing Arts - Dance | December 6 – 7, 2018 every day | 5-6:15 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 7

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

The Fall Choreography Showcase highlights the original work of promising, emerging choreographers. Under the direction of choreographer and TDPS professor Joe Goode, TDPS students present original solos and duets. See the next generation of dance artists!

 This is a free event, but attendees must select a performance and reserve tickets. RSVP online by December 6.

Reading: Marguerite Munoz and Emji Saint Spero

Reading - Literary | December 7 | 6-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

For the past five years, Marguerite Munoz has cocurated the multilingual reading series Voz sin Tinta, and her poems have been published in the Haight Ashbury Journal and Cipactli. Queer performance artist Emji Saint Spero is an editor at Timeless, Infinite Light and the author of almost any shit will do. Their work weaves together ritual, performance, and collaborative experimentation.

TDPS Fall Choreography Showcase

Performing Arts - Dance | December 6 – 7, 2018 every day | 8-9:15 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 7

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

The Fall Choreography Showcase highlights the original work of promising, emerging choreographers. Under the direction of choreographer and TDPS professor Joe Goode, TDPS students present original solos and duets. See the next generation of dance artists!

 This is a free event, but attendees must select a performance and reserve tickets. RSVP online by December 6.

Pavel Zustiak and Palissimo Company: Custodians of Beauty

Performing Arts - Dance | December 7 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Pavel Zustiak and Palissimo Company, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

In this multisensory work, choreographer Pavel Zustiak and his Palissimo Company ask, “Where do we find beauty today, and does it need our defense?” Zustiak creates an immersive visual experience for Custodians of Beauty, combining movement with imagery, light, and sound in response to a 2009 speech by Pope Benedict XVI, reminding artists of their responsibilities as “custodians of beauty in the...   More >

$42 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Pavel Zustiak and Palissimo Company perform Custodians of Beauty Friday–Sunday, December 7–9, 2018 in the Zellerbach Playhouse.

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | December 7 – 8, 2018 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
STRAVINSKY Rite of Spring
RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the opportunity to expand their musical talents, while at the...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Cal at Dear Evan Hansen

Performing Arts - Theater | December 8 | 2-4:30 p.m. |  Curran Theatre

 445 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94210

 Cal Alumni Association

Purchase tickets: https://calatdearevanhansen.eventbrite.com/?aff=calendar

Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award® winner for Best Musical Theater Album, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is “a game-changer that hits you like a shot in the heart” (Rolling Stone). NBC News says the show is “an inspiring anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond.”

  Buy tickets online or or by emailing events@alumni.berkeley.edu

Roundtable Reading: El Deafo by Cece Bell

Reading - Literary | December 8 | 3-4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

At Cece’s old school, everyone in her class was deaf. Here, at her new school, she is sure everyone is staring at her Phonic Ear, the powerful hearing aid strapped to her chest. But Cece makes a startling discovery. With her Phonic Ear, she can hear her teacher not just in the classroom but anywhere in the school—in the hallway, the teacher’s lounge, anywhere! This is power. Maybe even a...   More >

Pavel Zustiak and Palissimo Company: Custodians of Beauty

Performing Arts - Dance | December 8 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Pavel Zustiak and Palissimo Company, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

In this multisensory work, choreographer Pavel Zustiak and his Palissimo Company ask, “Where do we find beauty today, and does it need our defense?” Zustiak creates an immersive visual experience for Custodians of Beauty, combining movement with imagery, light, and sound in response to a 2009 speech by Pope Benedict XVI, reminding artists of their responsibilities as “custodians of beauty in the...   More >

$42 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 7. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | December 7 – 8, 2018 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
STRAVINSKY Rite of Spring
RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the opportunity to expand their musical talents, while at the...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

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