Performing Arts - Music | August 18 | 4:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Marcia Bassett; Samara Lubelski
Guitarist Marcia Bassett and violinist Samara Lubelski first performed as a duo in 2009, improvising musical scores to films by Michael Snow and Hollis Frampton. Since their initial collaboration, Bassett and Lubelski have continued to draw from their like-minded approach to improvisational music, creating personal interplay with the surrounding environment to expand upon abstraction, chromatic... More >
Performing Arts - Music | August 22 | 5:30-7 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove
Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series: Sean Hayes
Reading - Literary | August 23 | 12 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Poets Lyn Hejinian and Frances Richard respond to the work of artists Helen Mirra and Sean Thackrey with poetry that attempts to grapple in language with wordlessness.
Lyn Hejinian teaches in the English department at UC Berkeley, where her academic work principally addresses modernist, postmodern, and contemporary poetry and poetics, with particular interest in avant-garde movements and the... More >
Performing Arts - Music | August 23 | 7 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business and music. In addition to being recognized as a legendary pianist and composer, Herbie Hancock has been an integral part of every popular music movement since the 1960s.