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Saturday, December 9, 2017

Roundtable Reading: Dear Miss Karana by Eric Elliott

Reading - Literary | December 9 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Recommended for ages 8 & up (younger kids welcome as listeners)
Start reading this story of a girl who feels a special connection to the real-life heroine of Island of the Blue Dolphins, and pick up a free copy to keep reading at home.

Black Life: Tongo Eisen-Martin

Performing Arts - Other | December 9 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Tongo Eisen-Martin, a movement worker, educator, and one of America’s most important and vital poets, performs his work.

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | December 8 – 9, 2017 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

David Milnes, music director
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 3
Stravinsky - Symphony in C
Dutilleux - Métaboles

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...   More >

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

  Buy tickets online or or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Camille A. Brown and Dancers: BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play

Performing Arts - Dance | December 9 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Camille A. Brown and Dancers, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

Innovative choreographer Camille A. Brown's BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play draws on the games little girls play to tell a story of black female empowerment. Brown uses African-American vernacular forms—social dancing, Double Dutch, hand-clapping games, ring shout—to explore the self-discovery and playfulness of childhood in a work the New York Times calls "by turns, clever and tender." Brown, a 2016...   More >


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Camille A. Brown & Dancers' Fana Fraser and Beatrice Capote perform BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play Friday–Sunday, December 8–10, 2017 in the Zellerbach Playhouse.