Saturday, October 5, 2019
Workshop | October 5 | 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | Longfellow Middle School
1500 Derby St., Berkeley, CA 94703
BASP and BAMP
The convergence among science, math, and language provides the foundation for making viable social justice arguments. This year we will focus on how environmental literacy can be developed by using this convergence.
Workshop | October 5 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 341 Dwinelle Hall
Alexis Sanderson, Spalding Professor Emeritus of Eastern Religions and Ethics, University of Oxford
Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies, Catherine and William L. Magistretti Distinguished Professorship in South and Southeast Asian Studies, Center for Buddhist Studies, South Asia Studies Theories and Methods Townsend Working Group, Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, Saṃskṛtaparaṃparā: The Berkeley Sanskrit Studies Fund
The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies at UC Berkeley is hosting a two-day Mīmāṃsā Reading Workshop with Professor Alexis Sanderson on October 4 and 5, 2019.
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
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Colloquium | October 5 | 1 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Felice Fischer, Luther W. Brady Curator of Japanese Art and Senior Curator of East Asian Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Patricia Graham, Adjunct Research Associate, University of Kansas Center for East Asian Studies; Richard Pegg, Curator and Director, MacLean Collection of Asian Art and Maps in Chicago
Complementing the exhibition Hinges: Sakaki Hyakusen and the Birth of Nanga Painting, this colloquium explores the fascinating relations between Chinese art of the Ming and Qing dynasties and Japanese art of the Edo period, especially Hyakusens role in the transformation of painting in eighteenth-century Japan. Presenters are curators Felice Fischer and Richard Pegg and scholar Patricia... More >
Included with admission to museum
Colloquium | October 5 | 1 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Complementing the exhibition Hinges: Sakaki Hyakusen and the Birth of Nanga Painting, this colloquium explores the fascinating relations between Chinese art of the Ming and Qing dynasties and Japanese art of the Edo period, especially Hyakusens role in the transformation of painting in eighteenth-century Japan. Presenters are curators Felice Fischer and Richard Pegg and scholar Patricia Graham;... More >
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
Film - Feature | October 5 | 1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A Shanghai apartment building serves as a microcosm of Chinas class struggles in Zheng Junlis striking urban drama, filmed during the last days of Chinas Nationalist rule and already looking forward to, as one character states, a New Society. A scheming Nationalist official and his greedy wife purchase an apartment building and proceed to lord it over the hardworking families still renting... More >
Film - Documentary | October 5 | 4:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A chance encounter between recently transitioned mechanic Rusty Tidenberg and filmmaker Harrod Blank (Wild Wheels, Automorphosis) sparks a captivating portrayal of the multifaceted life of a transgender woman. Blank, son of revered documentarian Les Blank, first hires Rusty to work on his broken-down van, an interactive art car adorned with cameras, leading to their unexpected collaboration.... More >
Workshop | October 5 | 5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Join the Light Appreciation Society, a loosely organized, nonhierarchical group of light show practitioners from the Bay Area, for a participatory dive into mind-altering illuminated experimentation and projection play. Come prepared to savor the optically uncanny depth of moiré patterns, the heavenly eruption of a projected kaleidoscopic image, and the otherworldly tranquility of a well-crafted,... More >
Film - Feature | October 5 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Carlos Marighella, a politician, writer, and Marxist insurrectionist, remains one of Brazils most divisive historical figures. During the military coup of 1964 and subsequent right-wing dictatorship, Marighella fought against the destruction of human rights, leaving his wife and child behind to pursue a revolution in the streets that would ultimately lead to his bloody assassination. Marighella... More >
Performing Arts - Music | October 5 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Versatile soprano Renée Fleming, longtime star of the opera stage, has also appeared on two award-winning film soundtracks and in the acclaimed Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammersteins Carousel. Flemings recital appearances are intimate and rare, with repertoire spanning German art song, operatic arias, Broadway hits, classical masterworks, and new music by gifted contemporary composers.
$48–$174 (prices subject to change)
Performing Arts - Music | October 5 | 8 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
David Milnes, Music Director
$25 General Admission, $20 Senior, Student (non-UCB), UCB Faculty/Staff, $5 UCB students
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
This exhibition explores the complex story behind the only American Japanese architect and landscape architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian community, in Westchester County, New York in 1944.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day | Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)
Celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis - librarians, professors,... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 16, 2019 – March 1, 2020 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
Since 1790, the U.S. Census has impacted many aspects of our lives. It determines congressional apportionment, decides which communities receive a slice of $500,000,000,000 in federal funds, and provides information essential to policy making. Census questions also reflect the beliefs, concerns and prejudices of their time, starting with the first census which mandated that enslaved people be... More >
You Are On Indian Land: There There (On the Same Page 2019): An Exhibit of Library Collections relating to the Native American community of Oakland
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 26, 2019 – January 31, 2020 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd floor
Tommy Orange's debut novel, There There, is this year's On the Same Page program reading. The entire campus community is encouraged to read the book and participate in classes and events this Fall.
Oranges debut is an ambitious meditation on identity and its broken alternatives, on myth filtered through the lens of time and poverty and urban life. Its many short chapters are told through a... More >
Show UCB ID to enter Moffitt Library
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?
Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,... More >
Exhibit - Painting | March 27 – October 13, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In this new commission for the BAMPFA Art Wall, entitled Ghost Demonstration, Amorales draws from the multiple histories of mural art in Mexico, the political demonstrations that occurred in Berkeley in the 1960s (as well as more recent events), and protests in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. In order to make this monumental mural, the artist used stencils of slogans from Berkeley protest... More >