<< Week of July 1 >>

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Camille

Film - Feature | July 1 | 4:30-6:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

George Cukor’s direction breathes new life into the cluttered theaters, bustling boudoirs, and shining hypocrisies of Alexandre Dumas fils’s nineteenth-century Paris, where the classy courtesan inhabits a lush and sensual world but is denied “perfect love.”

Story of a Love Affair

Film - Feature | July 1 | 7-9 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Set in Milan, a sparklingly lurid cityscape, Story of a Love Affair tells of a wealthy industrialist who hires a private eye to investigate the past of his young wife, Paola (Lucia Bosè).

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Music Composition, Sound Spatialization, and New Media: Interview with Ursula Kwong-Brown, Department of Music

Seminar | July 3 | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7

 Ursula Kwong-Brown, PhD Candidate, Department of Music; Ashley Smiley, PhD Candidate, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX 90.7 FM

Tune in for another exciting episode of The Graduates as we speak with Ursula Kwong-Brown about soprano and orchestra music composition with an emphasis in new media. Ursula is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Music. In the interview, Ursula talks about how she became a pianist, a composer, and how she incorporates magnets and electronics in performances to create unique sounds for her new...   More >

Ursula Kwong-Brown

Garden Closed

Special Event | January 2 – December 4, 2018 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed 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 >

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.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

GARDEN CLOSED: 4th of July

Special Event | July 4 |  UC Botanical Garden

 Marykaren Mrowka

 Botanical Garden

The Garden will be closed to the public today. We will resume our regular hours on July 5th, 2018.

Graduate Student Lounge

Miscellaneous | April 25 – December 12, 2018 every Wednesday |  Anthony Hall

 ASUC Student Union

Graduate Students! Take advantage of the Graduate Student Lounge at Anthony Hall. Study, grade papers, meet with other grad students.

 Graduate Students only! However, Anthony Hall can be made available to the entire campus and community for reservations at other times.

Mur Murs

Film - Feature | July 4 | 5-6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Venturing from Venice Beach to Watts, Varda looks at the murals of Los Angeles as backdrop to and mirror of the city’s many cultures circa 1980.

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

Red Desert

Film - Feature | July 4 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Red Desert was shot in the industrialized North of Italy, where Monica Vitti, as the wife of an electronics engineer, suffers what would be called a nervous breakdown at any other time, in any other place.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Qigong with Director Eric Siegel

Workshop | July 5 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join UCBG Director, Eric Siegel, for a morning practice in Qigong (pronounced cheegong), a form of meditative exercise with repeated movements, gently stretching the core and limbs and building body awareness.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Five Tables of Food, Glorious Food

Special Event | July 5 | 4-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Study Center

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Art for your delectation. On view this session, Wayne Thiebaud’s appetizing prints of lemon meringue pie and lollipops; Hiroshige’s 1830s woodblock print of mackerel and prawns clearly destined for sushi or grilling; color lithographs by Paul Wonner providing a mouthwatering California spread of olives, oranges, onions, and cheese; the bribe of a bounteous banquet in Hogarth’s 1755 engraving An...   More >

Paul Wonner: Piece of Cheese, 1992; color lithograph; 7 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.; BAMPFA, gift of the artist and the California College of Arts and Crafts.

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Diana Gameros + Alejandro Y Maria Laura

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

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Diana Gameros + Alejandro Y Maria Laura

$25 Adult, $23 UCBG Member Adult, $12 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

 SOLD OUT.

Port of Call

Film - Feature | July 5 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The issues facing the young working-class girl Berit are a grotesquely hypocritical mother, a troubled past, difficulties building a future with her present lover, and a friend who dies after a back-alley abortion...   More >

Astronomy Night at UC Berkeley

Lecture | July 5 | 8-10:30 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall

 Department of Astronomy

Come join us at Campbell Hall on the UC Berkeley campus on the first Thursday of every month for a FREE public astronomy lecture and stargazing on the roof with our fleet of telescopes.

When: Thursday, July 5th
Talk: 8:00pm-9:00pm “The Most Powerful Explosions in 3D” (Philipp Moesta)
Stargazing: 9:00pm-10:30pm (weather dependent)

Doors to Campbell Hall open at 7:30pm, and seating is first...   More >

Friday, July 6, 2018

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | July 6 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

  , Berkeley, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.

  Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

The Other Side of Hope

Film - Feature | July 6 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The Other Side of Hope lays bare the administrative obstacles encountered by migrants seeking asylum far from the conflicts that displace them. Khaled (Sherwan Haji) emerges from a pile of coal on a ship docked in Helsinki.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

B-BAY High School Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Creativity Program: Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

Course | July 7 |  Haas School of Business

Series of Haas Faculty, Haas Graduate Students, and Entrepreneurial Guests

 Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

The B-BAY Program, part of the Institute for Business in Social Impact, will be hosting high school students for the Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, & Creativity session from July 7, 2018 through July 21, 2018.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2018.

 rising 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students

  Enrollment opens December 1. Enroll online by April 30.

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 >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

The Lady Without Camellias

Film - Feature | July 7 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Lucia Bosè plays a Milanese shop girl who achieves a quick success on the screen because of her looks and charm, but who cannot move up into more challenging roles. She thus finds herself unable to advance or retreat, and there is no one to blame, not even herself. (Andrew Sarris, Village Voice)

Black Life: Will Alexander

Special Event | July 7 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Prolific and visionary author and musician Will Alexander will join us from Los Angeles to share his lexically ecstatic work.

Ninotchka

Film - Feature | July 7 | 8:15-10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Garbo, Lubitsch, and the screwball comedy come together in this film in a most astonishing result: the closest thing to a convincing socialist heroine the English-speaking cinema has yet produced. It’s a nice payoff to the screwball tradition: that it had the freedom to offer even this surprise. (James Harvey, Romantic Comedy)

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Art Wall: Karabo Poppy Moletsane

Exhibit - Painting | November 22, 2017 – July 15, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Moletsane’s vibrant, large-scale portraits for the Art Wall draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.

“We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re in the Public Record!”: The LGBTQ Movement and Life as Seen Through Government Information

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – August 31, 2018 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery

 Library

This exhibit showcases selected documents pertaining to LGBTQ history and highlights aspects of LGBTQ life that have been impacted by actions of federal, state, and local governments.

Face to Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – December 9, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

For this Spring 2018 exhibit, entitled Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, the Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley freshmen have co-curated a global selection of objects that depict human faces in different ways. The exhibit asks: Why and how do crafting traditions of the world so often incorporate human faces, and how do people respond to those faces? Objects such as West African...   More >

Sustaining Grandeur: The First 100 Years of Save the Redwoods League

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 20 – September 14, 2018 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Bancroft Library, Bancroft Gallery

 Bancroft Library

(Gallery is just inside east entrance to Doe) MARKING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY of the founding of Save the Redwoods League, Sustaining Grandeur is a collaborative exhibition between The Bancroft Library and the League. The exhibition explores the organization’s first century protecting California’s redwood forests and the surrounding lands that sustain them, and looks forward to the League’s...   More >

Science Gets Graphic: Cartoons, Comics and Graphic Novels in the Sciences

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 23 – August 24, 2018 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | Evans Hall, Mathematics Statistics Library (100 Evans)

 Library

In the past decade, we have witnessed significant growth in the use of visual imagery and storytelling to engage students in the sciences. From manga guides and illustrated texts to biographies and zombies teaching calculus, this display features illustrated works and graphic novels from our collections that aim to teach college students and the general public about science...   More >

Fiat Yuks: Cal Student Humor, Then and Now

Exhibit - Artifacts | October 13, 2017 – May 30, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, near Heyns Reading Room, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe

 Bancroft Library

Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students’ cartoons, jokes, and satire from throughout the years, selected from their humor magazines and other publications.

Bearing Light: Berkeley at 150

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 16, 2018 – February 28, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Bancroft Library, 2nd Floor Corridor

 Bancroft Library

This exhibition celebrates the University of California’s sesquicentennial anniversary with photographs, correspondence, publications, and other documentation drawn from the University Archives and The Bancroft Library collections. It features an array of golden bears, including Oski, and explores the illustrious history of UC Berkeley.