<< Week of June 04 >>

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Eifman Ballet: The Pygmalion Effect (United States Premiere)

Performing Arts - Dance | June 2 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Eifman Ballet, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

For 40 years, across a shifting political climate for artists in his native Russia, the defiantly controversial choreographer Boris Eifman has created “works that hinge on extreme theatricality, acrobatic pas de deux, and spectacular effects” (The New Yorker) for his Saint Petersburg company. In The Pygmalion Effect, the company dances a brand-new ballet inspired by George Bernard Shaw’s...   More >

$36-135 (prices subject to change)

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

Eifman Ballet performs Pygmalion Effect Friday-Sunday, May 31-June 2, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Performance: Madalyn Merkey

Performing Arts - Music | June 2 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Oakland-based computer music composer and performer Madalyn Merkey presents a new solo composition that operates in interaction with the ambient sounds of the BAMPFA space to generate sonic responses.

Merkey’s Scent (2012) and Valley Girl (2014) are available on New Images Ltd. Her English translation of Due scuole di musica elettronica in Italia (Two Schools of Electronic Music), a pioneering...   More >

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Alejandro Y Maria Laura

Performing Arts - Music | June 6 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Alejandro Y Maria Laura

 Botanical Garden

Duo, bandleaders, life partners, co-authors, and travelers. Since 2009, the Peruvian pair Alejandro y María Laura have continued to share deeply felt songs that span various themes. Their first two records, Paracaídas (2011) and Fiesta para los muertos (2013), were produced by Matias Cella—producer of Jorge Drexler’s albums Amar La Trama and Cara B—and showcased the eclectic combination of the...   More >

General $26 / UCBG Members $24 / Youth (5 - 17) $12

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Father John Misty: with guests: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; Jade Bird

Performing Arts - Music | June 8 | 6 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Written largely in New York between Summer 2016 and Winter 2017, Josh Tillman’s fourth Father John Misty LP, God’s Favorite Customer, reflects on the experience of being caught between the vertigo of heartbreak and the manic throes of freedom.God’s

  Buy tickets online