<< Week of August 23 >>

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Marcia Bassett and Samara Lubelski with Ecstatic Music Band

Performing Arts - Music | August 18 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Marcia Bassett; Samara Lubelski

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

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 >

Thursday, August 22, 2019

SOLD OUT: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Sean Hayes

Performing Arts - Music | August 22 | 5:30-7 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series: Sean Hayes

 SOLD OUT.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Reading: Lyn Hejinian and Frances Richard

Reading - Literary | August 23 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 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 >

Herbie Hancock: with guest: Kamasi Washington

Performing Arts - Music | August 23 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

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 1960’s.

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