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UC Berkeley Reva and David Logan Professor of Photojournalism Ken Light and Graduate School of Journalism alum Jason Jaacks ('14) will exhibit work in the upcoming world-renowned retrospective exhibition Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA).

Backstage at Le Temple de la Gloire, a master of wigs

When wig master Mazena Puksto got the call that she landed a gig on the modern-day world premiere of Rameau’s 1745 opera-ballet Le Temple de la Gloire (The Temple of Glory), she snapped into action. She usually works on commercials and films, and period theater performances like this one offer a special challenge.

Since the beginning of April, students have had a reason to approach the Cesar Chavez Student Center besides simply visiting the Cal 1 Card Office. Over spring break, a dozen students painted a colorful mural representing the theme of social justice in the breezeway that leads from Lower Sproul Plaza up to the Berkeley Art Studio and Sather Gate

Experience the creative accomplishments and original research of Berkeley’s talented students in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literature, Film, Media, and Design.

Cal Performances announces 2017-18 season

Appearances by Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony; the Joffrey Ballet; France’s Théâtre de la Ville, Paris; and the return of Gustavo Dudamel and the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela are among the highlights of Cal Performances’ 2017-18 season, announced earlier this week by executive and artistic director Matías Tarnopolsky.

Paul Fonoroff has two rules when it comes to collecting. “You have to be passionate about it,” he deadpans. “And it has to be something that no one else is interested in.”

Dothraki developer, invented-language leader to teach summer class

Back in 2001, Andrew Garrett, now UC Berkeley’s linguistics department chair, had a promising student by the name of David J. Peterson in his undergraduate historical linguistics class.

With Earth Day approaching, student dancers will take the stage to explore how humans interact with each other and the natural world in Berkeley Dance Project 2017, the last show of the season by the Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies.

In a time when the fertility business in the U.S. is booming and so much is possible — artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization (IVF), surrogacy, and potentially, bioengineering of embryos — there are few, if any, laws that protect the children from these less traditional origins.

UC Berkeley’s Anthony Barnosky and his Stanford colleague and wife, Liz Hadly, will join director Cyril Dion on Saturday, April 15, to discuss Dion’s climate change film Tomorrow, which opens in the U.S. on Friday.