Wed Apr 12 - Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
103 Kroeber Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94702

Why do we sometimes know a lot about who made things, and why do we sometimes not?  Why does it sometimes matter to us, and why might it sometimes not?  These are the questions that are raised in the exhibit that will inaugurate the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology’s renovated Kroeber Hall Gallery. The exhibit explores objects from the collection that urge visitors to think critically about how perceptions of makers have varied in different times and different places.

Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Morrison Hall
The Townsend Center brings together a selection of eminent figures in the field of music to explore what we mean when we talk about virtuosity.
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Drew has been dubbed an "international tastemaker in contemporary art" on account of her Tumblr blog Black Contemporary Art and her Instagram @museummammy; and as Social Media Manager at The Met, she has been pivotal in moving that venerated institution in directions both democratic and dialogical. Drew will discuss curation, social media, race, and institutions with Professor Stephen Best...
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:00 PM
Wheeler Hall
Music critic and author Ben Ratliff was for 20 years a jazz and pop critic at the New York Times. He is the author of four books, including Coltrane: The Story of a Sound.
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
Robert Calonico, director Jeff DAVIS Io Saturnalia Donald GRANTHAM Southern Harmony Cindy MCTEE Circuits Jay BOCOOK Head Rush The University Wind Ensemble is offered for the study and practice of traditional and contemporary wind band repertoire. The Wind Ensemble’s long history at Cal dates back to before the 1930s, when the group was directed by Charles Cushing. In 1950, James Berdahl...
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Stephens Hall
Julia Fawcett examines the stages, pages, and streets of eighteenth-century London as England's first modern celebrities performed their own strange and spectacular self-representations.
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Christopher Herold, Continuing Lecturer, Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies; Director of Program, Summer Training Intensive, American Conservatory Theater, UC Berkeley

Nina Ball, Award-winning Set Designer, American Conservatory Theater, Aurora Theatre, Marin Theater Company, Shotgun Players

 

Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Christopher Herold and Nina Ball, director and designer for the fall 2017 TDPS production of Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses, will explore upon their process and decisions in bringing this work of literature to the stage-- how they visualized Zimmerman’s fantastic world where the human and the divine collide and where actors perform in a large pool of water. Biography
Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:00 PM
Morrison Hall
3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted) Free and open to the public Anthony Cheung (b. 1982, San Francisco) is a composer and pianist. His output ranges from solo to orchestral works, occasionally with electronics. His music has been commissioned by leading groups such as the Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio...
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dwinelle Hall
It’s Cantonese meets culture shock the day Laura arrives in Hong Kong. But that’s okay for this ABC (American-Born-Chinese) because when dinner with a local friend turns into a mad dash about town, Laura’s game on for anything: from black pepper steak set meals to dancing with drunken bankers and a Canadian who may (or may not) be a Gurkha. Tourist Trap: A play for the hopeless adventurer in all...