Dancers
UC Berkeley hosts hundreds of lectures, workshops, performances, tours, and exhibitions featuring talented students, faculty, and visiting artists, designer and scholars each week. Events are open to the campus community and general public. Explore our arts and design feed from the main UC Berkeley Campus Events calendar.
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Shen Yun returns with its trademark blend of breathtaking choreography, sumptuous colors, unrivaled athleticism, and powerful storytelling. All-new works premiering for 2018, with orchestral accompaniment at every performance. www.youtube.com/watch?v=7H-kYoczCp0 ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. Sometimes, to go forward, we have to go back. Shen Yun brings to life the glorious culture...
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Marriage and infidelity have rarely been treated as intelligently as in Liv Ullmann’s masterful adaptation of a screenplay by none other than Ingmar Bergman, her ex-director and, intriguingly, her ex-lover. Framed within the reminiscences of an elderly man (Erland Josephson), Faithless tracks the adulterous romance between a conductor’s wife and a narcissistic filmmaker. Tracking how love...
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zellerbach Playhouse
For more than two decades, the Obie Award-winning Big Dance Theater has been making uncategorizable, galvanizing work that undermines genre boundaries. The company’s latest effort is a portrait of Samuel Pepys, the outlandish 17th-century politician whose obsessive, tell-all diaries are a startling precursor to our own social media culture. The ensemble weaves music, dance, video, and text in an...
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
As symbols of wisdom and dignity, Pine trees provide shelter, shade and respite. We will paint our trees using bamboo brushes, sumi-ink and watercolor, we will learn about the brushstrokes in creating paintings of pine trees - working on trunks, branches and needles, until they come together comprehensively in one completed Pine tree painting.
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Ten years after neorealism’s waning came Ermanno Olmi, with his deceptively simple style of observation. In Il posto, an ingenuous lad just out of school is stuffed into a suit, shoved out of his suburban home, and pointed toward Milan in search of un posto sicuro: a steady job. We follow Domenico’s progress through the dehumanizing labyrinth of the corporate world; along the way he finds and...
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Since 2014, software engineer and occasional avant-guitarist Bill Orcutt has been developing an open source computer music program called I Dropped My Phone the Screen Cracked. He has used it to record two LPs, 2016’s Cracked Music and 2017’s An Account of the Crimes of Peter Thiel and His Subsequent Arrest, Trial and Execution, which Wire magazine described as “maddening,” “hypnotic,” and “oddly...
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Shen Yun returns with its trademark blend of breathtaking choreography, sumptuous colors, unrivaled athleticism, and powerful storytelling. All-new works premiering for 2018, with orchestral accompaniment at every performance. www.youtube.com/watch?v=7H-kYoczCp0 ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. Sometimes, to go forward, we have to go back. Shen Yun brings to life the glorious culture...
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zellerbach Playhouse
For more than two decades, the Obie Award-winning Big Dance Theater has been making uncategorizable, galvanizing work that undermines genre boundaries. The company’s latest effort is a portrait of Samuel Pepys, the outlandish 17th-century politician whose obsessive, tell-all diaries are a startling precursor to our own social media culture. The ensemble weaves music, dance, video, and text in an...
Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Zellerbach Playhouse
For more than two decades, the Obie Award-winning Big Dance Theater has been making uncategorizable, galvanizing work that undermines genre boundaries. The company’s latest effort is a portrait of Samuel Pepys, the outlandish 17th-century politician whose obsessive, tell-all diaries are a startling precursor to our own social media culture. The ensemble weaves music, dance, video, and text in an...
Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Shen Yun returns with its trademark blend of breathtaking choreography, sumptuous colors, unrivaled athleticism, and powerful storytelling. All-new works premiering for 2018, with orchestral accompaniment at every performance. www.youtube.com/watch?v=7H-kYoczCp0 ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. Sometimes, to go forward, we have to go back. Shen Yun brings to life the glorious culture...