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.
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Aida Cuevas pays tribute to one of Mexico’s most prolific and beloved songwriters in this tribute to Juan Gabriel. Over her 40-year music career, Cuevas has sung many hits composed by Gabriel, and here she revisits audience favorites such as “Te Lo Pido Por Favor,” “Te Sigo Amando,” and “La Diferencia.” She is joined by Mexico City-based Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán, with special guests on...
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
Tabla player and Grammy Award-winning member of the Silkroad Ensemble, Sandeep Das celebrates the vibrant cultural heritage shared by India and Syria in the latest project by his HUM Ensemble. Strings, drums, bowed drones, and raga and maqam melodies rooted in Sufi poetry come together to connect ancient civilizations with modern virtuosity in The Road to Damascus. Das is joined by Syrian oud...
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:30 PM
Morrison Hall
Psoy performs his own and others' songs, accompanying himself to keyboard instruments, mainly a Casio synthesizer in accordion timbre. Experimenting with quite various song traditions he sings in about six or seven languages, most frequently in Russian, Yiddish, English and French. Free and open to the public
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The networked culture that emerged at the end of the 20th century introduced a generation of artists who employ open, distributed, virtualized, and highly collaborative techniques. Their studios are built on commercial software, CGI aesthetics, online public exhibition, and peer-to-peer sharing and critique. They simultaneously embrace and subvert technology as a means of interrogation,...
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Wurster Hall
Lagos is notorious for its ever-expanding population, massive infrastructural challenges, and controversial practices of state-sanctioned land capture. This talk will discuss will discuss how we can utilize urban planning and visual culture studies to inv
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Boalt Hall, School of Law
The HRC will present a striking show of black and white photography by Chris Beale documenting the Rohingya through the events of 2012-2017, beginning with life in the villages and confinement camps of Rakine State (Myanmar), through the wave of ethnic cleansing and the mass exodus of Rohingya people over land and on boats, to the now sprawling refugee camps in Bangladesh. The opening will...
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
Christine Brandes, soprano Eric Moe, piano DEBUSSY Trois Chansons de Bilitis SCHOENBERG Das Buch der hängenden Gärten Eric MOE from Tough Songs Continuing its 66th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community....
Thu Oct 11, 2018
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Fernanda Fisher has been involved in the arts throughout her life. She grew up in NYC with both her father, Leonard Gordon, a cardiologist and her mother, Rita Moreno, an actress. Fisher will talk about Puerto Rico, her mother’s rise to stardom, and her own creative career. She attended Brearley School and danced under George Balanchine at the School of American Ballet. After moving to Los...
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:00 PM
Hearst Greek Theatre
Three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated and BRIT Award-winning multiplatinum singer-songwriter James Bay will release his anxiously awaited second full-length album, Electric Light on Friday, May 18, 2018 via [Republic Records].
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wheeler Hall
The Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet and recipient of HM Queen Elizabeth’s Gold Medal for Poetry for 2017 visits the UC Berkeley campus for a reading of his recent and classic work.