Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
D. Mark Wilson, director 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. Traditionally on Wednesdays and Fridays, each concert begins promptly at 12:15 and ends by 1pm.
Thu Oct 25, 2018
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In this talk, Alex Saragoza and Allan deSouza will hold a lively discussion on the relationships between art and migrations—both literal and metaphorical. Allan deSouza is a Bay Area multi-media artist. His photography, installation, text and performance works restage colonial material culture through counter-strategies of fiction, erasure, and (mis)translation. His work has been exhibited...
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fox Theater
20-time Grammy winner and 2018 NEA Jazz Master Pat Metheny is known for his broad expressive range across a variety of guitars, from Gibson “archtop” and nylon-string to guitar synthesizer and the unique 42-string Pikasso. Metheny’s latest all-star quartet finds him with longtime drummer Antonio Sánchez, rising star bassist Linda Oh, and versatile pianist Gwilym Simcock.
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Barber Shop Chronicles, created by Nigerian-born, UK-based poet and playwright Inua Ellams, explores the diversity of black male identity through the rituals and verbal banter of the urban barbershop. The cast riffs on topics both personal and political—from sports to race relations to views about fatherhood and masculinity—as we eavesdrop on conversations in six different barbershops in London,...
Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Golden Thread Fairytale Players present Leila’s Quest for Flight at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology written and directed by Torange Yeghiazarian drawn from Palestinian folktales When the optometrist shatters little Leila’s dream of becoming a pilot, a menagerie of mythic birds gather to help her accomplish her goal. 30-minute performance is followed by 20-minute Q & A session with...
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Barber Shop Chronicles, created by Nigerian-born, UK-based poet and playwright Inua Ellams, explores the diversity of black male identity through the rituals and verbal banter of the urban barbershop. The cast riffs on topics both personal and political—from sports to race relations to views about fatherhood and masculinity—as we eavesdrop on conversations in six different barbershops in London,...
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)
Sideband is an electroacoustic ensemble, comprised of composer-performers dedicated to exploring the potential of the laptop orchestra.
Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
Barber Shop Chronicles, created by Nigerian-born, UK-based poet and playwright Inua Ellams, explores the diversity of black male identity through the rituals and verbal banter of the urban barbershop. The cast riffs on topics both personal and political—from sports to race relations to views about fatherhood and masculinity—as we eavesdrop on conversations in six different barbershops in London,...
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
Matthew Sadowski, director 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 assumed the directorship and remained until the late 1970s. The Wind Ensemble’s activities were revived...
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
UC Botanical Garden
African Blackwood (Dalbergia melanoxylon) is the tree from which flutes, oboes, clarinets, and bagpipes are made. This presentation includes a talk and musical performance.