Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Lakshmi Ramgopal’s performance previews her forthcoming EP Some Viscera. By turns beautiful and frightening, Ramgopal’s new music looks to birdsong and lullabies to explore childhood and loss. Ramgopal will guide audience members in building a set from flowers and other botanical items for her to perform among. Violinist Johanna Brock accompanies Ramgopal for this special performance of music and...
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:30 PM
Hearst Greek Theatre
Over the past three decades, composer/guitarist/vocalist Trey Anastasio has forged a multi-faceted career, winning acclaim in rock, classical and theatrical circles.
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
CK Ladzepko, director The African Music Ensemble has flourished since its first year in 1972-73 under the direction of master Ghanian musician C.K. Ladzekpo. Recruited by Professor Olly Wilson (composer and specialist in African American music), Ladzekpo took leave from his position at the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana to join the Berkeley faculty for one year. A...
Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Unity is an Oakland-based zine press and skateboarding project founded by Jeffrey Cheung and Gabriel Ramirez to create space and visibility for queer and trans skaters, and to offer community print resources. Come hang out with the Unity family and celebrate the Unity spirit with a day of zine making and free printing on the Art Lab Risograph, custom skateboard painting, fabric marker patch...
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dwinelle Hall
The UC Berkeley students of German once again present a (mostly) humorous mixture of poetry, skits, and music in their annual cabaret program with texts by Robert Gernhardt, Ernst Jandl, Karl Valentin, Friedrich Hölderlin and many others. A poetic and playful celebration of the German language.
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
Students from the music department performing works from the chamber music literature. Commencing its 67th 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...
Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In the final public lecture of the series, author Isabel Allende will be in conversation with Caridad Svich, theater-maker and playwright, about The House of the Spirits in its may iterations: novel, play, and the upcoming staged performance by the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, directed by Michael Moran at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Playhouse. Michael Moran will...
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)
Caridad Svich received a 2012 OBIE Award for Lifetime Achievement in the theatre, a 2012 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award and NNPN rolling world premiere for Guapa, and the 2011 American Theatre Critics Association Primus Prize for her play The House of the Spirits, based Isabel Allende’s novel. She has won the National Latino Playwriting Award (sponsored by Arizona Theatre Company)...
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Hearst Gymnasium
April 25–28, 2019 230 Hearst Gymnasium Free Admission with Reservation* We reminisce about the past, dream about the future, but are rarely present in the moment. In fact, as the word “present” slipped through our tongues, it was already AGO. Stan Lai (creator of A Dream Like A Dream, which first used the unique “theatre in the surround” configuration) has returned to UC Berkeley to create...
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zellerbach Hall
French director Arthur Nauzyciel revives his production of Julius Caesar, first created 10 years ago for Boston’s influential American Repertory Theater during a US election year. Now artistic director of the Théâtre National de Bretagne, Nauzyciel highlights the continuing relevance of Shakespeare’s great political tragedy—with costumes and design that evoke the era of JFK, a live jazz trio, and...