José Adrián Barragán-Álvarez, curator of the Bancroft’s Latin Americana collection, has assembled an intriguing display with a wide assortment of objects for ¡Viva la Fiesta!: Mexican Traditions of Celebration.
New grants from the Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions will support two ambitious musical projects involving artists at UC Berkeley.
Have a seat. Pull up a chair. Get to work. Make yourself comfortable.
The Global Lives Project is a video library with no voice-overs or narratives, just 24 continuous hours in the lives of people around the world. (Photo courtesy of the Global Lives Project)
The National Endowment for the Humanities today announced $12.
Robert Full wants to tap the diverse experiences of UC Berkeley undergraduates to teach them the fun of discovering biology’s secrets and the innovations that can spring from hacking them. Maybe he’ll spark a few entrepreneurs in the process.
In recent years, a spotlight has been trained on the art communities of Latin American countries, with the Western world increasingly looking south (reflected in major solo shows for artists like Joaquín Torres-García and Carmen Herrera at New York institutions, as well as an ever-increasing in
For the upcoming year, I want to emphasize the word research, and have programmed a series of events that focus on how arts research is pursued via multiple, often experimental formats.
When we experience art, we feel connected to something larger. Why? If you think about it, having a great time at the theater defies logic in many ways.
Alice Waters as a student at UC Berkeley, left, and more recently. At Berkeley, she became active in the Free Speech Movement. “It was very, very important that we stood together and created this world together,” she said in an interview.
A manuscript showing the Sanskrit god Rama with his wife, Sita, and brother Lakshmana during exile. (Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Renowned Sanskrit scholar Robert P.
The Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley next week open its doors to an exhibit of work by some of the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading photographers that document Bay Area protests, starting with the Free Speech Movement and resistance to the draft in the 1960s and continuing to the mult
Single-ticket sales for the 2017-18 season of Cal Performances go on sale at noon today (and there are season packages to consider as well). Overwhelmed by choice? Berkeleyside has pored over the program and chosen our favorite performances in each of the season’s principal categories.
Hello Arts + Design community, and welcome to the 2017/18 school year! We are still feeling the excitement from the creative events that helped to celebrate the beginning of the school year. Here’s a snapshot of the last week, in case you missed it.
—A new digital restoration of Vittorio De Sica’s acclaimed comedy Il Boom receives its Bay Area premiere next month at the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), as part of the film’s first-ever US theatrical release.
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