The Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley is proud to announce that UC Berkeley’s Regents’ Lecturer for Spring 2015 is internationally renowned tabla virtuoso, Zakir Hussain. Zakir Hussain is one of the foremost percussionists of the contemporary world, not only of Indian classical music but also of jazz and world music.
February 7 to April 26 2015 Richard T. Walker: the fallibility of intent Location: Gatehouse Gallery di Rosa presents the first Bay Area institutional solo exhibition by British-born, San Francisco-based artist Richard T. Walker and the inauguration of a new artist residency partnership with Stags’ Leap Winery. Lending an outsider perspective to the limitless bounds […]
Natural Frequencies: New Media Carillon Installation and Performance February 3, 2015 6:30 pm, 7:00 pm, 7:30 pm Campanile, UC Berkeley A new media Carillon installation and performance in honor of the 100th Anniversary of UC Berkeley’s Sather Tower (the Campanile). Bell towers have been used for centuries as a medium to convey time effectively, calls […]
Janet Delaney: South of Market January 17, 2015 – July 19, 2015 de Young Museum, Gallery 12 In an exhibition particularly relevant to the Bay Area, Janet Delaney: South of Market relates the complex history of a changing San Francisco neighborhood through a selection of more than 40 photographs from the 1970s and 1980s. Janet Delaney (b. 1952), an […]
Cal Performances Residency: The Nile Project February 18-20, 2015 In a striking example of Cal Performances’ commitment to providing a rich artistic and cultural experience through an extensive campus residency, The Nile Project at UC Berkeley offers multiple opportunities for dialogue around global issues, providing an impetus for audiences to become involved in real-life change. […]
Something New and Rare: A Woven Mexican Feather Shield in Defense Against Islam Thursday, February 26th, 2015 5:30 pm Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium UC Berkeley Campus The Stoddard Lecturer for 2014-15 is Professor Thomas Cummins, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of the History of Pre-Columbian and Colonial Art, and Chair of the Department of History of […]