Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar


University Chorus & Chamber Chorus

Nikolas Nackley, director
Magen Solomon, director
Join the Chamber and University Chorus' for an afternoon of inspired singing.

12 noon to 1pm, Hertz Hall UC Campus

Dazzling Divas at Le Bateau Ivre

Opera singing Divas Kathleen Moss, Pamela Connelly and Eliza O'Malley light up the hall with arias, duets and trios from celebrated operas of Puccini, Verdi, Bellini, Bizet, Delibes and more with special guest Maestro Alexander Katsman of the Livermore Valley Opera at the piano.

Indulge yourself and invite your friends for a dazzling evening of opera's top hits with these San Francisco Bay Area favorites with delicious food and fine wine!

Featuring Irish songs in honor of St. Patrick's Day plus a performance of Gian Carlo Menotti's famous aria 1950 "To this we've come" which highlights inhumane treatment of refugees.

DINNER SEATING: Begins at 5:00pm
PERFORMANCE: 7:00 - 9:00pm - No Cover Charge. Come early for a
nice seat.

5pm to 9pm, Le Bateau Ivre 2629 Telegraph Avenue

Sharon Lockhart: Rudzienko

Sharon Lockhart
United States, 2016

Lockhart collaborated with young women living in a group home in Poland to create these expressive, carefully composed vignettes on their lives, thoughts, and desires.

Sharon Lockhart in person

7pm to 8pm, BAMPFA 2155 Center Street

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

$36-$46. 642-9988.

8pm to 10pm, Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800,

Stu Allen & Mars Hotel

A tradition started back in the 20th century, Ashkenaz's Grateful Dead Night is always evolving, reaching new heights since Stu Allen & Mars Hotel launched a weekly residency in late 2011. Led by acclaimed guitarist-singer Allen (of Phil Lesh & Friends, Melvin Seals & JGB, Ghosts of Electricity), a revolving cast of incredibly talented musicians inhabits Mars Hotel, drawing from the Grateful Dead's vast catalog to delight Deadheads and dancers of all generations. A Mars Hotel show is always an energetic evening of good vibes, good music, and good community.

Tickets are $13

8pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Avenue

Niyaz featuring Azam Ali

Electroacoustic blend of traditional Persian folk music and modern sounds. $33 adv / $37 door. 644-2020.

8pm, Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, United States