Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar


Empowering Womxn of Color Open Mic Series

Donation based entry: $5 Suggest Donation
This series is presented by La Peña Cultural Center and the UC Berkeley Womxn of Color Initiative!
January 26th, February 9th and March 9th
This 3-part open mic series will provide a space for performances celebrating the voices of womxn of color, and will include one featured artist per month!
Come support local Bay Area talent or sign up to perform!
This event is open to all.
Performers, come dazzle the crowd with your talent and get in touch with the local artist community each month.
Sign-Ups for open-mic available on a first-come, first-serve basis:
Aurielle Marie is a Black, Atlanta-born, Queer hip-hop scholar and a cultural worker. Through her work as a poet and an activist, she explores the uses of intimacy and ritual in the practice of Black resistance. Aurielle is a 2017 Roddenberry Fellowship Finalist, a Voices of Our Nation Fellow-Alum, a 2016 Kopkind Fellow, and a current Queer Emerging Artist-In-Residence at Destiny Arts Center.

7:30pm to 10pm,

New Esterházy Quartet

The Artists:
Lisa Weiss & Kati Kyme - violins
Anthony Martin - viola
William Skeen - 'cello

The Program:

Joseph Haydn -String Quartet Op. 76, No. 2 'Quinten'

Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No.5, Op.18 No.5
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Andante from String Quartet No.18, K.464
Luigi Boccherini - String Quartet, Op32, No.6

8pm to 10pm, The Berkeley Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley 94709