Unfretted is a Carnatic trio featuring chitravina (a rare Indian instrument with ancient origins), violin, and mridangam (a South Indian two-headed drum). The three musicians—Vishaal Sapuram, Sruti Sarathy, and Akshay Anantapadmanabhan—possess a deep and sensitive understanding of the Carnatic form, which they channel through a fresh, imaginative, and unbridled vision of collaborative music making.
Programmed by Sarah Cahill
Film and performance works, part of the 53rd Annual Berkeley MFA Exhibition
During this event by composer and visual artist Gino Robair, papermakers create a score for an operatic work. That score then serves as a platform for interpretation by an ensemble of musicians.
Programmed by Sean Carson
Berkeley’s own Shawl-Anderson Dance Center presents all four of its teen performance groups. Each group has worked with a professional Bay Area artist to create original choreographed works that highlight the technique and performance skills of the young dancers.
A conversation with Felwine Sarr and a musical performance by him.
Co-organized by the International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs
Coraza performs. Poets Rachelle Escamilla, Lourdes Figueroa, and Leticia Hernández-Linares pay homage to love.
Programmed by MK Chavez