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April 2020

Bolshoi Ballet 2019/20 Season: Romeo and Juliet (Encore)

Date / Time:
April 1 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Wed, Apr 1 1 & 7pm To Purchase Tickets Click HERE Sergei Prokofiev Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky Despite each of their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the two families will cost Mercutio's life, causing Romeo a desire of vengeance for the loss of his friend. The star-crossed lovers' tragic fate inspired Prokofiev's remarkable cinematic score, from the delicate theme of Juliet to the ominous Dance of the…

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Jane Hirshfield reads from her new volume of poetry Ledger

Date / Time:
April 1 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Jane Hirshfield reads from her new volume of poetry Ledger, a book of personal, ecological, and political reckoning from the internationally renowned poet named "among the modern masters" (Washington Post). From one of our most celebrated contemporary poets--long-listed for the National Book Award and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and England's T.S. Eliot Prize--comes Jane Hirshfield's Ledger, her most important work yet. From its already much-quoted opening lines of despair and defiance ("Let them not say: we did not see…

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Bonnie Tsui presents Why We Swim

Date / Time:
April 16 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Bonnie Tsui presents Why We Swim, "a beautifully written love letter to water and a fascinating story" (Rebecca Skloot). To reserve your seat, please purchase a copy of Why We Swim by speaking to a bookseller or clicking on the cover below. Humans, unlike other animals that are drawn to water, are not natural-born swimmers. We must be taught. Our evolutionary ancestors learned for survival; now in the twenty-first century we swim in freezing Arctic waters and piranha-infested rivers to test our limits.…

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Elizabeth Wetmore in Conversation with Sylvia Brownrigg discussing Wetmore’s marvelous debut novel, Valentine.

Date / Time:
April 17 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Elizabeth Wetmore in Conversation with Sylvia Brownriggdiscussing Wetmore's marvelous debut novel, Valentine. Friday, April 17, 2020 - 7:30pm

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EXHIBITION On Screen 2019/20 Season: Easter in Art

Date / Time:
April 21 @ 4:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Wed, Apr 8 1 & 7pm Tue, Apr 21 4pm To Purchase Tickets Click HERE Highlighting artists such as Caravaggio, Michelangelo, Leonardo, El Greco, and many more including contemporary artists Mark Wallinger and Sam Taylor-Wood! The story of Christ's death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. It is perhaps the most significant historical event of all time, as recounted by the gospels but, equally, as depicted by the greatest artists in history. From the triumphant to…

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Bolshoi Ballet 2019/20 Season: Jewels

Date / Time:
April 29 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Wed, Apr 29 1 & 7pm To Purchase Tickets Click HERE Gabriel Faure, Igor Stravinsky and Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography by George Balanchine This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine's visit to the famous jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels on New York's Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond. Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the three dance schools that…

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May 2020

Great Composers: In Search of Haydn

Date / Time:
May 6 @ 4:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Wed, Apr 15 1 & 7pm Wed, May 6 4pm To Purchase Tickets Click HERE "Joyous, thrilling, informative, accessible!" - Empire "An ideal introduction to one of the greatest composers of his time!" - BBC Music Magazine "Bracing, refreshing...simply very good indeed!" - Guardian Phil Grabsky's biographical account of Haydn's life is a visual and aural extravaganza, including breath-taking performances by some of the world's most celebrated musicians. By speaking to some of the greatest exponents of Haydn's music, this film redresses the balance and sheds light…

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July 2020

EXHIBITION On Screen 2019/20 Season: Frida Kahlo

Date / Time:
July 29 @ 4:00 pm
Location:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Rialto Cinemas Elmwood

Wed, July 15 1 & 7pm Wed, July 29 4pm To Purchase Tickets Click HERE A highly researched and visually spectacular feature-length film on this 21st-century female icon! This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of the most prevalent female icons: Frida Kahlo. She was a prolific self-portraitist, using the canvas as a mirror through all stages of her turbulent and, at times, tragic life. Guided with interview, commentary and Frida's own words, EXHIBITION…

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