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Radio Highlights: This Week on the BIRN

Friday / February 27, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.
Kaki King

Start off your week the right way by tuning in to birnCORE for a very special live performance and interview with composer and instrumentalist Kaki King this coming Monday, March 2 at 2:00 p.m. EST. King will be celebrating the release of her brand new CD, The Neck is the Bridge to the Body, at March 3's show at the Brighton Music Hall. Tune in on Monday afternoon for a preview of what is sure to be an amazing show.

Tune in Fridays to BIRN 1 at 9:00 p.m. to catch the new show Use Your Words. A mix of lyrically driven songs and spoken word, DJ Lizard's playlists span genres and decades to bring you an eclectic mix of the best lyrics out there.

The BIRN continues to bring you some of the best touring, local, and Berklee bands live from the Red Room at Cafe 939 stage. Upcoming broadcasts include Boston-based alt-rock band Drunken Logic on Friday, March 6; singer-songwriter Dylan Gardner on Wednesday, March 11; and the Sam Haiman Band on Friday, March 11.

Watch Kaki King's live performance video for "Battle Is a Learning":

 

 

 

Admission: 
FREE. Full schedule at thebirn.com.

The Three Websites All Berklee Students Should Know

Tuesday / September 16, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Learning Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Do you know where to find your grades, course materials, and upcoming events? Join the Learning Center for this event to get familiar with the three websites all Berklee students need to know about: berklee.edu, Inside Berklee Courses, and MyBerklee.

In this one hour tour of Berklee's websites, you'll learn where you can find all the information you'll need to succeed as a student here. Find out about exciting tools that will help you find out about Berklee-exclusive events (including master classes and auditions), enter your timesheet for student employment, and explore all the courses you can take.

Sign up here. Email Sarah at internalcomm@berklee.edu if you have any questions.

Admission: 
Free

Berklee's 20th Anniversary Encore Gala

Saturday / October 25, 2014 / 5:30 p.m.
Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02116
George Clinton performing onstage
George Clinton and P-Funk joins a host of special guests for Berklee's 20th Anniversary Encore Gala

Join us for a reception, dinner, live and silent auctions, and entertainment featuring 150 musicians and a host of surprises for Berklee’s 20th Anniversary Encore Gala!

The gala will feature master of ceremonies Jamie Lee Curtis, George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, and Fred Wesley, best known for his work with James Brown. Rising bluegrass sensation Sierra Hull '11 and Grammy-winning American zydeco musician Terrance Simien will also perform.

More than 150 faculty, alumni, and student musicians will perform Latin jazz, rock, reggae, big band, R&B, bluegrass, hip-hop, and world music in eight different nightclub settings. Visit with friends during the cocktail reception and dinner, and participate in the live and silent auctions featuring unique Berklee celebrity experiences.

End the evening on a high note at our after-party by dancing to the rhythms of acclaimed artists George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic and Fred Wesley from the original James Brown Band.

We have put together an amazing evening for this anniversary and would like you and your friends to be a part of it.

All proceeds benefit the Berklee City Music program, a nonprofit education program that harnesses the energy of contemporary music to reach underserved fourth- to twelfth-graders.

Seating will be limited. 

CANCELED: Sex Signals

Monday / October 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
CANCELED: This event has been canceled.

Blending a unique combination of improvisational comedy, education, and audience participation, Sex Signals provides a provocative, in-your-face look at issues surrounding dating, sex, and the core issue of consent on college campuses.

Admission: 
Free

CANCELED: Assessment@Berklee

Thursday / November 13, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Admission: 
Free

CBC: Welcome Back Open House Featuring Pavement Coffee

Wednesday / September 17, 2014 / 9:00 a.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Celebrate the start of the semester with the Community-Building Committee's open house. Come enjoy an assortment of treats while catching up with friends and colleagues.
Our neighbor Pavement will be on hand to serve up some of their tasty brews in person. No RSVP required.

Please contact communitybuilding@berklee.edu if you have any questions.

We hope to see you there!

Admission: 
Free

CBC: Faculty/Staff Happy Hour

Wednesday / September 3, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Solas, 710 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116

Join the Community-Building Committee for our monthly happy hour. Summer's not officially over for a few more weeks, so come have some fun with your colleagues. We're changing up the location, and will be at Solas on Boylston Street this time. Cash bar and food.

Come by yourself and meet new colleagues, or bring everyone from your office – either way, we hope to see you there!

Questions? Contact the Community-Building Committee at communitybuilding@berklee.edu.

Admission: 
Free

Welcome Back BBQ

Friday / September 5, 2014 / 11:30 a.m.
Mothers Rest Playground
Back Bay Fens
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Welcome Back BBQ 2014

The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs invites all Berklee students to attend our annual Welcome Back BBQ! This year's BBQ will feature performances from Twisted Pine and Bloco Afro Brazil.

*Bring your Berklee ID for admission.

Admission: 
Free with Berklee ID

Marketing Office Hours

Friday / September 12, 2014 / 11:00 a.m.
7 Haviland, Room 211
Boston
MA

Join Magen Tracy, associate director of online marketing and social media, and Sarah Fleischmann, online marketing and communications manager, for office hours every Friday.

Office hours are an opportunity for Berklee staff and faculty to drop in and discuss anything related to internal communications or on-campus marketing, including berklee.edu presence, social media (including YouTube), newsletters, HTML emails and invitations, marketing campaigns, and general communications with your audiences. No appointments necessary.

Questions? Email Magen or Sarah, or internalcomm@berklee.edu.

Admission: 
Free. No appointments necessary.

Marketing Office Hours

Friday / August 29, 2014 / 11:00 a.m.
7 Haviland, Room 211
Boston
MA

Before you head out to enjoy Labor Day weekend, join Magen Tracy, associate director of online marketing and social media, and Sarah Fleischmann, online marketing and communications manager, for office hours every Friday.

Office hours are an opportunity for Berklee staff and faculty to drop in and discuss anything related to internal communications or on-campus marketing, including berklee.edu presence, social media (including YouTube), newsletters, HTML emails and invitations, marketing campaigns, and general communications with your audiences. No appointments necessary.

Questions? Email Magen or Sarah, or internalcomm@berklee.edu.

Admission: 
Free. No appointments necessary.

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