ARIEL STRING QUARTET AT GIORGI GALLERY
Ariel String Quartet will perform music by Hayden, Dvorak, and Berkeley composer Clark Suprynowicz, whose opera, Chrysalis, staged by Berkeley Opera, was an outstanding show last year, on Friday, July 13, at Giorgi Gallery, 2911 Claremont Ave. (near Ashby). $15/$12. 848-1228. giorgigallery.com.
KALA GALLERY SHOWS ‘RESIDENCY PROJECTS’
The Kala Gallery will present the second of its three-part exhibition series, “Residency Projects,” featuring work by Packard Jennings, Scott Kildall and Stephanie Syjuco on Thursday, July 12, with an opening reception, 6-8 p.m. The show continues through August 18.
Kala Fellowships are awarded annually to eight artists working in installation, video, digital media, printmaking, and book arts. Fellowship artists come from various countries for an up-to-six-month residency followed by an exhibition of their new work. The gallery is at1060 Heinz Ave. For more information, call 549-2977 or see www.kala.org.