ART / GALLERY
“Recent Acquisitions,” 2007- 2009 Opening Reception
Today, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., free
To kick off the UC Davis Fine Arts Collection that will continue on until Mar. 7, the opening reception will introduce works from artists, alumni and the community collected and donated for the past 35 years. More specifically, pop artist Robert Arneson’s drawings as well as other pieces that were donated will be featured.
Entryway GalleryToday, Jan. 7 to Mar. 7, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., free
Works by Edward Weston, Roy De Forest and Wayne Thiebaud will be showcased in this intimate gallery.
A Seed Planted: A Tribute to Robert Arneson
Friday, Jan. 8 to Feb. 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free
Davis Art Center, Tsao Gallery
In Davis Art Center’s celebration of its 50th anniversary, there will be an amazing show that will focus on Arneson-inspired pieces celebrating Robert Arneson himself. Don’t forget to check out his other pieces at The Nelson Gallery!
Academic Inclusion: UNdoing Marginalization
Monday, Jan. 11 to Feb. 9, free
MU Art Lounge
A month long art exhibit – organized by Sumer Seiki, graduate student in the school of education – will express students’ experiences with the most recent UC budget cuts and fee hikes through the aesthetics. The art exhibit will showcase this marginalization through paintings, quotes and even photos.
From Our LandMonday, Jan. 11 to Mar. 12 to 4 p.m., free
Design Museum, 145 Walker
From Our Land is an installation in the Design Museum that speaks about the early Californian agriculture amidst the 20th century specifically through the perspective of the Japanese Nikkei people. An exhibition brochure will guide you through the political struggle of the Japanese Nikkei people from WWII to today.
AT THE MOVIES
Pre-Home Screening of Zombieland
Monday, Jan. 11, 8 p.m., $1
123 Science Lecture Hall
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., $1
After the big turn out last quarter in the pre-screening of Zombieland, many students will have a second, third and even fourth chance to watch the comedic take to a horror genre. If the title doesn’t give it away already, the film is about Zombies. For only a dollar (which will make very many college students’ wallets happy) you will be able to watch the film before it hits DVD and Blockbusters. To know more about what the Entertainment Council will bring to campus this quarter, check out the article in Muse.
Marissa Moriel Live In-Store!
Today, 5 to 7 p.m., free
Live music in an authentic music venue will surely make for a personal and intimate night. R.I.P. to Olive Drive but Marissa Moriel is still alive and well and singing at Armadillo.
KDVS Presents: Silver Pines, Pure Ecstasy and Mother McKenzie
Friday, 8 p.m., donations accepted
Poolhouse: 724 Sycamore ln., Davis
Expected to be a party that goes “well into the morning hours,” this event will involve BBQ, music and lots of happy drinks! For more information about the happenings of this event, check out the KDVS Facebook page.
A Night of Blues
Saturday, 6 p.m., free
Veterans Memorial Theatre
The Community Services Department is hosting a Night of Blues that will feature local blues artists the Bill Scholer Blues Band, D.S.G. and the Hucklebucks.
KDVS Presents: Your Yellow Dress, All Blood, Nellie Fitzgerald, and Neil Ruud
Sunday, 8 to 10:30 p.m., free
Hospice of French Rude Solace
Each performance of the evening will showcase the talent of promising musicians. From Indie, folk and acoustic, the blend of genres will offer an eventful night.
The Hangover Dance Party w/ Zion I
Sunday, 9:30 p.m., $5
I know all of you are anticipating this event, hosted by the EC, but there are a few things you should know about the event. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. and will be free for the first 100 students at the door. Also, if you happen to be the 101st student and beyond, the cover charge is $10 at the door after 11 PM, but $5 if you come before then so make sure you arrive early!
KAREN SONG can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.