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Tuesday, February 27, 2024



Tim Kahl and Robert Grossklaus at Bistro 33

Feb. 3, 8 p.m.

Bistro 33

Come listen to Sac poet Tim Kahl and poet/musician Robert Grossklaus at Bistro 33 for a poetry night. Kahl is the author of Posessing Yourself and Grossklaus owns Polymer Grove while pursuing his musical career as dphunkt.


Miguel Zenón Septet

Today through Saturday 8 p.m., $17.50

Mondavi Center, Vanderhoef Studio Theatre

If you haven’t had a chance to watch his performance, Septet will continue to perform tonight until Saturday. Visit mondaviarts.org for more information about Septet or to purchase tickets. Be sure to buy them soon since tickets are limited in availability already!

THIRDeYE Theatre Festival

Today-Sunday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., $14 general admission, $10 with a student ID

Wyatt Pavilion

The THIRDeYE Theatre Festival will be featuring three individual works by UC Davis students. Each play will address issues about life, death and relationships – themes that are familiar to most students. Support the UC Davis theatre department and your fellow students and come watch the festival!

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE

Jan. 30, 8 p.m., $12.50

Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall

In their 25th Anniversary Tour “Come Ye, Grace and Upside Down” African culture will be explored through dance. After performing in Jackson Hall in 2003, Brown and EVIDENCE dance company will return to perform two of his renowned and acclaimed repertoires.

Alexander String Quartet

Jan 31, 2 p.m., $20

Mondavi Center, Vanderhoef Studio Theatre

In an all Beethoven Program, Zakarias Grafilo (violin 1), Frederick Lifsitz (violin 2), Paul Yarbrough (viola) and Sandy Wilson (cello) will be playing String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2 and String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3. Seating and tickets are already limited so be quick!

American Bach Soloists

Feb. 1, 8 p.m., $18

Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall

Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 will be performed by Sopranos Jennifer Ellis and Abigal Haynes-Lennox, Tenor Derek Chester, The American Bach Soloists Choir and Orchestra and will be directed by our very own UC Davis Music Director, Jeffrey Thomas. The performance will include hymns, concertos and sonatas pieced together by the voices of the American Bach Choir.


Death Remedy, Rio Linda Creepers, Wolfsblood, Magi-Kool Doods

Jan. 29, 9 p.m., $3, 21+

Lukes Lounge, 221 N St., Dixon

If you’re 21+ and looking for something to do on a Friday night, take a 10 minute drive to Dixon to listen to an awesome set of bands. Vein Glory will open for the collective but if you aren’t into intense metal, then I’d rethink going. Check out their Myspace’s to get a sneak preview.

Joe Finkel, Teddy Briggs, Jon Bafus

Jan. 31, 8 p.m., $donations

The Greenhouse, 928 J St., Davis

All ages are welcome to come hear Davis musical legends Joe Finkel, Teddy Briggs and Jon Bafus perform at The Greenhouse. For an acoustic night, enjoy the musical stylings of the three popular musicians. (rRefreshments included!) For more information, check out the KDVS Facebook events page.

“A Salute to the Duke”

Today, 12:05- 1 p.m., free

Mondavi Center, Rumsey Rancheria Grand Lobby

Take a break from studying for midterms and come over to the Mondavi Center to listen to a free Shinkoskey noon concert. “A Salute to the Duke” is composed by Duke Ellington and performed with Jordan Wardlaw, Steve Wbber, Mike Williams and Eric Ehrenpfort. The concert will include a range of instruments from a saxophone, bass, piano andto drums.

Composer Colloquium: John MacCallum

Jan. 29, 3:10-5 p.m.

Music Building, Room 115

Hailing from UC Berkeley, composer John MacCallum will speak about his compositions: El Árbol de la Noche Triste. Performed by the Empyrean Ensemble this past Sunday, the Meet the Composer program will allow students and faculty to be a part of a great discussion – an extension from the performance.

KAREN SONG can be reached at arts@theaggie.org.



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