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Sunday, May 26, 2024



Fuddy Meers

Today, 8 p.m., Feb. 20, 6 p.m., Feb. 24 to 26, 8 p.m. and Feb. 27, 8 p.m., 8 students and 10 general

TCS BuildingStudio 301 will be putting on a comedy written by David Lindsay-Abaire. Fuddy Meers will be directed by student Gia Battista who co-directed Macbeth. The performance will be held in the Technocultural Studies building.Russian National Orchestra

Today, 8 p.m., $22.50

Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall

They are pretty much it. I mean, they’ve won a Grammy, been on Gramophone’s 100 Greatest Recordings, toured globally and have appeared at major festivals including Festival of the Arts BOCA. As far as I know, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich will be performed and that’s reason enough to go.

The Butterfly Lovers

Feb. 19 and Feb. 20, 8 p.m., $20 students

Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall

If you haven’t taken your girlfriend out for V-day and you weren’t able to go home to celebrate Chinese New Year, it’s okay because the Beijing Dance Academy Youth Dance Company will be performing The Butterfly Lovers, a Chinese interpretation of Romeo and Juliet. I’m not Chinese, but my co-worker (who is) told me that this performance is pretty legit. Hey, if they’re coming to the west coast from China, I’m sure they’re worth seeing.

Wonderboy and 29 Effeminate Gestures

Feb. 24 to 26, 8 p.m., $17.50

Mondavi Center, Vanderhoef Studio Theatre

Cross-working puppets and dancing, the UC Davis LGBT center will be co-presenting this performance not one but three times. I guess at this point we are all wondering what Wonderboy will be about.


New Moon screening

Feb. 17, 8:30 p.m., $2

SciLec 123

Feb. 18, 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m., $2

Chem ß?194

And the Twilight saga begins. Whether or not you drink the Twilight haterade or buy into the Vampire trend, there is a seat for everyone. The EC is accommodating to all students, designating seats for extreme fans, haters, team Edward and team Jacob.


Ellie Fortune, Mason Lindahl and Connecticut

Today, 8 p.m., donations accepted

The Bombshelter, 720 Anderson Rd.

KDVS presents another sound show. Ellie Fortune and Mason Lindahl are touring the West coast and are stopping by ye old Davis.

Shinkoskey Noon Concert: Chris Froh, percussion

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

Music Building, Room 115

Like percussion? Like free stuff?

Mending News Benefit

Feb. 19, 8 p.m., $5 donations suggested, 18+

Delta of Venus

The benefit show will feature music by Dj Scrivy, Alex G and Derrek, Dogtones, Nix Glass and Biclops.

Rudresh Mahanthappa, Mark Dresser and Gerry Hemingway

Feb. 19, 8 p.m., free

TCS Building

Enjoy an evening with world-renowned improv masters (didn’t know there was such thing).

Whitman, Oh Foot and The Young Mings

Feb. 20, 8 p.m., donations accepted

The Snatch Lab

I guarantee Whitman’s “Cul-De-Sac” will be stuck in your heads after the performance – it’s just so damn catchy. So much will be in store for those who come out of their studying caves for a short time Saturday evening.

Alright Now (Featuring Laura Ortiz, Mike Ortiz and J. Cedar), Miss Lonely Hearts (Wyatt Hesemeyer and Kieth Kary, Break set by Jaroba Jazz Trio

Feb. 20, 8 p.m., $5 students

N-Street Common House

Kids play room available!

Jake Mann and the Upper Hand (SF) + Kasey Johansing (SF)

Feb. 20, 8 p.m., $3 to 5 sliding scale, all ages

Delta of Venus

Yo La Tengo meets Elvis Costello. Check them out on Myspace for a preview.

Davis Corale Vespers

Feb. 21, 5 p.m., donations accepted

Davis Community Church

For more information call Rachel Kessler at 756-3807.

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


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