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Monday, October 18, 2021

Artsweek

MUSIC

Wreck/Reference, The Rain in Endless Fall, Chronaexus, Gaarth

Friday, 7 p.m., donations welcome

1211 F St.

It’s gonna be loud, people. But that’s the way we like it, right?

KDVS presents: Lake, Motorbikes, MLE

Friday, 8 p.m., donations welcome

Attendance Office, 1315 L St.

More music for your listening pleasure brought to you by KDVS 90.3 FM.

Daphne Loves Derby

Saturday, 6:30 p.m., $20

ASUCD Coffee House

Return of the CoHo shows! Indie pop-rock fav Daphne Loves Derby will christen the newly remodeled CoHo concert space with a show on Saturday, thanks to the Entertainment Council. The three-member group is beloved across the country for their dreamy lyrics and catchy melodies. The show is currently sold out, but check the event’s Facebook page – many are offering their tickets up for sale.

Ill Imperial, Fissure Projection

Saturday, 10 p.m., free

Tacos and Beer, 715 Second St.

Have you checked out Tacos and Beer yet? It was voted the number one new restaurant in Davis in this year’s Best of Davis survey. In addition to all those tacos and beers, you can also enjoy free live music by local bands every weekend. On Saturday, Davis’ Ill Imperial and Fissure Projection, from Isla Vista, Calif., will perform.

Davis Performers Circle: Polizontes

Monday, 7:15 p.m., free

Village Homes Community Center, 2661 Portage Bay

All are invited to sign up to perform from 7:15 to 8:15, and at 8:30 this month’s featured act will take the stage. Polizontes plays traditional Latin American music in Portuguese, English and Spanish. Its three members hail from Venezuela, Chile and Brazil.

AT THE MOVIES

My Name is Khan

Friday, 7 p.m., free

International House, 10 College Park

Indian superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol leave the traditional frivolity of Bollywood behind to star in the internationally-acclaimed 2010 film My Name is Khan. The film follows the struggles of a Muslim immigrant family in post-9/11 America. View the film free of charge Friday at the International House.

International Film Week

Monday through Wednesday and Friday, March 4, 7 p.m., free

Chemistry 194

Expand your cinematic horizons this week with the Entertainment Council’s International Film Week. All screenings will be held in Chem 194 and are completely free. Here’s the schedule of events: Monday: Ju-On (Japan), Tuesday: Love Me If You Dare (France), Wednesday: Sin Nombre (Mexico), Friday: Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Sweden).

THEATER/MONDAVI

Body of Knowledge

Tonight – Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., $12

Vanderhoef Studio Theater, Mondavi Center

Director Karl Frost’s latest work is not for the faint of heart. The audience will become part of the performance as they are invited onstage to view the interactions between the professional performers and become immersed in audio and visual projections. Each performance promises to be completely unique and each audience member’s experience will be different depending on how involved he or she wishes to be.

Bluebeard’s Castle

Friday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 7 p.m., $7.50

Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

The music and theater departments have united to produce Bartok’s opera Bluebeard’s Castle, a thrilling fairy tale of mystery and intrigue. The UC Davis Symphony Orchestra will provide the music while theater professors Peter Lichtenfels, John Iancovelli and Thomas Munn act as director, scenic and costume designer and lighting director, respectively. See preview in today’s MUSE.

UC Davis Jazz Bands

Wednesday, 7 p.m., $8

Vanderhoef Studio Theater, Mondavi Center

Delbert Bump directs the jazz bands of UC Davis in a concert titled “Selected Standards.”

ART/GALLERY

Poetry evening: Hannah Stein, Katherine Hastings

Tonight, 7:30 p.m., free

Logos Books, 513 Second St.

Local poets Hannah Stein and Katherine Hastings will read their poetry at Logos Books tonight at 7:30 p.m. Beware, though: after attending a poetry reading you will almost certainly be inspired to try your hand at writing a poem of your own, so be sure to factor some writing time into your weekend plans. For real.

ROBIN MIGDOL can be reached at arts@theaggie.org.

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