Asian Pacific Culture Night feat. Justin Nozuka
Friday, 6:30 p.m., $10
Asian Pacific Culture week will conclude with a variety show featuring Asian cultural groups and special guests. See audience favorites Davis Chinese School, Bakuhatsu Taiko Dan, Soran Bushi, Popping Club, M.A.I The Prophet and more. Get your tickets soon; the price goes up to $15 at the door.
Pacific Guitar Ensemble
Friday, 8 p.m., $10
Davis Art Center, 1919 F St.
An 11-string archguitarist is part of the Pacific Guitar Ensemble, led by San Francisco Conservatory of Music Guitar Department chair David Tanenbaum. The ensemble plays music from all over the world as well as classical pieces.
Bocca Do Rio
Friday, 10 p.m., $5
Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St.
Chill out to the sexy sounds of Bocca Do Rio’s Brazilian samba and reggae beats. The group promises to provide great music for dancing and listening on Sophia’s laid-back patio.
Funk Night feat. Seamoose, 7 Come 11
Wednesday, 9:30 p.m., $3
Tacos & Beer, 715 Second St.
It’s Tacos & Beer’s weekly Funk Night, and this time Santa Cruz’s 7 Come 11 will join Seamoose for a chill night of music and $1 beers. 7 Come 11 is a trio that plays guitar, drums and … organ. But this isn’t church music – the group pays homage to rock greats like Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath.
AT THE MOVIES
Friday, 8 p.m., free
If you don’t know what they call a Quarter Pounder in France, or even if you do, you’ll definitely want to catch the Entertainment Council’s free quad screening of Pulp Fiction on Friday, which kicks off the Spring Quad Movie series.
Friday, 8 p.m., $17.50
Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall
Five-time Grammy winner Buddy Guy is legendary for his masterful blues guitar style. A major influence to greats such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughn, Guy continues to produce exciting and innovative music.
The Tao of Isms
Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., $10
Pamela Trotsky Dance Workshop, 2720 Del Rio Pl.
Davis dance studio Pamela Trotsky Dance Theater and The Third Stage present a unique contemporary dance piece set to writings by Trokanski and music by popular artists. A wide range of ages and styles will be represented in each piece.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Friday and Saturday at 8:15 p.m., Sunday at 2:15 p.m., $9 to 18
Davis Musical Theater Company Performing Arts Center, 607 Pena Dr.
Can’t get to New York City to see Daniel Radcliffe star in this musical classic about making it to the top of the business world? Not to worry, because the Davis Musical Theater Company is now showing its own production of the hit show. DMTC is an all-volunteer theater company of actors and musicians from all over Northern California and of all ages.
The Edge Performance Festival
Tonight-Sunday, times and prices vary
Main Theater, Lab A and Arena Theater, Wright Hall
The exciting Edge Performance Festival continues tonight with more Main Stage Dance performances. On Friday and Saturday, catch Undergraduate One Act Plays at 8 p.m., a Festival Cabaret on Friday at 11 p.m. and a midnight screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Saturday.
Poetry Night Reading Series: Gillian Wegener, Gerald Fleming
Tonight, 8 p.m., free
John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St.
Gillian Weneger, an English teacher from Modesto’s Oakdale Junior High, has had poems published in the Grove, RUNES, the Ledge, Central Valley Poets Journal, and more. Gerlad Fleming has published a book of poems, Swimmer Climbing Onto Shore, as well as books for teachers. He also edited and published the literary magazine Barnabe Mountain Review.
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