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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Artsweek

MUSIC

Shinkoskey Noon Concert

Today, noon, free

Music Building, Room 115

The Left Coast Chamber Ensemble promises a great afternoon of great classical music. Most importantly, this event is free and offers students the opportunity to experience Kurt Rohde’s Concertino for Violin and Small Ensemble.

Larry & His Flask

Tonight, 8 p.m., $5

Sophia’s Thai Kitchen

Get ready for a night filled with good fun, drinks and music. Larry & His Flask will bring their part of multiple vocal and guitar harmonies. The six-member-all-brothers band seems to be preserving the magical touch of Oregon’s indie music scene. The night’s line-up also includes musical guests My Life in Black & White and Carly DuHain.

Or, The Whale

Friday, 8:30 p.m., $5

Sophia’s Thai Kitchen

The charming low-lit feel of Sophia’s Thai Kitchen never fails at providing the perfect venue for great music. On Friday, San Francisco-based Or, The Whale brings Americana and country-rock back to the Davis music scene. Be sure to expect a lot of sweet melodies on steel guitar and keyboards.

AT THE MOVIES

UC Davis Film Festival

Today, 8:30 p.m., $7

Davis Varsity Theatre, 616 Second St.

The Technocultural Studies, Film Studies and Art Studio departments joined forces to create a night that will certainly make you laugh, cry and gasp in awe with a variety of film categories. Audiences will get the opportunity to review and provide feedback for which short films they enjoyed best.

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday, 8 p.m., free

Memorial Union, quad

It’s a tradition that has been passed-on for countless years. It’s about dressing up and having a good time with strangers and friends alike. The Entertainment Council presents the Rocky Horror Picture Show on the quad. The event features Shadow Cast, a group of performers who will be performing during the movie to encourage crowd participation. One thing’s for sure: you will be thoroughly entertained!

THEATER/MONDAVI

The Who’s Tommy

Today to Sunday, 8 p.m., $15

Main Theatre, Wright Hall

If you haven’t yet, this is the last weekend to jam out to America’s rock Opera, The Who’s Tommy. Directed by Mindy Cooper and presented by UCD’s department of theatre and dance, The Who’s Tommy packs an unstoppable force of talent. The show features a singing, acting and dancing ensemble; what more can you ask for?

UC Davis Concert Band: “Earth Songs”

Wednesday, 7 p.m., $8

Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall

Experience nature and the environment through an entire different perspective: through music. Directed by Pete Nowlen, the program and repertoire is inspired by the flora and fauna aspects of the Earth. Other works for the night include Jayce John Ogren’s Symphonies of Gaia and Dan Welcher’s Zion.

ANTIGONE by Jean Anouilh

Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., $15

California Stage, 2509 R St., Sacramento

Sacramento’s theater company, KOLT Run Creations, presents the production of Antigone by Jean Anouilh. The play features a haunting and poetic script about revolutionary themes such as the divine law versus the human law.

ART/GALLERY

MFA Design Showcase

Wednesday, 4 p.m., free

Wright Hall, Main Stage

Usually, simple sketches on scraps of paper or pieces of fabric inspire the bigger scheme of a production. In a design showcase, graduate students will be able to display preliminary sketches, models, paintings and photos that have inspired their overall work through the years.

UYEN CAO can be reached at arts@theaggie.org.

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