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!
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.
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.
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