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Thursday, April 18, 2024

Arts Week



Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., $8 for students

Veterans Memorial Theatre, 203 E. 14th St.

Acme Theatre Company in Davis presents Cyrano, a story about heroism with a slight twist of comedy and adventure. The story is about a poet and swordsman named Cyrano who pines for his cousin Roxane. Due to his large nose, he is ashamed to tell her and therefore writes love letters in the name of the man she loves.


Between the Quotes: Work by UC Davis Art Faculty

Today to Feb. 29, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., free

Pence Gallery, 212 D Street

Rarely do students get the opportunity to view the work created by their professors. In this exhibition, faculty members (Gina Werfel, Timothy Berry, Robin Hill, Bryce Vinokurov and many more) will showcase their body of work for the public to see. The reception will be held tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m.

UCD Art Studio Visiting Artist Lecture: Fred Tomaselli

Today, 4:30 p.m., free

Technocultural Studies Building

As a part of the continuing Artist Lecture series, UC Davis’s art department welcomes Fred Tomaselli. Tomaselli is a New York-based artist that focuses on highly detailed paintings done on wooden panels. Utilizing resin and other unique materials, Tomaselli is a unique artist that makes a very intriguing series.

Three Painters/Three Flavors: A Local Celebration of Art and Community

Today to March 18, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., free

Nelson Gallery

Leslie Shows, Fred Tomaselli and Peter Edlund combine to make up the “three flavors” in this exhibition, presented by the Nelson Gallery. Each carrying their own powerful style, these artists will present their work which primarily focus on the natural landscapes. Through collage and other mediums like oil paint and resin, each artist depicts their own interpretation of the subject matter.


Alexi Kenney and Hilda Huang

Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., $17.50 for students

Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Mondavi Center

Alexi Kenney (violin) is the 2010 senior grand prize winner of Mondavi Center’s Young Artists Competition. Kenney began playing violin at the age of four. Alongside Kenney will be Hilda Huang, who was the junior grand prize winner of the same competition. Both will surely bring their impressive talents to the stage for a two-night performance.

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


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