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Sunday, May 19, 2024


Fierce Creatures and The Dirt Feelin’
Today, 7:30 p.m., $5 (all ages)
Luigi’s, 213 E St.
Since its grand opening a few weeks back, Luigi’s intends to fill its space with entertainment to fit people of all ages. Today, Fierce Creatures and local band The Dirt Feelin’ will be hosting the performances. Visit fiercecreatures.bandcamp.com to hear music from the band.

Jolie Holland and Sea of Bees
Tuesday, 8 p.m., $12
Odd Fellow’s Hall, 415 Second St.
Jolie Holland and Sea of Bees will bring an eclectic mixture of sounds to Odd Fellow’s Hall, located downtown. Mixing jazz with folk, blues, traditional rock and country, Jolie Holland is a unique voice. Sea of Bees is a local band in Davis. Julie Ann Bee is the voice behind the project and has been featured in Submerge Magazine in Sacramento for her well-received acoustic and indie music.

Chucho Valdés and the Afro-Cuban Messengers
Saturday, 8 p.m., $24.5 / $18.5 / $12.5 (students)
Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center
Multi-Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdés comes to the big Jackson Hall stage on Saturday night. Valdés has been hailed for his virtuosic jazz piano playing style. Joined with the Cuban group Irakere and Arturo Sandoval (trumpet), Valdés will spice up each performance with a energetic flair.

Transmedia Sculpture Walk Launch Party
Tomorrow, 4:30 p.m., free
John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St.
As the first-ever transmedia sculpture walk to be created in America, John Natsoulas Gallery will hold a huge launch party tomorrow to welcome the innovative mixture of technology and art. Additionally, various kinds of other entertainment such as music and poetry will be held at the gallery.

Between the Quotes: Work by UC Davis Art Faculty
Today to Feb. 29, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Tuesday to Sunday), free
Pence Gallery, 212 D St.
The Pence Gallery has collaborated with the art department to bring the works of the faculty to the gallery. Darrin Martin, Hearne Pardee, and Dave Hollowell are among some of the familiar names to have work up in the installation space. For students of these professors, it’d be a great way to see if they really do practice what they preach.

Jessica Kristie and Nora Bergamino
Today, 8 p.m., free
John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St.
Jessica Kristie is a poet who has released several publications, including “Dreaming in Darkness,” in which the collection of poems won the 2011 Sharp Writ Award in Poetry. Joining Kristie, Bergamino will take the stage to read her poetry. Bergamino is a poet and graduate student in the Creative Writing Program at UC Davis.

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


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