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Monday, May 27, 2024

Arts Week

The Honeybadgers and The Twanglers
Today, 7:30 p.m, free
Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St.
The Honeybadgers, Watermelon Music’s all-star band, will headline a show tonight at the newly remodeled upstairs hall at Odd Fellows Hall. The band is a mix of rhythm and blues, and is made of Jeff Simons, Ron Cowden, Leo Adamian, Scott Morris and Al Qahhar. Additionally, The Twanglers will add their own Neo-Americana-Euro-Latin-Blues fusion as the opening act.

Ganglians, A Classic Education, G. Green
Saturday, 8:30 p.m., $5
Luigi’s, 213 E St.
Before heading to the SXSW tour, Ganglians will be performing at Luigi’s for an all-ages event. Joined by A Classic Education, having come all the way from Italy, and G. Green, the night will be packed with musical performances. As KDVS radio DJ and head of Crossbill Records Michael Leahy puts it, “Luigi’s brings a much-needed, all-ages music venue in downtown Davis.”

Angélique Kidjo
Tomorrow, 8 p.m., $24.5 / $18.5 / $12.5 (student)
Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center
Angélique Kidjo, a four-time Grammy-nominated artist, is celebrated for her traditions of bringing American R&B, funk and jazz influences from Europe, Latin America, and her childhood in West Africa where she was brought up. There is a charm and an indescribable energy experience through her voice and music.

Bryce Vinokurov
Mar. 6 to Apr. 7, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Tuesday to Saturday), free
Alex Bult Gallery, 1114 21st St. Suite B
Bryce Vinokurov is currently a teaching art lecturer and long-time faculty member of the art department. Starting Tuesday, Vinokurov will have his own exhibition to display his series of work. Come support a local artist and join Vinokurov for the opening reception next Saturday (Mar. 10) at 6 p.m.

Christopher Sindt and Kitty Liang
Today, 8 p.m., free
John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St.
This week, Poetry in Davis (organized by Professor Andy Jones) presents Kitty Liang and Christopher Sindt. Liang was born and raised in Beijing, China. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Creative Writing at UC Davis. Sindt is the director of the MFA creative writing program at St. Mary’s College. Sindt has recently published a collection of poems entitled The Bodies. Tonight, both will give stirring readings and presentations of their works.

SickSpits Open Mic
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., free
Griffin Lounge, Memorial Union
It’s finally here again. SickSpits monthly Open Mic night has finally made its regular rotation back to the first Tuesday of each month. Join students in a fun and unexpected night of live performances. Everyone is encouraged to sign up and share their talents of singing, poetry, spoken word, etc. Be sure to bring your harmonica, guitar, bongos, etc. and be ready to go! Otherwise, you can just be a spectator.

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


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