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Friday, February 23, 2024

Arts Week

THEATRE/MONDAVI
and the snow fell softly on all the living and the dead…
Tonight through Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday, June 3 at 2 p.m.
8 p.m., general $17/$19, students, children & seniors $12/$14
Main Theatre, Wright Hall
The UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance presents a two-part production by Granada Artist-in-Residence Ellen Bromberg and a celebration of the work of Professor Della Davidson. Through choreography and performances by her longtime collaborators, this show includes visual elements that play a large role in a meditative environment.

Spring Theatre Festival: Dinner
Tonight through Saturday at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.)
Wyatt Pavillion, free
The Dead Arts Society presents Dinner: A New Play by John Malin. This comedy features lies, secrets, infidelity, twelve ridiculous characters and a whole bunch of cutlery. Watch as a nice family dinner goes horribly wrong.

University Chorus and the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra
Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m. $17 (general)/$8 (student)
Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center
The UC Davis Department of Music presents the University Chorus and the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra tomorrow. Jeffrey Thomas will conduct the University Chorus while Christian Baldini will direct and conduct the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra.

Empyrean Ensemble: New Music from Davis
Monday, June 4 at 7 p.m. $20 (general)/$8 (student)
Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Mondavi Center
The UC Davis Department of Music presents the Empyrean Ensemble this Monday. Composers include Gabriel Bolaños Chamorro, William Cooper, Alex Van Gils, Bryce Cannel, Scott Perry, Garrett Shatzer, Ben Irwin and Hendel Almétus. The pre-concert lecture and discussion begin at 6:15 p.m. with guest composers.

Spring Theatre Festival: A Night of Original One Acts
Wednesday, June 6 & Friday, June 8 at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.)
Wyatt Pavillion, free
The Dead Arts Society presents A Night of Original One Acts as part of its Spring Theatre Festival. These evenings will feature The Blood Law by Rachel Pevsner and All Dried Up by Jenny Adler. Both shows will be performed on the same night with an intermission in between.

MUSIC
Cotton Jones, Old Light & Emily Jane White
Tomorrow at 9 p.m. (doors open at 8:30 p.m.)
$6, ages 21+
Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E Street
Enjoy a night of music by three different groups. The Cotton Jones comes from Maryland and speaks of transition. Old Light comes from Portland, OR and classifies in wood, metal and electricity genres. Emily Jane White will draw upon finger-picked folk, traditional country, classical music and rock.

Concert on the Green
Saturday, June 2 at 5:40 p.m. (doors open at 5)
$15 (adults), $10 (student) & free (12 and under)
Wild Horse Golf Course, 2323 Rockwell Drive Davis
During the Blue and White Foundation’s 4th Annual Concert on the Green, expect to enjoy music from multiple music groups. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome and biking and carpooling are encouraged. The proceeds from this concert go straight to the DHS Blue and White Foundation’s Student Activity Grant Program, aimed to enhance the high school experience for any current Davis High School student.

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