Salome Opera High-Definition Screening
Monday, 7 p.m.; tickets: regular $20 / student $10
The Mondavi Center is to screen Richard Strauss’ sexually-charged one-act opera set in Biblical times, an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s play, by the San Francisco Grand Opera Cinema Series. The opera screening, sung in Italian, includes English subtitles along with a behind-the-scenes interview during intermission.
Shinkoskey Noon Concert: Worlds of Discovery and Loss: The Art of Migration
Today, 12:05 p.m.; free
Calder Quartet, Rootstock Percussion Trio and Mayumi Hama (marimba) perform during the lunch hour.
Empyrean Ensemble: Art of Migration
Friday, 8 p.m.; tickets: $20, available online or at Mondavi Ticket Office
The Empyrean Ensemble of the UC Davis Department of Music, which consists of seven extraordinary musicians, is to present an engaging, eclectic program at the Mondavi Center.
UC Davis Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, 7 p.m.; tickets: $17 / $15 / $12, available online or at Mondavi Ticket Office
The UC Davis Symphony Orchestra is to perform a variety of compelling pieces for the program, featuring a concerto for two marimbas.
Migration and Other Projects: A presentation by MFA candidates in the Department of Theatre & Dance
Today, 8 p.m.; free
MFA Candidates in the Department of Theater & Dance are to present their projects at the Mondavi Center. Come enjoy dance performances, The Migration Project / Le Projet Migration and Crawl, and two Extracts from Today I Live — a full-length play.
Davis Dance Project 2013
Friday, 7 p.m.; general admission $12, children 12 and younger are free
In-House Theater Pamela Trokanski Dance Workshop, 2720 Del Rio Place
This year’s Davis Dance Project focuses on the concept of form follows function in the world of the choreographer, with an interest in how dance is created. A multitude of local and regional dance companies are to perform, and Davis Dance Project will allow opportunity for audience participation.
Continuing performances on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Stranger, Beware … A Night of European Cabaret
Saturday, 10:30 p.m.; free
Bella Merlin, actress, singer-songwriter, author of five books on acting, and professor of acting in the UCD Department of Theatre & Dance, is to put on a European Cabaret performance at the Mondavi Center.
Love Lingers: Pence Gallery Group Valentine’s Day Show
Friday, exhibit opening (reception Feb. 8, 6-9 p.m.)
Celebrate the season of love at the Pence Gallery for its Valentine’s Day show. Come enjoy playful sculptures, mixed media pieces, handmade Valentine cards and other works by over 25 artists — and not to mention plenty of candy.
— Cristina Fries