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Friday, July 12, 2024

Arts Week

Quarteto Nuevo
Friday, 8 p.m., $10 students
Davis Art Center, 1919 F St.
A cellist, percussionist, acoustic guitarist and soprano sax player make up this jazz quartet. They are to be the second featured performers for the Davis Art Center’s Classical Guitar Series. The concert organizer chose the multi-instrument quartet to enhance the relationship of guitar to other instruments. Tickets can be bought online from davisartcenter.brownpapertickets.com.

Egghead Music Walk
Friday, 2 p.m., free
“Egghead Walking Tour” UC Davis
Select members from the St. Louis Symphony will be performing pieces at the five different eggheads this Friday, heading north from “See No Evil/Hear No Evil.” The walk is the first of the symphony’s two free performances, ending with a Mondavi Center performance on Sunday. Tickets for the latter can be bought on the Mondavi Center website.

All week, MU open hours, free
King Lounge, UC Davis
GenitaliAf(f)fair is a multimedia art show featuring pieces of genitalia artwork by UC Davis students. The show is hosted by ASUCD’s Gender and Sexuality Commission as a way to both entertain and inform the public about what is usually seen as a private matter. The exhibit opened on Tuesday, as a fair with informational booths and activities and will be shown for an indeterminate amount of time.

Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre & The Third Stage
Sunday, 3:00 p.m., $12
Pamela Trokanski Dance Workshop, 2720 Del Rio Place
The Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre is putting on the spring show of their 28th season with The Third Stage and the Pamela Trokanski Apprentice Company. Pieces to be performed are Serendipity, Parallel Universes and Opening Pandora’s Box. Wear green and get your tickets for half-price but only at the St. Patrick’s Day show. Other performances will also occur at 8 p.m. on March 22 to 23.

The Cashore Marionettes
Friday-Sunday, 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., $17.50 student
Mondavi Center
One-man marionette manipulator, Joseph Cashore, will be performing his piece Simple Gifts at the Mondavi Center. Multiple marionettes of all sorts and species will be moving to the sounds of Strauss, Beethoven, Vivaldi and more. Tickets can be bought through the Mondavi Center website or at the ticket booth.

The Wizard of Oz
Saturday, 2:15 p.m., $8
Davis Musical Theatre Company, 607 Pena Dr.
The classic American musical, The Wizard of Oz, is showing this and next weekend at the Davis Musical Theatre Company in the Young Performers’ Theatre. The actors are all 7 to 17 years old. To see other showtimes, go to dmtc.org.

— Tanya Azari


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