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Saturday, April 20, 2024

Arts Week


Monty Python’s SPAMALOT
Friday, Oct. 4 — Sunday, Oct. 6, 8:15 p.m., $9-$18
Davis Musical Theater Company, 607 Pena Dr.
Winner of a Tony Award for Best Musical in 2005, SPAMALOT is a musical that tells the tale of King Arthur and his knights of the round table. Spoofed from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this hilarious show features showgirls, cows and killer rabbits.


Thursday, Oct. 3 — 8 p.m., free, ages 21+
City Hall Tavern, 226 F St.
The local comedy duo 2030 that produces and performs music for college crowds and local venues will be performing for the tavern’s UCD College Night. Come for a few laughs and $4 drinks.

Miss Lonely Hearts
Friday, Oct. 4 — 9 p.m., $5, ages 21+
Sophia’s Thai Kitchen and Bar, 129 E St.
This band remains true to America’s roots in Rock n’ Roll and Country. With the danceable tempo and drunken, hymnal vocals, their songs create an energy that is sure to stir up the crowd.

Spirits of the Red City
Saturday, Oct. 5 — 9 p.m., $5, ages 21+
Sophia’s Thai Kitchen and Bar, 129 E St.
A collective of friends and diverse musicians, Spirits of the Red City’s sound is an eclectic mix of 60s classics, traditional folk and modernist composers. Described as “playing with airy intimacy,” National Public Radio shows praise for this Minneapolis-based indie folk band.

Stewart Goodyear
Saturday, Oct. 5 — 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., 3 – 6:30 p.m. and/or 8:30 – 11:30 p.m., $37.50 – $80
Mondavi Center
Concerto soloist and composer Stewart Goodyear, who has performed with many of the major orchestras of the world, will play a complete set of Beethoven’s Sonatas during three programs throughout the day.

Eleanor Murray, Donald Beaman, Brian Jackson and Lauren Lavin
Wednesday, Oct. 9 — 8:30 p.m., $5 – $7 suggested donation
Third Space, 946 Olive Dr.
Come hangout at for a night of indie folk and fun vibes. Third Space hosts live music in their multi-purpose art venue twice a week.


Flashes of War by Katey Schultz
Friday, Oct. 4 — 7:30 p.m., free
The Avid Reader, 617 2nd St.
Award-winning author Katey Schultz discusses her book about the traumas of war. With a minimalistic style, she captures the pain of war in an acclaimed literary fiction work.


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