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Arts Week: May 8, 2014

Music

Ross Hammond
May 14, 6.30 p.m., free
The Corin Courtyard
Jazz guitarist Ross Hammond’s 11th and most recent album, Cathedrals, was released in June 2013.

Finish Ticket
May 10, 7.30 p.m., free
West Village Apartments
See indie pop rock group from San Francisco, Finish Ticket. The band was recently signed to Atlantic Records.

Literature and Poetry

The Poetry Night Reading Series presents Joe Wenderoth
May 8, 8 p.m., free
Celeste Turner Wright Hall
Joe Wenderoth will be reading from his new book of poetry, If I Don’t Breathe How Do I Sleep (2014).

Celeste Turner reading featuring Elizabeth McCracken
May 15, 7.30 p.m., free
126 Voorhies Hall
Elizabeth McCracken, National Book Award Finalist and author of the newly published Thunderstruck and Other Stories, will be the Celeste Turner reader this year. There will be a book signing after the reading. The event is sponsored by Creative Writing Program Reading Series.

Art

Dumpstir Dive: A First Year MFA Art Show
Reception: May 9, 6 p.m., free
The Pence Gallery
The UC Davis Master of Fine Arts First Year student exhibit returns to The Pence Gallery. New work in photography, painting, sculpture and printmaking by seven MFA students at UC Davis.

Theater

Seussical the Musical
May 9, 8 p.m., $12 general admission/$10 student/$5 under 10.
UC Davis Wyatt Pavilion Theater
Studio 301′s Spring musical brings Dr. Seuss characters to life.

Dead Arts Society DAStravaganza
May 9-10, free
Wright Hall Lab A
Dead Arts Society members will be grouped into teams and given 24 hours to write and rehearse a scene. Finished scenes will be performed and judged in Wright Hall.

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