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Friday, June 14, 2024

This summer in arts


June 5, $19 adults, $14 seniors, students and kids
UC Davis Wright Hall
This annual event, this year directed by David Grenke, will feature student choreographers’ original dance routines inspired by classical ballet, hip-hop, jazz and other dance forms among many.

2014 Davis Shakespeare Festival
June 26 to Aug. 3, $35 adults, $30 students/seniors, $25 kids
Veterans Memorial Theatre, 203 E. 14th St.
The Davis Shakespeare Ensemble is set to present their fifth annual Davis Shakespeare Festival. This year the ensemble will be performing Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and Joe Masteroff’s musical She Loves Me. Single show tickets are available online at www.shakespearedavis.org.

“You Are Here”
June 5-6, 6:30 p.m., free
Arena Theatre, Wright Hall
All students and citizens of UC Davis are welcome to attend and enjoy the comedy stylings of Christopher Wolfe, one of UC Davis’ MFA candidates for dramatic art.


Landscape Exhibits
Now through July 26, free
Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St.
This summer the Natsoulas Gallery will be featuring work by landscape painters Reif Erickson and Al Pounders. Erickson tends to specialize in the natural regions of California while Pounders is known for offering his artistic perspective on many types of terrain.

MFA Exhibit
Now through June 21, free
Pence Gallery, 212 D St.
The work of UC Davis MFA candidates of fine arts Brett Davis, Jamie Dunn, Rachel Gelenius, Jacob Greenlund, Daniel Harano, Jeff King, Alyssa Lempesis and Joyce Nojima will be displayed for public viewing.


Songs Folks are Made Of+
June 6, 7 p.m., ticket prices vary $8-$17
Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center
UC Davis’ University Chorus will be presenting their final concert of the 2013-14 school year. The show will feature pieces by Finzi, Bortniansky, Anders Edenroth, Vaughan Williams, Clausen, Tormis, McGlynn, Piazzolla, Holst and Barber. Ben Johns is set to guest conduct.

Nickel Creek
Aug. 3, 7p.m., ticket prices vary
Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center
This Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum selling trio is set to reunite for the first time since 2007 with their new album A Dotted Line. The trio’s music is influenced by multiple different genres of music (from Bach to Radiohead) and their tour has been long-anticipated by fans across the nation.


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