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Monday, June 24, 2024




Dr. John & The Nite Trippers

Dec. 3, 8:00 p.m., $37+

Mondavi Center

Six-time Grammy-award winning artist, Dr. John, will be performing a medley of his unique style of music. His sound reminisces the energy of his hometown of New Orleans and combines genres — jazz, R&B, funk, boogie woogie and psychedelic rock and roll.


Benjamin Piekut, Musicologist

Dec. 4, 4:00-6:00 p.m., free

Everson Hall Room 266

Musicologist Benjamin Piekut will be lecturing on his music research titled “Henry Cow, Rock Experimentalism, and the Vernacular Avant-Garde”.


AlottaCappella 2014

Dec. 5, 8:30 p.m., prices vary from $5 to $10

123 Science Lecture Hall

This a cappella showcase will feature musical arrangements from UC Davis a cappella groups including the Liquid Hotplates, The Afterglow, Jhankaar at UC Davis, The Lounge Lizards, The Spokes, Cloud 9 of UC Santa Cruz and the Davis Chamber Choir.




Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (L.A.S.E.R.)

Dec. 4, 6:30-9:00 p.m., free

3001 Plant & Environmental Sciences, UC Davis

Four speakers will discuss the intersection of art and science, and the importance of continuing to offer cross-disciplinary courses at universities.




The Fantasticks

Dec. 4, 5 and 6, 8:00-10:00 p.m.; Dec. 7, 2:00-4:00 p.m., $15

UC Davis Wyatt Pavillion Theatre

The Department of Theater and Dance will debut their fall musical this Thursday. This off-Broadway production will be directed by Kathy Morison.


Annie, Jr.

Dec. 5, 7:15 p.m.; Dec. 6 and 7, 2:15 p.m., $8

Davis Musical Theatre Company

The DMTC presents the classic tale of orphan Annie, featuring the young talent of Davis.




SickSpits Fall Poetry Slam featuring Roxy Azari

Dec. 3, 7:00 p.m., free

TCS Building (Art Annex)

Two rounds of slam poetry – one featuring student poets and another by traveling featured poet, Roxy Azari




Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting

Dec. 4, 6:00 p.m., free

Downtown Davis

This holiday parade begins at the Co-Op and ends at the E Street Plaza where the tree lighting will commence at 6:30 p.m., accompanied by musical performances. There will be free screenings of How The Grinch Stole Christmas at the Davis Varsity Theater (6:00 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 7:20 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.) as well as free horse-drawn carriage rides departing every 20 minutes from the 2nd Street curb.


Holiday Craft Auction

Nov. 12 – Dec. 5

UC Davis Craft Center

Bid for hand-crafted gifts at the Craft Center’s 13th annual Holiday Auction. Closing reception on Dec. 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., where the live auction items will be auctioned off starting at 6:00 p.m. Proceeds from the auction benefit the Craft Center programs.


ALLISON REISS can be reached at arts@theaggie.org


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