Your weekly dose of all things art in Davis
MUSIC AND OPEN MICS
Live Music Sessions – The Concert
May 14, 7 to 9 p.m., free
Aggie Studios and the ASUCD Entertainment Council have teamed up to put on a free concert that will feature local artists performing different genres of music. The lineup includes Tom Nasr, Lei An, Rudeboi, and Jadoo.
Mass Flow Housewarming
May 16, 6 p.m., $5
Come out on Saturday to enjoy Mass Flow art collective’s first show, featuring art and music by some of Davis’ most forward-thinking artists. DJs will be followed by live bands, paintings, photography, prints and more.
International Film Series: “Romantics Anonymous/Les émotifs anonymes”
May 15, 7:30 to 10 p.m., free
Feeling like you just don’t get the chance to watch enough artsy French films? Then come out to the International House for a free screening on Romantics Anonymous, a French romantic comedy that will surely brighten your Friday evening.
Quinton Duval Poetry Series
May 14, 7:30 to 9 p.m., free
Join Dr. Andy Jones, Poet Laureate of Davis, as he concludes the Logos “Quinton Duval Poetry Series” for the year. All are invited to come enjoy readings and refreshments will follow the reading.
Author Event: John Lescroart
May 16, 7:30 p.m., free
The Avid Reader
New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart comes to Davis to speak about his newest book, The Fall. Join The Avid Reader in welcoming him as he discusses one of his most complex and thrilling books yet.
May 14-16, 8 to 10 p.m., $5
Come enjoy the work of UC Davis student dancers and choreographers. There will be a wide range of musical and dance styles that promise to delight and entertain the audience.
Honoring the Hunger Strike of May 1990
May 14, 4:30 to 6 p.m., free
On May 14, 1990, four undergraduate students started a six-day hunger strike on the steps of Mrak Hall for social and academic justice at UC Davis. On May 14, 2015, 25 years later, this historical event and its legacy of resistance and liberation will be honored and celebrated. The event will feature entertainment, guest speakers and activists from the 1990 hunger strike.
Black Family Day
May 16, 12 to 4 p.m., free
Come out to the 44th annual Black Family Day hosted by the Cross Cultural Center! This event highlights and celebrates the black family and culture.
Graphic by Jennifer Wu.