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April 2017

Persistence Resistance - Session 2 - India in the Artist's Eye
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

In Changing Landscape we encounter two different kinds of loss, and place it in conversation with environments both rural and urban, cultivated and not.

National Geographic Live: Jodi Cobb
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:00pm

Known for breaking through barriers (she was one of National Geographic’s first female photographers) and going undercover to reveal hidden societies, Cobb has captured fascinating glimpses of worlds such as Japan’s secret Geisha culture, and the cloistered lives of Saudi Arabian women.

Etienne Charles
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Friday, April 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

Hailed by Jazz Times as “a daring improviser who delivers with heart-rending lyricism,” Etienne Charles cuts across musical boundaries in the most appealing of ways.

  • Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

ODC/Dance is one of San Francisco’s finest dance companies, merging ballet and modern techniques, while actively collaborating with musicians and artists like Bobby McFerrin, Paul Dresher and Wayne Thiebaud. Boulders and Bones is a landmark work inspired by the creations of visual artist Andy Goldsworthy.

Pitzer Event
  • Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 3:00pm

UC Davis and Davis High School Baroque Orchestras

May 2017

Persistence Resistance - Session 3 - India in the Artist's Eye
  • Monday, May 1, 2017 - 7:00pm

Can art surpass the barrier of language? Of religion? Of spaces and cultures? The two films in Across Boundaries confront these questions to open up conversations about what brings disparate people together.  


Young Artists Competition Winners Concert
  • Friday, May 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:00am
  • Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

The 13th Annual national Mondavi Center Young Artists Competition (YAC) supports young artists in the early stages of their careers, providing scholarships to further their musical studies as well as valuable performance opportunities to encourage their artistic growth. This year the competition features the Founders Prize in Violin to U.S.-residents ages 18–22, and the Young Artists Prize to California-resident pianists and instrumentalists ages 12–17. 

Persistence Resistance - Session 4 - India in the Artist's Eye
  • Monday, May 8, 2017 - 7:00pm

Are popular culture, mass culture, folk culture the same? Both the self-reflexive films, quasi-autobiographical in nature, confront us with difficult questions of authorship, creativity and ownership.

Pitzer Event
  • Friday, May 12, 2017 - 7:00pm


  • Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

Christian Baldini, Conductor

The Auburn Symphony
  • Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 3:00pm

Gabrieli: Canzon XVI a 12
Experience the type of "surround sound" created at the glorious peak of the Renaissance.

Grieg: Piano Concerto
One of the most virtuosic, impassioned, and celebrated piano concertos of all time.

Persistence Resistance - Session 5 - India in the Artist's Eye
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 - 7:00pm

The right to copy granted to publishers to exploit commercially, original works of art on behalf of authors for a limited period appeared to stem creativity itself. Piracy was the retaliation.

Pitzer Event
  • Friday, May 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

Works for Viola, Piano, and other instruments

Persistence Resistance - Session 6 - India in the Artist's Eye
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

When Women Write traverses 900 years to explore what it means for women to write. It pairs a film about the radical 12th-century South Indian poet and mystic Akka Mahadevi with one about contemporary female poets who have faced censure and censorship but continue to write.

Alexander String Quartet
  • Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

World War II, which in Europe began in 1939 and ended in 1945, was the single most devastating event of the 20th century.



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