CALENDAR

WEEK OF May 21–May 29

Please check back later this week for Calendar updates. Clicking on the display ads, left, will take you directly to the advertisers’ event pages.

CLASSICAL, NEW & OPERA

May 23, 7pm: CLASSICAL GUITAR ENSEMBLES  Cabrillo Samper Recital Hall. 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos. Click HERE

May 23, 7:30pm: PIANIST JURA MARGULIS  Music of Scarlatti, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff. Hidden Valley, 104 W Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley. Click HERE or on ad, left. 

May 24, 7pm: HARTNELL ORCHESTRA  Steve Ettinger conducts Mozart, with pianist Alexis Muñoz. Mainstage, Performing Arts Center, Hartnell College, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. 

May 24, 7:30pm: “GHOST TRAIN”  MPC Concert Band with Carmel Middle School Orchestra. Theater, Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont, Monterey. 646-4324. 

May 26, 8pm; May 27, 3pm: MUSIC IN MAY  Chamber music by Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Beethoven, more. Violinist Cho-Liang Lin with Rebecca Jackson, Jonah Kim and other guests. Cabrillo Samper Recital Hall, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos. Click HERE

May 28, 2pm: MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT  Monterey County Pops orchestra. City Hall lawn, Pacific St., Monterey. Click HERE

May 29, 2pm: TODAY IT RAINS  Opera Works: Journey in Creation. The premiere and creations of an opera on the life of Georgia O’Keeffe. Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE and HERE

JAZZ & BLUES

May 21, 7pm: AMENDOLA VS BLADES VS PARKER VS BAUTISTA  Friction String Quartet, Pascal Le Boeuf’s Ritual BeingKuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

May 25, 7:30pm: CABRILLO JAZZ COMBOS  Cabrillo Black Box Theater, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos. Click HERE

May 26, 7:30pm: JAZZ FLUTE CLUB NIGHT  Ali Ryerson Ensemble. Hidden Valley, 104 W Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley. Click HERE or on ad, left

May 26, 8pm: CABRILLO LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLES  Cabrillo Black Box Theater, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos. Click HERE

May 27, 1pm: SWEET JAZZ @ EMBASSY  Return of the Last-Sunday-of-the-Month jazz jam. Embassy Suites, Del Monte & Cyn del Rey, Seaside. 

R&B, GOSPEL, ROCK, POP, WORLD

May 21, 8pm: WESTSIDE CHOIR SPRING CONCERT  Cabrillo Samper Recital Hall, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos. Click HERE

May 23, 7pm: MODEST MOUSE  Henry Miller Library, 48603 California 1, Big Sur. Click HERE

May 24, 7:30pm: MADELEINE PEYROUX  Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

May 25-27, 11am-11pm: CALIFORNIA ROOTS FESTIVAL  Monterey Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Rd., Monterey. Click HERE

May 25, 8:30pm: TODD SNYDER SOLO ACOUSTIC  Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

May 26, 3pm: BARBERSHOP EXTRAVAGANZA  Bay Belles, Cypressaires, Vocal Point & Four on the Floor. Unitarian Universalist, 490 Aguajito, Carmel. Click HERE

May 26, 8pm: CHIRGILCHIN  Musicians from Tuva. Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

May 28, 8pm: GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR  Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

DANCE

May 25 & 26, 7:30pm; May 27, 3pm; “THE NAME OF THIS DANCE CHANGES EVERY DAY”  Mainstage Theater, UC Santa Cruz. Click HERE

May 26 & 27, 2 & 6pm: THE DANCE CENTER RECITAL  Sunset Center, San Carlos & 9th, Carmel. Click HERE

THEATER, COMEDY, PANEL DISCUSSION  

May 24, 7:30pm; May 25 & 26, 8pm; May 27, 2pm: Neil Simon’s THE ODD COUPLE  Directed by Stephen Muterspaugh. Colligan Theater, 1010 River St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE or on ad, left.

May 24-26, 7:30pm; May 27, 2pm: David Harrower’s BLACKBIRD  Circle Theater, Casanova between 8th & 9th, Carmel. Click HERE

May 25 & 26, 7:30pm; May 27, 2pm: Jane Press’ MY MOTHER’S KEEPER  Cherry Center, Guadalupe & 4th, Carmel. Click HERE or on ad, left.

May 25 & 26, 8pm; May 27, 2pm: Stephen Sondheim’s ASSASSINS  Park Hall, 9400 Mill St., Ben Lomond. Click HERE or on ad, left. 

May 25 & 26, 8pm; May 27, 3pm: Will Eno’s REALISTIC JONESES  Center Stage, 1001 Center Ave., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

May 25 & 26, 7:30pm; May 27, 2pm: Woody Allen’s BULLETS OVER BROADWAY  Performing Arts Center, Monterey High School, 101 Herrmann Dr., Monterey. Click HERE

May 24-26, 7:30pm; May 27, 3pm: Caryl Churchill’s LOVE AND INFORMATION  Experimental Theater, UC Santa Cruz. Click HERE

May 29, 6:30pm: “ALWAYS MOVING UPHILL: WOMEN IN THE ARTS”  Panel discussion. Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. Click HERE

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