CALENDAR

WEEK OF Nov 13–Nov 21

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

Nov 16, noon: CABRILLO STRING ENSEMBLES  Cabrillo Samper Recital Hall, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos. Click HERE

Nov 16, 7:30pm: PIANIST HASKELL SMALL  Program includes his own Journeys in Silence. Peace United, 900 High Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Nov 17, 7:30pm: UCSC ORCHESTRA  Bruce Kiesling conducts concerto competition winners in movements by Weber & Saint-Saëns, plus Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony. Music Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Nov 18, 7:30pm: UCSC CHAMBER SINGERS  Michael McGushin conducts choral masterpieces of the Advent and Christmas season. Music Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Nov 18, 7:30pm; Nov 19, 2pm: “EMBRACING THE DANCE”  Daniel Stewart conducts the Santa Cruz Symphony in music by John Adams, Beethoven, Bernstein. Nov 18: Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street, Santa Cruz. Nov 19: Mello Center, Lincoln & E Beach St., Watsonville. 462-0553. Click HERE or on ad, left. 

Nov 18, 8pm; Nov 19, 3pm: MONTEREY SYMPHONY  Max Bragado Darman conducts Beethoven “Pastoral” Symphony, Prokofiev’s Third Piano Concerto with soloist David Jae-Weon Huh. Sunset Center, San Carlos & 9th, Carmel. 646-8511. Click HERE or on ad, left

Nov 19, 3pm: ANNUAL ‘MESSIAH’ SING-ALONG  I Cantori di Carmel and new conductor Tom Lehmkuhl. Free admission; scores available. Carmel Mission Basilica, 3080 Rio Road, Carmel. Click HERE

JAZZ, RAGTIME, BLUES

Nov 13, 7pm: SINGER/SONGWRITER RENÉ MARIE  Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Nov 20, 7 & 9pm: ‘SIMPLY ELLA’  Regina Carter tribute to Fitzgerald. Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Nov 27, 7pm: JEREMY PELT QUINTET  Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 1, 7pm: QUEEN ESTHER MARROW  With Tammy Hall Trio. Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

POP, ROCK, GOSPEL, WORLD

Nov 14, 7:30pm: JACKSON BROWNE & GREG LEISZ  Benefit for Martin Luther King Elementary School for the Arts. Sunset Center, San Carlos & 9th, Carmel.  Click HERE

Nov 14, 8:30-pm: MANDOLIN ORANGE  Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Nov 16, 7pm: THE BAYLOR PROJECT  Duo. Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Nov 17, 7 & 9pm: BILL FRISELL’S ‘BEAUTIFUL DREAMERS’  Guitar genius. Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Nov 20, 7pm: WHOLEHEARTED CHORUS  Hidden Valley Theatre, 104 W Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. Click HERE

Nov 30, 7:30pm: IRISH CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA  Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Dec 4, 7pm: VOCALIST TESSA SOUTER  Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

DANCE

Nov 17, 8pm: TANGO BUENOS AIRES  Sunset Center, San Carlos & 9th, Carmel. Click HERE

THEATER, COMEDY

Nov 16-18, 7:30pm; Nov 19, 2pm: Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus’ MAMMA MIA!  Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde between 8th & 9th, Carmel. Click HERE or on ad, left.

Nov 16, 7:30pm; Nov 17 & 18, 8pm; Nov 19, 2pm: Ted Swindley’s ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE  Colligan Theater, 1010 River Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE or on ad, left.

Nov 17 & 18, 7:30pm: Steve Matin’s PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE  Studio Theater, Hartnell College, 411 Central Avenue, Salinas. Click HERE

Nov 17, 7:30pm; Nov 18, 2 & 7:3pm; Nov 19, 2pm: George & Ira Gershwin’s NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT  Includes “Fascinating Rhythm” & “Someone to Watch Over Me.” Kathryn Adkins directs. Cabrillo Crocker Stage, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos. Click HERE

Nov 17 & 18, 7:30pm; Nov 19,2pm: Rob Foster’s 26 HIGH STREET-A ‘JACK THE RIPPER’ MYSTERY  Plus EA Poe’s Masque of the Red Death. Directed by Carey Crockett. Cherry Center, Guadalupe & 4th, Carmel. 624-7491. Click HERE

Nov 17 & 18, 8pm: Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL  With ghostly puppets. Paper Wing, 320 Hoffman, Monterey. Click HERE

Nov 18, 7:30pm: PLANET CRUZ COMEDY  Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz. Click HERE

Nov 18, 7:30pm; Nov 19, 2pm: Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN  Mainstage, Hartnell College, 411 Central, Salinas. Click HERE

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