Weekly Update

Lille 3PERFORMING ARTS PEOPLE

MONTEREY SONGWRITER LILLIE LEMON and composer/partner Erica Wobbles launch a national tour. Click HERE

PAMB WEEKLY CALENDAR

SELECTED FROM THE BEST in music (classical, jazz & pop), dance and theater, and ultra-user-friendly with event info at just a single mouse click. We add late entries so check back during the week.

SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE NEEDS YOU

SC PLANNING COMMISSION said yes on January 22. The City Council will decide on the proposed new site at DeLaveaga Park on February 9 at 7pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

CYPRESS STRING QUARTET TO DISBAND

STORIED ENSEMBLE played twice for Chamber Music Monterey Bay, including last October. Click HERE

FAIRY TALES DATE BACK 1000s OF YEARS

THE BROTHERS GRIMM thought so. “Jack and the Beanstalk” is 5,000 years old. Click HERE

BEATLES AS IMPORTANT AS BACH?

VIRTUOSO GUITARIST Milos Karadaglic says Lennon and McCartney should be considered part of the core classical music catalogue. Click HERE

WHAT MAKES MUSIC SAD?

IS IT BLUE NOTES? Ben Ratliff investigates. Click HERE

GAIL RICH AWARDS
CATHERINE SEGURSON, editor and art director of Catamaran Literary Reader, will receive the annual Gail Rich Award during the Jan. 27 presentation at the Rio Theater, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. The free event begins at 7:30 p.m.

GOLDBERG VARIATIONS IN SANTA CRUZ

DISTINGUISHED ARTISTS presents pianist Claire Huangci in Bach, Chopin & Liszt. Click our CALENDAR, or on ad, left.

FRESH REVIEW

MAHLER & GRIEG at the Santa Cruz Symphony. Click HERE

Scott MacClelland, editor