Weekender: Music, Screening, Tea

Hank Wilson
Hank Wilson is the subject of a new film by Professor Robert Ostertag being screened Thursday at Pitzer. (courtesy photo)

On Thursday, noon concert, film screening

Shinkoskey Noon Concert: Terrie Baune, Violin, and John Chernoff, Piano, Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center, UC Davis, Thursday, Jan. 16, 12:05 to 1 p.m., free

  • This week’s Shinkoskey Noon Concert features Terrie Baune on the violin and John Chernoff on the piano. They will perform Bartok’s Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano.
  • More information on this concert and other upcoming Shinkoskey Noon Concerts here.

Campus Film Screening of Thanks to Hank, Ann E. Pitzer Center, Thursday, Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m., free

  • UC Davis Cinema and Digital Media professor Bob Ostertag pays homage to the late LGBTQ+ activist Hank Wilson in an original movie Thanks to Hank.

5th Annual Colloquium Global Tea Initiative, Thursday, Jan. 16 — Friday, Jan. 17, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., free

  • The 5th Annual Colloquium of the Global Tea Initiative and the Robert Mondavi Institute for Food and Wine Sciences brings you “The Great Debate: Discussions on Tea and Wine”. The event will include a special art exhibition, an internship and careers event, and an industry panel on new trends.
  • More information on the colloquium here. 

Friday, Rosen in conversation; Saturday, 'Beatles'

Professor of Art and Art History Annabeth Rosen in conversation with Michelle Millar Fisher of the Museum of Contemporary Art Boston at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco on Friday, Jan. 17 at 12:30 p.m.. This event is held on the last weekend of Rosen’s exhibition there. More information here.

The Beatles 1968 White Album “Live in Concert,” Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center, UC Davis, Saturday Jan. 18, 7 p.m., $20-$55

  • The Sacramento Preparatory Music Academy will perform the entirety of The Beatles’ White Album. The show will benefit music education for Sacramento area youth.
  • For more information and to purchase tickets, visit here.
Sand Dunes painting, Crocker Art Museum
Crocker Art Museum's upcoming exhibition features the works of Granville Redmond, including Granville Redmond (American, 1871–1935) Sand Dunes, n.d. Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. Private collection. Starting Jan. 26.


Second Bite: the Wisdom of the Apple, 1930 5th St., Davis, every Thursday through April 30, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., free

  • The immersive art installation, Second Bite: the Wisdom of the Apple, was created by Adele Louise Shaw and Larry Dieterich. The installation is made from nearly 100 Apple computers and is “a clear celebration of women, with representations from various cultures and throughout all stages of life…” Reservations, via purchase of free tickets, are encouraged. Private showings can also be scheduled.
  • Learn more about the installation and reserve a spot here.


Appreciation and Adaptation: Homage to Global Textiles,” UC Davis Design Museum, Cruess Hall, Room 124, Friday, Jan. 23 through April 18, free

  • An exhibition on world textiles opens late January. The exhibition, curated by Paul J. Smith, highlights “traditional textiles from Africa, Asia and South America” as well a works by UC Davis students highlighting the continuing relevance of traditional cultures and how they drive design thinking in new directions.
  • More information on the exhibit, along with museum hours, here.

Winter Season Celebration, Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Sunday, Jan. 26, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., free

  • The Winter Season Celebration marks the opening of two new exhibitions at the Manetti Shrem (Stephen Kaltenbach: The Beginning and The End and Gesture: The Human Figure After Abstraction) as well as the installation of outdoor sculptures by Manuel Neri.

Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Sunday, Jan. 26 through Sunday, May 17

  • An exhibition of work by painter Granville Redmond will be on display at the Crocker Museum through early May. Redmond’s work depicts the natural beauty of the California landscape, primarily in oils.

Taproot New Music Festival, UC Davis, Tuesday, Jan. 28 through Sunday, Feb. 2

  • The biennial Taproot New Music Festival will feature Quince Ensemble, Spektral Quartet, and Empyrean Ensemble. The festival is presented by the UC Davis Department of Music and the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts.
  • Learn more about the festival and performances here.

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