FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL: The second annual Davis Feminist Film Festival is scheduled for Feb. 22-23 at Veterans Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St., with the doors set to open at 7 p.m. and the films to begin at 8, running for about two hours with intermission. Advance tickets are being sold at a discount, and are available through the UC Davis Gender and Global Issues program, (530) 752-8205 or email@example.com.
AT THE MONDAVI CENTER:
Sydney Dance Company—This Australian troupe, in a return appearance at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, plans to present choreographer Stephen Petronio’s Underland. The work is described as “a visually spectacular and eerily beautiful work,” with edgy dance, wild costumes, apocalyptic imagery, and rocker Nick Cave’s dark and dramatic music. 8 p.m. March 2 and 3, Jackson Hall. A preperformance lecture featuring Barbara Sellers-Young, a professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, is scheduled at 7 p.m. March 2 in the Mondavi Center’s Studio Theatre. Post-performance question-and-answer sessions are planned both nights.
SFJAZZ Collective—Saxophonist Joshua Redman leads this octet, which plans to perform music composed and inspired by the legendary pianist Thelonious Monk. 8 p.m. March 9, Jackson Hall. A preperformance lecture is scheduled at 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre.