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January 2019

Bill Frisell: When You Wish Upon A Star – 9:00 PM

Friday, January 25 @ 9:00 PM

Rolling Stone calls revered guitarist, composer and Grammy-winner Bill Frisell “…a genuine guitar hero and a major influence on generations of six-stringers that you worship.”  The New York Times proclaims “it’s hard to find a more fruitful meditation on American music than in the compositions of guitarist Bill Frisell.” The guitarist’s When You Wish Upon a Star project features the group from his Grammy-nominated album of his arrangements/adaptations of music for film and television, with Petra Haden on vocals, Thomas Morgan on bass and Rudy Royston on…

Stella D’Oro & Speakeasy 3 at Abbott Square

Saturday, January 26 @ 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Speakeasy 3 is a Santa Cruz band specializing in music from the Prohibition Era, led by vocalist Stella D’Oro. Influenced by traditional jazz from New Orleans, the music is perfect for dancing. Come dressed in your 1920s-1930s best! FREE! Co-Created by Santa Cruz MAH & Kuumbwa Jazz Partake in Food & Drinks at Abbott Square Market

Youth Resource Bank: 30th Anniversary Cabaret

Saturday, January 26 @ 7:00 PM

This year’s Cabaret features: The Blackouts are dedicated to keeping the fabulous music of the 80’s alive!  This is a rare Santa Cruz appearance for The Blackouts who travel the west coast performing at festivals and larger public venues. Anthony Arya appeared on The Voice last year and has continued to develop his guitar & vocal artistry performing in Santa Cruz, San Francisco, and beyond. Joy, John & Friends, rendering Motown R&B songs with a new attitude, complete with spiritually…

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings & Bill Stewart Trio

Monday, January 28 @ 7:00 PM

Guitarist Peter Bernstein, organist Larry Goldings, and drummer Bill Stewart make up one of the best jazz organ trios of the past two decades. The respect the musicians have for one another comes through in the subtle and intricate manner of their musical conversation on stage. Indeed, you can hear them listening to each other. Drawing mainly on jazz standards, and a few original pieces, they re-imagine the organ jazz trio in a quiet, sensual, and grooving presentation. $31.50/Advance $36.75/Door…

Questions That Matter: Data and Democracy

Tuesday, January 29 @ 7:00 PM

A public humanities series developed by The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz and the community of Santa Cruz – bringing together two or more UC Santa Cruz scholars with community residents and students to explore questions that matter to all of us. The series is a part of a strategic initiative of the Institute to champion the role and value of the humanities in contemporary life. At the University of California Santa Cruz, we understand that the humanities are…

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