Arts & Culture Events

May 20 - June 18, 2019

Monday, May 20

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Faculty Ethics Bowl: Ethics and the Far Future

The Center for Public Philosophy presents the first Faculty Ethics Bowl, focused on Ethics and the Far Future. Faculty from the sciences and humanities use...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Screening of "Cameraperson" with filmmaker Kirsten Johnson

Documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson (Citizenfour, Fahrenheit 9/11) has spent decades traveling the world, amassing a treasure trove of footage that...

Tuesday, May 21

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER)

LASER talks are a program of the Leonardo International Society for Art, Science, and Technology (ISAST). They bringing together artists, scientists, and...

Wednesday, May 22

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Thursday, May 23

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

The Nicaragua socio-political crisis: A talk with Fr. Edwin Roman

It's been a little more than a year since protests erupted in Nicaragua over a social security reform proposal and a violent government crackdown that left...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Friday, May 24

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José

By Richard Montoya Directed by Kinan Valdez As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical...

Saturday, May 25

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Computational Poetry Workshop

The Computational Poetry Workshop is a day of talks, panel discussion, and other explorations of computational and generative poetry. With our guest speaker,...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José

By Richard Montoya Directed by Kinan Valdez As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical...

Sunday, May 26

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Sunday Seaside Crafts —make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what...

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José

By Richard Montoya Directed by Kinan Valdez As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical...

Monday, May 27

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Tuesday, May 28

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Wednesday, May 29

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Puerto Rican documentary film “Filiberto”

Screening Wednesday, May 29th at 7:30 p.m. in Merrill 102, free and open to the public. This documentary shares the story of a professional musician who...

Thursday, May 30

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

UCSC Jazz Event at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center

Graduate students from Professor Karlton Hester’s Area Studies in Performance Practice (MUSC 203H ) will perform new improvisatory composition based upon an...

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José

By Richard Montoya Directed by Kinan Valdez As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical...

The Pirates of Penzance

UCSC singers and orchestra come together to present a fully-staged production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. The Pirates of Penzance;...

Friday, May 31

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José

By Richard Montoya Directed by Kinan Valdez As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical...

The Pirates of Penzance

UCSC singers and orchestra come together to present a fully-staged production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. The Pirates of Penzance;...

Saturday, June 1

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José

By Richard Montoya Directed by Kinan Valdez As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical...

The Pirates of Penzance

UCSC singers and orchestra come together to present a fully-staged production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. The Pirates of Penzance;...

Sunday, June 2

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Sunday Seaside Crafts —make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what...

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José

By Richard Montoya Directed by Kinan Valdez As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical...

The Pirates of Penzance

UCSC singers and orchestra come together to present a fully-staged production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. The Pirates of Penzance;...

Monday, June 3

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Tuesday, June 4

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Wednesday, June 5

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Keshav's Senior Student Recital: An Evening of Indian Classical Music and Jazz

This recital marks the culmination of Keshav Batish's time and energy spent earning his Bachelor of the Arts in Music at UC Santa Cruz. It will be an attempt...

Thursday, June 6

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Shakespeare to Go presents The Tempest

UCSC student performers present a condensed, 50-minute version of Shakespeare's The Tempest in their annual performance at the Boulder Creek Library on the...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Right Livelihood Award Laureate Lecture, Nicanor Perlas

Humanizing Artificial Intelligence Using Cultural Power, Governance & Business to Address the Challenges of Our Time With Nicanor Perlas Thursday, June...

Friday, June 7

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Grupo Folklorico Los Mejicas de UCSC 47th Annual Spring Show

The 47th Annual Spring Show is comprised of eight different regions in Mexico. This year Grupo Folklorico Los Mejicas de UCSC is presenting the states of...

Saturday, June 8

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Poetry & Music in the Alan Chadwick Garden + Silent Auction

Join us for an afternoon of poetry and music in the beautiful setting of the Alan Chadwick Garden at UC Santa Cruz. Featured this year are readings by poets...

UC Santa Cruz Games Showcase 2019

Check out the future of games in one of the largest student game festivals in the country! The UCSC Games Showcase celebrates undergraduate and graduate game...

Grupo Folklorico Los Mejicas de UCSC 47th Annual Spring Show

The 47th Annual Spring Show is comprised of eight different regions in Mexico. This year Grupo Folklorico Los Mejicas de UCSC is presenting the states of...

Music of the Spheres - Oscar Reynolds and Karumanta

Experience a night to remember at Lick Observatory in 2019. Visit us for exceptional music, lectures by renowned scientists, viewings through the historical...

Sunday, June 9

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

UC Santa Cruz Games Showcase 2019

Check out the future of games in one of the largest student game festivals in the country! The UCSC Games Showcase celebrates undergraduate and graduate game...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Sunday Seaside Crafts —make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what...

Santa Cruz Pickwick Club reads "Barnaby Rudge"

The Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly to discuss a nineteenth-century novel. Join us from...

Monday, June 10

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Tuesday, June 11

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Wednesday, June 12

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Thursday, June 13

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Grad Student Music Making Sessions

If you sing, rap, beatbox, or play an instrument, and you like to improvise, let's do that. This will be a weekly event and will occur every Monday from...

Friday, June 14

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Saturday, June 15

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Sunday, June 16

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Sunday Seaside Crafts —make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what...

Monday, June 17

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

Tuesday, June 18

Counterculture, Capitalism, and the Grateful Dead

The newest exhibit featuring the Grateful Dead Archive explores how the band pioneered new ways of thinking about work, about being in business, and about...

Future Garden Art & Science Exhibition

A major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, Future Garden, is now on view at the UC...

May 20 - June 18, 2019