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An eclectic concert program featuring performances by the very best of the UCSC Music Department’s faculty. The program includes Richard Roper on trumpet playing Manuel de Falla’s Canciones Populares Españolas; Roy Malan, violin, and Maria Ezerova, piano, performing Schubert’s Sonata in A major, D.574, op.162 “Grand Duo”; and guitarist William Coulter and the trio One Lane Bridge playing Celtic and Classical repertory.

$12 general
$10 seniors 62+
$8 youth (and students w/ ID)

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

UCSC alumnus Tom Franco is co-founder of the Firehouse Art Collective, a pioneering project that is changing the arts community in the East Bay and is a compelling example of how UCSC graduates are truly original. Franco has invested in a collection of buildings and spaces that promotes collaboration and community. The collective, spread throughout the East Bay, has live-work housing, studios, cafes, galleries, and event and performance spaces.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - Friday, March 13, 2015
Sesnon Gallery, 2nd Floor - Porter College (UCSC)

As an award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jennifer Maytorena Taylor’s filmography is especially impressive. Her insightful perspectives on people and circumstances that usually don’t have a voice in our society, have led her to examine difficult subjects via her discerning camera lens. From Paulina, the heartbreaking childhood story of a Mexican maid, to New Muslim Cool about a rapper and drug dealer who decides to come clean and convert to Islam, the stories she tells bring audiences to a new level of understanding about marginalized communities

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