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Bertolt Brecht's witty satire, in which notorious gangster Arturo Ui bullies his way to dominance over 1930s Chicago, comes to the stage in this biting satire of Hitler’s rise to power. Drawing inspiration from classic Hollywood icons such as James Cagney, Paul Muni, and Edward G. Robinson, this comedy by Bertolt Brecht warns of what happens when a... [more]

Arts Events

  • "An Okinawan-American Dialogue" features photographs from a rare collection taken in 1952 by American Army Captain Charles Eugene Gail during a time when the expansion of U.S. military bases on the war-ravaged island of Okinawa was beginning to ramp up.

    Thu, Oct 5, 2017 to Sat, Dec 2, 2017
    Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery (UCSC)
  • Filmmaker and video installation artist Isaac Julien first gained international attention in the 1980s for his provocative feature films, documentaries and experimental video works exploring black and gay identities.

    Tue, Nov 28, 2017, 7:00 pm
    Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108
  • This Spanish-English opera tells the story of a young girl and her family who have immigrated from El Salvador to the Mission district in San Francisco with the dream of opening a flower shop.

    Sun, Dec 10, 2017
    Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
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