May Arts Roundup: Pearl Jam, New Shows in the Sacramento Area

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Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder will perform in Sacramento on May 18 at the Golden1 Center.

The month of May is here and a host of arts and entertainment options are on the way to the Sacramento area. The calendar is full of exhibitions, plays, concerts, artistic activities, comedy and more. Here’s a sample of what’s available this month.

Until May 7, B Street Theater presents “Winnie the Pooh” for ages 5 and up. For more information, visit bstreettheatre.org.

Until May 29, B Street Theater presents “A Great Migration”. This play by Preston Choi is the story of three brothers on the eve of their mother’s first public lecture on migration patterns. For more information and tickets, visit bstreettheatre.org.

Until June 19, at the Manetti Shrem Museum, “From Moment to Movement: Picturing Protest in the Kramlich Collection”. For more information, visit manettishremmuseum.ucdavis.edu.

May, the 1st, the Mondavi Center hosts “An Evening with David Sedaris”. For more information and tickets, go to mondaviarts.org.

May 4-22, Sacramento Theater Company will present “Clue: The Musical”. For tickets and more information, visit sactheatre.org.

May 4-June 5, “The Lifetime of a Fact” will be presented at Capital Stage. For tickets and more information, visit capstage.org.

May 5, “Eugene Lunn Memorial Lecture: Maya Phillips: Storytelling in the Multiverse of Madness” will be held at the Manetti Shrem Museum on the UC Davis campus. Phillips is a New York Times critic and poet. For more information, go to manettishremmuseum.ucdavis.edu.

May 5, Anne Marie Guzzo will be at UC Davis. Guzzo performs internationally as a composer and is the founder of the New Frontiers Festival, a music festival, in Laramie, Wyoming. For more information, visit arts.ucdavis.edu.

May 6, the Mondavi Center hosts “World of Change”. The concert features Lara Downes, pianist; Clarice Assad, composer and voice; and the British-René Collins, percussionist. For more information, visit mondaviarts.org.

May 6, the Crest Sacramento hosts Capital Books Interviews with retired cold case investigator Paul Holes. For more information, visit crestsacramento.com.

May 6-21, the Sacramento Ballet will present Beer and Ballet. Performances will take place on the new James Hargrove Outdoor Stage. For more information, visit sacballet.org.

May 7, the Crocker Art Museum will host Hatch: Danceworks in Progress. For more information, visit crockerart.org.

May 7, the Crest welcomes Satinder Sartaaj in concert. For more information, visit crestsacramento.com.

May 7, the Sacramento Philharmonic and Orchestra presents “The Barber of Seville” at the SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center. For tickets and more information, visit sacphilopera.org.

May 10, the “Voices of Spring” recital will take place at UC Davis. For more information, visit arts.ucdavis.edu.

May 12, the Crocker welcomes ArtMix: Heart and Soul-idarity, for its 10th anniversary. For more information, visit crockerart.org.

May 12, the Department of Art and Art History at the University of California, Davis, and the Manetti Shrem Museum present the “Betty Jean and Wayne Thiebaud Endowed Lecture: Wangechi Mutu.” Mutu’s work focuses on the idea of ​​human representation. For more information, go to manettishremmuseum.ucdavis.edu.

May 12-15, Sacramento Theater Company presents “Macbeth for Children”. For tickets and more information, visit sactheatre.org.

May 14, there will be several student recitals at UC Davis. For more information, visit arts.ucdavis.edu.

May 15, the Alexander String Quartet with Robert Greenberg will perform at the Mondavi Center. For more information, visit mondaviarts.org.

May 16, the Crest presents “An Evening with Steve Hackett: Genesis Revisited, Seconds Out, and More”. For more information, visit crestsacramento.com.

May 18, Pearl Jam will play at the Golden1 Center. For more tickets, visit golden1center.com.

May 18, Dorothy will play Ace of Spades. For tickets, go to aceofspadessac.com.

May 19, the Mondavi Center welcomes Grace Leslie. For more information, visit mondaviarts.org.

May 21, the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Mondavi Center. For more information, visit mondaviarts.org.

May 24, Goth Babe will play Ace of Spades. For tickets, go to aceofspadessac.com.

May 25, UC Davis concert bands will play at the Mondavi Center. For more information, visit mondaviarts.org.

May 26, the Crocker presents an Art Auction Preview Night. This event will be a preview of the works being auctioned before the auction closes. For more information, visit crockerart.org.

May 26, the Crest presents “The Voice of the Moody Blues, Justin Hayward”. For more information, visit crestsacramento.com.

May 27, UC Davis will host “See/Hear/Say”, a collaborative concert. For more information, visit arts.ucdavis.edu.

May 28, BottleRock AfterDark presents “Spoon” at Ace of Spades. For tickets, go to aceofspadessac.com.

May 31, UC Davis jazz bands will perform at the Mondavi Center. For more information, visit mondaviarts.org.

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