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Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

The 13th Annual national Mondavi Center Young Artists Competition (YAC) supports young artists in the early stages of their careers, providing scholarships to further their musical studies as well as valuable performance opportunities to encourage their artistic growth. This year the competition features the Founders Prize in Violin to U.S.-residents ages 18–22, and the Young Artists Prize to California-resident pianists and instrumentalists ages 12–17. 

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 7:00pm

Are popular culture, mass culture, folk culture the same? Both the self-reflexive films, quasi-autobiographical in nature, confront us with difficult questions of authorship, creativity and ownership.

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 7:00pm

The right to copy granted to publishers to exploit commercially, original works of art on behalf of authors for a limited period appeared to stem creativity itself. Piracy was the retaliation.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

When Women Write traverses 900 years to explore what it means for women to write. It pairs a film about the radical 12th-century South Indian poet and mystic Akka Mahadevi with one about contemporary female poets who have faced censure and censorship but continue to write.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

World War II, which in Europe began in 1939 and ended in 1945, was the single most devastating event of the 20th century.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

World War II, which in Europe began in 1939 and ended in 1945, was the single most devastating event of the twentieth century.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

With roots planted down the road in San Jose, California, Los Tigres Del Norte has grown into one of the most famous Norteño bands in the world.

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:00pm

If Preservation Hall is the musical heart of the French Quarter, then The Preservation Hall Jazz Band is its heartbeat.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 8:00pm

Galician gaita master Cristina Pato arrives with bagpipe in hand and quartet in tow. This compelling program explores the cultural voyage of rhythmic patterns originating in the Latin music of Europe before migrating on to South America.

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 4:00pm

A beloved tradition this year takes the name of our dear benefactor, Barbara K. Jackson.

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