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Music

Cabrillo College Artist Concert & Lecture Series

Featuring renowned artists, lecturers & cultural groups. Year-round calendar.

831-479-6154
www.cabrillostage.com

Cabrillo College Choral-Symphonic Chorus

Concerts all year, different venues. Performs with SC Symphony, other orchestras and "Music for the Feast" holiday program.

831-479-6331
www.cabrillochorus.com

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Aug 5-14, various locations. Music director / conductor Marin Alsop, international artists. Eight concerts, workshops, events.

831-420-5250
www.cabrillomusic.org

International Musical Saw

International Musical Saw Assoc.'s Saw Player's Picnic & Music Festival Global event, 2nd Sunday in Aug., Roaring Camp, Felton.

415-459-7722
www.sawplayers.org

Kuumbwa Jazz Center - Jazz Society

Weekly concerts & youth education program.

831-427-5100 | 866-468-3399
www.kuumbwajazz.org

New Music Works

Concert series, Fall through Spring, featuring works by contemporary composers.

831-425-3526
www.newmusicworks.org

Santa Cruz Baroque Festival

Concert series, February-May. Music performed on period musical instruments with baroque music range from the Middle East to Ireland.

831-457-9693
www.scbaroque.com

Santa Cruz Chamber Players

Concerts include the traditional chamber music and a selection of pieces.

Venue: Christ Lutheran Church, 10707 Soquel Dr., Aptos.
PO Box 4174, Santa Cruz, 95063
www.scchamberplayers.org

Santa Cruz Chorale

Performances throughout the year. Concerts in a cappella and with orchestras.

831-427-8023
www.santacruzchorale.org

Santa Cruz County Symphony

Concert season Fall through Spring with symphonic programs and pops concerts.

831-427-8023
www.santacruzsymphony.com

Watsonville Taiko

Featured group at many area festivals & events.

831-426-9526
www.watsonvilletaiko.org

Theatre

Mountain Community Theater

Musical and light drama. Summer festival and other productions at Park Hall.

831-336-4777
www.mctshows.org

Santa Cruz County Actor's Theater

A leading producer of new plays and host to many independent productions at its theater. Two new work playwrite competitions, "Eight Tens @ Eight" 10 minute plays (Jan-Feb) and "Full Length Production."

831-425-7529
www.sccat.org

Shakespeare Santa Cruz

This premier company has a summer festival, July 15-Aug. 28, featuring 3 productions in repertory, and a family holiday production, Nov. 18- Dec. 11. Workshops, backstage tours & events.

831-459-2159
www.shakespearesantacruz.org

Dance

Four-Eighteen Project

Dance theater and cultural dance expressions.

831-466-9770
www.four-eighteen.org

Santa Cruz Ballet Theater

Youth theater company with Winter and Spring performances.

831-477-1606
www.santacruzballettheatre.org

Other

Pajaro Valley Performing Arts Association

Music, dance, theater, cultural events. Most programs are at the Mello Center.

www.mellocenter.com

The Cultural Council

2400 Chanticleer Avenue, Suite G
831-475-9600
www.ccscc.org

UCSC Arts and Lectures

Theater, music, dance, lectures, recitals & workshops

831-459-2159
www.events.ucsc.edu/artslecs/

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Venues

Actor's Theater

1001 Center St., Santa Cruz
831-425-7529
www.sccat.org

Cabrillo Stage

6500 Soquel Ave., Aptos
831-475-6154
www.cabrillostage.com

Capitola Theater

120 Monterey Ave., Capitola
888-496-7372
www.capitola.com/entertainment/

Cayuga Vault

1100 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz
831-421-9471
www.cayugavault.com

Four Eighteen Project Theater

418 Front St. Santa Cruz
831-466-9770
www.four-eighteen.org

Henry J. Mello Center

250 East Beach St. at Lincoln, Watsonville
831-763-4047
www.mellocenter.com

Louden Nelson Community Center

301 Center St., Santa Cruz
831-420-6177
www.ci.santa-cruz.ca.us/pr/nelson/

Park Hall

9370 Mill Street, Ben Lomond
831-336-4777
www.mctshows.org

Santa Cruz Art League Theater

256 Broadway, Santa Cruz
831-426-5787
www.scal.org

Santa Cruz City Civic Auditorium

307 Church St., Santa Cruz
831-420-5260
www.santacruzcivic.com

UCSC Performing Arts Center

Main Stage, Festival Glenn, Recital Hall
831-459-2159
arts.ucsc.edu (events)

Movie Theaters

41st Avenue Cinemas

1475 41st Ave. Kings Plaza
Capitola | 3 screens
831-479-3504
www.fandango.com

Aptos Twin Cinemas

122 Rancho Del Mar
Aptos | 2 screens
831-688-6541
www.fandango.com

Del Mar Theater

1124 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz | 2 screens
831-464-3220
www.thenick.com

Green Valley Cinema 8

1125 South Green Valley Rd.
Watsonville | 8 screens
831-761-8200
www.fandango.com

Nickelodeon Theater

210 Lincoln Street
Santa Cruz | 4 screens
831-426-7500
www.thenick.com

Regal Cinemas Santa Cruz 9

1405 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz | 9 screens
800-326-3264
www.regalcinemas.com

Regal Riverfront Stadium Theater

155 S. River
Santa Cruz | 2 screens
831-429-7252
www.regalcinemas.com

Scotts Valley Cinema

226 Mt Hermon Rd. Kings Village
Scotts Valley | 6 screens
831-438-3260
www.fandango.com

Skyview Drive-in Theater

2260 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz | 2 screens
831-475-3405
www.fandango.com