Thursday 5/15

Drop the doll and needles because Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will supply you with all the gratification you need. In an effort to promote their new album, BBVD will grace the Ventura Theatre tonight at 7. Tickets are only $15 to relive the ’40s and ’50s big band swing era brought back to life when BBVD first premiered on the “Swingers” soundtrack. Call 653-0721 for info. It’s arts ‘n’ crafts time in the MultiCultural Center Lounge today from 4-7 p.m. Yay! “Message Making: Group Exploration of Identity Through Visual Art” is an art workshop that intends to celebrate color and consciousness. For more info, call 893-8411.

Friday 5/16

They’ve been keeping the Dead alive since 1986 but don’t expect a s