CALENDAR FOR 05/11/06…
Thursday, May 11: Head on out to the sexually charged streets of I.V. for an estrogen-charged rock show like no other. Tonight, DJ Crabhat, and Clitorectomy and the Mutilators join riot girls Nicky Click at the Biko House co-op at 7 p.m. The Biko House is located at 6612 Sueno Rd. and the bands request a donation for admission.
Friday, May 12: If you think Uncle Walt’s version of the Lewis Carroll classic, “Alice in Wonderland,” is trippy, you should see what happens when you mix in a little psychedelic rock. Tonight Magic Lantern Films invites you into the LSD-induced world of “Alice in the Wall” – a mash up of Pink Floyd’s The Wall and Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Screenings take place at 7 and 9:30 p.m., and admission is $4.
Saturday, May 13: If you’re looking to make the most of your Mother’s Day weekend, we recommend a trip down south to catch the Fever and Nine Black Alps team up to take on the Troubadour. The indie rock double bill kicks off at 8 p.m. and tickets are $12. The Troubadour is located at 9081 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood.
Sunday, May 14: Today is your last chance to sneak a peak at the University Art Museum’s exhibition, “Journey: Dan Eldon’s Images of War and Peace.” The collection features a series of photos, journal entries and collages that were made by the late photojournalist before his untimely murder in Somalia. Eldon’s past works have graced the pages of such publications as Time and Newsweek. The UCSB Art Museum is open today from 12-5 p.m.
Monday, May 15: If you’re still waiting for that “Speed” re-release to hit the big screen, tonight’s Arts & Lectures screening is right up your alley. Greek filmmaker Constantine Ginnaris’s “Hostage” follows the true story of a bus hijacking that takes place between the streets of Greece and the Albanian border. The film makes its way to Campbell Hall tonight at 7:30. Tickets are $5.
Tuesday, May 16: In the spirit of all things springtime, Program Board presents acclaimed acoustic crooner Chris Pierce today at the Lagoon. Newly minted SXSW alum, Pierce has also had a song featured in the Academy Award winning film, Crash. Both admission and ice cream are free of charge.
Wednesday, May 17: Tonight at 6, the MultiCultural Center offers up another installment of the ongoing “Cup of Culture” film series with a screening of “The Grace Lee Project.” The documentary explores the racial and cultural judgments that Lee faced as a Korean woman caught between her childhood in Missouri and her new life in a diverse California community. Admission to the film is free and will be followed by a discussion with the film’s creator and star.