Posts Tagged ‘ The Rio Theater ’

Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Dec. 6-8, 2013

December 6, 2013

The weekend is upon us and this east coast girl is starting to get into the holiday spirit thanks to the low temperatures we’ve been having. This gives me an excuse to go searching for the perfect hot toddy recipe (anyone have any suggestions?) In the meantime, there are plenty of great-sounding things to do…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Oct. 25-27, 2013

October 25, 2013

Vietnamese Cooking Class:  Cookbook author Andrea Nguyen, a contributing editor to Saveur magazine and a James Beard Cookbook Award finalist,  will lead a cooking workshop Saturday from  noon to 4 p.m. at Love Apple Farms.The class costs $119 and advance registration is required. Cake: Pop rock band Cake will pack the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium tonight. The…

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Halloween at the Rio with New Music Works

October 24, 2013

The Rio Theater is hosting a big “indoor block party” this Saturday in celebration of Halloween. Phil Collins (no, not that Phil Collins) of New Music Works has composed a score for the 12-minute 1910 silent Frankenstein film produced by Thomas Edison. Collins sat down recently with the Santa Cruz Weekly to discuss his new…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Oct. 18-20, 2013

October 18, 2013

Where did this week go? It’s Friday already! Got plans? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. GLOW: Glow, the Festival of Light, returns to the Museum of Art and History tonight and tomorrow with a full slate of fire dancing, fire spinning, aerial arts and more. Heritage Harvest Festival: Wilder Ranch State Park on…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Sept. 27-29, 2013

September 27, 2013

It’s the last full weekend in September and there’s plenty of great-sounding ways to celebrate. Here’s a few ideas: Pina: The 418 Project on Friday night hosts a screening of the documentary “Pina,” which focuses on choreographer Pina Baush. The screening starts at 8 p.m. accompanied by free popcorn and will be followed with a…

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The Sammy Awards

June 12, 2013
The Sammy Awards

On Friday at The Rio, students in the game design program at UC Santa Cruz will be applauded for their work. The third annual Sammy Awards will showcase the best students games made this year, including games by senior Game Design Students and those made by underclassmen game designers. The awards are open to the…

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Gasland II at the Rio

May 29, 2013

The follow-up to the 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary “Gasland” will be screening next week at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz. Filmmaker Josh Fox is bringing “Gasland II” on a preview tour before the documentary premieres on HBO in July. The latest installment picks up on the previous film’s look at the issues of hydrofracking, a…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for May 17-19, 2013

May 17, 2013
Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for May 17-19, 2013

Lots and lots of stuff is happening this beautiful, sunny weekend. Here’s a look at a few highlights: Seabright Brewery birthday bash: Seabright Brewery in Santa Cruz is turning 25 and there’s a big celebration planned this weekend. The fun kicks off tonight at 5:30 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by live music…

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