Here they are, nine necessary know-abouts for the week ahead. It’s the first-weekend-of-summer B9:

  1. Goodbye Jewel: One of Santa Cruz County’s finest arts organizations takes a final bow with one last weekend of “Always … Patsy Cline.”
  2. There will be some pretty sublime female vocal harmonies going on at The Catalyst with the R&B/disco-flavored sound of the Brooklyn trio Say She She.
  3. The MAH in Santa Cruz is taking an expansive and penetrating look at landscape photography in its new exhibition, “Of Love and Revelation.”
  4. When you think of the terms “entrepreneur” or “capitalist,” you might not picture someone like Madeline Pendleton, but maybe we should be listening to her.
  5. It’s a big doubleheader for the skaters of Santa Cruz Roller Derby as the Civic welcomes various Hellcats, Bombshells and Diamond Divas.
  6. Fascinating stories of the original people of the Santa Cruz area come to us via a new book from UCSC’s Martin Rizzo-Martinez.
  7. Food Not Bombs is ready to celebrate with its big annual outdoor party with live music on Saturday at San Lorenzo Park. Welcome to Soupstock.
  8. No, the centennial celebration of the Giant Dipper isn’t over. All summer on Wednesdays, rides on the grand old coaster are 1 American dollar.
  9. Who doesn’t need a stiff shot of 19th-century musical comedy every now and then? Gilbert & Sullivan’s absurdist fantasy “Iolanthe” opens at UCSC next week.

Wallace reports and writes not only across his familiar areas of deep interest — including arts, entertainment and culture — but also is chronicling for Lookout the challenges the people of Santa Cruz…



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