University Centers is gearing up for another year of electrifying events and programs! From jam-packed concerts to intriguing talks at Professor Unscripted, there’s no shortage of excitement at UCSD.
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Thursday, Feb. 7 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $11 UCSD students / $18 general
2nd Showing: 10pm
3rd Showing: 10pm
San Diego artists Bridget Rountree and Iain Gunn are The Animal Cracker Conspiracy, a contemporary hybrid puppet company that pushes the boundaries of live performance. With support from the Jim Henson Foundation, they recently produced The...
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LOVER'S ROCK DANCE JAM
Saturday, Feb. 9 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE UCSD students / $5 general
LOVER'S ROCK

Come celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of Lover's Rock Dance Jam! We will be celebrating in conjunction with the Hip Hop Club in hosting a 2 vs. 2 Bonnie & Clyde (co-ed) b-girl/b-boy, as well as all-styles dance battles for a...
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Bitchy Bingo
Monday, Feb. 11 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • FREE
The ladies of Lips are back! Bitchy Bingo has become one of the most anticipated and loved events of the quarter and is sure not to disappoint! The infamous drag show is punctuated by games of bingo, and a chance to win a cool prize.

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Joshua White & SPiRAL
Wednesday, Feb. 13 • Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students / $10 general / $15 reserved
JOSHUA WHITE & SPiRAL

In honor of Black History Month, join us for Joshua White & SPiRAL performing the music of legendary, African-American jazz saxophonist, John Coltrane. SPiRAL features Joshua White (piano), Mark Dresser (bass), David...
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Toubab Krewe
Thursday, Feb. 14 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft  • $6 UCSD students / $12 general
Some music cannot be found on a map or within iTunes categories. Some music is so original it seems snatched from the great, invisible substrata that runs below all human activity, a sound aching to be born without a flag or fixed allegiance –...
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DVC Dance @ The Loft
Friday, Feb. 15 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • FREE
Enjoyed Something Awesome and ARToberFest? Then come dance with one of UCSD’s premiere student orgs, The DJs and Vinylphiles Club (DVC).

DVC is infamous for their epic events such as Let’s Bounce and Something Awesome. The DJs and...
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Board and Brew
Tuesday, Feb. 19 • Doors 6pm, Show 6pm • The Loft • FREE
This evening is devoted to board games! Come hang out with us and enjoy Specialty Flatbreads, Craft Brews and Tasty Soda Floats from Zanzibar whilst playing your favorite board games, from Checkers to Settlers of Catan! We'll provide the games and...
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Thursday, Feb. 21 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $11 UCSD students / $18 general / $30 reserved
2nd Showing: 10pm
3rd Showing: 10pm
Meklit Hadero is one of those artists who spellbinds you into a trance with her soothing yet commanding voice, while at the same time, awakening your mind with insightful and intelligent lyrics. A truly modern global artist, and eloquent TED Global...
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Friday, Feb. 22 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $11 UCSD students / $18 general / $30 reserved
2nd Showing: 10pm
3rd Showing: 10pm
Sybarite5’s rock star status in the classical crossover world is well deserved. Based in New York, this group of string musicians has gained a reputation for juxtaposing the likes of Stravinsky with Radiohead, or Dvorák with Led Zeppelin. They...
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Sunday, Feb. 24 • Doors 6:30pm, Show 7pm • The Loft • $1 UCSD students / $10 general / FREE reserved
We are proud to present the Reel Paddling Film Festival! Showcasing the world's best paddling films to audiences in Canada, United States and around the world, the festival inspires more people to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push physical and...
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Wednesday, Feb. 27 • Doors 7pm, Show 7pm • The Loft • $29 UCSD students / $34 general
2nd Showing: 10pm
3rd Showing: 10pm
Canela (Cinnamon) tells the story of a girl, her grandmother, and their love of cooking. Tere, the owner of a famous restaurant in Mexico City, loses her passion for cooking after a tragic death in the family. Beatrix, the restaurant’s ambitious...
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ArtPower! Presents: Julian Lage Group
Tuesday, Mar. 5 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $11 UCSD students / $18 general / $30 reserved
2nd Showing: 11pm
3rd Showing: 11pm
Hailed by All About Jazz as “a giant in the making,” guitar prodigy Julian Lage grew up in California and was the subject of an Academy Award-nominated documentary, Jules at Eight. He gained pivotal early exposure as a protégé of legendary...
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Board and Brew
Wednesday, Mar. 6 • 6pm • The Loft • FREE
The Grad Student Association is partnering with with The Loft for a night of fun and games!

This evening is devoted to board games! Come hang out with us and enjoy Specialty Flatbreads, Craft Brews and Tasty Soda Floats from Zanzibar whilst...
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BOY
Saturday, Mar. 9 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students / $12 general / FREE reserved
Zurich based singer Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass of Hamburg have created something very special. They jolt and swerve, a contagious mix of dance-inducing pop and thought-provoking lyrics that are sure to grab you by the hand and get you on your...
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Thursday, Apr. 11 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $11 UCSD students / $18 general / $30 reserved
2nd Showing: 11pm
3rd Showing: 11pm
In a quest to reconnect with his Eastern European roots, virtuoso violinist Alexander Balanescu, leader of the internationally renowned Balanescu Quartet, turns to Romania as inspiration for The Island. Working with Ada Milea, an extraordinary young...
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Friday, Apr. 12 • Doors 8pm, Show 9pm • The Loft • $5 UCSD students / $15 general
“Where words fail … music speaks.”

That simple line atop Elephant Revival’s Facebook page contains only five words, but reveals volumes about the band’s reason for being. Music unites us in ways that no other medium can. Even when...
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Wednesday, Apr. 17 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • $11 UCSD students / $18 general / $30 reserved
2nd Showing: 11pm
3rd Showing: 11pm
The poet Rumi referred to “the place where everything is music.” Mamak Khadem, a classically trained Persian singer who has studied her art in both Iran and her adopted United States, helps keep that place in Iranian culture alive, vital, and...
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Wednesday, May. 8 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft  • $11 UCSD students / $18 general / $30 reserved
2nd Showing: 11pm
3rd Showing: 11pm
Following an evening of chamber music, the Calder Quartet joins us for a second night of music—this time as part of our Tentacle Sessions series, where they will demonstrate their uncanny virtuosity performing works by living composers, including a...
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Thursday, May. 16 • Doors 7pm, Show 8pm • The Loft • FREE
2nd Showing: 11pm
3rd Showing: 11pm
ArtPower! Film is expanding its annual Up&Coming Student Film Festival to include two nights of filmmaking, exploration, conversation, networking, and fun. See what (and who) is up-and-coming from UCSD graduate and undergraduate students, UCSD...
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