Be-Our-Guest-1529-yellow-earth-joby-talbotWin tickets to The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music’s, ‘Yellow Earth,’ at SantaCruz.com

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music is a world-renowned showcase of new music. One of this year’s festival offerings is Yellow Earth, an exciting program featuring four works: Sebastian Currier’s U.S. premiere of “Quanta,” exploring the nature of Chinese written characters; Huang Ruos “The Color Yellow,” featuring an ancient Chinese reed instrument; Jonathan Newman’s “Blow it Up, Start Again,” a “riotously funky” piece; and “Chroma” by Joby Talbot (above), featuring three orchestral arrangements of songs by the White Stripes. CAT JOHNSON

INFO: 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church St., Santa Cruz. $32-$59. 426-6966.

WANT TO GO? Go to the ‘Yellow Earth’ Giveaway on SantaCruz.com before 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 5 to enter to win a pair of tickets to the performance.



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