Thursday, April 4 THE ART OF THEATER Come to another iteration of Mic’d Up at The Press Club, this time with New Canon Theatre Co. actor and director Noah Lucé, a great lover of Shakespeare and the language of the era. This time your host is Monterey County Weekly editor Sara Rubin, who is also a fan of Shakespearean plots and moods. [AP] 12:30-1:30pm Thursday, April 4. The Creperie Cafe, 1123 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. (571) 285-0668. Legend in Town One the greatest guitarists in the world is stopping by the Golden State Theatre in Monterey to delight blues fans with his contemporary and retro repertoire. Jimmie Vaughan has played with successful young and established musicians throughout his long career, and has led the ongoing blues revival. On his third solo release, Do You Get The Blues?, Vaughan made his most mesmerizing musical statement, enchanting listeners into his lyrical string notes. From this album on, his listeners explored musical moods, from acoustic “The Deep End” to sexy and seductive “Slow Dance” and classic Texas blues, “Robbin’ Me Blind.” Vaughan recorded eight albums with The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and with them he brought the blues back to popular culture. [CJ] 8pm Thursday, April 4. Golden State Theatre, 417 Alvarado St., Monterey. $35-$70. 649-1070, goldenstatetheatre.com. Sound Check If you think this show will feature some soft rock just because Bruce Hornsby is attached, think again. BryhM is a collab between Hornsby and yMusic, a New York City-based band, founded in 2008, that’s collaborated with (outside of Hornsby) noted musicians like John Legend, Ben Folds and Paul Simon. It’s impossible to define exactly what type of music BryhM creates—it defies classification, but feels very rooted in the present and at times, experimental. Every song sounds different from the next, and per24 MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY april 4-10, 2024 www.montereycountyweekly.com Andrea Johnson Artist Pam Carroll envisioned a collaboration with Winfield Gallery in Carmel, bringing in 25 legacy artists to put on a benefit show for the Youth Arts Collective (YAC). They created an opportunity for art enthusiasts and collectors to support the development of young artists. The featured artists and Winfield Gallery are a reflection of YAC’s motto, “Do art. Be kind.” This show is a collector’s opportunity to purchase exceptional artwork where 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit YAC. The above piece is by Andrea Johnson; other featured artists featured include Lucas Blok, Will Bullas, Warren Chang, Andrea Johnson, David Ligare, Marcia Perry, Robin Sawyer, Jan Wagstaff, Cindy Wilbur and Rodney Winfield. View and shop from April 7–14. A closing reception takes place at 2-5pm Sunday, April 14. yacstudios.org/winfield. [AP] 4-10 April HOT PICKS To see more local events, and add your own, visit calendar.montereycountyweekly.com Courtesy of Winfield Gallery Courtesy of Pacific Grove Art Center VISUALS Marilyn Kuksht “Wizdom Tower” is the title of the above piece by Marilyn Kuksht now on display at the Pacific Grove Art Center as part of the exhibit Childress, Joachim & Kuksht: Styles and Perspectives in the Gill Gallery. This exhibition is a collaboration of three abstract artists: painter Tazio Childress, painter/sculptor Ralph Joachim and Kuksht, also a sculptor. Two styles of abstract painting (abstract expressionism and neo-plasticism) interact with two styles of abstract sculpture to create multiple perspectives and a variety of visual sensations to challenge the viewer. On display until April 25. [AP] A Victorian-era barber, Sweeney Todd, joins forces with Mrs. Lovett, a fellow dangerous psychopath. The two run a pie shop, where Todd’s victims are on the menu. Sarah Gaudoin Jimmie Vaughan is a guitarist and singer, as well as a representative of Texan blues. In 1974, he founded group Fabulous Thunderbirds. His first solo album, Strange Pleasures, was released in 1994. Courtesy of Golden State Theatre Hot Picks continued on page 34