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Rio Theater

1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States

June 2012

The Sammy Awards

June 15, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rio Theater, 1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
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Click image to enlarge Join us for the Sammy Awards, the UC Santa Cruz Annual Game Design Awards showcasing student work from the Computer Science Game Design major. Featuring CS Chair Jim WHitehead as MC, and a panel of tech and game industry judges from Google, Microsoft, EA, Pixar, and more! Music by Terminal Degree! http://terminaldegree.posterous.com/ This event is open to the public. When: Friday, June 15th, 7-10pm Where: The Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Avenue. Tickets: $5, advance purchase only.…

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November 2013

Salt of the Earth: Exploring the Cultural Diasporas of Surfing

November 1, 2013 - November 2, 2013
Rio Theater, 1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
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The spirit of the Salt of the Earth event is to essentially celebrate the indigenous Hawaiian practice of heʻe nalu (surfing) and the impact it has had on the world.

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May 2014

Ursula K. le Guin

May 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rio Theater, 1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
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Anthropocene: Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet Video Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the most-loved writers of our time. Her work includes science fiction, novels, essays, and children's books. Donna Haraway the author of When Species Meet. James Clifford is the author of Returns: Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty-First Century. Tickets Required • Sign up free at www.anthropocene.brownpapertickets.com More info and full conference agenda at: anthropo.ihr.ucsc.edu

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October 2014

Toni Morrison: "Literature and the Silence of Goodness" (Peggy Downes Baskin Ethics Lecture)

October 25, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rio Theater, 1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
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$12

Humanities Division and Peggy Downes Baskin Ethics Lecture Presents: Toni Morrison: "LITERATURE AND THE SILENCE OF GOODNESS" at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz Tickets: $12 Peggy Downes Baskin Ethics Lecture with Toni Morrison $145 Founders Celebration Dinner and Baskin Ethics Lecture with Toni Morrison (combo ticket) *If you were not able to get tickets to the Peggy Downes Baskin Ethics Lecture with Toni Morrison it will be live streamed on Oct 25th from 4-6pm at  http://specialevents.ucsc.edu/founders/. Register Now After the…

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April 2016

Saving Capitalism For the Many, Not the Few: A Curated Conversation with Robert Reich

April 5, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rio Theater, 1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
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Free

Robert Reich, Former Secretary of Labor, in the Clinton administration, is the author of more than a dozen books, including Aftershock, The Work of Nations, and Beyond Outrage. He is Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and a Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economics. Reich is also the subject of Inequality for All, an ward-winning documentary film. Inequality for All will be shown at Kresge Town Hall on Thursday, March 31. Free Admission. Advance Registration Required.…

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María en tierra de nadie: Screening & Q&A with Marcela Zamora

April 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rio Theater, 1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
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Free

Join us for a free, public film screening to kickoff Borders and Belonging: A Series of Events on Human Migration To foster a conversation about migration, LALS and the CLRC are jointly hosting a special screening of Marcela Zamora's María en tierra de nadie (María in No Man’s Land), 2010. This is the story of three Salvadoran women and their journey to the United States. The film has been called unprecedented and a critical addition to the global migration conversation.…

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March 2019

Zakir Hussain: Masters of Percussion

March 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rio Theater, 1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
Zakir Hussain:

Zakir Hussain is appreciated as one of the greatest musicians of our time. A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have established him as a national treasure in India and he is one of India’s reigning cultural ambassadors. Along with his legendary father and teacher, Ustad Allarakha, he has elevated the status of his instrument both in India and around the world. His playing is marked by uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity, founded…

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December 2019

TEDx Santa Cruz

December 7, 2019
Rio Theater, 1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
TEDxSantaCruz 2019

TEDxSantaCruz 2019: The Art of Hope Features riveting talks and performances from a diverse range of inspired, innovative and renowned speakers and artists. Join the local conference on December 7, 2019, at the Rio Theatre. Nine UCSC speakers join TEDx Santa Cruz extravaganza on Dec. 7 For tickets and more information visit www.tedxsantacruz.org  

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