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What’s Going on at the PAC This May

The PAC is back in full swing and there is no shortage of amazing performances! Before this academic year comes to a close, make sure you get tickets to see some of these shows. Listed below are some highlights coming to the PAC this month.

National Geographic Live: Hilaree Nelson - Point of No Return (May 18)

Voted by Men’s Journal’s as “one of the most adventurous women of the last 25 years” and National Geographic’s 2018 Adventurer of the Year, mountaineer and explorer Hilaree Nelson comes to the PAC to share stories from her life-threatening expeditions across the globe. Combining a passion for exploration, mountain adventures and skiing, Hilaree Nelson has traveled to some of the most exotic mountain ranges on earth and was the first woman to climb Everest and its neighboring peak Lhotse in a single 24-hour period. This event is presented by Cal Poly Arts. You can find more information about this show here:

SLO Symphony

SLO Symphony’s Season Finale Concert (May 14)

Conductor Andrew Sewell and the San Luis Obispo Symphony, joined by virtuoso violinist Gilles Apap, present a true symphonic experience of beloved works – Symphony No. 40 by Mozart, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and the Brahms Serenade No. 1. Due to the pandemic, the Symphony was forced to limit the number of musicians onstage for their previous concerts this year. For the first time this season, 50 musicians will fill the entire stage, delivering a passionate and powerful performance. You can find more information about this show here:

Menopause the Musical

Menopause The Musical (May 19)

This hilarious musical parody, Menopause The Musical, follows four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, and more! Set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s, Menopause The Musical has had millions laughing worldwide for over 20 years. You can find more information about this show here:

Gregory Alan Isakov

Gregory Alan Isakov (July 31)

Indie folk musician Gregory Alan Isakov was just announced to come to the PAC on July 31. Born in South Africa and now calling Colorado home, singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov has cast an impressive presence on the indie-rock and folk worlds with his five full-length studio albums. His latest album, Evening Machines, was nominated for a Grammy for Best Folk Album. Isakov tours internationally with his band and is currently on a world tour with The Lumineers. This event is presented by Numbskull & Good Medicine Presents. You can find more information about the show here: