Trokanski’s Dance Theatre set for its 29th season

The Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre announces its 29th season, beginning with a premiere of “The Illusion of Control” on Sunday, Nov. 10, with two more performances on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16. The company will follow with its production of the “Davis Dance Project 2014: Life & The Meaning of Dance,” on Friday and […]

August 21, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

‘On the Air’ highlights Bob Hope and other radio stars

The historic Woodland Opera House will present “On the Air,” a tribute to Bob Hope and Radio Stars of the 1940s, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. The production is staged as a 1940s NBC radio broadcast complete with an on-stage staff announcer reading vintage commercial copy of the period, presenting recorded jingles of the […]

September 20, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

The Palms serves up Red Meat on Saturday

The Bay Area-based band Red Meat mixes rockabilly, country, Western swing, gospel-style harmonies and warmly irreverent fun into its own infectious blend of honky-tonk twang. Red Meat returns for an 8 p.m. show Saturday, Aug. 24, at The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St. in Winters. Tickets are $15. Red Meat bears the stamp of the […]

August 21, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Time Bandits set to rock Winters

The Time Bandits take over the main stage from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Earthquake Street Festival in Winters on Friday, Aug. 23. The festival runs from 5 to 11 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Winters. Ballet folklorico and roping performance by Los Charros Los Caporales, start the festivities at 5 p.m. At 6 p.m. […]

August 20, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Papa Hip plays Picnic in the Park

Papa Hip brings its eclectic mix of rock, jazz, R&B and soul to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Papa Hip — John Burton, drums; Owen Jackman, bass; Steve Hopcraft, lead vocals, keyboards and harmonica; Lenny Goldberg, guitar; and Don Coats, saxophone — is a Picnic in the Park favorite whose music focuses […]

August 20, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

RootStock to host a musical fundraiser

The band Deadbeats will play classic rock favorites from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at RootStock, 22 Main St. in Winters. The event is a fundraiser for the Winters Center for the Arts, a nonprofit organization that supports visual, performing and industrial art and artists through art education by offering scholarships, promoting art […]

August 23, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

‘Kick-Ass 2′: Still bustin’ skulls

“Kick-Ass 2″ 3.5 stars Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jim Carrey, Morris Chestnut, John Leguizamo, Donald Faison, Lindy Booth Rating: R, for profanity, brief nudity, crude sexuality, plenty of violence and buckets of blood Wannabe superheroes are back for more slice-and-dice mayhem By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic Sequels are de rigueur […]

August 16, 2013 | Posted in Movies | Tagged ,

Earthquake Street Festival will rock Winters

Get ready to shake it up — the Earthquake Street Festival takes place from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, on Main Street in downtown Winters. The event kicks off at 5 p.m. with a ballet folklorico and roping performance by festival favorites Los Charros Los Caporales, who will bring as their special guests […]

August 16, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Mini-Musical to present “Rockstar” on Friday

Manville Mini-Musicals presents its 10th annual summer performance of “Rockstar!” from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets are $4 and are available at the door. The production features elementary school aged singers and dancers who have been rehearsing for the past two weeks. They have been […]

August 15, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Point of Brew: Casa Sebastiani and the Sonoma wine country

Even the most avid brewer, when he wanders into the wonderful world of wine once in a while, takes great delight in it. I had that experience in the past few days because a special birthday pulled our entire family of 15 members together in one place in the wine country of the Sonoma Valley: […]

August 15, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

For the record

In the Aug. 2 edition of The Enterprise, a concert listing for One Sharp Mind at Berryessa Brewery listed the wrong address. The band will play from 3 to 5 p.m. at Berressa Brewery, 27260 Highway 128 in Winters. The concert is free and open to all ages.

August 14, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Local theaters garner numerous Elly Awards nods

More than 450 Elly nominees for the 2012-13 season were announced at an informal nomination reception on Sunday, Aug. 11. Actors, directors, technicians and producers were on hand to listen excitedly for their names to be called. This past season, 272 shows were submitted by 82 theaters (up from last year’s  244 shows by 78 […]

August 14, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Theater and dance classes open at WOH

The Woodland Opera House Education Program is holding registration for fall classes. Drama classes include The Play’s the Thing for children in second through fourth grades and Acting A to Z for children in fifth through ninth grades. The Play’s the Thing is designed to develop the young actor’s creativity and confidence through the use […]

September 13, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Joni Morris returns to Woodland

Joni Morris will be in concert in her “Legendary Ladies of Country Music” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Woodland Opera House. Morris has been performing her tribute shows at sold-out venues across the country for more than 15 years. She is best-known for her portrayal of the queen of country music, Patsy […]

August 23, 2013 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,