Jazz Choir plans Cabaret Concert

The Davis High School Jazz Choir gives the community one last chance to enjoy Cabaret 2016 with a concert at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. Funds raised will defray the cost of the choir’s performance at Disneyland this spring. Tickets are $10 general and $5 […]

Jasperse’s work on stage in ‘Time Is Passing By’

A dynamic contemplation on human existence in time provides the context for a remarkable evening of movement when the UC Davis department of theater and dance presents “Time Is Passing By,” created by the distinguished choreographer John Jasperse. Performed at the Main Theatre in Wright Hall, this dance production is scheduled for Feb. 25, 26 […]

‘Decades of Love’ tickets still available

Tickets are still available for the Citizens Who Care annual winter concert, being presented this weekend at the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. Performances of “Decades of Love: the Vinyl Years” will be at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5 and 6, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7. Tickets may […]

‘Davis Shopscapes’ featured in Gallery 1855 show

Ben Tuason introduces his latest works, “Davis Shopscapes” at Gallery 1855, 820 Pole Line Road in Davis, throughout February. A special artist reception will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14. This exhibition is a collection of well-studied photographs of the evolving cityscape of downtown Davis. Tuason has received great recognition for his […]

Hear Evertree on Saturday at Davis winery

Evertree, an alternative folk rock duo based in Northern California, will play at Sundstrom Hill Winery for First Saturday on Feb. 6. The duo features Lori Hawk, singer-songwriter, vocalist and keyboardist, and Sam Hawk, singer-songwriter, 12-string guitarist and bassist. The winery, at 2744 Del Rio Place in Mace Ranch, will be open from 1 to […]

Krishnan’s captivating crooning earns crown at Davis Idol finale

Pincilotti wins fan vote for People’s Choice award Ten students sang their hearts out in front of a wildly enthusiastic Davis Idol finale crowd Saturday night at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School. The judges — Tom Slabaugh, Davis High band director; Carl Schwedler, an attorney and singer in a local pub band; […]

‘His Girl Friday’ closes out screwball comedy film festival

It may be 75-plus years old, but “His Girl Friday” is still ranked No. 19 on the American Film Institute’s “Top 100 Comedies” of all time. A screening of the film starring Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy will close out the Davis Odd Fellows’ Classic Film Fest on Sunday evening, Feb. 7. Doors open at […]

‘Séraphine’ is next up in International Film Series

The International Film Series continues at International House, 10 College Park in Davis, on the first and third Fridays of the month. The films are sponsored by the United Nations Association of Davis and I-House, and there is no charge, but donations are appreciated to help cover the cost of the DVD rental or purchase, […]

Davis High School Jazz Choir plans 28th annual Cabaret Dinner

The Davis High School Jazz Choir’s 28th annual Cabaret Dinner will take place Saturday, Feb. 6, and Sunday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. at Emerson Junior High, 2121 Calavaras Ave. in Davis. A concert version of the event will be held in the Richard Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 West 14th St., […]

The 2015 Oscar Shorts: Grim tidings

The 2015 Oscar Shorts Four stars Starring: Nobody you’ve ever seen before Rating: unrated, but akin to a PG-13 for strong war themes and violence Strong dramatic content in many of this year’s nominees By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic While the rest of the country kvetches about racial disparity in the recently released Academy […]

Arts calendar

Galleries The works of Teresa Steinbach-Garcia shows at Gallery 1855, 820 Pole Line Road in Davis, through Jan. 29. Visit https://davisgallery1855.wordpress.com. “A Difficult Muse — Ann Wright,“ an exhibit featuring the work of Ann Wright, shows in the Tsao Gallery at the Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St., through Jan. 30. “A Family Affair” group show runs through Feb. 1 […]

Stellamara brings music from the Balkans to town

Stellamara brings original music from the Balkans, the Near East and beyond to the Village Homes Community Center in Davis at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. The venue is at 2661 Portage Bay Ave. East in Davis. The band is made up of Sonja Drakulich, vocals, hammered dulcimer, frame drum; Gari Hegedus, oud, saz, tarhu, […]

Don’t miss the Davis Idol finals Saturday

Ten high school singers advanced to the red-carpet finale of Davis Idol, set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Of the 21 contestants competing in two preliminary rounds last weekend, eight — Simone Gamble, Benjamin Cross, Abhi Vemulapati, Navya Chauhan, Elan Sonstein, Maya Krishnan, […]