Point of Brew: Iconic beers and memories from the shadows

The Heineken Experience in Amsterdam is quite an experience. It is based on what remains of the old brewery very close to the Museum District of the city, near the Rijksmuseum. We walked from Breugel’s images that included drinking and revelry and the consequences of overindulgence and maybe brewing activities to the real thing just […]

Artist captures ‘Life Histories’ in fish prints

“Life Histories” by Davis artist Christopher Dewees will be featured at Gallery 1855 at the Davis Cemetery District office, 820 Pole Line Road. “Life Histories” provides the viewer an unusual experience blending science, history and the ancient art form of gyotaku. The exhibition will open Tuesday, Sept. 1, and run throughout September. A reception in the […]

Horse Feathers headlines October show

Check it out Who: Horse Feathers and River Whyless When: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14 Where: Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets: $15, available at davislivemusic.com or Armadillo Music, 207 F St. The Davis Live Music Collective will present Horse Feathers, with special guests River Whyless, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Veterans’ […]

‘Golden Road’ serves up weekly classic rock

Classic rock is in the air in Davis. “The Golden Road,” a KDRT radio show with Rod Moseanko and Lee Maddex, makes Sunday evening a time to relax and remember the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia and a few others. The show highlights old performances by the Dead and from some of Garcia’s solo work, mostly […]

The Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre plans auditions for 31st season

Company auditions for the Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre, the PTDT Apprentice Company, and The Third Stage will be on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Pamela Trokanski Dance Workshop, 2720 Del Rio Place, Davis. Dancers interested in the PTDT should have a minimum of three years working at an intermediate to […]

Bay Area group presents musical ‘Freedomland’

The San Francisco Mime Troupe is coming to town once again — this time with a topical show titled “Freedomland” that addresses tensions between police officers and unarmed young black men. The troupe will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, in Davis’ Community Park. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted with gratitude. Music will […]

Go ‘Beyond Summer’ with artist Anthony Montanino

YoloArts will open a solo exhibition featuring Sacramento area artist Anthony Montanino on Friday, Sept. 4. The show, “Beyond Summer,” will remain on view until Sept. 29 at Gallery 625 at the Yolo County Administration Building, 625 Court St. in Woodland. “Beyond Summer” will feature 30 works by Montanino, whose art is known for bold […]

‘Bars and Measures’ tackles race, politics, religion through music

If you go What: “Bars and Measures” When: Through Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 2 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays Where: B Street Theatre, 2711 B St., Sacramento Tickets: $23-$35 plus $5 student rush tickets, with valid college ID, www.bstreettheatre.org, 916-443-5300 “Bars and Measures,” by Idris Goodwin, is […]

Cain brings passionate blues to The Palms

Chris Cain’s jazz-tinged, blues-soaked guitar and deep, warm vocals have the maturity and authenticity of bluesmen many years his senior. His expressive style is the result of a lifetime of study and the relentless pursuit of music mastery coupled with the natural passion and intensity of his playing. Cain and his band will perform at […]

Groove to the ’60s at Saturday concert

A concert by Kick N 60s from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday will wrap up the 2015 Music in the Courtyard series, at 714 Main St. in downtown Woodland. The band will rock the courtyard with classic rock from the 1960s, and the crowd is invited to sing along. “This group was a favorite last […]

Folk music jam sessions set

Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during an acoustic jam session from noon to 1 p.m. Fridays, Aug. 28 and Sept. 11 and 25, at the Wyatt Deck on Arboretum Drive (formerly Old Davis Road) next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum. “Pull out your fiddles, guitars, mandolins, penny whistles, pipes, […]

‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ comes to Winters

Winters Theatre Company announces its production of “Circle Mirror Transformation” by Annie Baker. This 2010 Obie and Drama Desk Award-winning tragicomedy depicts the life of five small-town Vermonters seeking purpose and love. The play is full of quietly broken hearts, searing humor and unflinching bravery. The show will run Fridays through Sundays, Oct. 2-4 and 9-11. Performances will […]

Original Duck’s Breath comedy troupe brings grand finale tour to The Palms

That’s the ticket Who: Duck’s Breath Mystery Theatre comedy troupe When: 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27 Where: The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St., Winters Tickets: $22, on sale at Armadillo Music in Davis, Davids’ Broken Note in Woodland, Pacific Ace Hardware in Winters and at the door if not sold out Info: palmsplayhouse.com Duck’s Breath […]