In the know What: Curtis on Tour Where: Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Mondavi Center When: 2 p.m. Sunday Tickets: $38 regular, $19 students Info: www.mondaviarts.org or 530-754-2787. It has become something of a rite of spring at the Mondavi Center: a touring chamber ensemble from Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music visits the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, featuring […]
Yolo Mambo will play from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, on the Plaza Stage at the Dixon May Fair, 655 S. First St. The band returns to Davis for a 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday set at KetMoRee Thai Restaurant and Bar, 238 G St.
Check it out What: Left Coast Where: Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Mondavi Center When: 2 p.m. Saturday Tickets: $20 general, $8 for students Info: Visit www.mondaviarts.org or call 530-754-2787 Four members of the Bay Area-based Left Coast Chamber Ensemble will perform at the Mondavi Center at 2 p.m. Saturday, presenting the well-known “Quatuor pour la fin du temps” (“Quartet […]
As a warm-up for the 3 p.m. performance of “Gertrude McFuzz” on Sunday, May 19, by pianist Lara Downes and others in the Mondavi Center’s Jackson Hall, there will be a free event outdoors on the Corin Courtyard on the Mondavi Center’s north side. Titled “Kids in the Courtyard,” the event will include an introductory dance […]
In the know What: “The Dogs of War” Where: Wyatt Pavilion Theatre, UC Davis. When: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, May 16-18 and 23-25; and 2 p.m. Sundays, May 19, 26 Tickets: Suggested $5 donation at the door; limited seating — first-come, first-served. Rating: PG-13 Using the text of Shakespeare’s “Wars of the Roses” plays, “The Dogs […]
The Pamela Trokanski Dance Theater is hosting a two-week summer intensive at the Pamela Trokanski Dance workshop, in conjunction with several other summer programs. As as the nonprofit dance company looks forward to its upcoming 29th season, it is focusing on community outreach for training dancers who might someday join the troupe, dancing with either the […]
The Davis Art Center will host an exhibit of photographs by Susan Cohen Byrne. Byrne has lived in rural Yolo County for more than 35 years, and her photographs express her passion to create enduring images of the beauty of the area. Meet the artist at the ArtAbout reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday […]
The Davis Art Center Guitar Ensemble Series continues with a performance by Trio Seven at 8 p.m. Friday, May 17. Now in its third year, Trio Seven is an all extended seven-string ensemble that covers a range of styles, from baroque to romantic to impressionistic to modern. Trio Seven performs works by Dvorak, Rachmaninov, Debussy, […]
Treat mom to a special meal with music at Monticello, 630 G St., on Sunday. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and features music by Bob and Donna Wren, who play Mozart piano, violin sonatas with Baroque and Irish flavoring. Dinner is from 5 to 8 p.m. and features music by Ken […]
Ticket holders on their way to the talk by public radio celebrity Ira Glass, host of “This American Life” on Saturday, May 18 — as well as non-ticketholders looking for a bit of free early evening entertainment — can drop by the Mondavi Center at 6:30 p.m. and hear a free performance by Richie Lawrence […]
Ira Glass, host of the long-running NPR series “This American Life,” speaks at the Mondavi Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in conversation with novelist/speaker/accordionist Daniel Handler, who is known in some circles as Lemony Snicket, author of books for younger readers. Glass was named Best Radio Host in America by Time magazine in […]
Sticky Vikki & the Pinecones bring their rockabilly music to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday. From their humble beginnings at the Trailer Park and No Tell Bar to the bright lights of San Francisco and Los Angeles, the band will get people dancing to songs about trains, laundry and how they need a kiss. […]
The Woodland High School jazz band will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at The Nest at Wild Wings Golf Club, on Highway 16 in Woodland. The WHS art department has put together an exhibit titled “Flight” that features 25 pieces. For more information, call 530-661-4716.
One-Way productions, an award-winning theater company, will present a new play based on the best-selling book “The Hiding Place.” Performances will take place the weekend of June 13 at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. The play is set in World War II-era Holland, as Corrie ten Boom and her family […]