“The Cabin in the Woods” 4 stars Starring: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz and Jesse Williams Rating: R, for strong, gory horror violence, profanity, drug use, sexuality and brief nudity Folks will chortle — quite enthusiastically — about this one for a while. Although looking every inch like a […]
Cyro Baptista’s Banquet of the Spirits trio will replace the previously scheduled performances of Supergenerous on Wednesday to Friday, May 16-18, officials at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts have announced. All performances will take place at 8 p.m. in the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre. Since arriving in the United States in 1980 from his […]
Imagine witnessing Monet paint his famous lily pads or Wayne Thiebaud put brush to canvas to create his well-known birthday cake series.
Soon, downtown Davis will have a place where visitors can watch budding artists working on their next masterpiece.
A group of artists have banded together to rent out a block of storefronts in the Court ‘N Cedar building at 231 G St. to transform them into “open door” work spaces and art studios where the public can come to watch the artists in action, view their finished (and unfinished) work and perhaps even buy a piece or two.
The Rominger West Winery soon will be no more. The “Yolo-grown” venture was launched in 2004 and boasted an East Davis tasting room that has hosted countless concerts, fundraisers and community events, as well as private parties. Co-founder and winemaker Mark West said Thursday that a change of ownership is still a possibility. But if […]
The Davis Musical Theatre Company won’t be able to stop the beat this summer as it presents the Broadway musical “Hairspray.” Auditions are planned this weekend and early next week. With music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman, the show has played to rave reviews on Broadway and has been the […]
Check it out Who: The Improvised Shakespeare Company When: 11 a.m. Thursday-Friday, April 19-20 (for junior high and high school students); 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, April 19-21; 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22 Where: Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis Tickets: $42 general, $21 students; $12 teachers, $8 students for the morning performances; www.mondaviarts.org, […]
Details What: “Relapse,” presented by the Davis Shakespeare Ensemble When and where: 8 p.m. Friday at Rominger West Winery, 4602 Second St., Suite 4; 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. Tickets: $15 general, $12 students/seniors, $10 children 12 and under; brownpapertickets.com or (530) 802-0998 The Orpheus […]
Details What: Davis Youth Flute Choir When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20 Where: Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. Tickets: $5 in advance at DAC; $10 at the door The Davis Youth Flute Choir, under the direction of flutist Maquette Kuper, will perform a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Davis […]
The Mondavi Center’s Studio Jazz series — which presents rising talent in a cabaret-style setting in the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre — continues with The Bad Plus, performing nightly at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, April 18-22. This trio — featuring pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King — formed in 2000, and […]
Details Who: Anoushka Shankar’s “Traveller: A Raga-Flamenco Discovery” When: 8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis Tickets: $35-$55 general, $17.50-$27.50 students; www.mondaviarts.org, (530) 754-2787 “I have loved flamenco music as a listener for many years,” Anoushka Shankar told The Enterprise in a recent phone interview. And more recently, she has […]
A Dixon High School 1970s reunion of sorts will take place Friday evening at the Dixon Veterans Hall, 1305 N. First St., when Dixon High graduate Bob Martino and his Woodland-based band BEAM perform. The fun runs from 6 p.m. to midnight. According to hall manager Greg Coppes, “Each time BEAM has entertained, the crowd […]
The Davis High School lacrosse team has 13 wins and 0 losses on the season, so far, and is ranked among the top teams in California. I mention this for three reasons: 1) Grandson Sam, who first appeared in this column as a tiny newborn more than 16 years ago, is now an imposing defenseman […]
The Davis Food Co-op will celebrate Earth Day 2012 on Sunday, April 22, by giving free reusable bags to the first 2,500 shoppers. The Co-op also will host its first Earth Day book exchange from 2 to 6 p.m. that day in the conference room at the store, 620 G St. in downtown Davis. Bring […]
Davis artist Susan von Borstel won the People’s Choice Award at the 22nd annual Cattlemen’s Western Art Show in Paso Robles earlier this month. Her booth displayed her oil paintings on natural stone. Von Borstel has been painting on stone for 10 years after being inspired by old stone buildings during a horseback tour of […]