Point of Brew: Sudwerk and the new truly global brewing company

I’m not sure how my friends, here and abroad, who work at SAB-Miller will look upon the purchase of that venerable and far-flung company by Anheuser-Busch Inbev; whatever their view, the $106 billion deal is expected to close in 2016. On the downside, there will be a major departure from the company of the upper […]

Woodland Chamber Singers to perform ‘Adeste Fideles’

The Woodland Chamber Singers will present two performances of “Adeste Fideles” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 18 and 19, at Woodland Presbyterian Church, 1324 Columbia Drive at Gibson Road and County Road 98. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children ages 12 and under. Tickets are available at Watermelon Music, 207 E […]

Russia’s past and present mingle in UC Davis production of Gogol’s satire

That’s the ticket What: UC Davis department of theater and dance production of Nikolai Gogol’s “The Government Inspector” When: 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Main Theatre in Wright Hall at UCD Tickets: $15 general, $10 students and seniors; call the box office at 530-752-7111 between noon and 2 p.m. Mondays through […]

Radio show researches answers to random questions

“Building Ideas/Solving Problems,” a radio show hosted by Gunner and Kyle, seeks to solve problems together. The public is invited to call KDRT at 530-757-2419 and leave a message for Gunner and Kyle with questions on any topic. They like to receive the question with enough time before the show so they can do some […]

Art Theater of Davis plans auditions for Ibsen’s ‘Master Builder’ and Goethe’s ‘Egmont’

The Art Theater of Davis will hold auditions for the next two plays of its third season: Henrik Ibsen’s “The Master Builder” and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “Egmont,” in original translations by award-winning translator Adam Siegel, adapted by Artistic Director Timothy Nutter. Select performances of both productions will feature live music provided by the local […]

‘Roots, Shoots and Leaves’ sprout at KDRT

Join Tree Kilpatrick from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays for old and new music, known and unknown, as Kilpatrick explores themes and connections among recording artists in “Roots, Shoots and Leaves,” on KDRT, 95.7 FM. The show is live on Tuesdays and repeats during the week. Go to KDRT.org for repeat times under “Schedule.”

‘Barbara’ next up in international film series

The International Film Series continues at International House, 10 College Park, 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, facilities […]

‘That’s Life’ has laid-back music, interviews

“That’s Life” with Lois Richter, on KDRT, 95.7 FM, features laid-back music and local interviews on everything from birding to philosophy to area events, from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursdays. For repeat times, go to KDRT.org and look under “Schedule.”

‘Vee’s Beats’ offers electronic tunes

“Vee’s Beats” with Veronica Shanti offers an eclectic selection of fresh beats, including electronic downtempo, bass, soul, dub and more since 2006. The radio show runs from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays on KDRT, 95.7 FM. For repeat times, go to KDRT.org and look under “Schedule.” KDRT is the Davis public access radio station where […]

Renowned acoustic fingerstyle guitar master to perform solo concert

Larry Pattis will perform a solo acoustic guitar concert at Watermelon Music, 207 E St. in downtown Davis, at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10. Tickets will be available at the door for $15. Pattis is a solo guitarist whose style includes “fingerstyle guitar,” but also can be defined as a range from classical to jazz to country […]

Holiday classic brings Kris Kringle to the WOH stage

“Miracle on 34th Street, the Musical” is a holiday favorite from the writer of the musical theater classic “The Music Man.” Based on the movie of the same name starring a young Natalie Wood, the musical features a book and score by none other than Meredith Willson. Opening at the Woodland Opera House on Friday, Nov. […]

‘The 33′: Buried beneath clichés

‘The 33′ Three stars Starring: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, Lou Diamond Phillips, Mario Casas, Cote de Pablo, Juan Pablo Raba and Tenoch Huerta Rating: PG-13, for dramatic intensity and brief profanity Memorable mining accident is ill-served by this feeble drama By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic The 2010 Copiapó mining accident, which trapped […]