‘Love and Information’ explores fleeting social connections in instant-gratification age

Check it out What: “Love and Information” Where: Capital Stage, 2215 J St. in Sacramento When: Through Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Tickets: $23-$35 at capstage.org, 916-995-5464 or [email protected] Imagine dumping over a bucket of marbles. Each marble has a theatrical scene written on it. You pick up […]

Dave Nachmanoff to perform CD pre-release concert in Davis

Award-winning singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Nachmanoff will perform an acoustic concert at N Street Cohousing, 716 N St. in Davis, on Saturday, Feb. 27. The concert will celebrate his upcoming album “Spinoza’s Dream.” Nachmanoff will perform the entire album, start to finish, plus songs from his back catalogue. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the […]

Spectacular technical effects dazzle in ‘The Little Mermaid’

That’s the ticket What: “The Little Mermaid” Where: Sacramento Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sacramento When: Through Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Tickets: $24-$92, call 916-557-1999, or visit www.californiamusicaltheatre.com There were dozens of little girls in blue dresses with sparkly stuff on the bodice or on their shoes, […]

Montoya, Simonsen featured at Stories on Stage Davis

Stories on Stage Davis returns Saturday, Feb. 13, with two local authors, Maceo Montoya and Nicole Simonsen. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the reading starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Pence Gallery, 212 D St. in downtown Davis. A minimum donation of $5 is requested. Montoya, a professor of Chicana/o studies at UC Davis, […]

Pence Gallery: Fusion of art, science on exhibit this month

February is bringing forth some remarkable new artists to the Pence Gallery, in our fourth biannual exhibit titled “The Consilience of Art & Science.” This juried exhibit assembles work that offers an innovative look at the merging of art and science, and is on display until Feb. 28. This multi-media exhibit, juried by Shih-Wen Young, […]

Conductor celebrates 30th year with Philharmonia Baroque with all-Handel concert

Details What: Conductor Nicholas McGegan and the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra When: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, with an onstage conversationwith Mondavi Center executive director Don Roth beginning at 7 p.m. Where: Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Tickets: $37-$79 general, with discounts for students, online at MondaviArts.org or 530-754-2787 Conductor Nicholas McGegan and the […]

Love-themed theatrical recital set Feb. 17

The Well Seasoned Players return to the Davis Senior Center on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 12:15 p.m. The theatrical “recital” will feature a condensed sample reading of the first part of “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney, starring Sandy Weiss and Rick Duff. The program also includes two individual performances of short comic pieces presented by […]

Art Theater of Davis presents Ibsen’s ‘The Master Builder’

The Art Theater of Davis continues its 2015-16 season with an original translation of Henrik Ibsen’s classic “The Master Builder,” which will be presented Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 11-14, at the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Written in 1892, “The Master Builder” tells the story of Halvard Solness, a celebrated small-town builder who […]

I See Hawks brings roots rock to The Palms on Friday

“We got a big gig at The Palms in Winters tonight!” sing I See Hawks In LA in “Yolo County Airport” — which will be true Friday when the Hawks alight at The Palms. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $20. The Hawks’ sound blends rock, country, bluegrass and psychedelia and is powered by […]

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 […]