Exhibit showcases legacy of Robert Arneson

“The Arneson Legacy: A Selection of Artists from TB-9,” will be on exhibit through Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Blue Line Gallery, 405 Vernon St. in Roseville. A reception in the artists’ honor will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The show celebrates 20 students of the late Robert Arneson, the famed artist who taught […]

November 16, 2011 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Acoustic concert planned Saturday at Odd Fellows Hall

Andrew Corbett, a fixture in the Davis folk music scene for more than 25 years, will perform Saturday at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. Joining him is multi-instrumentalist Jan Peters on mandolin, guitar and harmonica. Doors open at 7 p.m. Corbett recently began promoting his music to a broader, worldwide […]

November 15, 2011 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

Swift Country performs Friday at Woodland Opera House

The Woodland Opera House will present Kaylee Starr and her band, Swift Country, in “A Tribute to Taylor Swift” at 7:30 p.m. Friday. With striking similarities to Swift both physically and vocally, Starr is at home performing this tribute concert to the Grammy Award-winning country/pop superstar. Starr will cover many of Swift’s hits, including “Love […]

November 15, 2011 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

‘Davis Children’s Nutcracker’ cast announced

The city of Davis Community Services Department has announced the cast for the 2011 “Davis Children’s Nutcracker,” a holiday tradition. The cast includes Lilja Jelks as Clara, Cooper Hosley as the Nutcracker Prince, Leila Roberts as the Sugar Plum Fairy, Abby Sutcliffe as the Forest Fairy, Cedric Hughes as Fritz, James Hayakawa as the Mouse King, […]

November 15, 2011 | Posted in Children | Tagged ,

Aldo Leopold documentary to be screened at UCD

“Green Fire,” a documentary film about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold and his environmental legacy, will be screened from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the ballroom at the UC Davis Conference Center. The screening is co-sponsored by the John Muir Institute of the Environment and USDA Forest Service Experimental Forest and Range Network. “Green Fire” […]

November 16, 2011 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

UCD prof speaks about art in San Francisco

UC Davis design professor James Housefield will speak at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco about the art on exhibit in “Pissaro’s People.” His talk is titled “Figures in a Landscape: The Beauty of Pissarro’s People,” and gives special attention to the geographical concepts behind artist Camille […]

November 15, 2011 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

A November to Remember

This November is a month I’ll remember for live hip-hop. First up was Curren$y and Method Man at Ace of Spades in Sacramento. As a massive Curren$y fan, I had high expectations and he did not disappoint. With a cast on his leg, Curren$y sat on a sofa the entire show. It actually made sense […]

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UCD fleshes out cost of Mondavi Center’s new skin

UC Davis last week released the terms of a $7.1 million mediated settlement that will pay to fix its leaky landmark, the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. UCD reached a deal with the general contractor, McCarthy Building Companies, Boora Architects of Portland, Ore., 10 subcontractors, three insurance companies and the company that produced the original […]

November 13, 2011 | Posted in Mondavi Center | Tagged ,

Immigration film, discussion planned at I-House

“Why We Come,” a film about migrants living in a community like this one, will be screened at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at International House, 10 College Park in Davis. A discussion about immigrants in Yolo County will follow the screening. The event is sponsored by the Yolo Interfaith Immigration Network. A special guest […]

November 13, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Davis student selected for Mondavi Center SFJAZZ High School All-Stars

Davis High School student Noah Wolfe has been chosen as one of the members of a new music ensemble, the Mondavi Center SFJAZZ High School All-Stars. Wolfe, who plays the guitar, was selected by a panel of judges during a closed audition in September. “We at Davis High — and in particular, the DHS Jazz […]

November 13, 2011 | Posted in Mondavi Center | Tagged ,

Multicultural program benefits kids in South Asia

CultureShock, an evening of multicultural music, dance and magic, is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the ARC Ballroom at UC Davis. Featured performers include 3D, Fiesta Dance N’ Fitness, The Spokes, Afterglow, Lashkara, Popping Club and Unbound Progression. The event is a fundraiser for Visions, which works with underprivileged youths […]

November 13, 2011 | Posted in Children | Tagged ,

Folklorico Latino dance troupe celebrates 25 years

Northern California’s popular folk dance troupe, the Folklorico Latino de Woodland, will bring the 2011 season to a close with a rousing cultural dance program, “Celebrando El Anivesario de Plata,” at the Woodland Opera House on Saturday, Nov. 19. This will be a showcase celebrating the troupe’s 25 years of folk dance. Doors open at […]

November 15, 2011 | Posted in Dance | Tagged ,

Yolo County Library, UC Davis present ‘Big Read’

The UC Davis department of evolution and ecology and the Center for Population Biology, in partnership with the Yolo County Library, will sponsor the first “Big Read: Open Access Science” for Yolo County residents this winter. The Big Read will feature the book “Here is a Human Being,” by Misha Angrist, an assistant professor at […]

November 13, 2011 | Posted in Books | Tagged ,

For the record

The Village Homes Arts & Crafts Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Village Homes Community Center, 2661 Portage Bay Ave. East. An incorrect time was included in Thursday’s caption. ———— Aella Boutique’s name was misspelled in Sunday’s “Comings & Goings” column.

November 11, 2011 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,