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‘Hot Pursuit': Stone cold

‘Hot Pursuit’ Two stars Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara, Robert Kazinsky, John Carroll Lynch, Matthew Del Negro and Michael Mosley Rating: PG-13, for violence, sexual candor, profanity and drug references   Talented stars are ill-served by this inept script By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic In the space of one month at the end of […]

Acme Theatre Company presents ‘The Heart of Robin Hood’

Acme Theatre Company presents “The Heart of Robin Hood,” by David Farr, on Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Monday, May 22-25. The barbecue picnic starts at 5:30 p.m. and the free show starts at 7 p.m. at the Davis Arts Center Outdoor Stage, 1919 F St. Davis. Guests should bring lawn chairs and blankets and […]

Davis High musicians plan all-American music concert

If you go What: Davis High Symphonic Band and Choral Concert, featuring an all-American program When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 Where: Brunelle Performance Hall, DHS, 315 W. 14th St. Tickets: Donations will be accepted at the door The Davis High Symphonic Band is going back to its roots for an all-American music program concert at 7:30 p.m. […]

Student’s ceramics featured at UCD Craft Center Gallery

The UC Davis Craft Center Gallery presents “For Daily Use,” the solo exhibition of Hunter Pauker, a Craft Center ceramics studio volunteer and first-year chemical engineering student. The show opened Monday and continues through June 5. An opening reception will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 15, at the gallery in the UCD […]

Davis Chorale to join ‘Sac Sings!’ festival

The Davis Chorale will again participate in the second annual Sacramento Choral Festival “Sac Sings!” at the Harris Center of Folsom Lake Community College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom. This two-day event features 15 choirs in three concerts Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14. The Davis Chorale will be the first group in the 2 […]

Austin Lounge Lizards bring irreverently humorous bluegrass and country to The Palms

The Texas-based Austin Lounge Lizards have been blazing a wickedly funny musical trail through topics as varied as politics, love, popular culture and how to handle long-winded barflies for 35 years, using bluegrass, country, and Texas swing as the backdrop for their hysterical and satirical lyrics. The Lizards will return to The Palms Playhouse, 13 […]

Disco dance party set Sunday at I-House

The fourth season of Sunday(s) @ I-House takes a turn in a slightly different direction on Sunday, May 10, with its After-WEF Disco Dance Party. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. at International House, Davis, 10 College Park. The evening’s entertainment will be provided by KDVS disc jockey Brad “Boo-Rad” McMahon, who will […]

The Yolo Community Band presents a spring concert

The Yolo Community Band returns to the Pioneer High School Theater at 7 p.m. Monday, May 11, to present a spring concert. Both the concert and parking are free. The program will be symphonic concert band arrangements of popular movie sound tracks that spark the musical fascination for magicians and wizards who originally were popular […]

Choral concert to present ‘Songs of Peace’

A choral concert titled “Songs of Peace” will be presented by the Davis Community Church Chancel and Chamber Choirs under the direction of David L. Deffner at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 17. A deep longing for peace will be reflected in music from Gregorian chant to contemporary selections, including music of J.S. Bach (“Dona Nobis Pacem” […]

Local boys return with band KALYDE for Whole Earth Fesitval

KALYDE will bring its reggae-influenced rock to the Whole Earth Festival, at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9, on the Quad Stage at UC Davis. From left, the audience may recognize the guitarist and lead singer, Naia Kete from NBC’s “The Voice,” followed by the bassist and her boyfriend Lee John (Madeloni), her brother Imani Elijah on […]

The question is: Is there craft beer?

I would like to meet Evan Parent; so would most craft brewers and home brewers. Everyone loves a battle between David and Goliath and Evan has fired the first shot in what could be an interesting skirmish. I would not have known about this under ordinary circumstance, but I happen to be in San Diego […]

‘The Art of Being an Aggie’ extended to May 22

“The Art of Being an Aggie,” an exhibit by UC Davis graduate Sharon Dianne Hollingshead, has been extended to May 22 at the Buehler Alumni & Visitors Center on campus. The exhibit shows color interpretations of black-and-white photos (street scenes, water scenes and buildings, from the 1920s and ’30s) by her late father-in-law, Paul W. Hollingshead, […]

Davis Youth Flute Choir tunes up for China tour

Making music Who: Davis Youth Flute Choir in concert to raise funds for its upcoming trip to China When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9 Where: Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St. Tickets: $10 general, $5 students, available at the Arts Center; tickets at the door will be $15 and $8 Info: 530-756-4100 or davisyouthflutechoir.org As […]

High school artists exhibited at Pence Gallery

Approximately 60 works of art were submitted to the offices of Rep. John Garamendi as part of the annual Congressional High School Art Competition — a new record for his office. The artwork will be on display on the second floor of the Pence Gallery in Davis, 212 D St., through May 22 and will be […]

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