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Wealth of Nations plays Grateful Dead

Wealth of Nations brings a spark from the Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well shows to the E Street Plaza in downtown Davis at 6 p.m. Saturday. “Add in our originals and favorite covers, and we’re looking at a really fun show,” band member David Hafter says. The concert at the plaza in the 200 block of […]

Davis artist to present interactive art piece at Crocker

Davis artist Simon Dvorak, along with his collaborator Charlie Schneider, will present an original interactive art piece at the Crocker Art Museum during the Quench Art Mixer from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 9. “Accumulation + Assemblage (Digital Diversion #6) Sacramento, CA” is a collaborative project that speaks to the transformation of the physical […]

Isaacson’s band to play Woodland summer series

Phyllis Isaacson and Friends will play from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in the Music in the Courtyard Series at the Beamer Place Courtyard, 714 Main St. (behind Steve’s Pizza) in Woodland. The group includes Isaacson on keyboards, Tom Peron on trumpet, Tim Metz on drums and Bootza Necak on bass. The group plays […]

Folk/Americana music featured at Davis backyard concert

A family-friendly, intimate folk and Americana backyard concert is planned in Davis on Saturday, July 11, featuring two singer-songwriters who performed at this year’s 25th annual High Sierra Music Festival. Nathan Moore (Mayor of High Sierra, Surprise Me Mr. Davis, ThaMuseMeant) and his traveling companion, Jay Cobb Anderson of Portland’s rising “newgrass” band, Fruition, are […]

Aerial performers to show their skill on — and above — the stage

Aerial show What: Equilibria Aerial Art Show When: 7 p.m. Saturday, July 11 Where: Davis High School’s Brunelle Performance Hall, 315 W. 14th St., Davis Tickets: $15. Daring aerial performers will be “flying” in Davis High School’s Brunelle Performance Hall on Saturday, July 11, as the third annual Equilibria Aerial Art Show will present artists who perform on […]

Film fest previews in Beijing before Davis

The Davis International Film Festival premiered June 30 in Beijing and will come to Davis in September. A group of UC Davis students, accompanied by Sheldon Lu, a professor of comparative literature and founding co-director of film studies at UC Davis, and Xiaoling Shu, a professor of sociology, attended the event, held at the Imperial […]

Rock ‘n’ roll oldies to fill the park

Frankie and the Fabletones will bring a full spectrum of rock ‘n’ roll oldies to Picnic in the Park from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, alongside the Davis Farmers Market. The fun takes place in Central Park, Third and C streets in downtown Davis. Frankie and the Fabletones’ four lead singers deliver the […]

Besser art show runs through August

Award winning watercolor artist Sally Marie Besser has 18 pieces of her watercolor art showing at the Dixon Senior Center through August in a solo art exhibition. Besser is primarily known for her dynamic and colorful watercolor depictions of still life. Besser also will be teaching an eight-week watercolor class at the Davis Art Center in the […]

July 16, 2015 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

‘Terminator Genisys': Out of time

‘Terminator Genisys’ 2.5 stars Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jai Courtney, Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke, J.K. Simmons, Matt Smith and Byung-hun Lee Rating: PG-13, for relentless sci-fi violence and gunplay, partial nudity and fleeting profanity Fifth franchise entry makes a muddle of the entire series By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic Not since the original five-cycle “Planet […]

July 03, 2015 | Posted in Movies | Tagged ,

Celebration of the 7-string Guitar coming up

Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St., Davis, will host the Ninth Annual Celebration of the 7-string Guitar presented by Matthew Grasso at 7:07 p.m. Tuesday, July 7. Tickets are $21 for general admission, $14 for students and seniors and $7 for children 12 and under. They will be available at the door beginning at 6:30 […]

July 02, 2015 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

Cracker brings “Berkeley to Bakersfield” to The Palms on Tuesday

The band Cracker has been described as a lot of things over the years: alt-rock, Americana, insurgent-country, and have even had the terms punk and classic-rock thrown at them. But more than anything Cracker are survivors. Co-founders David Lowery and Johnny Hickman have been at it for almost a quarter of a century, recording 10 studio […]

July 02, 2015 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

Gallery 1855 hosts photo exhibition by Hernandez-Machado

Gallery 1855, 820 Pole Line Road, Davis, is hosting a special exhibition by San Francisco-based artist Ricardo Hernandez-Machado through July 31. A reception will be held at the gallery from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 12. Ricardo’s work captures the images and shapes of people on the street as they are either lost in […]

July 09, 2015 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Los Tres de Winters will perform at gazebo

Los Tres de Winters will present a free outdoor performance from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at the Rotary Park Gazebo at Main Street and Railroad Avenue in downtown Winters. The trio plays Norteño-style music, with accordion, bajo quinto and bass. This lively music is a hybrid of Mexican and Spanish vocal traditions, […]

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