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‘San Andreas': No major faults here

‘San Andreas’ 3.5 stars Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Paul Giamatti, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Ioan Gruffudd, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Art Parkinson, Archie Panjabi and Will Yun Lee Rating: PG-13, for dramatic intensity, constant mayhem and fleeting profanity Solid acting highlights earthquake-driven action epic By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic I had my doubts, but director Brad Peyton […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Movies | Tagged ,

‘Asian Voices’ show to benefit disaster relief

An innocent trip to a toy store that unravels into hostile racial profiling, triggering deep-rooted memories of the Vietnam War. A Japanese-American son desperate to win the approval of his father and the family’s samurai lineage. A Filipina-American’s comical misadventures in trying to make it in Hollywood. A Chinese American daughter’s heartbreaking tribute to her […]

May 31, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Monticello Seasonal Cuisine announces month’s music schedule

Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, 630 G St., Davis, announces the month’s entertainment schedule. On Tuesdays, Ricardo Rosales plays classical bassoon from 5 to 7 p.m. and the weekly wine tasting is hosted by wine columnist “Wineaux” Susan Leonardi. On Wednesdays George Sheldon and Sandra Carter play guitar and bass from 6 to 8 p.m. On Fridays […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

MFA exhibition will be final show at Nelson Gallery

The artists in the master of fine arts exhibition at UC Davis create works that demand time, blur boundaries and spill into the realm of the everyday. The exhibition, titled “jjmwmnl,” is on display from Friday, June 5, to Sunday, June 21, at the Richard L. Nelson Gallery in Nelson Hall. Artists Jonathan Sprague, James […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Thursday Live! welcomes Joe Craven, Biscuits and Honey

The June 4 Thursday Live! show features some of the best American Roots music you’ll hear outside of America’s heartland. It’s all happening at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the music starts at 7:30 p.m. Joe Craven is one of the best known and most talented musicians […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

‘Fine Feathers’ shows during June at Gallery 625

The specialized plumage and the animals sporting it sets the theme for June’s exhibition at Gallery 625. In the group exhibition Fine Feathers, artists’ avian interpretations created from paper, clay, collage, brush and paint will be shown. An exploration of the utility of feathers in the sport of fishing will be included in the exhibition. […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

ATC Madrigals concert will be a show to remember

The community is invited to celebrate the end of the school year with the annual ATC Madrigals Pops Concert, an exciting night filled with dancing, singing and a variety of musical instruments. A simultaneous celebration of the work accomplished throughout the year and a sad farewell to the seniors leaving Davis High, the concert will […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

Gallery 1855 displays work of Da Vinci Charter Academy students

Gallery 1855, 820 Pole Line Road, presents the final portfolio exhibition of the Da Vinci Charter Academy. The exhibition represents a selection of the finest artwork created by 13 advanced-placement students and includes a variety of mediums such as photography, drawing, paintings and mixed media. The exhibition will run from June 1 to 30, weekdays […]

June 05, 2015 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Jazz night scheduled Wednesday

Stonegate Cafe and Bakery, 1260 Lake Blvd. in West Davis, will feature another Jazz Night from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, with music performed by Dick Livingston at the piano. For more information, call 530-753-1247.

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

All-star finale wraps up Sundays @ I-House

The fourth season of Sunday(s) @ I-House is coming to an end with a gala finale from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at International House, 10 College Park in Davis. Sunday’s program will feature three distinct genres. Opening the evening is Whole Earth Family Jam, headed by David Abramson, performing lead vocals and guitar. […]

May 28, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Sacred music on the program for Woodland Chamber Singers

“A Sacred Spring” is the title of the Woodland Chamber Singers’ spring concert, which will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Pioneer High School Performing Arts Theater, 1400 Pioneer Ave. in Woodland. The show — which features sacred music from Gregorian chant to gospel — is directed by Lenore […]

May 28, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Wineaux: Wine, water and the thorns of life

Since the birth of the Great Water Rate Debate, esteemed Enterprise columnist Bob Dunning has had a thorn in his side: tiered rates (the introduction of which in Santa Fe resulted in a 30-percent reduction in water use in one year). He has argued repeatedly that such rates are unfair (a socialist at heart, I am, […]

May 28, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Congressional art contest winners honored

Three Davis students are among the winners of Rep. John Garamendi’s 2015 congressional high school art competition. The winning entries were chosen from among more than 60 pieces submitted by residents of the 3rd Congressional District. The grand prize winner is Michael Hafferty, a sophomore at Sutter Union High School, whose artwork titled “Aidan” will […]

May 28, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Award-winning nature photography on display

The Davis Community Gallery is hosting an exhibit of photographs, “Nature: Thru a Digital Eye,” by Michael F. Corlew of Folsom, with an opening reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 29. The exhibit runs at the gallery inside Davis Community Clinic through Aug. 7. Corlew’s images have received numerous awards, including acceptance into […]

May 27, 2015 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,
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