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Are craft brewers veering too far from the Old World?

Tony Magee, owner of Lagunitas Brewing Company, announced Tuesday morning a 50-50 partnership with Heineken Brewing Company, in which the Dutch company ends up owning 50 percent of Lagunitas, the sixth largest American-owned brewer. Fast-growing Lagunitas makes excellent beers under brewmaster Jeremy Marshal, a graduate of our University Extension Master Brewers Program. This will doubtlessly be a […]

Wealth of Nations plays two shows this weekend

Wealth of Nations plays two shows this weekend in Davis, both starting at 6 p.m. The first is during the 2nd Friday ArtAbout, playing for local luthier Harrison Phipps at his store Fretted Strings at Court ‘N Cedar, 231 G St. The second show is at E Street Plaza on Saturday.

Learn watercolor painting at Arts Center

Sally Besser’s fall watercolor painting class at the Davis Arts Center has several openings remaining. In this class, students will learn how to use watercolors to paint shiny objects including fruits, glass and cut crystal, as well as be introduced to still-life composition. The class, which is for adults ages 18 and older, will meet from 1 […]

September 10, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

‘Simpsons’ fans will love ‘Mr. Burns’

Check it out What: “Mr. Burns,” a play by Anne Washburn When: Through Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Where: Capital Stage, 2215 J St., Sacramento Tickets: $25-$40, www.capstage.org; 916-995-5464 Remember “Fahrenheit 451,” when all the books had been destroyed and […]

September 08, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Pop, rock, folk and blues to fill Picnic in the Park

Hardwater will bring its own special blend of pop, rock, folk and blues music to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Davis Farmers Market in Central Park. Hardwater, based in Davis, brings its own musical impulses to original tunes plus covers of a diverse mix of music, including the […]

September 08, 2015 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

Folk singer Cheryl Wheeler brings solo show to The Palms

An evening hearing the great Cheryl Wheeler really is a treat. She is a writer of original songs that range from uniquely sublime, beautiful and delicate to songs and anecdotes that are among the funniest you will hear anywhere. She has a beautiful voice, excels as a songwriter and lyricist, plus she is a natural storyteller […]

September 08, 2015 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

Folk music jam sessions set

Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during an acoustic jam session from noon to 1 p.m. Fridays, Sept. 11 and 25, at the Wyatt Deck on Arboretum Drive (formerly Old Davis Road) next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum. “Pull out your fiddles, guitars, mandolins, penny whistles, pipes, flutes, squeezeboxes […]

September 08, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

‘Into the Woods, Jr.’ opens soon at Woodland Opera House

The Woodland Opera House Theatre for Families production “Into the Woods, Jr.” opens on Friday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m. and runs Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Oct. 4. The production is underwritten by Jennifer Goldman, D.D.S., and Amy Thu Tran, D.D.S. “Into the Woods, Jr.” is a […]

September 10, 2015 | Posted in Theater | Tagged ,

Acme sets auditions for ‘A Fairytale Feast’

Acme Theatre Company invites all ninth- through 12th-grade students to audition for its upcoming fall production of “A Fairytale Feast” on Friday, Sept. 11, from 3:45 to 6 p.m. in Room S-1 at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Callbacks will be on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Davis Arts […]

September 08, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

She Calls Him Wilson will play at winery

She Calls Him Wilson is an acoustic duo made up of guitarist and band leader Greg Havens and Annie Stevenson. The band was born in 2015 and plays creative cover tunes that often include audience participation. They will be making their first appearance at Sundstrom Hill Winery for Wine’d Down Thursday, from 5 to 7 […]

September 08, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

‘A Walk in the Woods': Sunday stroll

‘A Walk in the Woods’ Three stars Starring: Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen, Kristen Schaal, Nick Offerman and Susan McPhail Rating: R, for profanity Celebrated author Bill Bryson is ill-served by this indifferent dramedy By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic It’s easy to understand why the outdoors-y Robert Redford would be drawn to […]

September 04, 2015 | Posted in Movies | Tagged , ,

Hear ‘Live Tracks’ on KDRT radio

Something old and something new, but not too new — that’s “Live Tracks.” Each Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. is a live show with host Jim Buchanan on KDRT, 95.7 FM, the low-power, public access radio station in Davis. With early ’60s rock to rockabilly and blues to bluegrass, “Live Tracks” features both the […]

September 08, 2015 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

Wineaux: Do people really drink wine in the tub?

I took a (long, hot) tour of The Cannery, and all I got was this lousy T-shirt — and a baseball cap, a pen, sunglasses, a bike light, bottled water, cookies, a Popsicle, lemonade and grapes. I’m sure I must have missed something. Aside from the Popsicle (local Fat Face — good choice, folks) and […]

September 03, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Artist offers classes at Pence Gallery

Painter Joanne Andresen is starting a new series of watercolor painting and drawing classes at the Pence Gallery, 212 D St. in downtown Davis. Classes take place on Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 16 and continuing through Oct. 14. Classes offer participants opportunities to advance their skills and practice their observational skills, and include Beginning Watercolor, Continuing […]

September 10, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,
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