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Celtic harpists will perform at Davis church

Legends of the Celtic Harp will perform their new show, “The Door Between the Worlds,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin Road. “The Door Between the Worlds” is a dramatic journey in music and story into the realms of the Celtic “Otherworld.” The Celtic people have always […]

November 10, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

UC Davis Jazz Ensembles perform on Nov. 13

The UC Davis Jazz Ensembles, directed by Sam Griffith, perform their fall 2015 program in the Mondavi Center’s Vanderhoef Studio Theatre on Friday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 general and $10 for students, available at mondaviarts.org or 530-754-2787.

November 03, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Winters Theatre Company plans Christmas-themed comedy

By Germaine Hupe The Winters Theatre Company has chosen a Christmas-themed comedy as the year’s holiday production. The play, “In-Laws, Outlaws, and Other People (That Should Be Shot),” will run for three weekends, Nov. 20 to Dec. 6, including three Sunday matinee performances. A large cast of 15 actors has been rehearsing for several weeks to […]

November 03, 2015 | Posted in Theater | Tagged ,

‘Truth': None to be found

‘Truth’ Three stars Starring: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Elisabeth Moss, Stacy Keach, Bruce Greenwood, John Benjamin Hickey, Dermot Mulroney and Noni Hazlehurst Rating: R, for profanity Cate Blanchett shines in otherwise flawed slice of journalistic history By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic This film is quite intriguing, in part because its […]

October 30, 2015 | Posted in Movies | Tagged ,

Alumna back at UC Davis to lead satiric play

The UC Davis theater and dance department welcomes back alumna Patricia Miller to direct the biting satire “The Government Inspector.” It will be performed Nov. 12-22 at the Main Theatre in Wright Hall. In the 1840 play by Nikolai Gogol, the corrupt bureaucrats in a Russian town hear that an undercover inspector is going to pay […]

November 03, 2015 | Posted in Theater | Tagged ,

San Francisco Symphony returns with Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos, in evening of music by Sibelius and Schumann

The San Francisco Symphony returns to the Mondavi Center on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m. for one of this season’s most anticipated concerts, featuring noted Greek-born violinist Leonidas Kavakos in a performance of the Sibelius Violin Concerto. The concert will also feature the Sibelius tone poem “The Swan of Tuonela,” and the Symphony No. […]

October 30, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Hear vinyl to modern on KDRT’s ‘Dead Wax’

The community is invited  to turn on their lava lamps and listen to “Dead Wax,” a vinyl-centric show in which DJ Jesse mixes vintage vinyl, reissues and modern artists from blues to jazz to classic rock and Americana. Concerts will be discussed to. The show runs live from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays on KDRT […]

October 30, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Craft Center plans 14th annual staff holiday auction

Unusual hand-crafted gifts will be available at the Craft Center’s 14th annual Staff Show and Holiday Auction. The gallery will showcase jewelry, glass work, textiles, ceramics, woodwork and other media made by the Craft Center staff. The show will be open for bidding beginning Monday, Nov. 2. Written bids for the silent auction items may be […]

October 30, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

2016 spring Mini-Musical ‘Teen Beach’ now enrolling

“Teen Beach” has been chosen as the spring Manville Mini-Musical for students in second through sixth grades. This lively combination of songs from the two recent Disney movies will begin Jan. 7, and the evening performance will take place on April 22. Mini-Musicals, celebrating 20 years of children’s music programs in Davis, are non-audition, after-school […]

October 29, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Storybook characters vividly come to life in timeless, modern classic ‘Into the Woods’ at DMTC

The Davis Musical Theatre Company presents the modern classic, “Into The Woods,” a musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, opening Friday, Nov. 13, and playing through Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Jean Henderson Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive No. 10 in Davis. This is DMTC’s 10th-anniversary production as “Into the Woods” opened the Jean […]

October 29, 2015 | Posted in Theater | Tagged ,

Gallery 1855 shows Kathryn Sylva’s art exploring nature in urban settings

Gallery 1855, 820 Pole Line Road in Davis, will exhibit the work of Kathryn Sylva in November with an opening reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. Sylva is longtime Davis resident, a photographer and a professor emeritus from the design department at UC Davis. She received her bachelor’s degree in studio art at UCD and her master’s degree […]

October 29, 2015 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Empyrean Ensemble to perform chamber works “Recently Written, Here and There”

The Empyrean Ensemble — the professional “new music” group at UC Davis — opens its season on Sunday (Nov. 8) at 7 p.m. with a concert featuring edgy new works in the Mondavi Center’s Vanderhoef Studio Theatre. There will also be a free concert featuring excerpts from the program at noon on Thursday (Nov. 5). The concert […]

October 29, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Master Singers present Sing We Now of Christmas

“Sing We Now of Christmas,” the opener for the Sacramento Master Singers’ 2015-16 season, features Hughes’ arrangement of “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” and many more pieces by candlelight, as well as the Yoruban chant piece, “Ogo Ni Fun Oluwa!” with choralography by L.A. director-choreographer Yvonne Farrow. Area premieres at Christmas include recent works by […]

October 17, 2015 | Posted in Music

YoloArts set to host eighth annual Art Farm Gala at Hotel Woodland

Yolo County’s agricultural and artistic diversity will be celebrated at YoloArts’ Art Farm Gala from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at Hotel Woodland, 436 Main St. in downtown Woodland. Included in the evening will be food and wine harvested from local farms, the announcement of the art exhibition’s juried award winners, and a silent auction featuring […]

October 29, 2015 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,
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