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Author Archive: Crystal Lee

Sac City College’s Davis Center earns LEED silver certification

Sacramento City College announced Monday that its Davis Center has been awarded LEED silver certification, a designation established by the U.S. Green Building Council for buildings that are designed, built and operated to meet stringent energy-efficiency and sustainability standards. The Davis Center, which opened in spring 2011, is the first LEED-certified building in the Los […]

Collaborative mural project kicks off Art Center’s new program

If you passed by the Roe Building at Fifth and G streets recently, you may have noticed something interesting — an experiment of sorts — happening on the other side of the big glass doors. Four artists, of broadly different styles and tastes, have gathered together in the makeshift studio at 764 Fifth St. to […]

High school art show honors Wooliever’s memory

“He just had a big sympathy with young people.” Pauline Wooliever remembers her late husband, Jerry, a former art director and Davis Art Center board member, as a man who believed strongly in nurturing creativity in youngsters. In the last years of his life, Jerry developed a scholarship for aspiring young artists, funded through a […]

Spend your summer at the Davis Art Center

Craving summer? The warm weather is still months away, but you can curb the winter blues by planning your summer activities now. Luckily, the Davis Art Center’s summer catalog is coming out soon. Look for it in The Davis Enterprise on March 22, or stop by the Art Center at 1919 F St. to pick […]

Guitar magic featured at Davis Art Center series

Check it out What: Third annual Classical Guitar Ensemble Series: Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra, Trio 7, Mobius Trio, San Francisco Guitar Quartet When: 8 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 3, March 9, April 6 and May 4 Where: Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. Tickets: $15 general, $10 students/seniors, $5 kids 12 and under; www.brownpapertickets.com Info: (530) 756-4100; crystal@davisartcenter.org Imagine attending a live […]

Photographer’s, painter’s work shown side by side

See more What: “Interpretations of Place,” exhibit at the Tsao Gallery When: Jan. 6-Feb. 2, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Mondays-Thursdays; 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays; and 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Saturdays (beginning Jan. 14). Second Friday ArtAbout reception, 7-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 Where: Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. Admission: Free Art and serendipity brought together […]

Children’s Secret Store is going green

Get in the spirit What: Davis Art Center 21st annual Holiday Sale When: Noon-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4 Where: Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. Admission: Free This year, the Davis Art Center is taking its annual Holiday Sale in a new direction, […]

‘Sol omnibus lucet’: Water tank mural ‘shines upon us all’

Muralists Sofia Lacin and Hennessy Christophel work on a massive municipal water tank and transform it into a vibrant, inviting piece of art.

The pair, business partners and friends since high school, won a $75,000 city grant last fall to make pretty a new 4 million-gallon water tank in East Davis. About 80 percent of their budget will cover the cost of materials, including three large metal sculptures.

Because the tank faces Interstate 80, city officials wanted it to be an eye-catching signature that would remind commuters of everything Davis is and has to offer.

“ ‘Discovery’ was our most key word,” Christophel said, and Lacin agreed. “We thought for months about ‘discovery.’ “

City may remodel Veterans’ Center for teen programs

City officials hope the Veterans’ Memorial Center will be a suitable home for Davis’ teen recreational programs. A unanimous City Council on Tuesday told staff members to start the search for a consulting firm to prepare a rehabilitation and modernization feasibility study. Funding for the study is not to exceed $30,000. The council also set […]

City Council steps back on parking garage

Parking is a precious resource in downtown Davis, especially as populations grow and merchants strive to attract more customers, both local and from out of town. One possible solution is a five-story parking garage at Third, Fourth, E and F streets. The Davis Downtown Business Association supports the project. But the City Council at its meeting […]

Teen programs may settle down at Veterans’ Memorial Center

After more than two years without a permanent home, Davis’ teen recreational programs might land at the Veterans’ Memorial Center. The Davis City Council, at its meeting Tuesday night, will consider spending up to $30,000 from park impact funds to study the possibility of relocating teen services to the center at 203 E. 14th St. […]

Man arrested for punching friend in the face

Davis police officers arrested a man for punching his friend in the face in an apartment complex parking lot at 10:50 p.m. Friday. Billy Leathers, 24, fled the scene after a fistfight on the 1100 block of J Street that left his friend with a bloody nose, Cpl. Michael Moore said. Both men were intoxicated […]

Hospital patient apprehended after fighting with police

Davis police apprehended an emergency room patient who fought with officers while trying to leave Sutter Davis Hospital at about 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The patient ran out the door wearing his underwear and hospital gown, with an IV still in his arm, and refused to cooperate with hospital staff, Cpl. Michael Moore said. When officers arrived, […]

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