The Artery plays host to mugging

“Mugs & Mugs” by Rebecca Bresnick Holmes and Shannon Marie Moore is an intriguing take on the mug, featuring more than 100 thrown mugs and a collection of graphite drawings inspired by vintage mug shots. Their show will be on display at The Artery’s gallery, 207 G St., from March 8 through April 2. Moore […]

Indian music spotlighted at I-House

The Nada Brahma Music Ensemble will perform an evening of raga and tala at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the International House, Davis, 10 College Park. The group’s focus is to discover the common roots of Hindustani and Karnatak music and perform common ragas found in both traditions. All of their music is 95 […]

‘A Separation’ to be screened by International Film Series

“A Separation,” a 2011 Irani film directed by Asghar Farhadi, will be screened Friday as part of the International Film Series. The series is co-sponsored by the United Nations Association of Davis and International House. Doors at I-House, 10 College Park, open at 7:30 p.m. and the film begins promptly at 8 p.m. There is no […]

Pianist Lara Downes, Build member Matt McBane to host online chat

The Mondavi Center for will host an online Google+ Hangout with pianist Lara Downes and Matt McBane of the indie-classical band Build at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 5. The Hangout will be an intimate conversation between Downes and McBane and online participants regarding the upcoming collaboration “Moving in Place,” which will premiere at the Mondavi […]

‘Snitch': An engaging surprise

“Snitch” 3.5 stars Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Susan Sarandon, Jon Bernthal, Michael Kenneth Williams, Rafi Gavron, Melina Kanakaredes, Nadine Velazquez, Benjamin Bratt Rating: PG-13, for violence and drug content Dwayne Johnson adds dramatic heft to this ruthless cautionary tale By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic Despite what’s suggested by the publicity art, “Snitch” is […]

Local artist to hold CD release concert

Local classical guitarist and songwriter Elizabeth Busch will present a CD release concert for her new album “Redemption’s Mystery” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Lutheran Church of the Incarnation, 1701 Russell Blvd. in Davis. Busch will be joined by musical friends on strings, percussion, vocals and more. A suggested donation is $5 to […]

UCD grad’s one-man show comes to Sacramento

UC Davis graduate Ben Moroski’s award-winning, one-man show on self-injury, “This Vicious Minute,” is being brought to Sacramento by KOLT Run Creations — an acclaimed fringe theater company — which continues its mission of telling untold stories. Ten to 30 percent of the population engage in self-injury — cutting, burning or hitting oneself — which can start […]

The songs are the stars as Mitchell and Hamer perform in Davis

The Davis Live Music Collective present Anaïs Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer with special guests Frank Fairfield and Tom Conlon in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E 14th St. Tickets are $16 in advance at Armadillo Music or Tickets at the door are $20. Doors will open […]

Woodland Opera House presents ‘Tribute’

The Woodland Opera House will present the Bernard Slade play “Tribute,” beginning Friday, March 1, and running through Sunday, March 24. “Tribute” is the funny yet touching tale of Scottie Templeton, a charming, irresponsible fellow. A sometime Broadway press agent and former scriptwriter, he’s everyone’s friend, nobody’s hero and a great womanizer who’s managed to […]

Armstrong, Slim play at The Palms

Sourdough Slim and Robert Armstrong team up for a night of entertainment at 8 p.m. Friday, March 8, at The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St., in Winters. Tickets are $20. For more information, visit

Music-filled March set at Monticello

Mandolin player and violinist Bob Wren will play from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays in March at Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, 630 G St. in downtown Davis. The lone exception is Friday, March 15, which features Irish music from Bob and Donna Wren for St. Patrick’s Day. On Saturdays, Ken Kemmerling will play the piano from […]

‘Generations of Artistry’ on display at YoloArts’ Gallery 625

The creativity of the county’s and region’s senior citizens will be highlighted throughout March at Gallery 625. The group exhibition on the gallery’s main floor, “Generations of Artistry,” will feature the paintings and photography of Claire Haag of Esparto, Florence Skiadas of Sacramento and Matt Connors and Ann Privateer of Davis. On the gallery’s second […]

Artist-in-residence’s project to be performed at Wright Hall

“Flash: A New Choreography” — a poetic and multidisciplinary attempt to speak of painful memories, by Granada Artist-in-Residence Qudus Onikeku — runs from Thursday, March 7, to Sunday, March 17, in the Main Theatre of Wright Hall at UC Davis. Tickets are $17-$19 for general seating and $12-$14 for children and seniors. Performances are 8 […]

Emerson Junior High presents ‘Mmmbeth’

Emerson Junior High theater group will perform “Mmmbeth,” a parody of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” which is typically bad luck to say outloud. Opening night is Friday and there is a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday in the multipurpose room, 2121 Calavaras Ave. There is a suggested donation of $5.