A summer’s journey to Mississipi and Tennessee provides the inspiration for February’s exhibition, “Untold Stories: Searching for Dignity on the Freedom Rider Trail,” at Gallery 625. The show opens Friday and features the drawings, paintings, photographs and video works of Terry Turner, an artist, educator and activist. Gallery 625 is in the County Administration Building, […]
“Frida,” a 2002 American/Mexican film directed by Julie Taymor, will be screened Friday as part of the International Film series, now in its 15th year. 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 […]
A new community chorus open to singers of all levels without audition is starting in Davis, under the leadership of Laura Sandage and Katie Henry. This local group, dubbed the Free Range Singers, will be part of the Ubuntu Choir Network, an organization of choirs from all over the United States and Canada that are […]
“Mini-Musicals” director Mindy Manville will again be offering her “Kinder” version of these popular classes when she presents “It’s a Bug’s Life,” beginning in late February at the Davis Art Center. This charming, age-appropriate musical was written by the director and includes fun songs about bugs and the gardens they live in. “Mini-Musicals” allow for […]
Check it out What: “Forbidden Broadway” When: Through March 18, at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays Where: Cosmopolitan Cabaret, 1000 K St., Sacramento Tickets: Starting at $33, available at the Wells Fargo Pavilion box office, 1419 H St., Sacramento; by phone at (916) 557-1999; […]
An open house and math night with an art and poetry show will highlight this year’s observance of National Catholic Schools Week at Holy Rosary School in Woodland. The events are part of the nationwide celebration of Catholic education during the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 3. This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Faith. Academics. Service,” […]
Residents of Atria Covell Gardens, a Davis retirement community, will enjoy a concert by local musicians Bob and Donna Wren at 7 p.m. Saturday. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature Mozart’s violin and piano sonatas. Atria Covell Gardens is at 1111 Alvarado Ave. in North Davis. For more information, […]
Allison P. Coudert, a professor of religious studies at UC Davis, will talk about her new book, “Religion, Magic, and Science in Early Modern Europe and America,” on Wednesday. She’ll be in the Special Events Room at the UC Davis Bookstore in the Memorial Union on campus from 1 to 2 p.m. Her talk is […]
Picture this: Four gentlemen in matching outfits walk into your home, office or place of business and announce that they are delivering a singing valentine. They hand the recipient a nicely wrapped flower and a personalized valentine card. Then, they sing two love songs in four-part barbershop harmony (such as “Let Me Call You Sweetheart”) to that […]
The Davis Art Center is introducing a new live-model sculpting class, “Rendering the Human Form,” with instructor George Grant. Class sessions are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 7-28, March 6-28, April 3-24 and May 1-22. The fee is $140 ($130 for nonmembers) per session and materials are provided. All skill levels are welcome, […]
The Friends of the Davis Public Library will have its bimonthly book sale starting Friday. Look for special donations from Sweet Briar Books, which recently closed its doors at 654 G St. Members only will be admitted between noon and 2 p.m. Friday; as always, shoppers may join at the door. The sale will be […]
Sorry, Mayor Bloomberg, but New York City won’t be the first city in the world to feature a transmedia walking tour through its busy streets. In a few short weeks, that honor will belong to Davis.
On Friday, Feb. 17, John Natsoulas, in collaboration with Monto H. Kumagai, a software developer, and Finley Fryer, a UC Davis graduate and local artist, will unveil the beginnings of a transmedia sculpture walk highlighting various pieces of artwork in key locations throughout downtown Davis.
The inaugural walk will take place …
Details What: “West Side Story” presented by California Musical Theatre When: Through Sunday, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday Where: Sacramento Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sacramento Tickets: Sold out, but inquire for turned-back tickets at the box office, (916) 557-1999 SACRAMENTO — From the […]
‘The Iron Lady’ 3 stars Starring: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Alexandra Roach, Olivia Colman, Nicholas Farrell, Richard E. Grant, Anthony Head Rating: PG-13, for some violent images and fleeting nudity Here’s the thing: This film’s title notwithstanding, Meryl Streep’s phenomenal performance notwithstanding, the politically tinged reviews and commentary notwithstanding, “The Iron Lady” is not about Margaret […]