WTC holding auditions for ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

Auditions for “Miracle on 34th Street,” the play, based upon the 20th Century Fox motion picture “Miracle on 34th Street,” adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies, will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 12, and Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Winters Community Center, 201 Railroad Ave. Several roles […]

Monticello Seasonal Cuisine serves up music

Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, 630 G St., offers up music with no cover charge on weekends throughout September. Bob Wren brings his stylings on the octave mandolin and violin on Fridays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, Sept. 8, Donna Wren plays the piano and harp from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Ken Kemmerling will knock out […]

Pamela Trokanski Dance Workshop holds open house

The public is invited to the fall open house of the Pamela Trokanski Dance Workshop, 2720 Del Rio Place, Davis, on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 2 to 5 p.m. Come and learn about the Dance Workshop, meet teachers, enjoy short performances and refreshments, possibly win prizes — including tickets to upcoming performances, free dance classes […]

‘Celeste and Jesse Forever': Love lies bleeding

“Celeste and Jesse Forever” 3.5 stars Starring: Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Ari Graynor, Emma Roberts, Chris Messina, Rebecca Dayan, Elijah Wood, Will McCormack Rating: R, for profanity, drug use and sexual candor If art truly imitates life, then — based on the evidence of recent films such as this one, “Lola Versus” and “Ruby Sparks” […]

Frankie and Fabletones at Picnic in the Park

Frankie and the Fabletones — Heidi Bekebrede, vocals; Frank Fox, vocals; Dianna Craig, vocals; Sergei Shkurkin, keyboards; and Chris Sanger, vocals — bring oldies from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Davis Farmers Market in Central Park, Third and C […]

Ready, Set, Go!! to play at Little Prague on Sept. 8

Ready, Set, Go!! will serve up its 1950s and ’60s rock ‘n’ roll and R&B mix — with a splash of surf and dash of jazz — at Little Prague, 330 G St., Davis, on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 7 to 10 p.m. The Sacramento-based band holds true to rock ‘n’ roll integrity by avoiding […]

Davis Downtown September concert series announced

For those looking for something a little extra special to do on Friday nights that won’t break the bank, Davis Downtown is hosting free E Street Plaza concerts each Friday in September. From folk to country to rock ‘n’ roll, there is something for everyone. Steve Taylor-Ramirez kicks things off Friday, Sept. 7, from 6 to […]

September YoloArts’ Gallery 625 show features paintings of Alejandro Rubio

The geology, rivers, fields and people of Northern California provide the inspiration for the paintings of artist Alejandro Rubio on exhibit through September in the solo show “Flatscapes” at Gallery 625 in Woodland. A native of Montevideo, Uruguay, Rubio has lived in Davis since 2001 and has exhibited at solo art shows in San Francisco, […]

The DHS Jazz Choir wants you to show off your moves

The Davis High School Jazz Choir is seeking contestants for “Everybody Dance Now!,” the choir’s third-annual dance competition to be held Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High, 315 W. 14th St. “Jazz, ballet, hip hop, contemporary, African or modern — whatever your style, we want to see you […]

ArtrageUs Artists’ reception at I-House

The ArtrageUs Artists — Barbara Killeen, Joyce Wilson, Betty Thompson, Ferole Lee Corbet and Goldie Delsman — are currently exhibiting their watercolor and encaustic paintings at the International House, 10 College Park, Davis. The exhibit runs through Oct. 9. The artists will host a reception on Friday, Sept. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. during […]

DMTC ‘City of Angels': two stories, one musical

The real world and the film noir “reel” world collide in “City of Angels” at the Davis Musical Theatre Company, Sept. 14 through Oct. 7. The six-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy weaves together two storylines and contemporary jazz idiom. “City of Angels” is a stylish comedy from the glamorous days of Hollywood and a 1940s pinpoint-accurate […]

‘Crazy for You’ is more than an energetic musical

Check it out What: “Crazy for You” When: Thursday, Aug. 30, 2 p.m., 8 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 31, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 1, 2 p.m., 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 2, 7:30 p.m. Where: Music Circus, Wells Fargo Pavilion, 1419 H St., Sacramento Tickets: $30 to $55 matinees; $30 to $60 evenings Information: www.sacramentomusiccircus.com To describe […]

Point of Brew: It’s just the right thing to do

“It’s just the right thing to do.” President Obama used those words when he spoke after the Supreme Court declared constitutional the essential elements of the Affordable Care Act. He implied it was socially the right thing to do, though, given the vituperative response to it from a significant slice of the population, it clearly […]

French Baroque trio performs Sept. 16

Check it out What: French Baroque concert Where: Davis Community Church, 412 C St. When: Sunday, Sept. 16, 4 p.m. Cost: $10 suggested donation Music of the French Baroque featuring a trio of talented musicians, Flauti Diversi, start the Davis Community Church concert series. Flauti Diversi — Frances Feldon, baroque flute, Roy Whelden, viola da gamba and Yuko […]