Jeff Dupertuis, longtime music teacher at Emerson/Da Vinci Junior High School, will conduct his last Emerson/Da Vinci concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Dupertuis will teach solely at Davis elementary schools next year, so this concert is an opportunity to honor the time […]
“Dark Shadows” Three stars Starring: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley, Chloë Grace Moretz, Bella Heathcote, Jonny Lee Miller Rating: PG-13, and somewhat generously, for comic horror violence, profanity, drug use and considerable sexual candor The casting is divine, the one-liners are appropriately snarky, and Johnny Depp’s slow takes […]
The Davis Community Folk Orchestra, a class offered through the Davis Adult School, will present its final concert of the school year at 7 p.m. Thursday at King High School, Seventh and B streets. Admission is free. The repertoire includes traditional folk tunes from many different parts of the world. The community is welcome.
The Davis Children’s Chorale will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday under the direction of Rachel Kessler, who is retiring as the group’s longtime leader. The concert will take place in the Davis Community Church Fellowship Hall, 421 D St. Donations will be accepted with gratitude.
Details What: Davis Children’s Chorale, directed by Rachel Kessler When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Davis Community Church Fellowship Hall, 421 D St. Admission: Donations will be accepted with gratitude Saturday’s pre-Mother’s Day concert by the Davis Children’s Chorale is something of a swan song for longtime director Rachel Kessler. She’ll soon turn leadership of the […]
Just in time for Mother’s Day gift-giving, cookbook authors Georgeanne Brennan and Ann Evans will sign copies of “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook” on Saturday at the market. They’ll be at the market booth from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook” (Mirabelle Press, $24.95) celebrates […]
Beth Levy will discuss her new book “Frontier Figures: American Music and the Mythology of the American West” at noon Friday, May 25, in the UC Davis Memorial Union’s Bookstore Lounge. In her book, Levy, an associate professor of music at UCD, explores “how the American West, both as physical space and inspiration, animated American […]
Pete Eckert, founder of the Blind Photographers Guild, will show his work in May at Gallery 1855 at the Davis Cemetery District office, 820 Pole Line Road. Eckert is internationally known and has won many awards. He will be honored at a free reception and open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. The gallery […]
Piper Byun, 2, the daughter of flashmob organizer Shelly Gilbride of the UC Davis Institute for Exploration in Theatre, Dance and Performance, watches dancers twirl around her Wednesday evening in Central Park. An estimated 200 people ranging in age from elementary schoolchildren to senior citizens danced to the beat of “Bang Bang,” played by Jenny […]
The Davis Origami Group will meet from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 12, in the Blanchard Room at Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St., Davis. First-time folders and more advanced folders are welcome. The first hour will be geared for beginners. For more information, email email@example.com or call (530) 753-6093.
The 43rd annual Whole Earth Festival arrives Friday at noon with drumming and tie-dye, crafts and vegetarian-friendly goodness that locals and visitors have come to expect.
The event is set to include dozens of musical acts and speakers, about 160 crafts booths, 40 education booths and 17 vegetarian-friendly food booths.
For all the fun on the UC Davis Quad there also will be, as ever, a political undercurrent to the free, three-day event expected to attract about 30,000 people.
This year’s staff has selected the theme “The beginning is here” …
May’s Second Friday ArtAbout focuses on “Chickens, Barnyards & Bicycles!” in honor of the Tour de Cluck: A Bicycle Chicken Coop Crawl, which also will feature a silent art auction on Saturday, May 26, in Central Park. The ArtAbout is a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in cowntown Davis and […]
Crow Canyon, the highly talented, revved-up trio rock band of Davis ninth graders (Riley Donahue, Nathan Puckett and Drew Thomsen), will rock Luigi’s Slice downtown Davis from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday night, May 18. Also playing is the newly re-grouped band, Under the Indecisive. Admission, for all ages, is $5. Visit http://www.crowcanyonband.com/upcoming-gigs.html for information.
“Mess With The Dress,” an exhibit of photography and mixed media chronicling the tradition of trashing a wedding dress or prom gown after the big event, will be feted at a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at The Nest Restaurant at Wild Wings Golf Course. Free appetizers will be served, and a no-host […]