DHS Symphonic Band presents a tribute to veterans

The Davis High School Symphonic Band is preparing a special concert, “Lest We Forget,” as a tribute to men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces. The 76-member band will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. The concert will feature selections that […]

UCD Jazz Bands perform Wednesday

The UC Davis Jazz Bands will present a program titled “Encore Performances” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Mondavi Center’s Vanderhoef Studio Theatre. Delbert Bump, director, will lead big band selections composed by Oliver Nelson, Sam Jones, Dizzy Gillespie (“A Night in Tunisia”) and Sigmund Romberg (“Softly As a Morning Sunrise”). The performance will feature two groups […]

Community Chorale sings this weekend

The community is invited to enjoy “Remembrances: Songs of Love and Faith,” performed by the Davis Community Chorale at 8 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Sunday at Davis Community Church, 412 C St. Conducted by artistic director Alison Skinner, the 60-member chorale will sing the “Liebeslieder Waltzes” by Brahms and American folk songs and hymns […]

Gallery 1855 exhibits Radin, Finkleman

An exhibition of architectural abstracts by Michael Radin and Joseph Finkleman will be on display this month at Gallery 1855 at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. A free open house and reception for the artists is planned from 1 to […]

Hear Indian classical music at concert Sunday

The Nada Brahma Music Ensemble — featuring guitarist, composer and director Matthew Grasso and tabla musicians Alex Jenkins and Parteek Bansal — will perform a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday. The venue is Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave. in North Davis. Founded in 1997, the ensemble performs Indian classical music — original and traditional […]

Atria Covell Gardens welcomes public to guitar concert

Celtic and folk guitarist Christopher Dean will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave. in North Davis. The community is welcome. Fingerstyle and flat-picking guitarist Dean is not just a gifted exponent of Celtic and American folk music on the six- and 12-string guitar, a news release […]

Point of Brew: Pairing beers with food

Many years ago, my dear traveling companion and I went to the Benbow Inn in Garberville for Thanksgiving. It was just one of those get-out-of-town opportunities when all members of our family had other fish to fry and other places to be at Thanksgiving and we were not particularly wanted at home or any other […]

Village Homes artisans sell their wares

Ceramics, jewelry, cards, books, paintings, woodblock prints, wildlife photography, local honey, baked goods and more will be featured at the third annual Village Homes Arts & Crafts Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Village Homes Community Center, 2661 Portage Bay Ave. East. Displaying some of their wares are, from […]

Audience to join Wet Ink Ensemble on Jackson Hall stage

Details Who: Wet Ink Ensemble When: 7 p.m. Monday Where: Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Tickets: $20 general, $8 students/children; www.mondaviarts.org; (530) 754-2787 Have you ever wanted to get on stage at the Mondavi Center’s Jackson Hall, so you could sit “that close” to the musicians as they perform? Audiences will have […]

Morris returns to Opera House in a tribute to Patsy Cline

Details What: Joni Morris in a “Tribute to Patsy Cline” When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Woodland Opera House, 340 Second St., Woodland Tickets: $20 each; (530) 666-9617; www.woodlandoperahouse.org Back by popular demand, Joni Morris will be in concert in her “Tribute to Patsy Cline” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Woodland Opera House, 340 Second […]

Fettig performs as guest artist with DHS Jazz Band

A musical treat is in store for area jazz lovers as guest artist Mary Fettig takes the stage with the award-winning Davis High School Jazz Band at the 26th annual Jazz Extravaganza concert. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. Fettig […]

Second Friday ArtAbout: It’s a progressive party

Art, music, food and friends will be featured at the Second Friday ArtAbout, a series of receptions and viewings Friday at galleries and businesses in downtown Davis and beyond. All events are free and open to the public. Many include complimentary refreshments and opportunities to chat with featured artists. In addition, Bob Gonzalez’s jazz ensemble, No […]

All wrapped up

It’s not yet the Christmas season but the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts is wrapped up like a big white package — part of an ongoing project to solve a problem with water leaks during storms that bring heavy rain and wind. Workers are removing an estimated 50,000 exterior sandstone tiles, applying waterproofing and […]

Mariachi music planned at Davis Community Church

Davis Community Church kicks off its ninth community concert series with mariachi music at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, in the church sanctuary, 412 C St. “There’s something about the music of mariachi that says celebration!” a church news release says. “Emerging centuries ago from the Mexican state of Jalisco, mariachi music typically includes three […]