Five Three Oh! featured at Davis winery

Five Three Oh!, a Davis-based acoustic trio, will perform at Sundstrom Hill Winery for this week’s Wine’d Down Thursday. The group features Chris Pilon on guitar and vocals, Michael Ann Pedone also on guitar and vocals, and Eileen Jaffe, vocals and kazoo. From folk to blues to original tunes, their wide-ranging mix of music is […]

Woodland Opera House presents ‘Hello, Dolly!’

The Woodland Opera House will present the classic Broadway musical “Hello, Dolly!” opening Friday, Sept. 12, and running Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Oct. 5. There will be an additional matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27. The show is underwritten by Tom and Meg Stallard. Winner […]

Nine Davis artists chosen to show in KVIE Art Auction

Nine Davis artists will have their work shown and auctioned in KVIE’s Art Auction in mid-September. One of the pieces, submitted by Cindy Wilson, received a juror award, according to a news release. The nine pieces accepted into the auction are: * Marieke deWaard’s “Pomegranate,” airing Sunday, Sept. 21, at approximately 6 p.m.; * Marie […]

View photographer Dennis Letbetter’s work at 1855 Gallery

An exhibition by internationally known photographer Dennis Letbetter will be on display at Gallery 1855 throughout the month of September. The exhibit is viewable during the gallery’s normal hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. A free open house and reception for Letbetter will be held on Sunday, Sept. 14, from 1 […]

Second ‘City’ isn’t sinful enough

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ 2.5 stars Rating: R for nudity, sexual content, brief drug use and relentless brutal violence Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eva Green, Bruce Willis, Powers Boothe, Dennis Haysbert, Rosario Dawson, Christopher Meloni, Christopher Lloyd Unfocused stories minimize our involvement with this lurid sequel By […]

Stephen Steinbrink leads Third Space pop show

There must be something in the rain in the Pacific Northwest to have such a vibrant music scene. From grunge to riot grrrl to indie rock, Washington state has long been a hotbed for music. Continuing that tradition is the experimental pop, singer-songwriter style of Stephen Steinbrink. Steinbrink and his band will perform Tuesday, Sept. […]

Wineaux: Yes, she’s the winemaker

Berryessa Gap’s Nicole Salengo gets a lot of “You’re the winemaker?” She’s young (and looks even younger), she’s female (yes, winemaking is still a male-dominated enterprise), she’s the opposite of arrogant and snobby (the stereotype of a winemaker that is, alas, sometimes accurate). She’s also smart, articulate and passionate about her craft. A couple of […]

Mackey to be featured at Poetry Night

Award-winning poet and novelist Mary Mackey will perform from her new book of poetry at 8 p.m. Thursday at the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. in downtown Davis. Mackey has published seven collections of poetry, including “Sugar Zone,” winner of the 2012 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award for Literary Excellence (Marsh Hawk Press 2011), and her […]

Cold Shot featured at Davis winery

The First Saturday event at Sundstrom Hill Winery on Saturday will feature the musical duo Cold Shot. They perform hits from the past and present, iconic songs that everyone can enjoy. Musicians Richard Urbino (bass and vocals) and Rene Martucci (guitar and vocals) have a strong following in Northern California as they play the type of music […]

The Skins will play a reunion concert in Davis

For the first time since 1994, The Skins, a popular Davis and Sacramento band from the 1970s, will perform a reunion concert on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at Armadillo […]

Odd Fellows to screen classic Westerns

The Davis Odd Fellows are launching another film festival, this time focusing on Westerns. The Odd Fellows Classic Film Festival will run on successive Sundays in November, beginning with “Stagecoach” on Nov. 9 and followed by “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” on Nov. 16 and “Cat Ballou” on Nov. 23. All films will be shown […]

Trio MôD to perform African-American-centric show at Crocker Art Museum

Trio MôD, featuring Davis resident Maquette Kuper on principal flute, will perform at the Crocker Art Museum on Sunday, Sept. 14. The group also features baritone vocalist Omari Tau and clarinetist and Native American flute player Deborah Pittman, according to a news release. They blend classical, jazz, gospel and Native American styles in their arrangements. The […]

Marionettes, band concert planned for Grandparents Day

Christopher’s Musical Marionettes will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Atria Covell Gardens in honor of Grandparents Day. Grandparents are invited to bring their grandchildren and great-grandchildren to enjoy the performance. An ice cream social will follow. Then, at 7 p.m. Sunday, the band A Little Mischief will perform a tribute to grandparents. Community […]

Free tickets going fast for ‘Rising Stars of Opera’ concert

Music lovers who want to attend the annual “Rising Stars of Opera” concert at the Mondavi Center on Friday, Oct. 10, at 8 p.m. should act now. Only a limited number of tickets remain available at the Mondavi Center box office. The tickets, which reserve a specific seat, are free, if picked up in person […]