RootStock to host wine themed plein aire exhibit

The public is invited to come out and enjoy vineyard and wine themed art and to celebrate the bountiful season of spring from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at RootStock, 22 Main St. in Winters. RootStock will be hosting a group exhibition featuring plein aire paintings focused on vineyards in the Yolo County […]

Five Three Oh! featured at April Performers’ Circle

Five Three Oh!, an acoustic trio that plays music from many genres and generations, is the featured act at the Village Homes Performers’ Circle from 8:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 28, in Davis. The band’s wide ranging mix of music, including folk, blues and original tunes, is enhanced by original arrangements and unique three-part […]

The Woodland Opera House will hold auditions for ‘Grease’

The Woodland Opera House will hold auditions for “Grease” at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19 and 26. Auditions will be held at the Woodland Opera House Dance Studio, 415 Fourth St. A callback is scheduled for Sunday, April 27, as needed. Actors age 15 and older may audition. Come to auditions with a prepared song […]

‘Old West’ opera to be screened at I-House

A taped performance of “La Fanciulla Del West,” from the Metropolitan Opera, conducted by Leonard Slatkin in 1992, will be screened Friday, April 18, as part of the International Film Series. 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 […]

Bach Soloists wrap up season on April 28

The American Bach Soloists conclude their Davis season at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, with “Bach’s Legacy,” a program celebrating the music of J.S. Bach and its lasting influence upon later composers. The concert is at Davis Community Church, 412 C St. Artistic and Music Director Jeffrey Thomas has chosen to feature the American Bach Choir […]

Trio Seven to perform new work

Trio Seven will perform its all new transcription of Mussorgsky’s piano work, ”Pictures at an Exhibition (1874),” at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the Dixon United Methodist Church, 209 N. Jefferson St. In its fourth year, Trio Seven continues to innovate with new transcriptions, original works, and extensive proselytization. Its members are Matthew Grasso, Harry Stoddard […]

Madrigals, choir present NYC tour repertoire

The community is invited to a free concert by the Davis High School Madrigal Singers and the Advanced Treble Choir performing the repertoire from their recent musical tour in New York City. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. The two […]

UCD, city team up for Music on the Green

The Associated Students of UC Davis and the city of Davis are teaming up to present Music on the Green from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. Entertainment includes university a cappella groups The Spokes and The Afterglow, along with local student bands Jadoo, Butterside Down and […]

Spring Finale concert set for April 27

The Capitol Chamber Players will perform the Spring Finale concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Congregation B’nai Israel, 3600 Riverside Blvd. in Sacramento. The concert will feature baritone James Gentry and a string quartet performing three songs: “Last Letter Home” by Lee Hoiby, “Dover Beach” by Samuel Barber and “None but the Lonely […]

Catch the Road Crew at Picnic in the Park

Road Crew will bring its eclectic mix of folk, oldies rock, country, blues, calypso and Tex-Mex music to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, April 16, from 5 p.m. to dark. The festivities are in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. The band consists of Wendy Silk (vocals, accordion and keyboards), Ron Goldberg (vocals, guitar, mandolin […]

‘Draft Day’: Quite a fumble

“Draft Day” Three stars Starring: Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary, Frank Langella, Tom Welling, Chadwick Boseman, Terry Crews, Arian Foster, Griffin Newman Rating: PG-13, for occasional profanity Dumb melodrama intercepts what should have been a solid sports drama By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic I’ve no doubt that a compelling film could be spun […]

Film festival to honor Ann Murray Paige

The Davis Feminist Film Festival will showcase the works of regional and international filmmakers on Thursday and Friday at the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. This year’s festival is dedicated to the late Ann Murray Paige, a filmmaker and Davis resident who served on the festival’s advisory board. Her documentary, “The Breast Cancer […]

Point of Brew: Hops: the bitterness of beers and politics

By the time you read this, I shall be returning from the Craft Brewers Conference in Denver. I’m looking forward to this annual adventure into the craft brewing landscape. There I shall be exposed to an extraordinary overload of sensory inputs in the form of raucous ideas as well as raucous products, many of them […]

‘Sister Act’: different story, same fun time

Check it out What: “Sister Act” Where: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sacramento When: 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday Tickets: $21-$88 Info: 916-557-1999, www.tickets.com I loved the 1992 movie, “Sister Act,” starring Whoopi Goldberg. It had heart, it had soul, it had gentle humor and […]