Yolo Library’s online catalog goes mobile

Yolo County Library patrons can now use their smartphone or electronic tablet to search the library’s online catalog for the hottest book or the coolest DVD and check their library account to see if the book, music or movie they requested is ready for pickup. Patrons also can view the Yolo County Library’s reading suggestions, […]

For the record

Tuesday’s story about Wind & Bow, a Davis flute and guitar duo, contained an error due to incorrect information supplied to The Enterprise. Flutist Sue Sheya can be heard with the Camellia Symphony on Sept. 24 and 25 at The Center, 2300 Sierra Blvd. in Sacramento. She also will perform with classical guitarist Elizabeth Busch […]

| Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Want to be inspired? Bid on art at Pence auction

Recently, I acquired a painting that I absolutely love from a local artist. I look at a lot of art in my job as a curator, and sometimes I worry about being desensitized to its impact. But this one abstract painting on display at the Pence recently — it just bothered me. It was halfway […]

Helm performs Middle Eastern music in Village Homes

An evening of Middle Eastern music is planned Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Village Homes Community Center in Davis when TimnaTal Music presents Helm. Helm plays acoustic music reflective of the traditions of the Middle East through classical, folkloric and original compositions. Based in Marin County and founded by Ling Shien and Mark Bell, Helm […]

San Francisco Mime Troupe offers free performance in park

Check it out What: San Francisco Mime Troupe’s performance of “2012 — The Musical!” When: 7 p.m. Saturday (music begins at 6:30 p.m.) Where: Community Park on 14th Street Admission: Free, but donations will be accepted with gratitude The San Francisco Mime Troupe — a veteran “street theater” company that has been staging edgy political […]

Second Friday ArtAbout features art, music, conversation

The thermometer may not show it, but summer is nearing an end, and so is the live music on the E Street Plaza that accompanies the Second Friday ArtAbout receptions at galleries and businesses in downtown Davis and beyond. Many receptions feature complimentary refreshments and opportunities to talk with featured artists. In addition, many venues […]

Chicken & Dumpling play Friday in Winters

RootStock is serving wine with a little Chicken & Dumpling — music by the duo, that is — from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at 22 Main St. in downtown Winters. Local residents are invited to stop in for for a glass of wine and enjoy the down-home delta-style blues of Chicken & Dumpling, featuring […]

Wind and Bow duo performs in Winters, Davis

Wind and Bow, a classical and folk duo, plans two concert appearances this week. Mary Neri King on violin, guitar and vocals and Sue Sheya on flute perform at Berryessa Gap Winery in Winters from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and at The Artery on Friday as part of the Second Friday ArtAbout. Sheya’s flute […]

Environmental Voices screens film, plans fundraiser

The documentary “Hidden Dangers in Kids’ Meals” will be screened from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Admission is free to this event sponsored by Environmental Voices. Environmental Voices also is sponsoring a meet-and-greet fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Rominger […]

| Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

‘High School Musical’ starts DMTC’s Young Performers season with energy

Come join Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay and the whole Wildcats crowd of cheerleaders, jocks, brainiacs, skater dudes and thespians! The Davis Musical Theatre Company’s Young Performers’ 2011-12 season will kick off with a production of Walt Disney’s “High School Musical.” Performances begin Saturday and continue through Oct. 9 at the DMTC Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña […]

Film festival showcases the planet

Details What: Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 Where: Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Tickets: $10, http://2011daviswildandscenicfilmfestival.eventbrite.com or at the door The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival returns to Davis for the fifth year, featuring movies that share stories about the environment and community […]

| Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Auditions set for ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

The year is 1960, and rock-and-roll sensation Conrad Birdie is being drafted into the Army. American teenager Kim MacAfee has received the honor of giving him “one last kiss” live on the air of the Ed Sullivan Show. Meanwhile, Birdie isn’t really interested and his agent, Albert Peterson, is scrambling to keep him in line and out of […]

Travel the world Wednesday with YoloMambo

Spicy Brazilian, Latin and world rhythms will fill Central Park on Wednesday evening as YoloMambo performs from 5 to 8 p.m. at Picnic in the Park. The park is at Fourth and C streets in downtown Davis. YoloMambo delivers original world music plus the songs of Norah Jones, Stevie Wonder, Eva Cassidy, Sting, Cesaria Evora, […]

| Posted in Fairs + Festivals | Tagged ,

Nominees sought for local music award

The West Valley Barbershop Chorus is seeking nominations for this year’s 23rd annual Harmony in Our Lives Award. This is an accolade of distinction given to individuals and organizations that have been significant long-term contributors to the musical enrichment of the Davis community. The recipient is selected by a committee composed of representatives from the […]