BRIEFS: DMTC presents ‘Stuart Little’

The Davis Musical Theatre Company’s Young Performers Theater will present “Stuart Little,” the saga of an intrepid 7-year-old mouse who sets out on the adventure of a lifetime, opening Saturday and continuing through Sunday, March 27, at the DMTC Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive in Davis. Performances are at 2:15 p.m. Saturdays throughout March, with […]

Fitz Gibbon exhibit at Sacramento gallery

A solo exhibition by ceramic artist and teacher Linda S. Fitz Gibbon, a longtime Davis resident, is on view this month at the B. Sakata Garo Fine Arts Gallery, 923 20th St. in Sacramento. Fitz Gibbon will be honored at a preview reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 10, and at a “Second […]

BRIEFLY: ‘Amazing Grace’ screens at I-House

“Amazing Grace,” a 2006 film directed by Michael Apted, will be screened Friday night at International House, Davis, as part of the International Film Series. There is no charge, but donations are gratefully accepted to help cover the cost of the DVD rental, facilities use, supplies and refreshments that are served at 7:30 p.m. The […]

You can always bet on ‘Guys and Dolls’

The popularity of and enduring affection for Frank Loesser’s “Guys and Dolls” is easily seen in its award history. It swept the Tonys in 1951, the year it opened on Broadway (where it ran for 1,200 performances), winning not only “Best Musical,” but also awards for Best Actor, Actress, Director and Choreographer. It had nominations […]

‘Amazing Grace’ screens at I-House

“Amazing Grace,” a 2006 film directed by Michael Apted, will be screened Friday night at International House, Davis, as part of the International Film Series. There is no charge, but donations are gratefully accepted to help cover the cost of the DVD rental, facilities use, supplies and refreshments that are served at 7:30 p.m. The […]

‘Come Hell and High Water’ opens Thursday

“Come Hell and High Water,” devised and directed by Granada Artist-in-Residence Dominque Serrand and co-written by Steven Epp, opens Thursday at UC Davis. This epic American play, presented by the UCD department of theater and dance, explores the forces of a flood using the structure of an oratorio built from song, dance, story and character. […]

BRIEFLY: Elementary strings workshop Saturday

The Davis Junior High School Orchestras will host an elementary strings workshop from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Emerson Junior High School, 2121 Calaveras Ave. Sign-in and late registration begin at 12:45 p.m. All pre-registered students will receive a T-shirt at the workshop. Interested parents can register their musicians by e-mail at orchestra.workshop@gmail.com. Provide […]

Elementary strings workshop Saturday

The Davis Junior High Orchestras will host an elementary strings workshop from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Emerson Junior High School, 2121 Calaveras Ave. Sign-in and late registration begin at 12:45 p.m. All pre-registered students will receive a T-shirt at the workshop. Interested parents can register their musicians by e-mail at orchestra.workshop@gmail.com. Provide your […]

Chamber Music Society features clarinet on Saturday

The Chamber Music Society of Sacramento returns for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Congregation Bet Haverim, 1715 Anderson Road. The principal guest artist will be clarinetist Patricia Shands. She has been a faculty member at the University of the Pacific since 1995, and a member of the Sacramento Philharmonic. She holds a bachelor’s […]

Photographer featured in Gallery 625 exhibit

Parked along the local rails and largely going unnoticed, railroad freight cars are the intriguing subject of the March solo exhibit at Gallery 625 in the County Administration Building in Woodland. Davis fine arts photographer Lorenzo Kristov regularly stops for hours at a time to look closely at freight cars using his camera’s viewfinder. In […]

DMTC presents ‘Stuart Little’

The Davis Musical Theatre Company’s Young Performers Theater will present “Stuart Little,” the saga of an intrepid 7-year-old mouse who sets out on the adventure of a lifetime, opening Saturday and continuing through Sunday, March 27, at the DMTC Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive in Davis. Performances are at 2:15 p.m. Saturdays throughout March, with […]

Notorious Shank Brothers play two shows this week

While some retirees spend their golden years playing golf, Al and Erik Shank play bluegrass. The two brothers started jamming together in 2004, with Al on mandolin and Erik on banjo. They’ve since been dubbed The Notorious Shank Brothers, with Ken Eldridge on guitar and Kim Nguyen on bass. The Notorious Shank Brothers will perform […]

Can you succeed at auditions?

The Davis Musical Theatre Company will hold auditions for “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the DMTC Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive in Davis. Callbacks will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The show is directed and choreographed by Rand Martin and will be staged April […]

DHS drama department presents ‘Rumors’

The Davis High School drama department presents Neil Simon’s “Rumors” as this school year’s selected spring play, debuting at 7 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. “Audiences can really expect a night filled with total over-the-top humor and crazy situations that ask them what would they […]