Rock Band campers perform at E Street Plaza

The Rock Band Camp summer concert series continues with performances at 5 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 15 at the E Street Plaza. The plaza is in the 200 block of E Street in downtown Davis. Rock Band Camp is a weeklong summer program conducted by Rock Band University and the city of Davis. Musicians, ages […]

Winters stages ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’

The Winters Theatre Company will present “All’s Well That Ends Well” as this year’s Shakespeare in the Park selection.  The play will be performed on two weekends, with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Aug. 8-9 and 15-16 in the amphitheater behind the Community Center, 201 Railroad Ave. in downtown Winters. Guests should plan on an […]

Acme Theatre to present ‘The Rememberer’

Acme Theatre Company will present its annual summer show, “The Rememberer,” July 31 through Aug. 10 at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. The production is based on the life story of Joyce Simmons Cheeka — a member of the Squaxin Tribe — who is forced into a government boarding school […]

Video highlights walking The Camino

Imagine the solitude of a mist-filled forest, the beauty of a coastal enclave or the fragrances of rural setting combined with the time for reflection in a land once governed by Romans, Muslims and Christian rulers. While the description may conjure up several places in the world, Rick and Monique Moniz have captured all of […]

Village Homes to host Rita Hosking Trio

The Rita Hosking Trio is the featured act at the Village Homes Performers’ Circle on Monday, July 28, at the Village Homes Community Center, 2661 Portage Bay Ave. East. Hosking — whose voice and lyrics cover a wide range — plus Sean Feder (Dobro and banjo) and Bill Dakin (upright bass) form the Rita Hosking […]

‘Grease’ is the show at WOH

Check it out What: “Grease” Where: Woodland Opera House, 340 Second St., Woodland When: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m Sundays, through July 27. Tickets: $18 for adults, $16 for seniors, $8 for children under 17; balcony: $10 for adults, $5 for children Info: www.woodlandoperahouse.org The Woodland Opera House sounded like the gymnasium […]

Tomato Festival makes call for young artists

Tuleyome Home Place Adventures will host a “Tommy Tomato” Art Contest at the Woodland Tomato Festival on Saturday, Aug. 9. Tommy Tomato is the mascot of the festival, which is sponsored by the Woodland Farmers Market every year. Artwork theme must include at least one “tomato-like” element of any kind; the rest is up to the child’s imagination. […]

‘Third Person’: Provocative points of view

“Third Person” 3.5 stars Starring: Liam Neeson, Adrien Brody, Olivia Wilde, Mila Kunis, James Franco, Moran Atias, Kim Basinger, Maria Bello, Loan Chabanol Rating: R, for profanity, nudity and sensuality Engaging characters populate deftly linked narratives By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic Writer/director Paul Haggis’ film is too long, too self-indulgent and often too precious. […]

Point of Brew: From conquerors to cider, Normandy has it all

Normandy is justly famous for three things: * William, duke of Normandy, who became known as William the Conqueror after the Battle of Hastings in 1066 when he became king of England; * The Bayeaux Tapestry, which, in 70 meters of extraordinary embroidery, records the events leading up to the battle and of course the landing […]

Bonanza King to play in Winters

The Winters Friends of the Library summer concert series continues with a free outdoor performance by Bonanza King from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, at the Rotary Park Gazebo, on Main Street at Railroad Avenue, in front of the Community Center in Winters. This is a change from the previous-announced lineup. EGG was originally […]

3 Leg Torso set to play at Village Homes

3 Leg Torso formed in 1996 as violin, cello and accordion trio with the mission of creating original modern chamber music for their unique instrumentation. Over the following years, the ensemble has expanded both its musical mission and its size to become a quintet that performs original compositions based on an eclectic synthesis of chamber […]

The Hucklebucks bring the blues to the Park

The Hucklebucks — Robert Sidwell, guitar; Doug Crumpacker, guitar and vocals; Ty Smith, drums; Dale Lyberger, bass and vocals; and Jim Monroe, piano and vocals — bring their crowd-pleasing blues, influenced by New Orleans, Chicago and West Coast blues, to Picnic in the Park from 5 p.m. to dark on Wednesday, July 16. The market […]