The California Honeydrops to bring danceable groove to The Palms

Digging deep into the roots of American music, The California Honeydrops embrace the traditions of blues, gospel, second line-style New Orleans jazz and early rhythm and blues. The California Honeydrops will bring their movable party to The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St. in Winters, at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 17. Since their formation five years […]

DMTC to hold summer workshop

The Davis Musical Theatre Company will offer its annual Summer Youth Theater Workshop for students ages 7 to 17 in July. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays, July 7-30 and will be taught by Jan Isaacson and Helen Spangler. Students will learn the basics of acting, singing, dance steps, vocal […]

I See Hawks in L.A. to play at The Palms

I See Hawks In L.A. will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St. in Winters. The  Southern California country-rock and acoustic folk band formed in 1999 as Rob Waller and brothers Paul and Anthony Lacques were having a philosophical discussion and rock-throwing session on an east Mojave desert trek. They […]

Meet local artist at reception

There is an open house reception for “Water,” an exhibition of framed photographs by Judy Yemma, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at Gallery 1855, 820 Pole Line Road. Yemma will be offering an exhibit print, matted to 11- by 14-inches, in a free drawing at the reception. (Must be present to win.) […]

Cajun sounds to fill The Palms

Tom Rigney and Flambeau will play their Cajun-flavored danceable music at 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St. in Winters. Rigney, a fiery violinist/composer, joined forces with some of the finest musicians on the San Francisco music scene to form Tom Rigney and Flambeau. Rigney composes most of Fambeau’s songs, […]

Dance through life with ‘The Value of One’

Check it out What: “The Value of One” Where: Pamela Trokanski Studio Theatre, 2720 Del Rio Place When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday Tickets: $12 Info: or at the door with cash/check only The Pamela Trokanski Dance Theater, now in its 29th season at its workshop on Del Rio Place, is presenting “The Value […]

Art Studio Tour returns to Davis

The Davis Art Studio Tour returns May 31 and June 1. This two-day event gives the public access to numerous artists’ studios in the Davis area. Tickets are $10 per person and available at The Artery, 207 G St., beginning April 25. Children under 12 are free. Brochures with the names of the 28 local […]

Music certificates of merit presented to young Davis musicians

Following statewide tests that concluded earlier this month, the Music Teachers’ Association of California awarded Certificates of Merit to 323 cello, oboe, piano, viola and violin students from 24 music studios through live performance auditions, ear-training and music theory tests in Davis. The goals of the certificate of merit are: * To provide a systematic […]

Strong performances highlight ‘Visiting Mr. Green’

Check it out What: “Visiting Mr. Green” Where: Sacramento Theatre Company, 1419 H St., Sacramento When: Through May 4; 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and 2 and 8 p.m. Sundays Tickets: $34-$38 adult, $29-$33 seniors and $15 students Info:, 888-4-STC-TIX Rating: 13-and-up, adult themes It’s another one of […]

MFA candidate mounts a performance

Deirdre Morris, a candidate for a master of fine arts degree in theater and dance at UC Davis, has created a site-particular performance on and around Lake Spafford in the UCD Arboretum. “Site particular” refers to a direct engagement with the landscape being worked in and through the time and place of the structured presentation. […]

Jam with folk musicians on Friday

Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during an acoustic jam session from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the Wyatt Deck next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum. “Pull out your fiddles, guitars, mandolins, penny whistles, pipes, flutes, squeezeboxes (you name it) and join your fellow musicians for a little […]

Music livens up Monticello in April

Music with your meal will be featured throughout April at Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, 630 G St. The schedule includes: * Tuesdays, April 8, 15, 22 and 29, 5-7 p.m.:  Bassoonist Ricardo Rosales provides musical accompaniment for weekly wine tasting, hosted by Davis Enterprise “Wineaux” columnist Susan Leonardi; * Fridays, April 11, 18 and 25, 5:30-8:30 p.m.: Bob Wren […]

Students’ art on exhibit at The Nest

Artwork by Woodland Pioneer high school students will be on display through June at The Nest restaurant at the Wild Wings Golf Course in Woodland. A Second Saturday “Art at The Nest” reception will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12. Free appetizers will be provided, and small gourmet plates will be offered for […]