Mondavi single tickets on sale Friday, three more ‘Just Added’ concerts announced

Single tickets for Mondavi Center events during the 2014-15 season will go on sale Friday, Aug. 15. Non-subscribers seeking single tickets to certain “high demand” events, as well as subscribers seeking additional tickets, are advised to place their orders soon, since some upcoming performances are likely to sell out. In addition, tickets to three “Just […]

Hear Wealth of Nations in plaza

Wealth of Nations will play rock ‘n’ roll starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, in the E Street Plaza. The plaza is in the 200 block of E Street, between Second and Third in downtown Davis.

RootStock celebrates fourth anniversary

RootStock celebrates four years of wine and song in downtown Winters from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday with the Belle Francisco Band. Once a small gift shop with a few wineries, RootStock now has five wineries with a center for locally made wares and an art gallery in the expanded back room. RootStock has always […]

It’s a Beautiful Day at The Palms

The band It’s A Beautiful Day got together in San Francisco in 1967 during the Summer of Love, and was distinguished by David LaFlamme’s trademark violin and time-tested songs. The band will bring its iconic music to Winters at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St. It’s A Beautiful Day’s most famous song […]

Hear ‘Tales from Around the World’ on Sunday

Vicki Crescitelli will present “Tales from Around the World” from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at International House, 10 College Park in Davis. A creator and teller of tales for more than 15 years, Crescitelli will tell stories and teach songs from all over the globe. She specializes in animal stories, particularly stories in which […]

Artists invited to paint at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area

Yolo Basin Foundation and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife invite artists to spend a morning painting at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area on Wednesday, Aug. 27. The plein air outing will begin at 9 a.m. with an introduction by Yolo Basin Foundation staff members who will give participants background on the 16,000-acre preserve. […]

Hear EZ Street at Wine’d Down Thursday

Sacramento-based band EZ Street will play at Sundstrom Hill Winery for Wine’d Down Thursday on Aug. 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. EZ Street is a four-piece band that covers multiple styles of music, including classic rock, country, R&B and more. The band is made up of Don Verrett on keyboards, guitar, vocals, and harmonica; […]

‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’: A tasty banquet

“The Hundred-Foot Journey” Four stars Starring: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon, Amit Shah, Farzana Dua Elahe, Michel Blanc, Clément Sibony Rating: PG, and quite pointlessly; suitable for all ages Food bridges a cultural divide in romantic charmer By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic This film is as sweetly “old world” as […]

Commander Cody to land at The Palms

Commander Cody, the piano-pounding frontman of the legendary Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, returns with his current band of Modern Day Airmen at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, to the Palms, 13 Main St. in Winters. Formed in Michigan, the band relocated to the Bay Area in the late 1960s where it became an integral […]

Earthquake Street Festival to rock downtown Winters

Winters Main Street will again be shaking with excitement as the 23rd annual Winters Earthquake Street Festival takes place from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22. Food and craft booths will line Main and East Main streets along with a line-up of entertainment on the stage. The event kicks off with free entertainment and […]

Davis Children’s Chorale seeking new members

The Davis Children’s Chorale is accepting new members for the group’s upcoming season. The season will begin with a fall concert titled “Sun and Moon and Stars.” In December, the Children’s Chorale will join with the Davis Chorale for a Holiday Sing-along Program. Both choirs will perform a variety of holiday music interspersed with holiday […]

Community sing planned at UU Church of Davis

An interfaith singing experience featuring Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis Sparks Choir members, Free Range Singers, church and community members from the wider area will take place Sept. 12-14. The event will be led by Laurence Cole, a songwriter and the founding director of PT Songlines Community Choir in Port Townsend, Wash. She enjoys traveling to […]

See ‘Rainbows of Chaos’ at Craft Center

The UC Davis Craft Center Gallery presents “Rainbow of Chaos,” a solo exhibition of glass mosaics by instructor and volunteer Jennifer Rutherford. The exhibition opens Monday and continues through Sept. 19. The exhibition primarily features glass mosaics, paintings and knitted garments designed by the artist, with the occasional sculpture or jewelry piece thrown in. Featured themes and […]

Wineaux: The Reds score lots of touchdowns

As a passionate football non-fan, I’ve been puzzled for years at the intransigence of the Redskins in the matter of changing their name to something less offensive. What’s the big deal? Can’t they happily be the Red Hawks or the Red Wolves (since Red Wings and just plain Reds have, I hear, already been taken)? […]