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Capital Stage mounts captivating, dramatic adaptation of ‘Anna Karenina’

That’s the ticket What: “Anna Karenina” When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, plus a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday and a 7 p.m. performance Tuesday, Nov. 11 Where: Capital Stage, 2215 J St., Sacramento Tickets: $24-$38; www.capstage.org or 916-995-5464 How do you take an epic Russian novel, which runs nearly 900 pages, and turn […]

Gallery 1855 shows photos by Gene Kennedy

Gallery 1855 presents a new photography exhibition by photographer Gene Kennedy. The public is invited to come meet the artist and see his latest exhibition, “Yosemite Valley Reverence and Contradiction,” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. Kennedy is recognized nationally for his photography of the contemporary American landscape. He is best known for […]

‘Live in the Loam’ brings live concerts to your radio — and soon to your TV and computer screen

Stay up to date with the local music scene by tuning into “Live in the Loam” on Davis’ nonprofit, community radio station, KDRT 95.7 FM. “Live in the Loam” is a showcase for musicians and bands traveling through our area. The show is dubbed a “pop-up” because the time it airs depends on the availability of […]

Auditions set for Cole Porter musical comedy ‘Anything Goes’

The Davis Musical Theatre Company continues its 30th anniversary season with auditions for the musical comedy of Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes.” The show that launched the career of the great Ethel Merman in the 1930s sails into the Jean Henderson Performing Arts Center for auditions at 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Nov. 9-10, with callbacks at […]

Folk musicians will jam on Friday

Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during an acoustic jam session from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, on the Wyatt Deck in the UC Davis Arboretum. The venue is on Arboretum Drive (formerly Old Davis Road) next to the redwood grove. “Pull out your fiddles, guitars, mandolins, penny whistles, pipes, flutes, squeezeboxes (you […]

Oregon-based singer-songwriter to perform at Third Space

Melissa Ruth, a singer-songwriter from Eugene, Ore., will make a stop on her Intimate Spaces fall tour at Third Space, 946 Olive Drive, Davis, at 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. She is promoting her new album “Riding Mercury,” which has its roots in rural America, with hints of blues, country and rock. Born and raised […]

‘Birdman': A dark comedy that soars

“Birdman” 4.5 stars Starring: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Lindsay Duncan Rating: R, for relentless profanity, sexual candor and brief violence   Audacious character study benefits from bold directorial flourishes By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic This isn’t merely a movie; it’s a bravura display of cinematic […]

Czech Philharmonic visits with music of Dvořák, Smetana and Liszt

The Czech Philharmonic, under the baton of chief conductor Jiří Bělohlávek, visits the Mondavi Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, as part of the orchestra’s current North American tour. And the tour marks two notable events. First, it marks the recent release of a box set of recordings by the Czech Philharmonic covering the nine Dvorák […]

‘Stagecoach’ kicks off classic Westerns series

The Library of Congress designated the film “Stagecoach” as “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant” and placed it in the National Film Registry; it is one of the classics of cinema. And it will be shown as the first of three films of the Odd Fellows Classic Film Festival, on Sunday, Nov. 9. The three classic […]

Wineaux: Calming and curbing the crouching curmudgeon

I was recently complaining (after long hours of automated voices, incompetent and rude technicians and malfunctioning machines) to a customer rep of my best beloved phone-Internet monopoly. Explaining to him why I was unhappy with a new service, I heard the words, “Well, young people understand these things.” “Ah yes. But I am not a […]

YoloArts set to host seventh annual Art Farm Harvest Gala

Yolo County’s agricultural and artistic diversity will be on display at the seventh annual Art Farm Harvest Gala, set from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at 709 Main St. in Woodland. Included in the evening’s festivities will be farm food and wine, the announcement of the exhibition’s juried award winners, and a silent […]

‘Kate: The Unexamined Life of Katharine Hepburn’ to show at STC

The Sacramento Theatre Company will present “Kate: The Unexamined Life of Katharine Hepburn” at the theater, 1419 H St., Sacramento, from Saturday, Nov. 8 to Sunday, Dec. 14. Award-winning playwright Rick Foster, author of the critically acclaimed Vivien, returns to STC with his newest work. This world premiere play about one of the greatest stage […]

Pianist/author Jeremy Denk visits Davis for concert and conversation

Jeremy Denk — who has achieved considerable acclaim as a pianist and as a writer during the past two years — visits Davis during the first week of November. Denk will be interviewed at noon Tuesday, Nov. 4, in 115 Music Building at UC Davis, as part of an on-stage conversation moderated by professor D. Kern Holoman. […]

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