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Hear live music at Monticello

Music stylings from jazz to classical will be served up during April at Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, 630 G St. Bob Wren plays world music, Klezmer, jazz and more on the violin and octave mandolin from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Fridays. From 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturdays, Ken Kemmerling takes requests and plays standards […]

Public unveiling of Art Garage on April 3

The public is invited to the formal dedication of the First and F street Art Garage at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 3. All the participating artists, community members and volunteers who took part in the project will be on hand. The next phase will increase visibility and public safety with lighting on the E to […]

Point of Brew: Save water; Drink cider from cans

Three main topics dominate the beer press this week: the drought, of course, especially for western breweries, large and small; beer cans; and the astonishing success of cider. Of course cider is only related to beer in the sense that it is sold very much as beer is, in 12-ounce bottles and cans; it has […]

Local dance theater kicks off 29th season

The 29th season of the Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre continues with the premiere of “The Value of 1″ at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6. There are additional performances at 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12. The program is choreographed to recorded text and a wide range of music including works by Ingrid […]

Fourth Friday Feast returns to Winters

RootStock kicks off the Fourth Friday Feast with music from the Hey Nows! and food tastings from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.  The Hey Nows! are an acoustic-electric band that merge power pop attitude with Americana sensibility to create engaging music for listeners of all ages. The participating olive oil producers offering complimentary tasting during the festivities […]

Sing Out! a tribute to Pete Seeger

The music of folk artist Pete Seeger will be highlighted at this week’s edition of Thursday Live!, a continuing series of free concerts held the first Thursday of each month at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and is open for all ages to enjoy. Donations are […]

‘Jungle Book’ set to open at Woodland Opera House

The Woodland Opera House will present its Theatre for Families production of Disney’s “Jungle Book, kids” opening Friday, April 4, and running through April 19. The show plays at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. The jungle is jumpin’ with jazz in the exciting Disney musical classic. Join Mowgli, Baloo, King […]

Local artist’s work on exhibit at Gallery 1855

Local artist Judy Yemma will have her “water” exhibit on display through April at Gallery 1855, 820 Pole Line Road. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is a free public open house and artist’s reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 13. For more information, call […]

Local pianists perform well at JPTAG

The Japanese Piano Teachers Association of Greater Sacramento music festival awarded trophies to 12 piano students from seven studios in the competition and 57 students from nine studios in Davis and surrounding areas in the evaluation during a March 9 performance in Rudolf Steiner College in Fair Oaks. From four piano studios in Davis, three […]

Hear Cohen and the Sidekicks on Thursday

Celebrate spring break at Wine’d Down Thursday, March 27, at Sundstrom Hill Winery, 2744 Del Rio Place in Mace Ranch. Marty Cohen, lead vocals and songwriter, and the Sidekicks — Ken Rabiroff (vocals, lead/bass guitar) and Jeff Sears (vocals, bass/lead guitar) — have established themselves as one of the premier acoustic groups in Northern California. Their […]

Women’s Circle art show is Saturday

The Creative Women’s Circle is hosting its annual art from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29, the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. Featured artists are Phyllis DeHaven, Alice Micheltorena, Bonnie Montgomery, Lois Richter, Laila Harris, Cindy Marko and Elsa Ruiz-Duran, working in a variety of oil and watercolor paintings, photography, hand-made […]

Band plays tribute to The Carpenters

It’s a trip back in time with the classic songs and sounds of the musical duo The Carpenters, with a concert by Close to You at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Woodland Opera House, 340 Second St. in Woodland. With songs like “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “For All We Know” and “Rainy Days […]

Davis Feminist Film Festival celebrates art, activism and entertainment

The ninth annual Davis Feminist Film Festival will screen a new selection of cutting-edge short films Thursday and Friday, April 10-11, at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Showcasing narrative, documentary, and experimental work, this grassroots event links art to social issues and exposes audiences to perspectives often missing from mainstream media. The […]

Art-is-Davis offers spring classes

Art-is-Davis is a local art co-op and studio at 222 D St. that encourages artists and the public to create and display artwork, and to learn from and teach various art classes. This spring, the art studio will be offering both old and new classes. These include Spring Sketch and Paint, Painting for Relaxation, Family Art […]

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