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WOH to hold auditions for ‘Zuccotti Park’

The Woodland Opera House will be holding auditions for “Zuccotti Park” — a musical about the economy — at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. The concert-reading performance of the new musical will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at the WOH, 340 Second St. in downtown Woodland. Actors will be on book, except for […]

‘The Miracle Worker’ auditions set for WOH

The Woodland Opera House will hold auditions for the drama “The Miracle Worker” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, for children ages 8-14 and at 7 p.m. for youths over 14 and adults. Auditions will continue at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, for the same age ranges. Auditions will be cold readings from the […]

Wineaux: Dodging wines that irk, provoke, irritate and vex

We keep a sign on our study door that we bought at the San Diego Zoo: “Please do not annoy, torment, pester, plague, molest, worry, badger, harry, harass, heckle, persecute, irk, bullyrag, vex, disquiet, grate, beset, bother, tease, nettle, tantalize or ruffle the animals.” I like it for two reasons — it reminds me not to take […]

Additional casting notice for ‘Hello Dolly’

The Woodland Opera House will hold a second audition for the musical “Hello Dolly.” Roles still available include Ambrose Kemper, Ernestina, Barnaby Tucker, and adult male and female singing and dancing ensemble. The audition will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the theater, 340 Second St. Individuals should be prepared to sing […]

Hear Los Tres de Winters on Thursday

Los Tres de Winters will present a free outdoor performance from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Rotary Park Gazebo at Main Street at Railroad Avenue in front of the Community Center in Winters. The trio plays Norteño-style music, with accordion, bajo quinto and bass. This lively music is a hybrid of […]

Native American dancers to perform in Davis

Davis Community Church will host Native American youth dancers from Annette Island Indian Reserve at a dinner at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, in the Fellowship Hall, 421 D St. The reserve is in an area of Alaska that is accessible only by boat or float plane. DCC and Sacramento-area Presbyterian churches have visited the […]

Picott to play at The Palms Playhouse

Since releasing the first of eight studio albums 13 years ago, Rod Picott has earned a reputation as a songwriter with a talent for gritty honesty and wry eloquence. He will showcase his latest album, “Hang Your Hopes On A Crooked Nail,” on a West Coast CD release tour that includes an 8 p.m. Friday, July 25, […]

Fairy-tale romance in Barnyard Theatre’s ‘Pinky’

Barnyard Theatre presents two staged readings of “Pinky,” by David Templeton, on Saturdays, July 26 and Aug. 2, at 8 p.m. in the historic Schmeiser Barn, 35125 County Road 31, west of Davis. Based on true events, “Pinky” is a charmingly odd comedy about love, friendship and other role-playing games. When David meets Pinky, he […]

Summer Movies 2014: This, that and the other (short version)

* Editor’s note: The following is a shortened list of Derrick Bang’s look at summer films. For a complete list, visit DavisEnterprise.com. By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic I got a bad feeling about this summer’s movies, after witnessing the clumsy way Godzilla stomped through his new big-screen adventure. Adam Sandler’s “Blended” did little to assuage these […]

A round of applause for ‘Chorus Line’

Theater in the round may not be the ideal way to present Michael Bennett’s nine-time Tony Award-winning “A Chorus Line,” now at the Music Circus, under the direction of Stafford Arima, with choreography by Randy Slovacek and music direction by Valerie Gebert. That is not to say that this production was not spectacular. The opening […]

Best of Seven to show works at Gallery 1855

Best of Seven — a group of Yolo County photographers including Anne Miller, Rob Floerke, Tim Messick, Rick York, Dave Robertson, Dennis McCoy and Joe Finkleman — will hold an exhibit of framed photographic works throughout August at Gallery 1855 at the Davis Cemetery District office, 820 Pole Line Road. The gallery is open from […]

Winters Fourth Friday Feast celebrates cycling

Deux K “30” will be performing from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 25, outside RootStock during the Cycle Winters Fourth Friday Feast. The “Cycle Winters” bike installation in downtown Winters will be highlighted during the event. It is the last weekend to see the decorated bikes posted by local business’ storefronts. This public art display […]

Enjoy folk, blues and Americana music at Wine’d Down Thursday

Singer/songwriter Mike Justis and guitarist Steve McLane are returning to the Sundstrom Hill Winery on Thursday, July 24, for Wine’d Down Thursday. Bass guitar player Jeff Sears also will join the duo to perform folk, blues and Americana music at the winery, 2744 Del Rio Place in Mace Ranch. Hours for Wine’d Down Thursday are 5 to […]

Clyde Elmore: Art in the Wild

His day begins shortly after sunrise, or sooner, if he has a particular place in mind. Clyde Elmore is out on safari in Africa, looking for his favorite animal to photograph: the cheetah. “Cheetahs hunt by eye in pastures or open land where the grasses aren’t too high,” says the Davis photographer. “Sometimes, they’ll even […]

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