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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 […]

Art Theater to hold audtions for ‘Hedda Gabler’

The Art Theater of Davis will be holding auditions for its next production, Ibsen’s “Hedda Gabler,” from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday, March 31, at Third Space, 946 Olive Drive. For more details, write to arttheaterofdavis@gmail.com or call Timothy Nutter at 530-902-5589.

Benefit art show accepting applications

Sheltered, an art benefit for animals at risk in our communities, is accepting artists’ applications for a juried exhibit to be presented by Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St. The five-week show is slated to run Oct. 10 through Nov. 15 and works to raise awareness of homeless animals who will never find shelter. Deadline […]

Renowned violinist to play at fundraising concert for DHS Baroque Ensemble

Star violinist Rachel Barton Pine, who played a complete Mozart violin concerti in a single February 2012 night at the Mondavi Center, will appear at a fundraiser benefiting the Davis High School Baroque Ensemble’s upcoming summer trip to Italy, which will include performances in several cities. The fundraising concert will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 6, […]

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Mondavi screens SF Opera’s production of Verdi’s ‘Otello’

The Mondavi Center will screen a high-definition broadcast of the San Francisco Opera’s 2009 production of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Otello” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 7. Composed in 1887, and based on the famous Shakespeare tragedy, the opera tells the story a great warrior brought low by his own jealousy. South African tenor Johan Botha, who […]

‘Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me’ host to speak at Mondavi

Peter Sagal, host of the humorous NPR quiz show “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me,” will speak at 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Mondavi Center. Sagal’s radio show, which is aired on radio stations across the country, is heard by more than 3 million listeners weekly, with Sagal’s humorous — and sometimes barbed […]

Uberjam Band, Joshua Light Show featured at Picnic Day

Think of this evening concert on Picnic Day as a double event: energetic jazz and dazzling, colorful lights. Guitarist John Scofield’s Überjam Band pioneered Scofield’s fusion of jazz, funk and electronic music. For this exclusive performance, Scofield and bandmates Andy Hess, Avi Bortnick and Tony Mason meet up with the wizards behind the Joshua Light […]

Capacity audience expected for jazz artist Diana Krall

All tickets have been sold for the 7 p.m. concert Sunday by Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall at the Mondavi Center. However, some tickets likely will be returned before the concert, so those interested may check with the Mondavi Center box office, 530-754-2787, to see if any seats become available. The concert […]

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’: Grandly chaotic

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” Four stars Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Edward Norton, Saoirse Ronan, Jeff Goldblum, F. Murray Abraham, Jude Law, Tilda Swinton Rating: R, for profanity, sexual candor and brief violence Eclectic filmmaker Wes Anderson uncorks another dose of inventive whimsy By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic This one’s […]

The Artery collects The Artery

The Artery continues its 40th anniversary with a two-week exhibit of fine art and craft created by former members and collected over the years by current Artery members. Works on view include paintings by Martha Ward, Robin Escher, Rebecca Metts and Nola Mosier; ceramics by Cathie Dunaway, Bob Judson, Marcia Smith, Erica Jackson, Pat Hill, […]

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