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Wealth of Nations plays Saturday

Wealth of Nations will perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 7, on the E Street Plaza in the 200 block of E Street in downtown Davis. Members David Hafter, Chris Stabenfeldt, Dave Walters, Will Eichert, Scott Morgan and Mark Morse perform original tunes plus favorites by The Grateful Dead, The Beatles, Pink Floyd and […]

‘Witness for the Prosecution’ to be screened Sunday

“Witness for the Prosecution”, the second film in the trio of movies presented at the Davis Odd Fellows Classic Film Festival, will be shown Sunday, March 8, at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the screening begins at 6:43 p.m. The 1957 courtroom drama is set in the Old […]

Resler releases memoir, ‘The Last Protégée’

Local writer and creative writing teacher Nancy Deeds Resler has released a memoir, “The Last Protégée,” about her years as a classical pianist and her relationship with her famous and forceful teacher, Antonia Brico. The Benicia Herald calls the recently released book a “captivating memoir” and a “disturbing and beautiful read.” Resler is well known […]

Tom Brousseau to visit ‘Live in the Loam’ on KDRT

Singer-songwriter Tom Brousseau is scheduled to appear on “Live in the Loam,” on Davis’ community radio station, KDRT 95.7 FM. The show will air live and also stream at http://kdrt.org from 4:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 12. “Live in the Loam” is a showcase featuring musicians and bands traveling through the area. Organized […]

Athens Guitar Duo to perform at Davis Arts Center

Davis Arts Center’s sixth annual Classical Guitar Concert Series continues with a performance by the Athens Guitar Duo at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7. First constituted at the University of Georgia, the Athens Guitar Duo has been dedicated to exploring the depth and wealth of the guitar repertoire for the past nine years. AG2 members […]

‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ auditions set

Davis Musical Theatre Company’s Young Performers Theatre will hold auditions for its upcoming production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” a musical by Carol Weiss. Kendra Smith will direct this family musical featuring a zany, wisecracking Mirror who will only answer if spoken to in rhyme and a court full of funny and bubbling […]

‘Sweeney Todd’ cast handles grim story very well

Check it out What: DMTC’s production of “Sweeney Todd” When: 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:15 p.m. Sundays through March 22 Where: Jean Henderson Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive Tickets: $9-$18. Visit www.dmtc.org When you look through your program and see that the production you are about to witness has a “blood manager” on the […]

Bluegrass ensemble John Reischman and The Jaybirds at The Palms on Thursday

John Reischman and The Jaybirds — an award-winning five-piece American and Canadian bluegrass ensemble that combines instrumental mastery, spot-on vocal harmonies and five talented songwriters and arrangers into vibrant recordings and dynamic performances — will appear at The Palms Playhouse on Thursday, March 5. The members of The Jaybirds — John Reischman (mandolin, vocals), Jim […]

French-Algerian guitarist weaves acoustic spells at The Palms on Friday March 6

Internationally renowned French-Algerian acoustic guitarist, singer and composer Pierre Bensusan has won awards and accolades on several continents. He will bring his globally informed acoustic sound to The Palms Playhouse in Winters on Friday, March 6. Described by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the most unique and brilliant acoustic guitar veterans in the world […]

California Honeydrops drop in for ‘Down Home’ tour

Be there! Who: The California Honeydrops (a 21-and-over show) When: 9 p.m. Saturday, March 14; doors open at 8:30 p.m. Where: G Street Wunderbar, 228 G St. Tickets: $15, available at Armadillo Music, 205 F St. Put on your dancing shoes, The California Honeydrops are back in town. For the first time since 2012, the […]

Thursday Live! features Keith Cary, Wyatt Hesemeyer

The March 5 Davis Odd Fellows’ Thursday Live! show features two duo acts who know how to craft songs and blend unique instrumentation. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the hall, 415 Second St., Davis. Opening the show will be Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan who hail from […]

‘Woyzeck’ cast lives up to high expectations

Don’t miss it What: “Woyzeck,” a production of the UC Davis department of theater and dance When: 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, through March 8 Where: UC Davis Main Theatre in Wright Hall Tickets: $20 general, $15 students and seniors, $10 for Thursday evening. Email [email protected] or call […]

Hear EZ Street Saturday at winery

First Saturday at Sundstrom Hill Winery will feature EZ Street, a four-piece band from the Sacramento area. The band covers multiple styles of music, including classic rock, country and R&B. Members are Don Verrett on keyboards, guitar, vocals and harmonica; Jay Gedeon on guitar and vocals; Jaco-Mo Benham on bass and vocals; and Randy Kitchens […]

‘Focus': A sharply conceived caper

Focus 3.5 stars Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Gerald McRaney, Adrian Martinez, Rodrigo Santoro, Robert Taylor, Brennan Brown and BD Wong Rating: R, for profanity, sensuality and brief violence Crafty plot is highlighted by good casting and solid acting By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic Heist flicks rely on two essential ingredients: a tight, logical […]

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