DMTC performers gather for reunion, fundraiser

Alumni from Davis Musical Theatre Company’s Young Performers Theatre will be back for a one-night-only performance Saturday. The cabaret event is a fundraiser for the Young Performers Theatre, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.  All YPT participants in the audience are invited to join the cast in singing a special finale number. The show, […]

May 29, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Meet Dan Wolk at Little Prague

Local residents are invited to join Davis City Councilman Dan Wolk on Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. for an evening of music and fun at Little Prague, 330 G St., Suite F. Davis’ own Neon Lite will be performing, and Wolk will be there to chat with voters and share his vision for the […]

May 29, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Thursdays feature fresh produce at Sutter Davis market

The Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays at the hospital’s entrance, 2000 Sutter Place, through Aug. 30. The market filled with farm-fresh produce and new local products, including spring produce, honey, flowers, plants and garden starts. Market shoppers will find: * Blackberries from Bridgeway Farm in Dixon; […]

May 29, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Group aiding students sees early success, greater need

We Are Aggie Pride — a nonprofit organization providing a way for UC Davis students to help one another in times of trouble — has doled out 12 awards totaling $13,550. We Are Aggie Pride works this way: Donors receive a T-shirt, good for discounts at local businesses. In turn, the money raised helps students […]

May 29, 2012 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

School board bids farewell to retirees, considers future of DHS MPR

The Davis Board of Education, which ordinarily meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month, will slip in an additional special meeting Thursday to take care of several business items in advance of the upcoming high school graduation ceremonies. It promises to be a lengthy meeting, starting at 7 p.m. in the Community […]

May 29, 2012 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,

Sutter offers summer qigong classes

Summer session qigong classes sponsored by Sutter Health begin June 18 at the Davis Holistic Center, 1403 Fifth St. in Davis. Classes meet for 10 Mondays, from June 18 to Aug. 27. Beginning and experienced participants are welcome at all classes. In China, many people take up qigong to age with vitality and good health. […]

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Tickets on sale for second annual Davis Music Festival

Mark your calendars! The second annual Davis Music Festival is fast approaching. The daylong extravaganza, which takes place across seven venues in downtown Davis and features 46 bands, runs from noon to midnight Saturday, June 23. The event, organized by the nonprofit organization Music Only Makes Sense, will raise funds to benefit local elementary, middle […]

May 29, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Della Davidson: passing boldly into another world

Details What: “and the snow fell softly on all the living and the dead,” a dance performance in memory of Della Davidson When: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Main Theatre, UC Davis Tickets: $17-$19 general, $12-$14 students, children and seniors; http://theatredance.ucdavis.edu Art fulfills a wide range of functions for both viewers […]

May 29, 2012 | Posted in Dance | Tagged ,

‘Twelfth Night’ auditions set in Winters

Auditions are planned in June for the Winters Theatre Company’s summer production of “Twelfth Night.” The show will be presented on weekends, Aug. 10-12 and 17-18. This is the company’s annual Shakespeare in the Park performance in the Winters Community Center amphitheater. Auditions will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, June 18-19, at the Winters […]

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Immigration drama featured in film series

“Welcome,” a 2009 French film directed by Philippe Lioret, will be screened Friday as part of the International Film Series. The series is co-sponsored by the United Nations Association of Davis and International House. Doors at I-House, 10 College Park, open at 7:30 p.m. and the film begins promptly at 8 p.m. There is no charge, but […]

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Enjoy music at Monticello on June weekends

Patrons at Monticello Cuisine, 630 G St. in downtown Davis, will enjoy live music Friday and Saturday evenings throughout June. There is no cover charge. Bob Wren will play world music, klezmer, jazz, folk and baroque music on his octave mandolin and violin from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Friday, with the exception of this […]

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Patriotic music, Aggie pride featured at Picnic Pops Concert

Wednesday’s Picnic in the Park celebration features the popular Picnic Pops Concert, with the Davis High School Combined Band playing from 6 to 7 p.m. and the Cal Aggie Marching Band-uh from 7 to 8 p.m. The weekly family-friendly gathering takes place in Central Park, Fourth and C streets, alongside the Davis Farmers Market. The […]

May 29, 2012 | Posted in Music | Tagged ,

Miami officer shoots, kills naked attacker

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami police officer on Saturday fatally shot a naked man who was chewing on the face of another man on a downtown causeway off-ramp, police and witnesses said. The Miami Herald reports that gunshots were heard at about 2 p.m. on the MacArthur Causeway off-ramp, which is near the newspaper’s offices. […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Ceremony will pay tribute to veterans

Davis residents are invited to observe Memorial Day at a ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road. The Davis Brass Ensemble will play patriotic music beginning at 9:30 a.m.. The Davis High School Madrigal Choir and the Davis Children’s Chorale also will perform. The ceremony, hosted by the VFW […]

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