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Baroque violinist returns for concert benefiting DHS ensemble

Baroque violinist Maia Naomi Silberstein — a 1985 graduate of Davis High School now based in Brussels, Belgium — will perform with harpsichordist Katherine Heater at Davis High School at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, with proceeds benefiting the Davis High School Baroque Ensemble. This chamber music program will be in the acoustically appropriate Choral […]

Horse Feathers headlines Davis show

Check it out Who: Horse Feathers and River Whyless When: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14 Where: Veterans’ Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets: $15, available at davislivemusic.com or Armadillo Music, 207 F St. The Davis Live Music Collective will present Horse Feathers, with special guests River Whyless, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Veterans’ […]

Poets invited to reflect on veteran experience

Poets are being recruited to write a poem to express the theme of “Positive Reflections: From Combat to Community,” increasing understanding of the American veteran experience, as part of a countywide art exhibit next year. YoloArts received a grant from the California Arts Council to create the artistic exploration contributing to public understanding of a range […]

Vinyl and Music Fair set for Sunday, Oct. 18

The Armadillo Music and KDVS Vinyl and Music Fair is back in Davis. With hundreds of new and used records, cassette tapes and CDs, the fair is a collector’s dream. There will be music memorabilia and many rare and out-of-print records, CDs, tapes and more. This event takes place Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Davis […]

‘He Named Me Malala': Girl on a mission

‘He Named Me Malala’ Four stars Starring: Malala Yousafzai and her family Rating: PG-13, for grim images and dramatic intensity Absorbing documentary is an insightful portrait of a modern heroine By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic The original plan, as envisioned by producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, was to turn Malala Yousafzai’s saga into a […]

‘5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche’ is hilarious, ridiculous fun

Get ready to laugh What: “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche” Where: B Street Theatre, 2711 B St., Sacramento When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 5 and 9 p.m. Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 3 Tickets: $23-$35; bstreettheatre.org or 916-443-5300 “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche,” by Evan […]

Pioneering Japanese dance-theater group Sankai Juku makes first visit to Mondavi Center

The prominent Japanese dance troupe Sankai Juku — whose explorations in the Butoh idiom have created a world of probing imagery — visits the Mondavi Center for the first time at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13. Sankai Juku will be performing “Umusuna —Memories Before History,” an artistic vision of the creation of Earth. Ushio Amagatsu, Sankai Juku’s […]

Bard-B-Q on B raises funds for Davis Shakespeare Ensemble

Bard-B-Q on B, a fundraiser for the Davis Shakespeare Ensemble, will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at Shepherds Close, 732 B St. in Davis. A minimum donation of $25 per person is requested. Hosted by Lucas and Stacie Frerichs and the Davis Shakespeare Ensemble, the event will feature food, live music by the […]

Fall Home, Garden and Harvest Festival returns to Fairfield

FAIRFIELD — The 2015 Fall Total Home, Garden & Harvest Festival returns to the Speciality Event Center on Chadbourne Road on Oct. 16-18, with more than 200 exhibitors offering a wide selection of home improvement and gardening products and services. Attendees can talk to hundreds of vendors, compare prices, learn the latest strategies for green […]

Different Strokes Critique Group art show set at the International House

Eight Davis artists who call themselves Different Strokes Critique Group are making waves. Their newest show, “Light On Water,” will be exhibit from Oct. 9 to Nov. 9 at International House, 10 College Park, Davis, with a reception for the public from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, during the Second Friday ArtAbout. It would be […]

Inspirations for collection: warrior goddesses, elfin magic, ‘Hunger Games,’ Lady Gaga

Kombucha fashion designer Sacha Laurin is giving much of the credit for her Paris Fashion Week line to Sacramento designer Diana “Didi” Zermeno, whom she became aware of after Zermeno won a fashion challenge on “Good Day Sacramento.” Their partnership started in October 2014, when Laurin had Zermeno come to her house to discuss “what I […]

Art Farm exhibition opens at YoloArts’ Gallery 625

For nine years, YoloArts’ Art and Agriculture Project has offered artists an innovative venue to create on farms, and meet the farmers behind the farm scene. The yearlong project culminates in the annual art show known as Art Farm. This year’s Art Farm exhibition will feature 110 works of art by 65 artists. A portion […]

Davis Jazz and Beat Festival planned, poems sought

The public can experience an intimate festival filled with poetry readings and painting improvisations set to the rhythm of live jazz at the free Davis Jazz & Beat Festival. It runs from 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. in Davis. This is an opportunity for attendees to […]

Clinton tries to rally unsure Democrats with partisan fire

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton attempted to rally influential New Hampshire Democrats on Saturday with a fiercely partisan message, as she struggled to regain her footing in the primary contest. Calling viewers of the three-hour Republican debate and two-hour undercard on Wednesday night “gluttons for punishment,” Clinton accused Republicans of focusing on problems […]

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