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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 […]

Governor signs bills by Wolk, Dodd

Three bills by state Sen. Lois Wolk and one by Assemblyman Bill Dodd were signed into law last week by Gov. Jerry Brown. Bills by Wolk, D-Davis, will help control concealed weapons on school and college campuses, improve water management and conservation in California and boost participation in programs enabling utility customers to receive part of their […]

Free legal clinic offered in Woodland

Legal Services of Northern California and King Hall’s Humanitarian Aid Legal Organization will host a free Consumer Rights Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Legal Services office, 619 North St. in Woodland. Topics to be covered at the clinic include debt collection, student loans, payday loans, automobile repossession, towing, utility […]

‘Nature and You’ lecture series features live animals

Tuleyome continues its partnership with the Yolo County Library to present its “Nature and You” lecture series. This year, the nature-based lecture series has featured a variety of speakers, including some with live animals. All of the lectures are free to the public and run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Stephens Branch Library, […]

Paint Nite raises funds for Blue and White

The Davis High School Blue & White Foundation invites the public to participate in its first “Paint Nite” fundraiser. Over the course of two hours, artist Carrie “Bobette Ross” Posey will guide participants as they create one-of-a-kind paintings from scratch. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at Sudwerk Restaurant & Brewery, 2001 Second St. in […]

Folk music jam sessions set

Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during an acoustic jam session from noon to 1 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 9 and 23, at the Wyatt Deck on Arboretum Drive (formerly Old Davis Road) next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum. “Pull out your fiddles, guitars, mandolins, penny whistles, pipes, flutes, squeezeboxes (you […]

Wealth of Nations plays Saturday

Wealth of Nations plays its last monthly E Street Plaza show of 2015 at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. The band will play a mix of original tunes, favorite covers from a variety of bands and the usual dose of Grateful Dead dance numbers.

‘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 […]

Banjo champ Tony Furtado brings atmospheric new music to The Palms

National banjo champion, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Tony Furtado will perform a CD-release show at The Palms Playhouse on Thursday, Oct. 8. He will be joined by two-time grand national fiddle champion Luke Price. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $20. Furtado started his music career with two national bluegrass banjo championships when he was […]

Ceramics on exhibit at Woodland gallery

Ceramics by Jamie Hudspeth will be showing beginning Friday and continuing through November at Art Diva, 626 Cottonwood St. (in the Cottonwood Plaza) in Woodland. Hudspeth will meet gallery visitors on Friday, Oct. 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A retired educator, she will be exhibiting folk pieces […]

‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ a brilliant turn for WTC

Check it out What: Winters Theatre Company’s “Circle Mirror Transformation” When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9-10, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 Where: Winters Community Center, 201 Railroad Ave., Winters Tickets: $10 general, $6 seniors and students; www.winterstheatre.org or Pacific Ace Hardware, 35 Main St. in Winters Info: 530-795-4014 I’ve never heard such a quiet audience in […]

‘The Walk': Not a single misstep

‘The Walk’ 4.5 stars Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon, Clément Sibony, César Domboy, James Badge Dale, Steve Valentine. Rating: PG, for minor profanity and chaste nudity   Fact-based drama is a captivating ride By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic And I worried that this film might be dull. The saga of Philippe Petit’s […]

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