Thursday, December 18, 2014

Brazilian artist Caetano Veloso opens Mondavi season

Check it out Who: Brazilian musician Caetano Veloso When: 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 Where: Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Tickets: $57-$92 general, $28.50-$46 students;, 530-754-2787 Brazilian artist Caetano Veloso — who helped launch the musical movement known as Tropicália in the late 1960s, and went on to a long international career […]

Star-studded lineup planned in Vacaville

Mickey Thomas of Starship, folk/pop music icon Art Garfunkel, a cappella singers Gentleman’s Rule and pianist Jim Brickman comprise the 2014-15 season at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, 1010 Ulatis Drive in Vacaville. Thomas kicks off the season at 7 p.m. Nov. 7. He made his mark in 1976 as lead vocalist on “Fooled Around […]

Trio MôD to perform African-American-centric show at Crocker Art Museum

Trio MôD, featuring Davis resident Maquette Kuper on principal flute, will perform at the Crocker Art Museum on Sunday, Sept. 14. The group also features baritone vocalist Omari Tau and clarinetist and Native American flute player Deborah Pittman, according to a news release. They blend classical, jazz, gospel and Native American styles in their arrangements. The […]

Bay Bridge project’s rainy-day money is nearly gone

By Jaxon Van Derbeken The cost of repairs and unfinished work on the $6.4 billion Bay Bridge eastern span is likely to exhaust what is left in the project’s contingency fund for overruns, a Caltrans official warned Thursday. “We’re trending in the wrong direction,” Rich Foley, risk manager for the Caltrans toll bridge program, told […]

UC Davis Health System earns ‘Most Wired’ award

For the fourth consecutive year, UC Davis Health System has earned “Most Wired” status as one of the nation’s health leaders in information technology. The accomplishment is based on results of a national survey conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks. The 16th annual assessment considers how hospitals use information technology to address and enhance patient […]

Bartholomew hires new associate

Bartholomew Associates Inc., a Davis-based real estate appraisal and valuation consulting firm, has added Joseph Cormier-Knopp to its staff. Cormier-Knopp, a residential specialist, will assist in the litigation support side of the business. Cormier-Knopp has an undergraduate economics degree from UC Davis. He has been employed at Warden Appraisal Services in Contra Costa County, and […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 3401 Bermuda Ave.     $285,000 1220 Halifax Ave.     343,000 3208 Trawler Pl.     368,000 1012 Arthur St.     373,000 132 Luz Pl.     399,000 748 L St.     419,000 2804 Danube Ave.     450,000 1301 Brown Dr.     640,000 1921 El Dorado Pl.     655,000 […]

Lagerstrom represents Davis at Mary Kay seminar

Lori Lagerstrom of Davis joined more than 30,000 Mary Kay independent beauty consultants at the company’s annual seminar from July 16 to Aug. 2 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. The seminar brings together consultants from around the country and world to celebrate their business achievements and provide education, recognition and motivation for […]

‘Begin Again': A melody-laden charmer

“Begin Again” Four stars Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Keira Knightley, Hailee Steinfeld, Adam Levine, James Corden, Catherine Keener, Mos Def, CeeLo Green Rating: R, for profanity Irish filmmaker John Carney delivers another captivating ode to singers and songs By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic It’s a bit rough around the edges at first, the approach uncertain, […]

Hear Neon Lite on Saturday at winery

Neon Lite, a Davis band whose repertoire includes many of the familiar harmonies from the 1960s and ’70s, will be featured at First Saturday at Sundstrom Hill Winery. Guests are invited to celebrate the holiday weekend by listening to iconic songs by the Eagles; Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; The Beatles; and many others. The […]

A call for ‘Visual Voltage’ in downtown Woodland

Professional artists and artist teams, age 18 and older, are invited to participate in the Request for Proposal process for the city of Woodland Utility Box Art Program called “Visual Voltage.” YoloArts has been authorized by the city of Woodland to manage the RFP process. Artists will be selected based on past work and the […]

Summer art camps available

There are a variety of camps available this summer for kids. Here’s a quick look at a few. * The Davis Musical Theatre Company will offer its annual Summer Youth Theater Workshop for students ages 7 to 17 in July. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays, July 7-30, and will be […]