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Saturday, April 20, 2024

Artsweek: 1/23—1/30


Tracy Grammer
Jan. 23, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., $20
Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St., Winters
Folk musician Grammer rose to acclaim through her musical partnership with Dave Carter as their duo project Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer. Together, they released three internationally-celebrated albums from 1998 to 2001. Since 2002, Grammer has continued making music as a solo artist, and is praised for her alto voice, crisp violin and storytelling in her lyrics. Her most recent album Little Blue Egg was the number one most played album on Folk Radio in 2012.

Jim Malcolm
Jan. 26, 7 p.m., $20
Wagman House, 1350 Monarch Lane
Once a member of the award-winning band Old Blind Dogs, Malcolm is now solo singing both traditional Scottish songs and his own, which are artfully crafted. His unique style feels authentic yet modern and accessible, and has been described as “one of the finest singers in Scotland in any style.”


Artist talk with Leslie DePratt
Jan. 24, 7 to 8 p.m., free
Pence Gallery, 212 D St.
DePratt’s exhibition at the Pence Gallery titled Mad Housewives features narratives of women doing household activities while dressed in various guises. The paintings are rendered in a satirical and humorous fashion, touching upon the details that serve as metaphors for women’s roles in the world. The artist herself will share insights on her large scale paintings at the artist talk.


Davis Musical Theater presents: Cabaret
Jan. 24 to Jan. 26, 8:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:15 p.m. Sunday, $18 general admission
DMTC Performing Arts Center, 607 Pena Drive
This 1966 Broadway hit is set in a nightclub in Berlin after the devastating effects of World War I and the rise of the Third Reich. Davis Musical Theater Company takes this Broadway classic to exciting heights with musical numbers such as “It Couldnt Please Me More,” “Wilkommen,” “Cabaret,” “Don’t Tell Mama” and “Two Ladies.”


Screening: Groundhog Day
Jan. 26, 7 p.m., $2 recommended donation
Yolo Pleasure Dome, 1401 Pole Line Road
The Yolo County Film Society will be screening the 1993 classic American comedy Groundhog Day, starring Bill Murray as the egocentric TV weather man who finds himself in a timeloop, living the same day over and over again.


24-Hour Art Show
Jan. 25, noon to midnight, noon to 6 p.m. Free/6 p.m. to midnight $10
Third Space, 946 Olive Drive
Artists will be working for 24 hours to present their work at midnight. Guests are invited to watch the artists at work during the day, with musical accompaniment by Miss Lonely Hearts in the evening.


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