CD Review: Portugal. The Man
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CD Review: Portugal. The Man

  It's a story far too often told in the music industry: a band refuses to mature their sound and grow as artists, and because of it, they…

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Junk 2 Genius
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Junk 2 Genius

reCREATE & the Davis Art Center Tomorrow afternoon the Davis Art Center and Roseville-based reCREATE will present a recycled art competition to celebrate California Arts Day. The Arts…

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Two hours with the faces behind the stories
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Two hours with the faces behind the stories

Sometimes a story or an article can leave you wanting more, wondering where the ideas came from, what they mean and how to go about accomplishing something like…

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UCD passes baton to new conductor
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UCD passes baton to new conductor

After 30 years with Kern D. Holoman, UC Davis passed the baton to conductor Christian Baldini, an internationally acclaimed composer and conductor. In a new era of musical…

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Arts Week
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Arts Week

MUSIC KDVS Volunteer Meeting Today, 6 p.m., free Wellman 2 Interested in volunteering at KDVS 90.3 FM? Here's a chance to find out about Davis' own independent, freeform…

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Oversimplification and condemnation
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Oversimplification and condemnation

There's nothing like the feel of elitism. Whether it's a road bicyclist sneering at a passing fixter's inferior gear ratio or a shaven swimmer scolding a newbie in…

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Free noon concert at Mondavi Center
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Free noon concert at Mondavi Center

The Davis Summer Symphony, consisting of students, faculty and community members in the Davis and Sacramento area, completes its fifth year of operations this year and will be…

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CD Review: Muse
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CD Review: Muse

Heavy rock meets classical - The Resistance is Muse's fifth studio album and a failed attempt to thread symphonic ballads with rhapsodies of Matt Bellamy's soulful vocals. The…

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Arts week
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Arts week

MUSIC   Yolo Mambo Today, 7 p.m., free John Natsoulas Gallery Yolo Mambo, who appeared in Davis for events such as the Whole Earth Festival, will be featured…

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The Davis art scene
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The Davis art scene

Whether you've just made Davis your new home or you've been here for years, exploring the town's culture is a must. Davis isn't a metropolitan area but it…

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CD Review: Mika
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CD Review: Mika

The cover of the album resembles the fantastical outer space wallpaper of a seven-year-old boy's room. Inside the CD jacket are cartoon replicas of children's storybooks and childhood…

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Gallery Preview: “African-American Quilts,” “Merch Art”
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Gallery Preview: “African-American Quilts,” “Merch Art”

College students agree: There is no better way to start the year than with a sobering dose of challenging, genre-clashing art. Well then, the Richard L. Nelson Gallery…

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CD Review: The Nickel Slots
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CD Review: The Nickel Slots

The Nickel Slots, a Sacramento-based band consisting of Guitarist Tony Brucsca, bassist Paul Zinn, guitarist Steve Amaral and drummer Christopher Amaral will be releasing their self-titled debut album…

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Magnets, Ones and Zeros
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Magnets, Ones and Zeros

Pretend it's the '80s. A stranger approaches you on the street and says "I record my music digitally." You would think to yourself, "Ah, this individual must be…

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Arts Week
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Arts Week

MUSIC Davis High Jazz Combo Thursday, 7 p.m., free John Natsoulas Gallery The Natsoulas Gallery's Thursday Night Concert Series will present the Davis High Jazz Combo this week.…

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