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2015 Cajun & Blues Festival Dedicated To B.B. King

2015 Cajun & Blues Festival Dedicated To B.B. King

 R.I.P. B.B. King September 25,1925-May14,2015

Juneteenth 2015 Celebrating 150 Years: A Time to Reflect, Heal and Act

Juneteenth 2015 Celebrating 150 Years: A Time to Reflect, Heal and Act

On Sunday, June 14, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., join the Yolo County Library, The Culture C.O.-O.P., Friends of the Davis Public Library and the City of Davis for the beloved Juneteenth Celebration at the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library and the Davis Veterans Memorial Center.  This free, family-friendly event includes a fun, education-packed line up of live entertainment, activities and delicious food!  Attendees are encouraged to bring a dish to share at the potluck, which begins at 1:00 p.m.  The first 100 people to arrive will be entered into a raffle for a special prize!

CMS Singer Songwriter Workshop/Concert on May 30, 2015

CMS Singer Songwriter Workshop/Concert on May 30, 2015

Songwriting craft, red carpet media promotion, and song performances collide together in season 2 of the stellar CMS Singer Songwriter Workshop/concert. The Event will be at the newly completed West Sacramento Community Center, located at 1075 W. Capitol Ave. on Saturday, May 30, starting at 1:00 PM and going till 8:30 PM. The event is open to  the public, musicians, composers, lyricists , performers, and music industry business. General admission is $20.00 for the entire day, with student pricing (all students that are enrolled) of $10.00 for the event.

Nelson Gallery closing soon as UC Davis prepares for new museum

Nelson Gallery closing soon as UC Davis prepares for new museum

Since opening in 1976, the Richard L. Nelson Gallery at the University of California, Davis, has held exhibitions ranging from large stone sculptures to old master prints to video and sound installations. It has shown works by world-famous faculty members and hundreds of UC Davis art students.

This successful 40-year run comes to an end when the gallery closes in late June. The important role that the gallery played in visual arts at UC Davis will be expanded as the university prepares to open the new Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art opening during the 2016-17 academic year... Read More

Support Sacramento Area Museums During the BIG Day of Giving on May 5!

Support Sacramento Area Museums During the BIG Day of Giving on May 5!

Interested and involved community members are encouraged to support their favorite Sacramento area museums and/or popular destinations during the BIG Day of Giving on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.  Presented by GiveLocalNow, Sacramento Region Community Foundation, Placer Community Foundation and Yolo Community Foundation, the BIG Day of Giving is a local initiative designed to increase philanthropy in the Greater Sacramento region.  The fundraising effort will take place from midnight to midnight on that one special day. For those 24 hours, online donations will be accepted through www.bigdayofgiving.org with a goal to inspire and unite our community in supporting hundreds of local nonprofits.

26th Annual California Clay Competition Exhibit

26th Annual California Clay Competition Exhibit
26th Annual California Clay Competition Exhibit
05-01-2015 - 05-29-2015
The Artery
http://www.theartery.net
Admission: Free
 
(530) 758-8330
artery@att.net
 
Start Time(s): Mon-Sat 10am-6pm Sun Noon-5pm *Open until 9pm on Fridays **Reception Fri (5/1) 7pm-9pm
The Artery has sponsored this popular competition since 1990, timing it with the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art California’s best clay artists “strut their stuff,” for this eagerly anticipated show. The exhibit will feature 35 works from 29 artists chosen by our juror, Jean van Keuren. 
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