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Bruschetta

Bruschetta

From the Italian word ‘bruscare’ meaning ‘to roast over coals’,  bruschetta is actually just toasted bread coated with olive oil. However, everything is better with tomatoes, and it’s popular to serve this appetizer topped with those and some basil. In Davis, we are fortunate that the tomato season is extended into the warm Fall, and […]

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Davis' Got Talent

Davis’ Got Talent

City of Davis Presents the 2nd Annual Davis’ Got Talent Saturday, December 3, 2011 $200 Grand Prize Auditions will be held Thursday, November 10.  $10 per audition. Veterans Memorial Theatre, 203 E. Fourteenth Street $7 in advance.  $9 at the door Tickets on sale November 1 at the Community Services Office in City Hall, Armadillo Music*, and […]

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Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

In life we are dreaming, whereas in death we become fully awake. That was the Aztec view of life and death: a unity, not a dichotomy. For over 3,000 years, the Aztec expressed this belief through a month-long indigenous celebration that honored the dead, who were believed to return during this time. When the Spanish […]

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2nd Friday ArtAbout

2nd Friday ArtAbout

2nd Friday ArtAbout is a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in Downtown Davis and beyond.  All events are free and open to the public. Many include complimentary refreshments and opportunities to converse with featured artists. The theme is “green” for the October 14 event: “Low Carbon Pathways to an Artful […]

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Nachmanoff CD Release Party

Nachmanoff CD Release Party

Dave Nachmanoff, local singer, songwriter and guitar player par excellence will celebrate the release of his ninth CD on Saturday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m.   The event will take place at the N Street Cohousing Common House at 716 N Street in Davis.  There is a suggested donation of $20.00 to see Dave with a […]

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Tradition and Beer

Tradition and Beer

I confess, I like newness.  I enjoy reading the latest ideas, viewing new technology, seeing innovation on display.  I enjoy perusing new websites, new music, new gadgets, new Apple products – often to the annoyance of Apple store employees and my wife. It’s also one of the exhilarating aspects of being in a university town […]

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