Festival Theater Program
The Cool Davis Festival will feature a lively music and theater program including a special performance by Nature’s Theater, music by the Vocal Art Ensemble and Music to our Ears, dance by the Ecokinesis Dance Company, and presentations of the Climate Group Solutions Awards.
2:30 p.m. Nature’s Theater Presents JUNKY’S LAST STAND
by Jeff Falyn & Lyndsay Dawkins, Lyrics by Lyndsay Dawkins, Music by Lyndsay Dawkins & Utsav Bhargava
Junky is on an all out campaign to convert kids into Junk food slaves. But when she tries to cast her spell on young Charlotte and Sabrina, the girls, with help from Tommy Zucchini (defender of the fruits and vegetables) and their all-seeing friend Seymour, have to decide what’s best for their bodies and the Earth.
3:30 p.m. Vocal Art Ensemble
Conductor: Tracia Barbieri
Program: “Autumn”, Joshua Shank (b. 1980); Part I of “Kyrie” from “Messe de Notre Dame”, Guillaume de Machaut (c 1300-1377); “Salvator Mundi”, Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585); “Winter Wolf”, Amy Bernon*; “Svete Tihiy (Gladsome Light)”, Pavel Chesnokov (1877-1944); “Missa Brevis #8”, Eleanor Daley (b. 1955); “Missa Brevis #4”, Eleanor Daley (b. 1955)
4:05 p.m. Ecokinesis Dance Company: Earth Song
Choreographer and Dancer: Sonja Brodt; Music by Melissa Baker
Earth Song celebrates the soil and its role in the cycles of life.
4:15 p.m. Music to Our Ears
M.C. Laura Sandage; Musicians: Laura Sandage, George Haver, Andrew Corbett, Eve Bessier, & the Davis Threshold Choir
City Hostess: Mayor Pro Tem Rochelle Swanson Presents Climate Solutions Group Awards
Award 1: Make Davis Cool – UCD Student Group
Mike Callahan-Dudley, Will Klein, Lauren Latta, Jennifer Lee, Sarah Lin, Darwin Moosavi, Hannah Oakes, Manny Rin, Michelle Yeung
Award 2: Partners for a Greener Davis
Caffé Italia, Davis Cemetery District , HT Harvey and Associates, and Westlake Market
Award 3: 2011 Commercial Food Scrap Pro
AgroFresh, Blue Oak Energy, Caffé Italia, Ciocolat, Davis Farmers Market, Davis Food Co-Op, Davis Waste Removal, Delta of Venus, DJUSD Nutrition Services, Dos Coyotes, Farmers Kitchen/Natural Foodworks, Hallmark Inn/Seasons Restaurant, Mustard Seed Restaurant, Nugget Market, Osteria Fasula, Sutter Davis Hospital, Village Baker, Village Pizza and Grill, Westlake
Music Finale (Sing-along)