Monkey Business/ Puppet Man of La Mancha / Richard Thomas

Monkey business  UC Davis is looking to expand its California National Primate Research Center. Find out about the work the Center does on AIDS, Alzheimer’s, and other diseases, and hear why some people oppose the expansion.

Puppet Man of La Mancha  A University of California, Davis alum is guest directing the Tony-winning production of "Man of La Mancha." Meet master-puppeteer Art Grueneberger and find out how puppets play an integral "role" in this serious theatrical performance. 

"Man of La Mancha" runs through Sunday, March 11 at the Main Theatre, University of California, Davis. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 1 p.m. Friday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. Information: (530) 754-ARTS.

Richard Thomas  Emmy-winning actor Richard Thomas is performing in Sacramento. On the next Insight, meet the real John-Boy and hear about his current role in the Reginald Rose play "Twelve Angry Men."

"Twelve Angry Men" opens at 8 p.m. today and runs through Sunday, March 18th at the Community Center Theater, 1301 L Street, Sacramento. Information: (916) 264-5181.

Wednesday, March 7, 2007