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Photography from the Ramer Collection comes to Crocker

Sometimes documentary, sometimes metaphorical, a new photography exhibit at the Crocker Art Museum titled, Ourselves through the Lens: Photography from the Ramer Collection tells varied stories that span the poignant to the provocative. On view from June 19 to Oct. 23, the exhibition examines the human impulse to look, and the ways photography directs such visual encounters. By training the […]

June 01, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

California Stage premieres new play by Leslie Lewinter-Suskind

From acclaimed author of last season’s smash hit “Italian Opera” Leslie Lewinter-Suskind comes something completely different. Running June 17 through July 17, California Stage Theatre Company will premiere her new play, “A Revolutionary Mind” under the direction of Ray Tatar, producing artistic director. “A Revolutionary Mind” follows rabid activist turned housewife Susan down the rabbit hole when her daughter, […]

June 01, 2016 | Posted in Business Columns | Tagged ,

Discover intriguing clues about the city’s past at CSI: Old Sacramento

In partnership with Cosumnes River Archaeological Working Laboratory the Sacramento History Museum is pleased to present a special evening event, CSI: Old Sacramento on Wednesday, June 1, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Event participants will have the unique opportunity to see and learn about artifacts excavated from the Hall, Luhrs & Company building’s underground site three decades […]

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Young musician wins back-to-back best jazz soloist

Incoming Oak Ridge freshman Delaney Odell already knows what she wants to do with her life. “I want to major in music and then be a middle school music director,” she told Village Life. Since fifth grade Delaney has been recognized as a gifted clarinet and saxophone player. Recently the 13-year-old won best overall jazz […]

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Warhol: Portraits speaks to the creative mind in Crocker exhibit

It seems like only yesterday that I was walking through the “bones” of the new expansion to the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. Wearing a hard hat and with a photographer in tow, we heard promises of amazing exhibits to come. There would be expansive galleries and appropriate archival lighting. Six years later, the promise […]

June 01, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Railroad Museum jazzed up for Memorial Day weekend

Coinciding with the 43rd annual Sacramento Music Festival happening over Memorial Day weekend in Old Sacramento, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum will celebrate the holiday by offering jazz music inside the Railroad Museum and popular train rides behind a vintage diesel locomotive. In addition, festival badge holders will receive complimentary admission […]

May 25, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

El Dorado Arts Council receives major grant from National Endowment for the Arts

 The El Dorado Arts Council has received an Art Works award to support a Cultural Master Planning process for El Dorado County from the National Endowment for the Arts. National Endowment for the Arts chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major […]

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