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Sac Philharmonic, Opera celebrate Prince, Puccini

The Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera returns to the Community Center Theater stage for its 2017-18 season after another record-breaking year. The Classics Series season will open on Oct. 14 with Brahams’ Symphony No. 1 and acclaimed violinist Rachel Barton Pine’s dramatic interpretation of Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Pine has performed regularly with the orchestra. […]

August 02, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Think PL!NK: Kaleidoscopic artwork at the Crocker

In an immersive experience of dazzling color, light and reflection, children are invited to explore the Crocker Art Museum’s newest Art Spot, PL!NK. Created by UC Davis professors of design, Glenda Drew and Jiayi Young, PL!NK is designed to inspire creativity and wonder, enabling children and their grownups to enjoy a shared experience. Funded in […]

July 26, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Animals, real and imagined, take over Sutter Street

Sutter street Theatre presents two news shows — “Madagascar Jr.” and  “Harvey.” In “Madagascar” Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto the stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion […]

July 26, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

California’s state fair a real honey

This year the focus is on agriculture at the California State Fair. To be sure, there are concerts and entertainments galore. Deep-fried goodies on a stick, too. When you meander through the indoor and outdoor exhibits, though, it is rather refreshing to see a focus on what foods are produced in the Golden State, the […]

July 19, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Center celebrates the figure

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center presents Celebrating the Figure, an art show featuring drawings, paintings and sculpture by the Friday Morning Figure Studio Group, July 25 through Aug. 15. A Second Saturday reception with refreshments and live guitar music will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 12. Established in April 1986 by independent art […]

July 19, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Harris Center rolls out new season

Bringing great shows from around the world, across the country and throughout the region, the Harris Center for the Arts’ new 2017-18 season is on sale now. The Harris Center is the one venue in the greater Sacramento region that unites national tours of Broadway blockbusters like “Dirty Dancing” with international phenomenas like the Sachal […]

July 19, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Crocker Art Museum gets jazzy and topical in August

Summer is in full swing and so are events at the Crocker Art Museum. Next month patrons will enjoy many special programs. Lunch & Learn Aug. 1: Join an in-depth examination of “Incantation,” 2014 by Martin Wittfooth at noon or 1 p.m. Before or after the 30-minute gallery conversation, take time to enjoy lunch at the […]

July 19, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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