Sacramento Women’s Chorus will celebrate its 25th anniversary Saturday, March 9, with gala concert performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Both performances of the group’s Celebrate! 25th Anniversary Concert will take place at the Sacramento Waldorf School, 3750 Bannister Road in Fair Oaks. The concerts will include special guest performances by the highly acclaimed Sacramento Gay Men’s Chorus. A commemorative 25th anniversary reception, open to the public, will follow the 2 p.m. performance. Concert tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and groups of 10 or more, and $12 for children ages 5 to 18, available at sacramentowomenschorus.org or at the door. The March 9 concerts will feature an
￼The Blue Line Gallery is proud to present a juried exhibition featuring a survey of work in all media inspired by the qualities of glass but in a variety of art media. Glass is a unique material because of its translucency, radiant color, and how glass interacts with and is illuminated by light. This month's show features work that deals with any of the following properties: translucency, transparency, jewel-like colors, and pieces that engage with light in a unique way. Featuring the work of 33 artists at different stages in their career from emerging artists to professionals, Shine is a survey of how artists successfully navigated this theme. Artists’ work chosen for the show includes:
The Sacramento Valley Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® will be recognizing the contributions of outstanding community partners on Sunday, October 9 at Arden Hills Resort & Spa, announced retiring Executive Director Donna Sanderson. “We are fortunate to have the support of outstanding community partners during my tenure as Executive Director of Komen Sacramento” said Sanderson. “The time has come to give them the public recognition they so richly deserve.” Among the award recipients will be: Joyce Raley Teel, co-chair of the Raley’s Board of Directors, who brought the full strength of the Raley’s Family of Fine Stores resources to help in the fight against breast cancer. Raley
While planning your route this 2nd Saturday, be sure to stop by Elliott Fouts Gallery (4749 J Street, Sacramento) for the reception for Go Figure!, a group exhibition of figural paintings, from 6pm-9pm. Among the artists showing in the exhibition is Sacramento-based painter Jeff Felker. His paintings included in the show address revisiting abandoned places and moments in time, marked by emotional significance to the figure. Each painting captures fragments, as once forgotten and neglected as the scenery, with a desire to find new meanings and relevance within the same space. The show also features work by Candice Bohannon, Derek Gores, James Crandall, Kenney Mencher, Peter Wedel, Sara Zi
The Sacramento Valley Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure launched a month long breast cancer awareness campaign this month called In the Pink. Throughout October, many Sacramento region restaurants, artists and galleries joined together to lend their support to this exciting campaign. In the Pink concludes on Thursday, October 21, as Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Sacramento’s art community converge at the Viscaya in downtown Sacramento to raise funds supporting breast cancer awareness programs in the region. “Bid for the Cure” will showcase a live auction featuring one of a kind, unique items to choose from. Prior to the auction, guests will have the opportunity to watch famed art
Wednesday, July 28 10 a.m.-8 p.m. The California Latino Capitol Association Foundation will hold a morning press conference, followed by a reception for its students on the North Steps of the Capitol. Around 200 people are expected to attend.
Parlez vous français? Non? That’s OK! Crowds permeated the lobby of the Crest Theatre Friday as the Sacramento French Film Festival, whose theme this year is "My life is a French film!", celebrated their opening night with an excellent reception and two French-directed films, one short and one feature length. The film of the night was “A l'Origine (In the Beginning)”, directed by Xavier Giannoli. Based on a true story, it had multiple accents of beauty throughout, including a scene where the protagonist con-man is stuck in a storm, raving like a lunatic in true Learish fashion. The film also played on morality issues, especially the morality of the thief. Cinematically the film was bri
Capital Public Radio’s quarterly Second Saturday artist reception will be held Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 6 to 9 pm. Presented in partnership with Solomon Dubnick Gallery, “Tarmo Returns,” includes oils by artist Tarmo Pasto, Professor Emeritus, CSUS. “Man walks about in two space dimensions, the vertical and the horizontal, interpenetrating volumes of which he is the dynamic and controlling center………. In my paintings I have attempted to create sensory space so that the beholder could feel at one with the painting,” Tarmo Pasto. The Capital Public Radio Community Room at 7055 Folsom Boulevard will display the show from March 30 through June 30, and is available for public viewing duri