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Dancing the dream
Community Voice

Dancing the dream

The polished hardwood floor was awash in color and light, as dozens of dancers swirled and spun in perfect synergy. The dancers swept across the floor in elegant tuxedos and dazzling gowns, in...

Music brings warmth to the homeless
Community Voice

Music brings warmth to the homeless

It’s a wonderful feeling when doing something you love also helps someone else. The Sacramento Women’s Chorus has found a way to combine their passion for singing with their commitment to improving...

SCSO comes home for the holidays
Community Voice

SCSO comes home for the holidays

The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra “Home for the Holidays” concerts are always delightful. This year, SCSO returned to the Memorial Auditorium on Saturday for a festive evening of beautiful...

SGMC Concert Lights your World
Community Voice

SGMC Concert Lights your World

The Sacramento Gay Men’s Chorus lights up the holiday season with their 28th annual seasonal show, Light Your World. SGMC delivered a beautiful performance on Friday night at the First Methodist...

Choral Society soars
Community Voice

Choral Society soars

The Sacramento Choral Society opened its 2012-13 season with an exquisite sold-out program Sunday. The Stained Glass Concert One, “Portals of Heaven,” brought back to Sacramento the wonderful sacred...

Music Man (and Music Mom)
Community Voice

Music Man (and Music Mom)

Perennial favorite “The Music Man” opened in Sacramento this week, for its 10th go-round at the Music Circus. The show is set in River City, Iowa in 1912, and is about as American as apple pie. It...

Sacramento Women Sing for Joy
Community Voice

Sacramento Women Sing for Joy

“We Love To Sing!” That’s the tagline and the underlying motivation of the Sacramento Women’s Chorus. This diverse group of enthusiastic women is gearing up for their spring concert, “Sing Out...

Loudon and Leo: Acoustic Lives
Community Voice

Loudon and Leo: Acoustic Lives

The Mondavi Center in Davis hosted a Valentine’s Day party for fans of acoustic folk/blues guitar and irreverent topical tunes. Tuesday night’s concert featured two legends of the 1970s and ’80s, but...

Trockadero: Ballet  with a Twist
Community Voice

Trockadero: Ballet with a Twist

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo presented the best of classic ballet at the beautiful Mondavi Center in Davis Thursday night, playing to a near-capacity crowd. Tchaikovsky, “Swan Lake,” tutus...

Sacramento’s Gone to the Veggies
Healthy Living

Sacramento’s Gone to the Veggies

On Saturday, the third annual Sacramento VegFest was held at the Artisan Building on Del Paso Boulevard. Hundreds of visitors came to explore the world of vegetarian and vegan lifestyle alternatives...

Ballroom Dancers Compete in Sacramento
Community Voice

Ballroom Dancers Compete in Sacramento

The glamour and glitter of Hollywood, the unbelievable grace and beauty of ballroom dance and the amazing athleticism of international sport came together in Sacramento on Sunday. The North American...

DMTC’s ‘Chicago’
Community Voice

DMTC’s ‘Chicago’

The latest offering from the Davis Musical Theatre Company is an enthusiastic production of the blockbuster musical “Chicago.” At Friday’s opening night performance, DMTC handled the show with...

Masterful Master Singers Program
Community Voice

Masterful Master Singers Program

People will go through a lot to hear beautiful music. Each December, the line of people snaking around St. Francis Church grows. People arrive up to 90 minutes before curtain for the annual holiday...

Choral Society is Home for the Holidays
Community Voice

Choral Society is Home for the Holidays

The holiday choral music season is in full swing. On Saturday night, the Mondavi Center in Davis was host to the 15th annual “Home for the Holidays” concert presented by the Sacramento Choral Society...

Jingle All the Way with SGMC
Community Voice

Jingle All the Way with SGMC

For 27 years, the first weekend in December has been marked by the Sacramento Gay Men’s Chorus singing in the season with their signature brand of holiday glee. On Friday night, the tradition...

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