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Sacramento Ballet’s program is a ‘Dream’
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Sacramento Ballet’s program is a ‘Dream’

The words “spectacle” and “spectacular” come from the same Latin root meaning “unusual, notable, entertaining, striking and sensational.” Both terms apply to The Sacramento Ballet’s current program, which opened Thursday and continues through Sunday at the...

Opinion: A pre-show fiasco at Shawn Colvin
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Opinion: A pre-show fiasco at Shawn Colvin

In almost 40 years of going to see live concerts, I don’t think I ever encountered a situation quite like what unfolded last Sunday night outside Sacramento City College’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) while waiting for a performance by Shawn Colvin. Doors were supposed to open at 6:30 p.m. for the...

Rockwell special events at the Crocker
Arts Events

Rockwell special events at the Crocker

The Norman Rockwell exhibit opened at the Crocker Nov. 10 and will close in less than one month. During its run, several special events have taken place. Perhaps you met Rockwell’s models, enjoyed some concerts, watched the film, “Stagecoach,” or participated in several studio art classes. The...

Acorn Day at the State Indian Museum — October 13!
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Acorn Day at the State Indian Museum — October 13!

Get ready for the new autumn season by visiting the State Indian Museum on Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during an educational and fun-filled “Acorn Day” that celebrates the acorn, a traditional dietary staple of California Indians.  Part of the month-long ARTOBER effort that...

Celebrate October With Halloween & Harvest Events at Local Museums!
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Celebrate October With Halloween & Harvest Events at Local Museums!

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In October, many of the 30...

Health tips from Dr. Oz at California Museum
Arts Healthy Living

Health tips from Dr. Oz at California Museum

California’s fiscal fitness depends on adopting healthy habits. On Monday, Dr. Mehmet Oz, a popular television host of "The Dr. Oz Show" led the charge for a two year pilot workplace-wellness program designed to promote healthy habits at work. “Health happens in the Workplace” was...

godfather
Arts

40th Anniversary Screenings: “The Godfather”

Cinemark and Paramount Pictures Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of “The Godfather” with Exclusive Cinemark XD Events at Theatres Across the US – on Thursday, March 1st. The film was meticulously restored using 5.1 digital surround sound and re-mastered using state-of-the-art technology, then...

'Dracula' at Sac Ballet, a Halloween Treat
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‘Dracula’ at Sac Ballet, a Halloween Treat

Few children and older guests dressed up in Halloween costumes for Saturday night’s “Dracula” performance at the Community Center Theatre, which included two other performances: “Second Before the Ground” and “Serenade.” “Second Before the Ground” is a fun, light performance with simple backdrop...

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