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Fueled Up! Fueled Up!

SACRAMENTO RUNS ON COFFEE. It’s both the fuel that gets us going in the morning and the lubricant that brings...

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 by Angela Knight
Becoming a Chef Becoming a Chef

For the people interested in   the restaurant industry, there’s a marvelous book called “The Making of a...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 by Marybeth Bizjak
'So Watt!' 'So Watt!'

“So Watt! An Illuminating Look at the Artwork of SMUD Employees and Their Families” features a variety of...

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017
Trent Dean, Furniture Artisan Trent Dean, Furniture Artisan

SACRAMENTO FURNITURE MAKER Trent Dean is having a great run, especially for someone who’s been practicing his...

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 by Catherine Warmerdam
Sound Maze Sound Maze

For this interactive musical and sound event, more than a dozen newly invented instruments and “sound...

Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017
Curtis Park Home and Garden Tour Curtis Park Home and Garden Tour

Take a self-guided tour of several spectacular homes that showcase Spanish revival, Tudor and storybook architecture in...

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Say Cheese Say Cheese

The iconic grilled cheese sandwich gets its very own food festival this month. The Sacramento Grilled Cheese Festival...

Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017
Sparrow Gallery Sparrow Gallery

States of Matter, new works by Kate Farrall and Natalie Sakurai using innovative processes in their respective mediums:...

Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017
Her Favorite Things Her Favorite Things

Sacramento Fashion Blogger Chrisa Pappas Sioukas   knew she was making an impact when she learned that someone...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 by Marybeth Bizjak
Happily Ever After Happily Ever After

GOODWIN KNIGHT WAS THE FIRST GOVERNOR of California to get married while in office. A widower, Knight, who served from...

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 by Darlena Belushin McKay
Bowled Over Bowled Over

METRO KITCHEN + DRINKERY got its start making cold-pressed juices, but lately its salads have been generating all the...

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017 by Catherine Warmerdam
Howlin' on the Parkway Howlin' on the Parkway

Take your pup on a 2-mile stroll along American River Parkway trails, then enjoy food trucks, pet vendors, costume...

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017
Sizing Up the Scene Sizing Up the Scene

IF ANYONE KNOWS SACRAMENTO’S COFFEE SCENE , it’s Lucky Rodrigues. This coffee pro started working at...

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by Angela Knight
Concussed: Four Days in the Dark Concussed: Four Days in the Dark

Comedian and playwright Jack Gallagher chronicles, with poignancy and humor, the effects of a bike-accident concussion on...

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017
This Little Piggy Goes to the Market This Little Piggy Goes to the Market

There's a wonderfully sarcastic but poignant meme currently making the internet rounds: “I’m glad I...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 By Jordan Venema
Chance the Rapper Chance the Rapper

The rap superstar from Chicago comes to Sacramento during Spring Tour 2017, his first arena-headlining tour. He recently...

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Gardener's Almanac Gardener's Almanac

Turning the soil, caring for seedlings and tasting homegrown bounty is what gardening is all about. For Judith Yisrael,...

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017 by Steph Rodriguez
Growing Theater Company Growing Theater Company

Sacramento’s Theater One has been entertaining audiences with sometimes humorous, sometimes provocative, but always...

Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017 by Gina Gangursky
Release the Hounds: An Evening with Aoife O'Donnovan, Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge Release the Hounds: An Evening with Aoife O'Donnovan, Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge

Folk singer songwriter O’Donovan performs an acoustic set, followed by jazz/bluegrass guitar duo Julian Lage and...

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2017
Cabbages and Honey Cakes Cabbages and Honey Cakes

The night before I was to host a small dinner party, I found myself frantically pouring over cooking magazines and my...

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by Diana Bizjak
Men in Black Men in Black

JAMES GARNER (no, not that James Garner) has a deep bass-baritone voice, even in everyday conversation, and it...

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017 by Cherise Henry
Out of Fatlandia Out of Fatlandia

In the summer of 2013, the number 253 blinked in small electronic type above my toes, as if announcing, “Welcome to...

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by Katie McCleary
Poetry and Moor Poetry and Moor

SACRAMENTO HAS A NEW POET LAUREATE. Indigo Moor isn’t only a poet, however. He also plays upright bass, spent 21...

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017 by Willie Clark
An Evening With Marc Cohn An Evening With Marc Cohn

Marc Cohn, the soulful Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter known for “Walking in Memphis” and “True...

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Community at the Table Community at the Table

The memory bank of my childhood is filled with one scene more than any other: the dinner table. In the busyness of family...

Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by Anna Quinlan
Etienne Charles: Creole Soul Etienne Charles: Creole Soul

The Trinidad-born, Juilliard-trained trumpeter and professor of jazz studies is hailed for his lyricism and...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017
Behind the Action Behind the Action

PLAYED IN ALMOST EVERY CORNER OF THE WORLD by every class of citizen, soccer is known as “the people’s...

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 by Anna Quinlan
Roasting in Rocklin Roasting in Rocklin

ALTHOUGH THERE ARE EASIER WAYS to start a coffee roasting business, they might not be as entertaining as Mast...

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by Angela Knight
From Her Hands to Your Mouth From Her Hands to Your Mouth

EVEN THOUGH SHE GRADUATED from Sac State with a bachelor’s in government and a minor in Middle Eastern Islamic...

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 by Angela Knight
How to Read the Bag How to Read the Bag

We asked Michael Sanchez, president and CEO of Mast Coffee, to walk us through the lingo on a typical bag of coffee....

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by Angela Knight
Christina Pazsitzky Christina Pazsitzky

Los Angeles-based comedian Christina Pazsitzky comes to Punch Line Sacramento. Pazsitzky, known for Your Mom’s...

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Mamma Mia Mamma Mia

One of the most successful musicals in history, Mamma Mia is set to the music of ABBA, and has a plot that revolves...

Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017
Beyond the Comfort Zone Beyond the Comfort Zone

Leap over May and summer is here! It’s a thought that’s likely to trigger a mixture of cheers and groans for...

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 by Liz Salamy Abess
Trami Nguyen Cran Trami Nguyen Cran

Trami Nguyen Cran, author of “VietnamEazy,” a novel about mothers, daughters and food, appears for a Q&A...

Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2017