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Ms. Mayor Ms. Mayor

BELLE COOLEDGE WAS A WOMAN OF FIRSTS. She served as Sacramento’s first woman mayor in 1948 and 1949, after coming...

Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017 by Darlena Belushin McKay
Alton Brown Live Alton Brown Live

Eat Your Science, with James Beard award winner Alton Brown, is a live “cooking science” show with music...

Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Extracurricular Education Extracurricular Education

Located in a 1903 bank building, FATHER PADDY’S IRISH PUB in Woodland has an unusual amenity: a whiskey vault...

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Into the Fold Into the Fold

Some 40 artists are represented at Into the Fold: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics From the Horvitz Collection. The...

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017
The Art of the Dumpling The Art of the Dumpling

Is there any bite-size food more comforting or more satisfying than a Chinese dumpling? It’s like a tiny...

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 by Catherine Warmerdam
'Caledonia's Daughters' 'Caledonia's Daughters'

Mother/daughter poetry duo Straight Out Scribes launches “Caledonia’s Daughters,” poetry and short...

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017
Partners in Crime Partners in Crime

Dogs are man’s best friend, the saying goes. But if you ask local K-9 officers, they’ll tell you that dogs...

Posted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by Greg Sabin
What's Old Is New Again What's Old Is New Again

More than 160 years after its founding (and following some setbacks in recent years), the venerable Sloughhouse Inn is...

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by Catherine Warmerdam
Everyone in the Pool Everyone in the Pool

Urban bathhouses are the latest wellness trend, popping up in places like San Francisco and Brooklyn. Now Sacramento has...

Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by Marybeth Bizjak
'REdefined' 'REdefined'

Core Contemporary Dance presents its 10th anniversary season with works by Kelli Leighton and Mia Michaels, and guest...

Posted on Monday, March 6, 2017
We'll Always Have Paris We'll Always Have Paris

My husband likes to say that he’s never more American than when he’s abroad. I have to admit I hated this...

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by Jessica Laskey
Hearts & Minds Hearts & Minds

Francie Dillon is the definition of indefatigable. Bright-eyed and vivacious, she is a dynamo. Her sister, Catherine...

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017 by Catherine Warmerdam
Know Thyself Know Thyself

HOW WELL DO YOU UNDERSTAND YOUR OWN PERSONALITY?  And how do others perceive you? These are the kinds of weighty...

Posted on Monday, March 6, 2017 by Catherine Warmerdam
He Can Play for You He Can Play for You

LIFE CHANGED DRAMATICALLY for musician Andrew Castro in 2013 after he overcame the fear of playing in front of people....

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by Liz Salamy Abess
An Evening with Alice Waters An Evening with Alice Waters

For its inaugural event, Folsom Lake College Speakers Series welcomes the celebrated chef, author and sustainable-food...

Posted on Monday, March 6, 2017
Concussed Concussed

Touching and funny, Jack Gallagher’s “Concussed: Four Days in the Dark” sheds light on the...

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of the Beatles Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of the Beatles

Not just a tribute band gig but a multimedia concert experience feauring highlights from the Fab Four’s entire...

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2017
Da Vinci on Tour Da Vinci on Tour

Experience a hands-on display of visionary inventions such as flying machines, drive transmissions, parachutes, robots...

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017
Pass the Brownies Pass the Brownies

I have a confession. I graduated from UC Berkeley (or Berserkeley, as one of my mom’s friends used to call it) but...

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 by Jessica Laskey
Molto Italiano Molto Italiano

UNTIL RECENTLY, Sacramento was shockingly underserved in the Italian-restaurant department. For that, perhaps, we...

Posted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by Marybeth Bizjak
Stages of Development Stages of Development

This month, as part of its Staged Reading Series, California Stage presents “’Tween Earth and Sky,”...

Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by Liz Salamy Abess
Fe Gallery Fe Gallery

Works by Alison Ye, Sid Wellman, Skye Becker-Yamakawa, Donnie Wellman and Heather Robinson. 1100 65th St., 456-4455,...

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2017
The Mighty Quinn The Mighty Quinn

AS A CHILD, N’Gina Kavookjian watched her mom hunt for bargains at garage sales and secondhand stores. Her mother...

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 by Marybeth Bizjak
Roll With It Roll With It

FOR THE LAST NINE YEARS OR SO , Benjamin Schwartz has shown up at Sacramento’s East Portal Park faithfully each...

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017 by Catherine Warmerdam
Dance Theatre of Harlem Dance Theatre of Harlem

Since 1969, Dance Theatre of Harlem has used the language of ballet to celebrate African American culture. Artistic...

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Diavolo: L.O.S.T. Passengers Diavolo: L.O.S.T. Passengers

This captivating L.A.-based dance company explores our relationships (physical, emotional, social) to the architectural...

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017
The Selling of 'Stately Goldmanor' The Selling of 'Stately Goldmanor'

FOR THE NEARLY 20 YEARS I OWNED IT, I often called my East Sacramento home “Stately Goldmanor.” It was a...

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 by Ed Goldman
Heard it Through the Grapevine Heard it Through the Grapevine

Many people don’t know there’s a wine trail in Placer County. That might make it one of the region’s...

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017 by Angela Knight
Eric Church Eric Church

Wearing his signature aviator shades, the bad boy country rock singer performs two sets, with no opener, on his...

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2017
Good For You Good For You

Like nearly all good suburban cheap eats, BAAGAN is tucked into a strip mall. Baagan also continues the...

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by Diana Bizjak
Taste of Carmel Taste of Carmel

As springtime breezes in on the Central Coast, the foodie world blossoms with festivals that bring in some of the...

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by Krista Minard