Tuesday, December 18, 2018

City Lights

It’s cold—it’s San Francisco, after all. It’s also crowded—it’s Union Square—but that adds to the happy energy. Your ankles are wobbly, and you don’t...

Sacramento Magazine’s Top Doctors List 2018

All of the physicians on our Top Doctors list have earned the stamp of approval from their peers. They have been chosen through a...

How About Those Hecklers?

Ever witnessed a heckler creating chaos at a comedy show? An out-of-control heckler, left unchecked, has the potential to spoil an otherwise lighthearted evening—or...

Chanticleer

Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, the San Francisco-based ensemble celebrates its 40th anniversary with a 52-concert tour, featuring Renaissance,...

Nevada City Victorian Christmas

Annual street festival features artisans, food and drink, shops and restaurants open late, period-costumed musicians and carriage rides amid festive holiday decor on Sunday...

Born to Act

Ever envied those people who always knew exactly what they wanted to be when they grew up? Elyse Sharp is one of those people. Now 28, she’s...

“Arte Extraordinario”

See figurative, landscape and abstract works, all by artists who share a heritage of Spanish-speaking cultures in the Americas. Themes include politics, humor, family...

“The Nutcracker”

Sacramento Ballet’s all-new production choreographed by its new artistic director Amy Seiwert, with several performances set to live music with Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra. Dec. 9-Dec....

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FOOD & DRINK

Sweet or Savory?

With these desserts, you don’t have to choose. If you love dessert but prefer just a hint of sweetness instead of something cloying after dinner,...

Ciao Bella

House-made pasta is the focus at this 1-year-old restaurant in Roseville. Marc Riedel, the chef behind Ciao in Roseville, has an Italian looking over his...

Go For the Bubbly

Just in time for the festive holiday season, FIZZ CHAMPAGNE & BUBBLES BAR has opened in Sacramento’s Downtown Commons. The chic, modern bar serves more than...

When the Lunch Bell Rings

Workday got you down? Bag lunch not the stuff of dreams? The friendly folks behind an unassuming downtown cafe feel your pain. Recess, tucked...

ARTS & CULTURE

How About Those Hecklers?

Ever witnessed a heckler creating chaos at a comedy show? An out-of-control heckler, left unchecked, has the potential to spoil an otherwise lighthearted evening—or...

Chanticleer

Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, the San Francisco-based ensemble celebrates its 40th anniversary with a 52-concert tour, featuring Renaissance,...

Nevada City Victorian Christmas

Annual street festival features artisans, food and drink, shops and restaurants open late, period-costumed musicians and carriage rides amid festive holiday decor on Sunday...

Born to Act

Ever envied those people who always knew exactly what they wanted to be when they grew up? Elyse Sharp is one of those people. Now 28, she’s...

TRAVEL

City Lights

It’s cold—it’s San Francisco, after all. It’s also crowded—it’s Union Square—but that adds to the happy energy. Your ankles are wobbly, and you don’t...

Tahoe Winter Escapes

Get away to the lake with a stay at one of these lovely spots, where reservations fill up fast. It’s that time of year: You...

Country Roads

Several years ago, my mother and I took a leisurely drive to Oroville to see the Buddhist temple there, built during the Civil War....

Rocklin Mini Maker Faire

Rocklin Mini Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers...

HOME & GARDEN

‘Toured’ and True Decorating Tips

Before you hit this year’s Sacred Heart Holiday Home Tour, get inspiration for your own abode from last year’s designers. Now in its 45th year, the...

Mixing It Up

Designer Laura Nathan had already worked with homeowners David and Karen Westphalen for a few years when the couple asked her to overhaul the...

Prints Charming

Home to: Alex and Lia Sioukas and daughters Phoebe (5 ½ years) and Nina (3 ½ years)Neighborhood: Arden Park, SacramentoStats: 4 bedrooms, 3 ½...

When an Idea Sticks

Need some creative kindling for your next home project? Check out Stikwood—a wood-planking and wall-art line founded by Jerry McCall, a master woodworker, and...

HEALTH

Sacramento Magazine’s Top Doctors List 2018

All of the physicians on our Top Doctors list have earned the stamp of approval from their peers. They have been chosen through a...

Art and Pain

Researchers from UC Davis are collaborating with the Crocker Art Museum to relieve chronic pain. “Every day, you have a choice,” says Teresa Sedano. “Are...

The Addiction Game

Back in the ’70s, Pong seemed like harmless family fun. Bleep . . . Bloop . . . Bleep . . . Score! But...

Mind Over Minecraft

For Christmas 1986 my father gave me—let’s be honest, gave himself—the newly released Nintendo Entertainment System. He often sent me to bed early and...

MAGAZINE FEATURES

City Lights

It’s cold—it’s San Francisco, after all. It’s also crowded—it’s Union Square—but that adds to the happy energy. Your ankles are wobbly, and you don’t...

Sweet or Savory?

With these desserts, you don’t have to choose. If you love dessert but prefer just a hint of sweetness instead of something cloying after dinner,...

Ciao Bella

House-made pasta is the focus at this 1-year-old restaurant in Roseville. Marc Riedel, the chef behind Ciao in Roseville, has an Italian looking over his...

Go For the Bubbly

Just in time for the festive holiday season, FIZZ CHAMPAGNE & BUBBLES BAR has opened in Sacramento’s Downtown Commons. The chic, modern bar serves more than...