tim engle

Creating in a Pandemic: Tim Engle

He wrapped up a photo shoot with Amazon Robotics on a Tuesday. By Friday, commercial photographer Tim Engle says, clients began to cancel sessions...
Dancer Stefan Calka

Creating in a Pandemic: Stefan Calka

Dancer Stefan Calka was working with choreographer Jennifer Archibald on a new piece for the Sacramento Ballet when all of a sudden the music...
Best of Sacramento Voting

Best of Sacramento 2020 Voting

Pandemic or not, there’s plenty to celebrate about our region! In this annual survey, you’ll find some categories uniquely suited to pandemic times, and...
isela perez dance

Creating in a Pandemic: Isela Perez

Want to move like one of Beyoncé’s backup dancers? Isela Perez, the owner and co-founder of Sac Dance Lab, teaches just that, as well...
comedian keith lowell jensen

Creating in a Pandemic: Keith Lowell Jensen

The jokes just hit differently when they’re not followed by echoes of laughter. At least, that’s how it’s been lately for stand-up comedian Keith...
sacto storytellers

Creating in a Pandemic: Sacto Storytellers

In February, Sacto Storytellers shared the stage with Grammy Award-winning roots reggae band Steel Pulse at the Crest Theatre. By March, all of their...
gina rossi

Creating in a Pandemic: Gina Rossi

Sculpture artist Gina Rossi has an unusual take on the societal shutdown caused by the coronavirus. “I’ve looked it as a positive actually. It’s...
Musician Thomas Derthick

Creating in a Pandemic: Thomas Derthick

“At this moment, every professional musician in America is unemployed,” says Thomas Derthick, principal bassist with the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera.Despite canceled concerts and...
virtual art cip

Live Art with #CIPSAC Live Every Thursday

Every Thursday through May, Concerts in the Park (CIP) is introducing live art with #CIPSAC muralists from 6 – 7 p.m. on Twitch. Watch...
nicole mckeever

Creating in a Pandemic: Nicole McKeever

The hallways of CLARA Studios for the Performing Arts were silent as dancers, musicians and actors stayed home. That silence was deafening to Nicole...
julian sandpaper

Creating in a Pandemic: Julian Sandpaper

On a thick black pole on K Street, there’s an image of Smoky the Bear wearing a surgical mask, surrounded by the words “Only...
artists mask

Right Now, Home Is Where the Art Is

Comedians crave laughter while dancers and musicians need movement and walls of sound. For the visual and performing artists of Sacramento, finding new and...
concerts in the park

Concerts in the Park Go Virtual

CONCERTS IN THE PARK GOES VIRTUAL FOR #CIPSAC LIVE! Rock out from home with Concerts in the Park starting Friday, May 1! Beginning May 1, and...