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Old-School Cool

Todd Morgan is an old soul. At 27, he sports slick-backed hair and retro clothes while passionately pounding out “Great Balls of Fire” or “Big Hunk o’ Love” in the spirit of the ’50s rockers...

Teaching by Example

On Aug. 22, educator-performer Omari Tau’s double life will come head-to-head: It’s both the first day his classes resume at Cosumnes River College (where he’s assistant professor of vocal music) and opening night for...

Shut Up and Don't Dance

You’re at a concert, the band starts playing your favorite song and the guy sitting behind you won’t shut up. What to do?Concert etiquette—especially at rock concerts—can be a messy business, admits talent buyer/concert...

Worldly, but True to Sacramento

She's worked in films with such heavy hitters as John Travolta and Robert Duvall, but Elisabeth Nunziato’s heart belongs to Sacramento. “I’m a hometown girl,” she says. “I love our region.”While the actress/director/producer/voice artist...

Guitar Hero

“FOLLOW YOUR HEART” is an apt title for Ross Hammond’s newest album, as that’s what the local guitarist has been doing, apparently, all of his life. Reflecting back—he hits the big 4-0 in August—Hammond...

A Passion for Art

It was Margrit Mondavi's dream that UC Davis would have an art museum, and now-just two months after the Napa Valley matriarch's death at age 91-her dream will be realized with the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art.“Margrit and...

Tiny and Tremendous

News Flash: There’s more to local theater than Music Circus, B Street and other big fish. The Sacramento region is swarming with a surprising number of small but mighty theater groups, run by volunteers and...

The Dollar-Wise Gourmet: 'Tis the Season to Eat Cheaply

If your holiday shopping spree includes a romp through Roseville’s biggest shopping mall, Westfield Galleria, you’ll have no problem finding places to refuel. This high-end mall offers everything from sit-down meals at upscale restaurants (Il...

Passage to India

POOJA INDIAN GRILL 1223 Merkley Ave., West Sacramento; (916) 375-8907; poojaindiangrill.com Located in a strip mall, West Sacramento’s Pooja Indian Grill packs ’em in: There was a small crowd waiting for the door to open...

The Dollar-Wise Gourmet: Between Two Slices of Bread

This month’s challenge: Skip the usual suspects and find some new (to Dollar-Wise) sandwich spots serving tasty, wallet-friendly ’wiches. Here are five I savored —all under $6. Stacked with salami, mortadella, provolone and fresh, crunchy...

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