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It’s Slay Time at the City

No one’s been able to slay the pandemic yet, but “She Kills Monsters.” What’s more, she manages to do so among “homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture.”It’s all about blessed escapism as City Theatre,...
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It’s Not Too Late To See “The Light”

The B Street Theatre continues its weekly “Re-Imagine” series at 7 p.m. Thursday with a reading of Loy Webb’s “The Light.” The event is offered as a webinar and pre-registration is required.Tiffany Oglesby and Rob Karma...

The environmental cost of PPE

Aside from the obviously horrible impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic (the deaths, the job losses, the toll on schoolchildren, the loneliness, the shuttered businesses and blown-up traditions), there are many other unfortunate effects. One is the environmental impact...

Train Rides Return

One of Old Sacramento’s quaint charms—although really, aren’t all of Old Sacramento’s charms quaint? —returns on Sunday, Feb. 14. The California State Railroad Museum & Foundation dusts off and fires up its Sacramento Southern Railroad...

A Short-Film Salute to Disability Rights

Today is the last day to sign up for the Sacramento Public Library’s disability film festival, Superfest Sacramento.From 5:30 to 7:30 this evening, festival-goers can watch a collection of nine short films selected by...
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The Art of Equity

Colorful art that captivates in the museum, those old sculptures and paintings—are they too white?The Crocker Art Museum delves into the topic of “Equity in Museums” with a series of discussions that begin on Thursday, Jan. 14. Three panelists...

A Greener New Year

After an outrageously mean 2020, we get a clean start in 2021. Perhaps the No. 1 New Year’s resolution for civilization in general is to wean ourselves of COVID-19. Most of us also can...
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Tune In to Holiday Fun

Have you heard the latest from Capital Stage? The midtown-based theater company is presenting “The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley—A Radio Play,” available from Tuesday, Dec. 22 through New Year’s Day.And you can listen to...

Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra

The Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra calls its annual Christmas spectacular “Home for the Holidays.” That’s a phrase that really resonates this year, when many of us have been stuck home for every holiday...
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Let It Show, Let It Show

Hanging around town for the holidays, are you? Probably so, considering the pandemic circumstances. If someday soon you are in the mood for a bit of visual whimsy, grab your mask and see what’s...