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Sweet Success

Ramon Perez was working as a chef in Southern California when he decided to move to Sacramento and start PUUR CHOCOLAT with his wife, Nicole. Their chocolates are miniature works of art in flavors...

Panel Talk About Albrecht Dürer at the Crocker

Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer revolutionized drawing, painting and printmaking in his native Germany and throughout Europe. That’s why he is often referred to as the Leonardo da Vinci of the North. The Crocker art...

Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

Beijing-born activist and artist Ai Weiwei explores Chinese art and identity among other themes in this contemporary exhibit of monumental animal heads in bronze. Jan. 24–May 1. $5–$10. 216 O St.; (916) 808-7000; crockerartmuseum.org 

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The 14th annual festival is considered one of the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film events. South Yuba River Citizens League presents films, workshops and a gala in Nevada City and Grass Valley venues.Jan....

Bloody Mary Challenge

If there’s one thing to be learned from Sacramento magazine’s recent Bloody Mary Challenge, it’s that today’s version of the cocktail is like a whole meal, or at least an appetizer. An abundance of...

Kira O’ Donnell on KFBK

Sacramento restaurant critic Kira O’Donnell talks with KFBK’s Kitty O’Neal about her favorite Sacramento restaurants. Check out the link here. Then pick up a copy of our August issue to read all about ’em.

Video: Our Dining Critic’s Favorite Restaurants

Sacramento’s August issue dining critic’s picks cover story is getting lots of attention, and selling out at many area newsstands. “FOX40 Live” morning show host Paul Robins interviewed the writer, Kira O’Donnell, recently. Check...

Big Idea Theatre’s Season Opener

Big Idea Theatre chose Compleat Female Stage Beauty as the opening production of its 2011 season. The play, written by Jeffrey Hatcher, is set in 17th century England, when men ruled the stage, and...

Lunar Eclipse Photos

Here are some photos of last night’s full lunar eclipse, shot between episodes of cloud cover by Gabriel Teague. Although not everyone could stay awake long enough to see the event, which took place...

Massage for the Cure

This year’s Massage for the Cure event takes place Tuesday, Sept. 14. Each time someone gets a one-hour massage that day at a Massage Envy center in greater Sacramento, $15 will go to the...