Arts & Culture Blog

So You Want To Be An Artist

Advice from regional pros about selling your work and surviving the process. If you’re an artist, sooner or later, it happens: Your artwork outgrows your...

Star Search

It’s a dance audition, sure, but Music Circus choreographer Bob Richard makes his priorities clear. As he runs a group of men through a...

Treasure Hunt

A local designer shows how to shop the Sacramento Antique Faire. Interior designer Karen Calija is an inveterate shopper and a determined bargain hunter....

Knitted Together

Banish from your mind the image of a dowdy old woman sitting alone in a creaking rocking chair, knitting tea cozies out of ugly...

On Second Saturday, Sacramento Opens its Art to the World

Every month, Second Saturday performs a cultural magic act: By combining such popular pastimes as people watching, wine drinking and gallery hopping, it transforms...

Marisa Gutierrez

So, who says an artist can’t have a head for business? Certainly not Marisa Gutiérrez. “I’ve always been an art-business-salesperson . . . art-business-marketing ,”...

Crafting Memories

A Scrapbook Station in Folsom, a dizzying kaleidoscope of colors greets customers. The shop displays themed papers (sports, flowers, playing cards, bears and seasons,...

Jackie Schultz

“I was Bigfoot’s love slave. Now I’m pregnant with his baby!” trumpets a framed tabloid headline on the wall in Jackie Schultz’s home office....

Voices Raised

Camaraderie, community, cooperation and, most of all, a shared love of music of all kinds have made choral singing the most popular performing art...

Tony Natsoulas

Tony Natsoulas knows precisely the moment he is finished with a sculpture. “When it makes me laugh, I know it’s done,” says the creator of...

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