Arts & Culture Blog

Artists in Residence

It often happens to low-income artists. Their creative influence helps a decaying neighborhood spring back to life, but the ensuing rise in rents forces...

By the Book

Meet some of our region's authors.For Thrill JunkiesAllison BrennanRapists, kidnappers, torturers, killers and other perpetrators of unspeakable savagery&emdash;who creates these monsters anyway? And in...

State of the Arts

The doldrums of the economy have a number of local nonprofit arts groups re-examining how and why they go after private dollars. We speak...

50 Ways To Enjoy the Season

Tis' the season of musicals and maestros, of pirates and princes, where performers from here, there and everywhere take stages across the Sacramento region....

Get Me to the Show on Time

It's a short walk among some of San Francisco's finest theaters, restaurants and hotels.When I ran into an old friend that I hadn't seen...

June 06

Post Serial&emdash;Sacramento poet laureate Julia Connor's Think Postcard!&emdash;a series of public workshops at which you can turn postcards into art pieces&emdash;runs through June, says...

Last Call: Ron Cunningham

Artistic Director, The Sacramento Ballet I am most happy when: Surrounded by artists. I'm a big believer that: There are no mistakes...

The Beat Goes On:

Tower Records may have gone the way of vinyl LPs, but check closely and you'll still feel a pulse on Sacramento's music-business scene. With...

On a High Note

Whether you like alternative rock, smooth jazz or Dixieland, country, rap or music geared toward your kids (and yet palatable for adults), the Sacramento...

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...

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