Arts & Culture Blog

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Out To Entertain You

Outdoor theater is nothing new to summertime Sacramento, longtime home to the Sacramento Shakespeare Festival and its signature Shakespeare in the Park. That series at...
Cam Evans

Capturing the Arts: Cam Evans

Inspired by the gritty Los Angeles punk-rock scene during the late 1970s and early ’80s as seen in the documentary “The Decline of Western Civilization,” Cam Evans...
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Hundreds of Curtain Calls

Community theaters remain dark during the pandemic, but many of their brighter lights have received Elly Award nominations, which were announced in a virtual “pajama...
Mayumi Acosta

Capturing the Arts: Mayumi Acosta

A scientist who specialized in plant genetics, Mayumi Acosta switched careers in 2014 to delve into photography full time. A portrait photographer, she is especially skilled when...

Breathe In, Breathe Outdoors

Outdoors is the new indoors, at least these twisted days of Covid-19. That helps to explain why Pilates, meditation and dance classes are being...
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River City Wine Week Kicks Off

The organizers of the 2nd Annual River City Wine Week (Aug. 3–9) had to scramble when COVID-19 put the kibosh on in-person events this...
Arts of Noelle Downard

Capturing the Arts

Photographers are responsible for some of the world’s most striking and inspiring images. They document emotion and movement, strength and vulnerability through unforgettable snapshots in time....
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Could You Use a Good Laugh?

Sorry, there’s no COVID-19 vaccine yet. But laughter, as it has been said, is the best medicine. You can get a dose of it...
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Harvest Day 2020 Plows Ahead

The University of California Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener Program annually offers a Harvest Day. This year’s version happens Saturday, Aug. 1, with Q&A guest appearances...
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A Burst of Flame

The Burning Man festival has been canceled this summer.If you’re a Burner you already knew that. If you’re a would-be Birgin you’re going to have to wait at...