Arts & Culture Blog

jazz musicians cozza and mesich

Jazz Legends in the Making

Two Sacramento born and raised friends from Rio Americano High School (’14), Sterling Cozza and Emery Mesich, have produced a modernized jazz album, pulling jazz standards dating back to the early 1900s...
woodland opera house

Three Wise . . . Ghosts?

God bless us everyone, because Woodland Opera House is poised to present a fresh spin of a treasured holiday classic that is certain to make us forget all...

Keeping the Laughs Going

In a grim news year like 2020, wouldn’t it have been nice if comedy clubs were deemed “essential” and allowed to stay open? Imagine...
lance woods

Bringing the Jokes

LANCE WOODS FIRST STARTED doing comedy in church—yes, really, church—and has taken it big time, performing at top venues around the country and even...
ruby's books

New in Folsom: Ruby’s Books

As Historic Folsom has evolved over the years, Sutter Street has become quite a hub of activity, with a weekly farmers market (Saturday mornings),...
crocker art masks

The Crocker Has Reopened

The Crocker Art Museum, which has been closed since March 17 due to the pandemic, reopened this past Friday, inviting visitors with advance ticket reservations...
Todd Morgan

Music Lessons: Todd Morgan

He desperately misses performing live. But Todd Morgan has found an upside to sheltering-in-place: He’s building his repertoire. “Since I’m not busy gigging, I have time to learn new songs,”...
city theatre

Even The Bard Is on Zoom

As has been said for eons in the theater world, “The show must go on.” At the moment, during this long and painful period known as...
musician patrick walsh

Local Musician Inspired by Sierra Foothills – Meet Patrick Walsh

El Dorado County songwriter and performer Patrick Walsh is a musician whose work is difficult to classify by genre.Walsh, a popular artist who performs...
beth duncan

Music Lessons: Beth Duncan

No. 1 lesson learned from the pandemic?“Don’t be a singer or a horn player; you can’t wear a mask,” jokes vocalist Beth Duncan. “We naturally spew!”Duncan’s...