Saturday, February 25, 2017

ArtStreet more than doubles Art Hotel attendance

The public art warehouse known as ArtStreet came to a bittersweet close Saturday, with hundreds lining up for a last peek at the massive collaboration among Sacramento’s visual, musical an…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Have clay, will make art. Documentary looks at ceramic artist Tony Natsoulas

The Manetti Shrem Museum will highlight the work of local ceramic artist Tony Natsoulas with a showing of Ben Fargen’s documentary, “Tony Natsoulas: A Face in the Crowd.” There will &#…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Ron Peetz shares his provocative ‘Lessons Learned’ in Axis Gallery exhibit

Friendship between artists can be a passionate mix of mutual support, creative collaborations, competitive goads, professional envy and deep understanding. Deep and abiding friendships are p…

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See jaw-dropping Japanese ceramics that celebrate an ancient art

“Into the Fold: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics” at the Crocker Art Museum represents the pinnacle of contemporary Japanese ceramics. The freely expressed verve of the work celebrates int…

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Avid Reader bookstore to move to new location on Broadway

The Avid Reader, an independent bookstore located on Broadway near Sacramento’s Tower Theatre, announced that it is moving down the street. Owner Stan Forbes, in a letter to patrons, said …

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Friday, February 10, 2017

ArtStreet installation turns the tables on sexual harassment

Among the vibrant murals and playful sculptures of ArtStreet, one installation at the temporary museum near Broadway confronts an especially cringe-worthy aspect of modern life. Participants…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Mayor Darrell Steinberg reacts to 'This Is What It Feels Like' at ArtStreet

An ArtStreet installation by Terra Lopez invites participants to listen to an audio loop of catcalling and reflect upon what sexual harassment is like for many women. … Click to Contin…

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‘Dream Team’ of hip-hop DJs set to mix it up in Sacramento

On the final Friday of ArtStreet, the space might as well be dubbed “Skratchamento.” The pioneering DJ collective known as Invisibl Skratch Piklz will perform at the temporary art show &…

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Crocker’s Day of Remembrance provides a time to reflect on Executive Order 9066

On the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which imprisoned Americans of Japanese ancestry during World War II, Sunday, Feb. 19, the Crocker Art Museum honors the resilience of the …

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Second Saturday picks for February: Diminutive arts and lots of dynamic color

Red Dot Gallery ↑ Small is better in a selection of Linda Welch’s diminutive yet bold mixed media works from the MicroARTCollection. They are up with Linda Nunes’ micro encaustic ̷…

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A sexy ride at EMH Productions’ latest staging

Elise Hodge and Tory Scroggins portray a couple with competing agendas who hook up in Laura Eason’s provocative internet-based adult drama “Sex with Strangers” as presented by EMH Prod…

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For a fizzy cultural cocktail, try ArtStreet

Take one part Coney Island boardwalk sideshow and add one part art fair and one part site-specific installation garnished with a foam of earnest enthusiasm, and you have the fizzy … Cl…

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Like Scooby-Doo? The Beatles cartoons? Meet animator Ron Campbell

Ron Campbell’s life changed when he was 7 years old. The Australian native, like children around the globe, was enthralled with the colorful dancing images on the movie screen presented &#…

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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Sacramento’s ArtStreet taps into creative scene – with less waiting

Even with a gray sky looming, Roseville resident Joanna Mendoza stood patiently as she waited her turn before entering the ArtStreet warehouse. Accompanied by her son and his girlfriend, Men…

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ArtStreet wows visitors on opening weekend

ArtStreet wows visitors on Saturday Feb. 4, 2017. The temporary exhibit, featuring the work of more than 100 artists and performers, is on display until Feb. 25th. It is located at The Mill …

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Artist fumes after his Swastika creation is rejected by ArtStreet

A Sacramento artist is fuming after his art, a large Swastika painted like an American flag, was removed from the ArtStreet installation, a temporary art extravaganza that opened Friday. “…

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California State Railroad Museum exhibit showcases history of snowplowing in Sierra

Dealing with winter in the Sierra Nevada isn’t easy, but a new exhibit at the California State Railroad Museum shows visitors how the railroads have kept trains moving year-round. “Clear…

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Heading to ArtStreet this weekend? Here are five things to know (including where to park)

An abandoned factory just south of Broadway has transformed into a must-go destination for Sacramento arts. Well, at least that’s the case until Feb. 27. ArtStreet opens to the public R…

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The price – free – is right for annual showcase of Sacramento-area museums

Residents of Sacramento and the surrounding area have the opportunity stuff their brains and burnish their souls on Saturday when many of the region’s museums and gathering places fling op…

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Sacramento 'Art Street' temporary exhibit opens

A Sacramento artists group opens a temporary 'Art Street' exhibit on Friday, Feb. 3. Exhibits include a wide variety of art forms from local and international artists. The group M5 Arts was …

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Two Palm Springsoffer rooms with a point of view

Retro Palm Springs swings to a Frank Sinatra soundtrack and lounges poolside beneath moonlit palms, a place where movie stars retreat to soak up sunshine while dodging paparazzi. Then there…

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Kinky Boots? This production is more like sensible shoes

While the musical “Kinky Boots” promises something exotic in its title, the national touring production slips on like a pair of safe and sensible shoes. There’s certainly some flamboya…

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Big Idea Theatre explores decency in ‘Night Alive’

Big Idea Theatre explores what a spontaneous act of decency can mean in Conor McPherson’s humorous “The Night Alive” through Feb. 11. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; $12-$22. 1616 Del Paso B…

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Catch one of the best ever Crocker-Kingsley exhibitions in Roseville

The Kingsley Art Club is a Sacramento institution that is more than 100 years old. Formed to advance the appreciation of art, the club presented its first exhibition at the … Click to …

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Capital Stage’s ‘Betrayal’ peels back layers of regret

Capital Stage delivers an intriguing new production that clenches us in the sensual grip of an adulterous love affair. Harold Pinter’s simple-seeming “Betrayal” systematically reveals …

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Annual Washington-Hollywood schmooze-athon may be huge

The annual dinner hosted by the White House Correspondents’ Association is often referred to as a “nerd prom,” but it is really a way for the Washington complex of journalists … …

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Runaway Stage takes a big step toward its move to West Sacramento

Runaway Stage has moved another step closer to realizing its goal of building its own theater in West Sacramento. The popular musical centric community theater company has signed a lease …

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Power outage cancels B Street Theatre’s Friday night performances

The B Street Theatre canceled its Friday night performances due to a power outage. Jerry Montoya, a manger of the theater at 2711 B St. in Sacramento, said the theater … Click to Conti…

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‘Kinky Boots’ dances its way into Broadway Sacramento series

“Kinky Boots” steps onto the Community Center Theater stage Tuesday-Sunday, Jan. 31-Feb. 5 as part of California Musical Theatre’s Broadway Sacramento series. The Harvey Fierstein-Cynd…

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Real places that inspired scenes in Oscar-nominated films

A diner in Miami, a house in Pittsburgh and a pier in Los Angeles: All of them are real places where Oscar-nominated movies were filmed. Part of “Moonlight” was shot … Click to Con…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

He doesn’t like it when you leave your shampoo out

The stars of “The Girl Before” are an architect, two women and a high-tech house so sadistic that it practically spanks them. Writing under the literary influence of “Fifty Shades R…

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