Sunday, March 1, 2015

A jumbled ‘Julius Caesar’ at Sacramento Theatre Company

The charismatic Jeb Burris compellingly embodies the emotionally divided Brutus, but the production comes across as a cut-and-paste collage of various ideas that don’t always support o…

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Sculpture by world-renowned artist Jeff Koons to appear at Sacramento arena

The city of Sacramento and the Kings have agreed to commission world-renowned artist Jeff Koons to create a sculpture for outside the new downtown arena. … Click to Continue »

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Art review: Woodblock prints by William S. Rice at the Crocker

The Crocker Art museum exhibit illustrates the masterful technique the California artists used for his inspired images of the state. … Click to Continue »

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Mondavi again goes ‘Intergalactic’

“The Intergalactic Nemesis” returns to UC Davis’ Mondavi Center March 4 to perform “Robot Planet Rising” – the second installment of its unusual, interste…

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Frank Condon joins Califoria Stage for 2015 season

The Sacramento theater will host two staged readings of his new work, “Axis Sally and her Boys.” … Click to Continue »

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Theater review: Sacramento’s B Street entertains with Mexican folk tales

The quartet of stories on stage as part of the Sacramento theater’s family series are broadly entertaining and deliver both obvious and subtle messages to the audience. … Click t…

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Crocker Museum kept Japanese American art safe during WWII internment

On Feb. 19, 1942 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed executive order 9066, clearing the way for the Japanese Americans to be removed from their homes and relocated in camps throughout…

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Art review: Trent Burkett sculptures at JayJay

Sculptor-ceramist has fashioned disparate materials into his miscellaneous collection for the current gallery show. … Click to Continue »

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B Street adapts Latino folk tales for Family Series

‘Dia De Los Cuentos’ taps the rich folk drama and humor of five Latino stories. … Click to Continue »

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PBS film examines the genius of playwright August Wilson

At the heart of the ‘American Masters’ documentary is the American Century Cycle, one of the most ambitious and significant artistic undertakings of the century. … Click to…

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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at age 87

Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose intimate portraits of blue-collar life were grounded in personal experience and political conscience, died Saturday. Levine was 87. ……

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Friday, February 13, 2015

Crocker exhibit features teens’ take on public housing

Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum will showcase photographs by teens this weekend as part of a project called “Voices Behind the Bricks,” in which 15 students from the Marina…

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Romantic ‘Love Letters’ now at Sacramento’s Geery Theatre

The A.R. Gurney play is the perfect play for Valentine’s Day. … Click to Continue »

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Crocker Art Museum celebrates Black History Month

A free family festival takes place on Feb. 15 with photography, dance, poetry and more. … Click to Continue »

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Art picks: Best of Second Saturday

Art critic Victoria Dalkey recommends five exhibits to see on Sacramento’s Second Saturday art walk. … Click to Continue »

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Sacramento Ballet dances a world premiere of ‘Peter Pan’

Artistic director Ron Cunningham choreographed the classic story of Peter, Wendy Darling and the Lost Boys and paired with a score by Silvio Amato. … Click to Continue »

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Sunday, February 8, 2015

Romance and cabaret this week at STC

The Sacramento Theater Company hosts seasoned vocalist Valerie V, who brings a jazz-based take on the Great American Songbook and will include songs by Sacramento Business Journal columnist …

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Friday, February 6, 2015

Noted artist brings vibrant art to Sacramento-area Jewish school

Mordechai Rosenstein, known for his vibrant tapestries, murals and silkscreen prints influenced by the Hebrew alphabet, mentored students this week at Shalom School. … Click to Continu…

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Sacramento gallery puts world poverty on view

Bee photographer Renée C. Byer wants viewers to share the humanity of the people in her ‘Living On A Dollar A Day’ images. … Click to Continue »

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Art review: Toulouse-Lautrec exhibit at the Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum’s new exhibit embodies the spirit of Paris at the turn of the 20th century. … Click to Continue »

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

California Museum photography exhibit marks triumph of the spirit

Decades after World War II, Paul Kitagaki Jr. found and photographed Japanese American internees. … Click to Continue »

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Art review: Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition at Roseville’s Blue Line Arts

With Gregory Kondos as judge, it is no surprise to find the biennial show is filled with landscapes. … Click to Continue »

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Theater review: Dark comedy ‘Ideation’ skewers consulting biz

Aaron Loeb’s satire is a non-stop, savvy deconstruction of modern consulting. … Click to Continue »

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

How sofas stack up as art in Sacramento

All due respect to artist Nate Page and his “couchbleachers” art installation at the Verge Center for the Arts, but Sacramento resident Nick Leonti is convinced he came up with t…

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Art review: ‘Airplane Show’ soars at b. sakata garo

This ingenious theme show will remind Sacramento art enthusiasts of popular gallery exhibits from days gone by. … Click to Continue »

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Dance: Wendy Whelan bring modern moves to Mondavi

Called “America’s greatest contemporary ballerina” by the New York Times, Whelan is the process of reinventing herself as a contemporary dancer. Her new endeavor “Res…

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Capital Stage brings ‘Ideation’ to Sacramento audiences

Playwright Aaron Loeb’s award-winning play draws on workplace issues and his experiences in the video game industry in his black comedy/psychological thriller. … Click to Continu…

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Theater review:‘5 Songs’ shows Jack Gallagher at his best

In the B Street Theatre production, Gallagher riffs on songs that have meaning to him, telling stories about the times and places the music and lyrics take him back to. … Click to Cont…

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Capital Stage founder moving to Florida

The departure from Sacramento of Stephanie Gularte sets in motion another leadership upheaval for the edgy professional theater company. … Click to Continue »

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Friday, January 16, 2015

San Francisco Symphony performs ‘Soldier’s Tale’

Elvis Costello and Malcolm McDowell willpresent two of three spoken parts in the Stravinsky-Ramuz work. … Click to Continue »

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Art review: Stunning sculptures at Alex Bult Gallery

Sam Hernandez’s works are shown in an exciting and moving exhibit at the Sacramento gallery. … Click to Continue »

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