Thursday, April 28, 2016

Art review: Sacramento exhibit explores repression of women

Provocative show includes objects forbidden after Iranian revolt Repression of women in Iranian society is major themeBay Area artist was born, reared in post-revolutionary Iran … Clic…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Hear two jazz vocalists in Mondavi Center concerts

The buzz has followed Cécile McLorin Salvant since she burst onto the jazz scene six years ago at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, which she won. The Florida native ̷…

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Mondavi Center presents an evening of music, poetry

Aimee Mann and Billy Collins will be on stage The material they present changes from night to night … Click to Continue »

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Sacramento’s B Street Theatre stages ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Stephanie Altholz stars as Alice in “Alice in Wonderland” at B Street Theater’s Family Series. Adapted by Greg Alexander, the play continues through Sunday, May 22, at 1 p.m. and ̷…

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Art review: 4 generations of photography

Viewpoint exhibit explores works of Weston familyWorks spans early 20th century through the presentWestons among most recognized families in the photographic art world … Click to Conti…

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‘The Fantasticks’ charms at Sacramento Theatre Company

Gary S. Martinez, left, and Jerry Lee are among the cast members of “The Fantasticks,” which continues through Sunday, May 1, at Sacramento Theatre Company, 1419 H St., Sacramento. Bee &…

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Harper Lee, Neil Simon part of Sacramento Theatre Company’s upcoming season

STC’s 2016-17 season opens with ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’Simon’s ‘I Ought To Be In Pictures’ also will be staged … Click to Continue »

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton' wins Pulitzer for drama

"Hamilton," the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, has won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for drama, honoring creator Lin-Manuel Miranda for a dazzling musical has captured popular cons…

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'Hamilton' wins Pulitzer Prize for drama

The victory lap for "Hamilton" received an awards boost on Monday when the hit Broadway show won the Pulitzer Prize for drama, making it one of a handful musicals to have nabbed the honor. &…

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Sacramento arena artwork is a ‘convergence’

Sculpture by Sacramento’s Bryan Valenzuela will hang above escalator well in Golden 1 CenterArtwork is inspired by confluence of Sacramento, American riversArtists in Europe are fabricatin…

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Art inspired by US-Mexico border

There are collectors who acquire art only after consulting with an adviser, more interested in financial gain than aesthetics or a personal point of view. … Click to Continue »

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Michael Stevenson picks first Capital Stage season as artistic director

Michael Stevenson compiles a season with works by Harold Pinter, Tracy LettsThe seven plays explore ‘the conflict inside of all of us,’ Stevenson saysStevenson replaced Jonathan Williams…

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Stevenson chooses first Capital Stage season as artistic director

Michael Stevenson compiles a season with works by Harold Pinter, Tracy LettsThe seven plays explore “the conflict inside of all of us,” Stevenson saysStevenson replaced Jonathan Williams…

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Saturday, April 9, 2016
Thursday, April 7, 2016

Broadway Sacramento 2016-17 season announced

Announcement comes amid talk of extensive renovations of Community Center TheaterLineup also includes ‘White Christmas,’ ‘Kinky Boots,’ ‘Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,…

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History gets hip with 'Hamilton'

Everyone's talking about it. Whether it be a Broadway geek, a diehard hip-hop fan or just someone who listens to good music of any genre, they all have one thing in common: an obsession with…

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Allison Miller’s band to perform in Sacramento

Composer, drummer, bandleader Allison Miller released “Otis Was A Polar Bear” on Friday, April 8, inspired by the birth of her first child. Ten original compositions offer warm, buoyant …

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New midtown arts center renamed ‘Clara’

Supporters pack new midtown facility for openingBallet, Capital Stage among tenants … Click to Continue »

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Crocker Museum unveils ambitious plans to revamp park into new front portal

Museum leaders want to turn Crocker Park into a usable part of the museum ‘campus’Plans call for an event center, sculpture garden, play area, walkways, other amenitiesPlans includes a m…

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Art Review: ‘Six From City’ at Sacramento’s Beatnik Studios

Paintings in exhibit are by members of a critique group Most are former students at Sacramento City CollegeWorks demonstrate a concern for expressive paint-handling … Click to Continu…

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

STC stages an electrifying ‘The Unfortunates’

Contemporary musical is based on the classic blues tune ‘St. James Infirmary’Bluesy fatalism of the song fuses with vivid theatrics The result is a woozy surreal and life-affirming spect…

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Review: ‘Fantasticks’ charms at Sacramento Theatre Company

Cast led by Jerry Lee has undeniable energyMusical fable opened in 1960 for a record 42-year run … Click to Continue »

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Saturday, March 26, 2016

Massive, 250-person Easter musical returns to Elk Grove

‘For What Purpose’ is based on Jesus’ birth, death and resurrectionIt was written and produced by members of The Rock Church … Click to Continue »

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Art review: ‘Andy Warhol: Portraits’ at Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum

What’s intriguing about Warhol is the artist himself, not his workHe is arguably the most important artist in latter half of 20th centurySacramento is only stop for this show in California…

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Editor’s pick: ‘Behind the Lens’

Grass Valley show pairs rock star photos with life stories … Click to Continue »

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Jonathan Williams visits, applauds Sacramento’s Capital Stage

Co-founder and former artistic director is directing ‘Blackberry Winter’His role in Florida is more that of sounding board, confidant for his wifeSteven Yockey’s drama is part of the s…

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Director Ivo van Hove's storming of Broadway continues with 'The Crucible'

For those who have been tracking the thrilling career of the Belgian-born, Amsterdam-based director Ivo van Hove, the last place you'd expect to find him working is Broadway. … Click t…

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Review: Multilayered ‘Blackberry Winter’ at Sacramento’s Capital Stage

Amy Resnick stars as a caregiver to her aging motherResourceful actress portrays character as a tenacious Every WomanYou’ll laugh much more than you cry from this production … Click …

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Sacramento Ballet at their new home: The E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts

​Sacramento Ballet artistic director Ron Cunningham gives a tour of the dance company's new home: The E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts - the former Fremont School for Adults…

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Art groups move into Sacramento’s new E. Claire Raley Studios

The former Fremont School for Adults will be home to dance, theater companiesOpen house for ballet is chance for public viewing of practice spacePerformances, classes will also be conducted …

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Playwrights work with Sacramento theaters to craft premieres

Capital Stage produces Steven Yockey’s ‘Blackberry Winter’Robert Caisley fine-tunes ‘Masterpiece of Comic … Timing’ at B StreetSacramento theaters have had a bounty of new plays …

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