Thursday, December 1, 2016

Overly ambitious Blue Line exhibit invites drive-by viewing

The rambunctious and diverse array of painting and sculpture at Blue Line Arts is a survey of non-objective work from Sacramento and Bay Area artists. It is the culmination of … Click …

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Tower’s Russ Solomon sees old storefront mural as a link to Sacramento’s psychadelic past

In 1973, a local graphic artist named Frank Carson made Tower Records founder Russ Solomon an offer he couldn't very well refuse. If Solomon paid for the materials and rented … Click t…

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

CMT names Scott Klier as producing artistic director

California Musical Theatre has announced that Scott Klier has been named producing artistic director and will oversee its Music Circus productions. Richard Lewis CMT President said Friday th…

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This Robin steals from the rich tradition of English folklore

The English folklore legend of Robin Hood generally has him living a pastoral simple life deep in Sherwood Forest with his band of Merry Men. He’s a bit of a … Click to Continue &raq…

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Monday, November 28, 2016

B Street refashions “A Christmas Carol” for humorous effect

Charles Dickens’ venerable “A Christmas Carol” has by now such a familiar narrative arc that any alterations are happily accommodated. B Street Theatre producing artistic director Buck…

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Friday, November 25, 2016

New owners of Palms Playhouse in Winters pledge to continue eclectic tradition

Childhood friends and longtime Winters residents Nora Cary and Andrew Fridae recently acquired Palms Playhouse from longtime owner Dave Fleming, who is retiring from the business. The new ow…

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

Cirque du Soleil changes formula with ‘Toruk: The First Flight’

Cirque du Soleil has to be one of the most successful marriages of alternative art and commerce ever. Formed in 1984, the group of Canadian street artists deconstructed the traditional ̷…

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A rare chance to see the global artistic view of Sarah Flohr

“The path of painting is narrow but its destinations are wide and expansive.” This opening line of Sarah Flohr’s statement about her work at the Shimo Center for the Arts … Click…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Dwayne Johnson is now an animation star

Dwayne Johnson knows how moviegoers want to see him. Strong – as in physically imposing. But emotionally tough too. The kind of guy who’s the first to walk into a … Click to Contin…

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Dwayne Johnsonnow animation star

Dwayne Johnson knows how moviegoers want to see him. Strong – as in physically imposing. But emotionally tough too. The kind of guy who’s the first to walk into a … Click to Contin…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Professor uses art to get elementary school students excited about becoming teachers

American River College professor Rodney Mott visits Del Paso Heights to excite students about art and teaching. … Click to Continue »

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Eccentrics, their fans flock to city known for other parade

Political satire mixed with the absurd in Pasadena on Sunday, as eccentrics and their fans gathered for the annual Doo Dah Parade. Participants romped through a rare Southern California rain…

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Organizers of popular Art Hotel announce next exhibition

The creative team behind the popular Art Hotel project earlier this year have announced the location for their next endeavor. ArtStreet will be held inside a warehouse at 300 First … C…

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Fewer plays, but more joy for Music Circus in 2017

At first glance the new Music Circus 2017 season announced today might look a little short. Instead of the six shows offered during the past two years, five shows comprise … Click to C…

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

A guided tour of 10 ‘Hallelujah’ Leonard Cohen covers

NEW YORK – A happy Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen. The Canadian chanteur’s most famous song bubbled into the collective conscious after he died Nov. 7 at 82. Of course, Cohen did … Clic…

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7 overrated attractions in the US (plus, where to go instead)

American vacations often center around open roads, national parks, big cities or coastal settings, but the particulars within each of these categories can make or break a trip. So we ……

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What impact will Trump have on tourism?

With Donald Trump set to become the 45th president of the United States, the spirit of openness that has permeated everything from our increasingly global economy to how we travel … Cl…

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Early UC Davis artists defied elitism as ‘Out Our Way’ shows

‘Out Our Way,” a survey exhibition at the new Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, celebrates the founding members of the UC Davis Department of Art. Richard … Click to…

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Now playing: Stages put you in the holiday spirit

Holiday theater in the region for 2016 has settled into a certain familiarity of shows with slight tweaks of casts in shows we saw last year. The outliers are a … Click to Continue &ra…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

‘Mirror' reflects high-tech world with wicked style

William Shatner’s bumpy flight. Burgess Meredith’s smashed eyeglasses. The fateful misinterpretation of the phrase “to serve man.” Even after a half-century, these memes can still de…

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Want a full-body workout? Try a rowing machine

Shoulders down, back straight, abs tight, Fola Awosika instructed students during a Foundations class at RowVigor in Arlington, Va., the Washington area’s first pop-up rowing studio. Then:…

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Crowds pack UC Davis’ new art museum on opening day

The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis opened Sunday to a crowd eager to enter the $30 million building, which includes an outdoor space … Click to Continue &r…

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Friday, November 11, 2016

the new Manetti Shrem Museum of Art opening at UC Davis

When the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art opens to the public on Sunday, it will be the culmination of many years of dreams the University of California, Davis … Click t…

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Preview of the Manetti Shrem Museum of Art opening this weekend

The Manetti Shrem Museum of Art is opening this weekend at the campus of the UC Davis. … Click to Continue »

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Bob Irvin: artist in theater and life

Bob Irvin was an acclaimed renaissance man of local theater, the heart and soul of a generation of local theater-makers. Irvin was an actor, director, writer and instructor at American ̷…

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BESTSELLERS-COMBINED- 11-06

Rankings reflect sales for the week ending Saturday, Oct. 29, for books sold in both print and electronic formats as reported by venues offering a wide range of general interest … Clic…

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Victoria Dalkey: Best of Second Saturday

↑ b. sakata garo “Betty at Fort Bragg,” Jerald Silva’s masterful watercolor of a sleeping woman, is up with painterly meditations on mature women and metaphoric still lifes in his &#…

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The Shrem: A museum that knows art is on the move

When the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art opens to the public on Sunday, it will be the culmination of many years of dreams by faculty, students … Click to Continue &raq…

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

You’ll laugh and then forget ‘I Ought To Be in Pictures’ at STC

Neil Simon’s “I Ought To Be in Pictures” has for good reason always been considered one of the comedy master’s lesser works.   The perfunctory, lukewarm melodrama has a simple, …

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Friday, November 4, 2016

She’s bringing UC Davis art into a new era

She has curated exhibitions in high-density cities such as San Francisco and San Diego. But now, surrounded by fields and the small-town vibe of Davis, Rachel Teagle says she has … Cli…

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

BESTSELLERS-COMBINED- 10-30

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