Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Artsy plans for old Bay Bridge steel

Steel from the old east span of the Bay Bridge is on its way to communities around the state to be used as art projects. … Click to Continue »

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What will happen to Bay Bridge steel? Artists have creative plans

Steel from the hulking old east span of the Bay Bridge is on its way to communities around the state to be used as art projects. Artists have been awarded … Click to Continue »

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

What is this huge mural of Prince doing in midtown Sacramento?

From his perch on a broad beige wall at 20th and O streets, Prince coaxes notes from his guitar, collar open, mouth tight and eyes down in concentration. He’s framed … Click to Conti…

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What is this Prince mural doing in midtown Sacramento?

Rachel Cate painted a mural of Prince on the tribal office of the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-wuk Indians at 20th and O streets. … Click to Continue »

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Fans say goodbye to Academy Award winner, ‘class act’ Martin Landau

Fans are mourning the loss of a longtime actor. The Associated Press reports that Martin Landau died Saturday in Los Angeles. The Oscar winner was 89. Landau was best known … Click to …

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Couple gets engaged at Garth Brooks concert. He offers to pay for the honeymoon

Country music superstar Garth Brooks rocked a concert Saturday in Oklahoma City, but two concertgoers truly stole the show. While Brooks played the song “Unanswered Prayers” on stage, a …

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

An art hub on wheels and a Frida Kahlo festival could soon win city funding

Local photographer Tara Lenehan has long had a vision: an art hub on wheels. The re-purposed, repainted bus could set up camp anywhere in Sacramento, hosting a rotating cast of … Click…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

View 60 years of Latvian-born Bay Area painter’s works

“Full Spectrum: Raimonds Staprans Paintings,” a major show of the Latvian-born Bay Area painter that covers 60 years of his career, at Crocker Art Museum presents a series of conundrums.…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Sacramento Ballet’s new artistic director is one of its former dancers

The Sacramento Ballet has chosen one of its former dancers as its new artistic director. Amy Seiwert, an accomplished choreographer with ties to Sacramento and the Bay Area, has been ……

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‘Ghost Ship hysteria’ or unsafe conditions? This arts collective faces imminent closure.

For more than a decade, some of Sacramento’s most accomplished artists have used a century-old warehouse in Hollywood Park as their home base. But after an anonymous complaint was filed &#…

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Why Panama Pottery might be forced to close its doors

David DeCamilla, the owner and an artist at the Panama Pottery arts collective in Sacramento, says a list of code violations could lead to closure. … Click to Continue »

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Bigger, bolder and now in the ’burbs: Mural festival returns to Sacramento

Improv Alley between Seventh and Eighth streets in downtown Sacramento is a short, drab stretch lined by dumpsters and the faded backs of buildings. Only a burst of street art … Click …

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Earth, Wind & Fire, Chic bring R&B to Golden One Center

Earth, Wind & Fire has never toured with Nile Rodgers and Chic, but they’re hardly strangers. “We’ve known Nile for years,” Earth, Wind & Fire bassist Verdine White said, before R…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

These toys are scary cute

The Art of Toys exhibit features monsters and things that go bump in the night Saturday at 1126 18th St. Items include dolls by Oregon artist Marca Castillo; original monster … Click t…

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Singer Eva Salina brings ‘universality of the human experience’ to Davis

One doesn’t need to know Balkan music to be moved by the soulful, joyous intensity of a performance by singer Eva Salina and accordionist Peter Stan. While Balkan music is … Click to…

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Three to see: Live music in Sacramento

Legendary sludge trio, the Melvins, grace the stage Rock/grunge 7 p.m. Sunday Goldfield Trading Posts We’re going to tag this one as the biggest name yet to grace Goldfield’s burgeoning …

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Trump inspired art and a celebration of summer

Axis Gallery “The Most Beautiful, Luxurious, Spectacular Portrait Ever...believe me!” is a mordant take on the current political scene by Manuel Fernando Rios. It’s included in “#res…

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Exploring who we are in the age of Trump

Inertia DeWitt's exploration of American identity is a featured art piece in Beacon: Sacramento's "America Week" downtown. … Click to Continue »

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Teen proposes Disney-style light show for Old Sacramento

Summer Santich, 13, proposed a light and color fountain show along the Old Sacramento riverfront as an attraction to draw visitors. … Click to Continue »

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Should Sacramento have its own version of the St. Louis arch? City eyes grand monument

Is Sacramento’s version of the famed Gateway Arch coming to the riverfront? As the city embarks on a reinvention of Old Sacramento and the waterfront, the man leading the effort … Cl…

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Subtle, searching and inventive, Jennifer Warpole’s oil paintings engage at b. sakata garo

One of the pleasures of my job is discovering artists new to me and falling in love with their work. I had never heard of Jennifer Warpole, an artist based … Click to Continue »

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Five reasons you should see the Crocker’s new ‘lowbrow’ art exhibit

The art is bright, bold, unexpected, audacious, offbeat, emotional, immersive and undeniably accessible. The Crocker Art Museum’s newest exhibit “Turn the Page” presents the work of 51…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Art adds to the experience at Cantina Alley

Sacramento's Cantina Alley brings a little bit of the Mexican cantina experience and Mexican art to its establishment. … Click to Continue »

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‘Downton Abbey’ movie to start production next year, NBC exec says

Are you one of the millions sad about “Downton Abbey” going off the air? Here’s some good news for you. A movie based off the award-winning television series will go … Click to C…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

'I do want people to be blown away by the visuals.' Check out Mark Dean Veca's 'Maddest Hatter' room at the Crocker Art Museum

Artist Mark Dean Veca created an interactive, immersive installation at the Crocker Art Museum in June 2017 as part of the Hi-Fructose magazine/"Turn the Page" exhibit that at the museum thr…

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Friday, June 16, 2017

An Inside Look at Building the New B Street Theatre

Construction is about halfway done on the new B Street Theatre Complex at 27th Street and Capitol Avenue in Sacramento. The $29 million complex will have two stages, a 380-seat venue for chi…

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A new $29 million theater complex is opening in midtown. Here are the first plays you’ll see there

B Street Theatre’s first season in its new $29 million midtown home will feature a mix of contemporary theater and classic children’s titles. The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts, &…

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Los Angeles honors Adam West as Bat-Signal flashes upon City Hall

Gotham City moved to the West Coast for one night. Los Angeles lit up its City Hall with the Bat-Signal to honor Adam West, the actor who starred in the … Click to Continue »

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Why bucket drummers and jugglers could soon frequent Sacramento streets

A walk through downtown Sacramento these days isn’t often accompanied by the music of street performers. Mayor Darrell Steinberg wants to see - and hear - that change. At an … Click …

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Yes, that's Mayor Darrell Steinberg on the bucket drums

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg (front-center) joins members of the local arts community and the Sacramento Mandarins drum line in a performance outside the R Street Warehouse Artist Loft…

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Yes, that's Mayor Darrell Steinberg on the bucket drums

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg (front-center) joins members of the local arts community and the Sacramento Mandarins drum line in a performance outside the R Street Warehouse Artist Loft…

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