07
Jan
2019
Posted by: In: Things to Do

FREE Second Saturday Activities Continue Each Month at DOCO

The community is invited and encouraged to participate in FREE Second Saturday activities happening each month at DOCO (Downtown Commons) from 10 a.m. to noon. On January 12, the planned Second Saturday activity is a felt banner making class that provides an opportunity for guests to create a unique item…
03
Jan
2019
Posted by: In: Arts, Things to Do

On-line: Celebrating 20 Years of Coachella

Always a kaleidoscope sound of mainstream’s unpredictable palette, the Coachella Music and Arts Festival has set its 20th return to the famous desert valley between April 12-14 and April 19-21. More than 150 acts will grace Indio’s infamous stages, with a promising show of anthems coming from Childish Gambino, Tame…
03
Jan
2019
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Sacramento Kings: Proclaiming All-Star Berths & League-Wide Awards

As we near the midpoint of the 2018-19 season–and with the Sacramento Kings continuing to defy expectations and remain in the thick of things in the ultra-competitive Western Conference playoff race–it’s time we look at where certain Kings stand in their hopes of being respected across the league. Buddy &…
02
Jan
2019
Posted by: In: Arts

2018 at the Movies: the Best, the Worst, and the Surprising

There are 347 films eligible in the feature film category at this year’s Oscars and it’s that time of the year when lists are made, however ridiculous it might seem to compare “Avengers: Infinity War” and “RBG.” The films I found most satisfying this year, either while watching them or while continuing…
20
Dec
2018
Posted by: In: Arts

Sacramento Ballet Remakes A Holiday Classic in ‘The Nutcracker’

For many Sacramentans, it isn’t Christmastime without a trip to the Sacramento Ballet‘s “The Nutcracker.” For a couple of decades at least, that meant former artistic director Ron Cunningham’s version, based on the original 1892 choreography of Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa, for the Russian Imperial Ballet. This year, Sacramento Ballet…
19
Dec
2018
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SacPress Deals: What We Love This Week

It’s time for our weekly round-up of the deals over at SacPress Deals that we’re most excited about. Here’s what we’re loving this week…and why you should grab the deal before they’re gone! See Biz Markie @ Ace of Spades, 12/22 – Only $5! Why We Love It: From the artist who brought…
18
Dec
2018
Posted by: In: Arts

Travis Scott’s Astroworld Lit Up Golden 1 Center

Houston’s current hip-hop ambassador, Travis Scott, turned Golden 1 Center into an amusement park as he brought his ASTROWORLD Tour to Sacramento on Saturday, December 15. In support of his latest studio album, also titled ‘Astroworld,’ Scott made sure to bring the phenomenal Sheck Wes and Gunna to open up the show.…
13
Dec
2018
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Fun, Festive & Funky…Local Museums Get in the Holiday Spirit

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long. In December, many of the nearly 30 members of…
11
Dec
2018
Posted by: In: Arts

Holiday Spirit Lives in Two Very Different Plays

The Bennet Sisters, Jane Austen’s well-loved heroines, are back together to celebrate the Christmas holiday in an imagined sequel to “Pride and Prejudice.” This time, playwrights Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon shine the spotlight most brightly on Mary, the nearly forgotten sister in the novel. She is the Miss Bennet of the title…
10
Dec
2018
Posted by: In: Arts

Metallica Returns to Sacramento with WorldWired Tour

Metallica brought their now almost three-year-long ‘WorldWired’ Tour to Golden 1 Center Friday night, and they did not disappoint the sold-out crowd. In support of the band’s 2016 album “Hardwired… to Self-Destruct,” Sacramento was the 22nd stop (of 37 scheduled dates) on the second North American leg of the tour. The first…