Black Lives Matter! at Sol Collective

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As we enter Black History Month, it’s important to remember history is still being made today. Police brutality against black people has been going on too long, and on February 10 at Sol Collective (2574 21st St.), starting at 7 PM, there is an opportunity to learn more about these issues. Presented by the Sacramento Activist’s School, local black liberation artists and activists will present and educate on these current issues, focusing on the Black Lives Matter movement. More information here.

ArtMix: Zodiac

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Happy Chinese New Year! Celebrate with the Crocker Art Museum (216 O Street) on February 11 from 5 PM – 9 PM, at ArtMix. The exhibition is based upon the blockbuster installation of “Ai Weiwei Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads.” Many events will take place, such as Chinese lion dancing, illusionists, a fashion show, and more! Ages 21 and over only. Find more here.

Urban Wolves, Arctic Flowers, and Night Damage at Subversions Skate

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Expect the best from these awesome bands. On February 11, starting at 7:30 PM, Subversions Skate Shop (3230 Broadway) will be hosting a show featuring Urban Wolves, Arctic Flowers, and Night Damage, presented by F.Y.B.S Records. Cover is donation only to support the touring bands. Absolutely NO alcohol in the venue or in the surrounding area. Find information here.

Metal Loves You at Cafe Colonial

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Cuddleslut Productions never fails to bring us the best local bands to bang our heads to, especially in great events like this one. On February 12, from 7 PM to midnight, Cafe Colonial (3520 Stockton Blvd) will be holding the Metal Loves You! show. Cover is a $5-7 sliding scale. Music will feature Blessed Curse, Psycho-Sadist, Adeptus, The Spewkats of the Cuttlefish, and Wurm Flesh. Information here.

PONX Presents: Pisscat! Tape Release at Casa De Chaos

ponx presents pisscat tape release
On February 13 at 7 PM, PONX Presents will be holding the Pisscat! Tape Release show at Casa De Chaos. Bands featured will include Pisscat, Dead Weight, Dead is Better, and Khaos Assault. Cover is $4, or $8 with a tape. Ask a punk for the address. More info here.

Com Truise and STRFKR at Ace of Spades

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Hey, who doesn’t wanna get a little frisky with a star from time to time? On February 15 at Ace of Spades (1417 R Street), starting at 7 PM, STRFKR and Com Truise will be coming to Sacramento! Great electronica synthpop and “slow motion synth-wave” will encourage you to take a deep breath and dance a little bit. Buy tickets and find info here.

Words: Vi Mayugba.

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