Nathan Cordero’s Neon Treasures.
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Nathan Cordero’s Neon Treasures.

While admiring the items he acquired on a recent metal detecting hunt, Sacramento-based artist Nathan Cordero was struck by something unusual. For the past three years, Cordero has avidly searched local parks with his metal detector and has displayed his finds in various forms at art exhibitions. With few exceptions, most of the objects he … Continue reading

Chalk it Up Celebrates 25 Years
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Chalk it Up Celebrates 25 Years

Chalk It Up was a hit again this year celebrating its 25th year in Sacramento. Large crowds walked the perimeter of Fremont Park to watch artists create diverse pieces. Children sprawled along the crowded sidewalks creating fun works in vivid colors. Bands kept the crowd moving and entertained throughout the three-day festival. The festival was … Continue reading

Santa Who? Crocker Museum Celebrates Off-beat Holiday
culture / Out and About / sacramento / Things to do Around Town. / Words.

Santa Who? Crocker Museum Celebrates Off-beat Holiday

Some folks celebrate Christmas. Others have Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa. But for the rest of us, there is Festivus. For those unfortunate souls who were not raised on Seinfeld, Festivus is a holiday invented by George Costanza’s father, Frank, that focuses on more secular elements of the holiday season. It is held in opposition to the … Continue reading

Brickhouse Galley – 1,000 Bowls to Feed the Hungry
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Brickhouse Galley – 1,000 Bowls to Feed the Hungry

Now through July 27th, 2013 come vist the Brickhouse Gallery and check out their newest venture “1,000 Bowls to Feed the Hungry” The vision for this piece was fairly simple: Create 1,000 ceramic bowls and find artists to glaze and personalize them. Then spread them throughout the art community and sell them to raise funds … Continue reading