Louder Than Wolves at My Sister’s House
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Louder Than Wolves at My Sister’s House

My Sister’s House was Sacramento’s first organization to provide a safe haven for victims of sexual violence, as well as job training, support, for women in the Sacramento area. On Saturday, April 27, at the historic Colonial Theatre, My Sister’s House presented Louder Than Wolves, where survivors and allies shared inspiring words, entertaining acts, and … Continue reading

A Brief History of Sun Valley Gun Club
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A Brief History of Sun Valley Gun Club

Sacramento has long been home to a wide variety of talented bands and artists. One group that’s been making music together for nearly a decade is Sun Valley Gun Club, a self-described “Punk-Influenced Alt/Country Band” that has been growing in popularity over the last few years, including opening for The Front Bottoms at Cornerstone in … Continue reading

What I’m Listening To: Desaree Deckard
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What I’m Listening To: Desaree Deckard

What I’m Listening To is a series where we talk to exciting artists, musicians, and community members and get a five-song slice of their current playlist. – “I was always the one kid during class projects who would draw out everything on grocery store… poster boards.” –   Desaree Deckard’s earliest memory is of making art. … Continue reading

Mystic.
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Mystic.

Friday, October 19th, Alchemy Salon and Spa presented Mystic, an art party and Prince celebration. Mystic included paintings by JM Knudsen as well as body art by SuperHellaOMG. The crowd was entertained with tarot readings by Keri Carr, snake charming by Jessica Will, and a Prince DJ set by Echo the Natives. Photos: Daniel Tyree. Continue reading

Art and Ramps at Boulevard Skate Shop
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Art and Ramps at Boulevard Skate Shop

Boulevard Skateshop breaks the First Friday/Second Saturday tradition by having their collaborative art show and ramp jam on the fourth Saturday of the month. The show highlights skateboarding and skateboard culture in and around the city. Hannah Mugford has been hosting the quarterly shows at Boulevard Skateshop (3747 West Pacific Ave, suite H Sacramento) since early … Continue reading

A Lucky Friday the 13th Concert In The Park
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A Lucky Friday the 13th Concert In The Park

Last weekend saw a lucky Friday the 13th Concerts in The Park with great performances by Something Heartfelt, Mino Yanci, The Gold Souls and headliner Rituals of Mine. This year’s Concerts in the Park series is nearing an end with only two more shows left! Experience this free all-ages event next on July 20th in … Continue reading

Exhibits to See: The Cycle by Cyrus Tilton
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Exhibits to See: The Cycle by Cyrus Tilton

Locusts are swarming the Crocker. Made of muslin, bamboo, tulle, and steel, they fill the exhibit rooms, poised and ready to consume everything in sight. This is Cyrus Tilton’s vision of humanity: a crawling, swarming, insatiable cautionary tale of mass consumerism and environmental desecration. The artist was first inspired to create The Cycle by the huge … Continue reading

Dressing Up And Wining Down For A Good Cause
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Dressing Up And Wining Down For A Good Cause

On Saturday, May 12th, Sacramento’s Handle District hosted this year’s Dress Up Wine Down, an annual fashion and wine event that brings together the Lodi Winegrape Commission (LOCA) and the Sacramento Fashion Week to benefit Women Escaping A Violent Environment (WEAVE). It was a great event for a great cause. Photos: Mickey Morrow. Words: Katta Hules. Continue reading