Fringe delivers variety at Assembly
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Fringe delivers variety at Assembly

You put together comedians, contortionists, dancers and an enthusiastic emcee with a fantastic jacket and what do you have? Fringe: Sacramento’s new, wildly entertaining variety show held the first Friday of each month at The Assembly. The brainchild of Jay Siren, founder of the Sac burlesque group Sizzling Sirens, the monthly vaudeville show features entertainers … Continue reading

Rococoing the Night Away
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Rococoing the Night Away

The afternoon was creeping towards evening as we arrived at the Crocker Art Museum, ready to escape the heavy warmth of the outside air. This month’s Art Mix greeted us with craft tables and the proclamation of tonight’s theme, French Twist. We started out by taking in a lecture on the drawings of the French … 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

“My Own Art Therapy Project”: Laura Hohlwein and the Illustrious Quadruple Threat
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“My Own Art Therapy Project”: Laura Hohlwein and the Illustrious Quadruple Threat

The Arctic Circle has always been a place of dreams for Westerners: Ancient Greeks searched out a source of tin, Dark Age Vikings explored with faith for colonization, and more modern Europeans have believed for centuries they might find life-affirming resources (The Fountain of Youth!) and creatures (unicorns!) among the frozen wastelands.  In the world … Continue reading

Age Ain’t Nothin But a Number
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Age Ain’t Nothin But a Number

Everyone remembers Pablo Picasso who painted Picador at eight years old, or Shirley Temple who received an Academy Award at the age of seven. We don’t know what it is but there is something truly amazing and inspiring about a young prodigy. Every year or decade or century there is an outstanding young soul who … Continue reading