Creators to Watch: Sishir Bommakanti
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Creators to Watch: Sishir Bommakanti

Minneapolis-based artist Sishir Bommakanti revels in chaos and the strange. His work is vibrant and full of myth and movement. “I experiment in both digital and traditional media to complement the deliberate foundation of my process. Involving deconstruction, distortion and assemblage, I arrange elements within a composition to create a legacy of layers that adds substance … Continue reading

Creators to Watch: Leaveswell
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Creators to Watch: Leaveswell

Leaveswell is a Sacramento based artist who works in both large- and small-scale works. In his large-scale murals and smaller cardboard weavings, Leaveswell’s artwork brings together vibrant colors and pattern in perfect harmony. The mind manifesting linework in his murals are bright and organic and feel as though you’re walking through a kaleidoscope. The cardboard … Continue reading

What I’m Listening To: Jay Siren
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What I’m Listening To: Jay Siren

What I’m Listening To is a series where we talk to exciting artists, musicians, and establishment owners and get a five-song slice of their current playlist. – “I have seen women in their eighties in kitten heels slaying their strut across stage (ahem, Grant Avenue Follies), and brand new performers discover parts of themselves through the … Continue reading

Creators to Watch: Caroline Jamhour
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Creators to Watch: Caroline Jamhour

Brazilian self-taught artist Caroline Jamhour creates dark, dynamic pieces, using her work to “explore the realms of mysticism, myths, and fantasy,” as she told TUBE. in a recent email. “My pieces are mostly connected to personal experiences, involving my own emotions and spirituality, and the presence of opposites or ambiguities: angels and devils, dark and light, … Continue reading

A Stop On The Summer Tour: Vasas. Donald Beaman. Mouth Painter.
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A Stop On The Summer Tour: Vasas. Donald Beaman. Mouth Painter.

Vasas, Donald Beaman, and Mouth Painter performed at The Colony, in Sacramento, on July 25th. Mouth Painter has been traveling along side with Donald Beaman on their summer tour. Make sure to check out the rest of their and Vasas’ tour dates and locations (below) if you missed them! Donald Beaman and Mouth Painter Summer … 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

A Lifelong Empowerment Event.
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A Lifelong Empowerment Event.

Sacramento has a long history of skateboarding and the Mather AM is striving to keep the tradition strong. On Saturday, June 31st the Mather Sports Center was home to the 6th Annual Mather AM.  The event is open to all who love the sport of skateboarding and included the best trick contest, tranny jam, and everyone’s … Continue reading