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$500,000 gift helps merged Sacramento opera and philharmonic survive

$500,000 gift helps merged Sacramento opera and philharmonic survive


Robert Tannenbaum will try to build a stable financial and artistic base for the merged Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera.

A gift of $500,000 has saved the current season for the Sacramento Philharmonic and Sacramento Opera, but the merger of the two groups last summer hasn’t resolved its ongoing financial issues.

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Music: Irish Rovers bring 50th anniversary tour to Sacramento

Music: Irish Rovers bring 50th anniversary tour to Sacramento


The Irish Rovers, whose George Millar co-founded the band, will perform at the Crest on Saturday.

The Irish Rovers hold an interesting distinction in pop-music history. In the late 1960s, the band had a hit with Shel Silverstein’s “The Unicorn,” perhaps the most happy-go-lucky sing-along ever committed to vinyl about...

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Three to See: Hot Buttered Rum and more

Three to See: Hot Buttered Rum and more


Sacramento-based Kill the Precedent offers a hard rock alternative to the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday.

Hot Buttered Rum

Bluegrass

8 p.m. Friday

Center for the Arts (Grass Valley)

The tour...

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“Something to Say”

Jan 29, 2014
“Something to Say”

“Something to Say” Listen Up! Sacramento is so proud and pleased to have had so many positive musical influences on the program. This episode includes ...

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Surprise $500,000 gift leaves Sacramento Opera and Philharmonic umbrella corporation ‘dumbfounded’

Surprise $500,000 gift leaves Sacramento Opera and Philharmonic umbrella corporation ‘dumbfounded’


Michael Morgan directs the Sacramento Philharmonic, which along with its partner organization, the Sacramento Opera, received a $500,000 donation, money that provides a critical monetary infusion for the financially troubled groups.

A $500,000 gift from the Joyce and Jim Teel Family Foundation will enable the combined Sacramento Opera and Philharmonic...

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At Grammys, Daft Punk, Pharrell dominate with 4

At Grammys, Daft Punk, Pharrell dominate with 4


Martina McBride, left, embraces Kacey Musgraves after presenting her with the award for best country album for "Same Trailer Different Park” at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams didn't only get lucky — they won...

The Sacramento Bee
SHOW BITS: Ozzy’s mess-up; Jay-Z’s mrs.

SHOW BITS: Ozzy’s mess-up; Jay-Z’s mrs.


Paul McCartney, left, and Dave Grohl, accept the award for best rock song for “Cut Me Some Slack" at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Show Bits brings you Sunday's 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes...

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Three to See: Electro-rock, Greek blues and post-punk

Three to See: Electro-rock, Greek blues and post-punk


The electro-rock band !!! will perform Friday at Assembly. The band, pronounced “chk chk chk,” divides its time between Brooklyn and California’s capital.

!!! (Chk Chk Chk)

Electro rock

8 p.m. Friday

Assembly

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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento brothers find big break in Grammy-nominated R&B album

Sacramento brothers find big break in Grammy-nominated R&B album


Dominique Logan, left, and Darius Logan are Sacramento-raised songwriters now living in L.A. They have two songs on a Grammy-nominated album by TGT.

Being quiet, humble or low-key isn’t usually the image anyone has of Los Angeles-based entertainment professionals, especially popular musicians who trade on brash, bold and often controversial...

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Tamela Mann tops Stellar Awards with 7 wins

Tamela Mann tops Stellar Awards with 7 wins


FILE - Tamela Mann performs on stage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in this Sunday, June 30, 2013 file photo taken in Los Angeles. Mann has won seven awards including top honor artist of the year at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards. Mann broke down...

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