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Misner and Smith tonight at Capital Stage

Misner and Smith tonight at Capital Stage

Megan Smith and Sam Misner will perform tonight at Capital Stage – as musicians, not as actors.The duo of Sam Misner and Megan Smith are fine actors and even better Americana singer-songwriters. The pair met, appropriately enough, in a produ...

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Bee Critic Picks:The best things to do

Bee Critic Picks:The best things to do

The Sketch It program at the Crocker Art Museum allows anyone ages 5 and older to try their hand at sketching.TODAY Art Sketch It What: Who knows? You might be a Dürer or a Rockwell in the rough. The Holiday Edition Sketch It is...

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On Sale: new and continuing ticket sales

ON SALE TODAY Camper Van Beethoven, Feb. 16, Rickshaw Shop, San Francisco ON SALE SUNDAY STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9), March 1, Fox Theater, Oakland ON SALE MONDAY SAP Open Tennis,...

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Spending Time in the Snow: Making Memories On the Way to Mammoth

Dec 30, 2012
Spending Time in the Snow: Making Memories On the Way to Mammoth

I spend huge amounts of time in the snow.  I mean HUGE.  More than normal people; well,  people who don’t actually LIVE in the snow. Last weekend, my trip to the snow started like this: left work at lunch,  loaded the car, started up some Taylor Swift on the iPod, and drove off in...

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Legacies of inspiration

Legacies of inspiration

Musician Dave BrubeckThe year 2012 witnessed the passing of many influential authors, actors, musicians, directors, dancers and others who contributed greatly to our region's vibrant arts scene. They challenged and changed us with their words, me...

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More Sacramento artists who passed into memory

More Sacramento artists who passed into memory

Soprano Nadine Salonites Nadine Salonites, a noted opera soprano who was a kindergarten teacher and volunteer, died Jan. 25. She was 81. Steve Schofer, a veteran musician who played bass for Mick Martin and the Blues Rockers, died Feb. 27. He...

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On Sale: new and continuing ticket sales

ON SALE SATURDAY Brandy and friends, Feb. 23, Paramount Theatre, Oakland CONTINUING Abba the Concert, March 10, Regency Ballroom, San Francisco Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam, Jan. 18-20, Sleep Train Arena The Airborne Toxic...

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Mel Shields: Laugh along with Billy Gardell

Mel Shields: Laugh along  with Billy Gardell

Billy Gardell is at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks, Nev., on Saturday, then at Cache Creek in Brooks on Jan. 12.Billy Gardell got his initial encouragement to become a standup comedian at an unusual age and from an unusual source. "I was 7...

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Beck seeks musical connection in songbook

Beck  seeks  musical connection in songbook

Associated Press Beck Hansen is the creator of "Song Reader," an "album" of 20 new songs, existing only as sheet music. He wants people to play the songs to know them.Beck Hansen wants you to think about the way music has changed over the past c...

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What’s up: Dance party

What’s up: Dance party

DANCE PARTY Get on your feet for Elvin Bishop What: To dance out the last Saturday night of 2012, legendary blues rock guitarist Elvin Bishop will return to Grass Valley for a special pre-New Year's Eve Dance Party presented by the Cen...



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