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4th Annual “Sacramento Archives Crawl” on October 11!

4th Annual “Sacramento Archives Crawl” on October 11!

In celebration of National Archives Month, archives and special collections libraries from throughout the region will showcase their rarely-seen holdings during the 4th annual Sacramento Archives Crawl on Saturday, October 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Free and open to the public, the theme for the event this year is Having Fun in the Sacramento Region.  Showcasing historic treasures from 23 Northern California institutions, special artifacts will be on public display for one-day-only at four host locations, including the California State Archives, the California State Library, the Center for Sacramento History, and the Sacramento Public Library.

Global Confucius Institute Day and Davis Chinese Film Festival Opening Ceremony

Global Confucius Institute Day and Davis Chinese Film Festival Opening Ceremony
Global Confucius Institute Day and Davis Chinese Film Festival Opening Ceremony
09-27-2014 - 09-27-2014
Confucius Institute at UC Davis
http://confucius.ucdavis.edu/programs/specialevents/global.html
Admission: Free
 
(530) 754-2787
 
http://tickets.mondaviarts.org/single/SYOS.aspx?p=3085
Start Time(s): Sat 1pm-5pm Screening 2pm
Global Confucius Institute Day and Davis Chinese Film Festival Opening Ceremony is a free event featuring a screening of Ang Lee's Eat Drink Man Woman The event will also feature pre-event activities and a special Q&A session For a full event schedule, click here
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Davis Downtown's 2nd Friday ArtAbout (September)

Davis Downtown's 2nd Friday ArtAbout (September)
Davis Downtown's 2nd Friday ArtAbout (September)
09-12-2014 - 09-12-2014
Davis Downtown Business Association
http://www.davisdowntown.com/2nd-friday-artabout
Admission: Free
 
(530) 756-8763
 
Start Time(s): Fri 5pm-10pm
Davis Downtown’s 2nd Friday ArtAbout is a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at 32 different galleries, artists' co-ops, and businesses in Davis
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A fall filled with art, music and dance

A fall filled with art, music and dance

The Akram Kahn Company will give the U.S. premiere and only West Coast performance of the dance/theatre work “ITMOi” exploring the creation of “The Rite of Spring” Oct. 24.

As the academic year begins at the University of California, Davis, so does the music making, dancing, sculpting, writing, reading, painting and acting. Through its academic programs, galleries and the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis offers well-loved classical pieces performed by internationally acclaimed artists, cutting-edge theatre, dance and music, and exhibitions exploring many kinds of art... Read More

Letter to city council: Restore the State Theatre if we are truly "Historic Woodland"

Letter to city council: Restore the State Theatre if we are truly "Historic Woodland"

..From the Friends of the State Theatre Facebook page: "This ramp, the loge stairs (and loge) and Art Deco bannister - and the matching set on the other side of the State Theatre - will only be historical footnotes if the public/private "City of Woodland / Cinema West" project continues as planned. ... Read More

Updated State Theatre Renovation and Expansion project goes to council on Tuesday, June 17

Updated State Theatre Renovation and Expansion project goes to council on Tuesday, June 17

..Architectural rendering of the proposed State Theatre renovation and expansion provided by the Woodland State Theatre, LLC... State Theatre Renovation and Expansion Downtown Specific Plan Project 105 City of ...... Read More

Benefit for My Sister's House emergency shelter features dad and daughter duo

Benefit for My Sister's House emergency shelter features dad and daughter duo

VIDEO OF KOICHI AND ELLIE REHEARSING

When minister’s assistant Koichi Mizushima and his 9-year-old daughter Ellie take the stage at the Crest Theatre, their duet will be a song of love and a message of hope for women and children in crisis.

Mizushima, former owner of Kamon Restaurant, is with the ministerial staff at the Sacramento Buddhist Church. He and his daughter are among the featured performers at a gala for My Sister’s House, “Change...A New Beginning,” on Monday, May 19, at the historic downtown Sacramento theater.