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The Show Must Go On!

The Show Must Go On!

      Americans have a love affair with music & entertainment. From Broadway musicals to the latest craze of talent shows that make stars and celebrities for new talent instantaneously. Sacramentans have always had a love affair with it's performing arts probably more so than any other market it's size in the country. The recession has hindered a lot of the arts groups including our school's music and drama programs which serve as the gene pool that supplies our community with all the great talent for community theatre, ballet, symphony etc... 

Sacramento Music Festival Extends $99 Special For All Advance Four-Day Event Badges

Sacramento Music Festival Extends $99 Special For All Advance Four-Day Event Badges

With nearly 100 bands scheduled to perform at 20 venues during the 41st Annual Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee, the special $99 four-day event badge price has been extended to ALL advance tickets leading up to the festival.  Once the world-class musical event begins, four-day event badges will cost $110.  The Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee is scheduled over Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-26, 2014.

A wide variety of musical styles will be featured at the 2014 Sacramento Music Festival, such as American roots rock, soulful and rockin’ blues, Cajun/zydeco, country, rockability, bluegrass, ragtime, early New Orleans jazz & swing, street beat, Latin music, big band, orchestras, banjo performances, dance and party bands, and more.  Performance highlights each evening include the following:

Local Museums Delight in the Outdoors with Special Events in May!

Local Museums Delight in the Outdoors with Special Events in May!

Imagine. Explore. Discover.  In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In May, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are featuring events and activities focused on the great outdoors, a few of which include the following:

“Dig It - The Secrets of Soil” at The California Museum -- May 1, 2014 thru March 29, 2015

VIDEO: Sacramento Has Talent contestants show their stuff

VIDEO: Sacramento Has Talent contestants show their stuff

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 was a huge day for many people in Downtown Sacramento. Sacramento Has Talent left the crowd charmed and mesmerized as contestants demonstrated their skills and talents through salsa dancing, mind-blowing yoga and more. 

Historic Old Sac Foundation Announces a Roaring 20s Underground Speakeasy Event!

Historic Old Sac Foundation Announces a Roaring 20s Underground Speakeasy Event!

The rip-roaring 1920s will soon be back in style in Old Sacramento! The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is proud to present a glamorous underground speakeasy gala titled “The Blind Tiger” that will take place on Thursday evening, May 15, 2014, at Fat’s Catering & Banquet House in Old Sacramento.  

Raymond Case Elementary School Presents Disney's Aladdin Jr.

Raymond Case Elementary School Presents Disney's Aladdin Jr.

I sit in Raymond Case Elementary School multipurpose room ready to see Disney's Aladdin, Jr presented by the Raymond Case Drama Club. It's a full house. The lights dim to a beautiful made set of the marketplace Agrabah and palace where Princess Jasmine (played by Alex Taniguchi) is ready to battle with her dad the Sultan (played by Kevin Bali). The costumes, makeup and props are of a broadway show caliber. I think, "this is not an amateur musical" as the genie enters played by Annika Tamaki dressed in blue foundation asking if her pants make her look fat. The music and singing are excellent and the crowd cheers, laughs and comes to there feet as the final act ends.~~Janine King