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PIECES Book Release Party

PIECES Book Release Party
PIECES Book Release Party
03-20-2014 - 03-20-2014
Copilot Press
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 441-3931
 
Start Time(s): Thurs 8pm-10pm
Copilot Press invites the public a night out with good friends and good writing Meet author Tess Perez and book designer Jon Alston as they talk about the creative process for their new book, PIECES PIECES is an exploration of fairytale, of the reading experience, of how we put reality together and shape it into a form we call life
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Old City Cemetery Tour - Drugs in the Old West

Old City Cemetery Tour - Drugs in the Old West

The dice were not the only thing loaded in the old west.  From pharmacies to opium dens, many California pioneers were under the influence.  Join us on April 5th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. for an uncut dose of history.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Weekend Train Rides & Old Sac Underground Tours Resume in April!

Weekend Train Rides & Old Sac Underground Tours Resume in April!

Interested in riding the rails along the picturesque Sacramento River? Or maybe exploring the alluring underground is more your style.Either way, Old Sacramento State Historic Park has just the ticket with history-rich weekend excursion train rides and crowd-favorite Old Sacramento Underground Tours resuming on April 5 & 6, 2014, with each program offering fun new twists to experience this season.

Weekend Excursion Train Rides

New Community Radio Station for Sacramento Lets You-Be-You

New Community Radio Station for Sacramento Lets You-Be-You

Access Sacramento writes a new chapter in local radio history with the issuance of the call sign KUBU-LP for its new 100-watt FM non-profit community radio station planned for midtown Sacramento.

“We’re excited about providing even more opportunities for people to express themselves, and for all the different voices in the community to be heard,” said JoAnn Fuller, Access Sacramento’s chair of the Board of Directors.

Sacramento Museums Showcase Women’s History Month in March with Special Exhibits & Events

Sacramento Museums Showcase Women’s History Month in March with Special Exhibits & Events

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 March, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are featuring events and activities that showcase Women’s History Month, a few of which include the following:

“Women on the Brink” -- Now Open at The California Museum through April 27  

"Grand Central: An American Treasure" to Premiere at Railroad Museum - 2/22!

"Grand Central: An American Treasure" to Premiere at Railroad Museum - 2/22!

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to announce the West Coast premiere of a new film, Grand Central: An American Treasure, by award-winning producer Richard Luckin, Two special screenings of this documentary -- introduced by Mr. Luckin and followed by a question and answer session -- will take place on Saturday, February 22, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Museum Theater. With more trains, tracks and track platforms than any other railroad passenger terminal in the world, Grand Central is the world's largest train terminal. Less well known is that Grand Central is at the very heart of the historic preservation movement in America.

Native Film Screening of "Black Indians: An American Story" - 2/22!

Native Film Screening of "Black Indians:  An American Story" - 2/22!

In honor of Black History Month, the State Indian Museum is proud to present a very special Native American Film Screening of “Black Indians: An American Story” on Saturday, February 22, at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.  

Narrated by James Earl Jones, the engaging film explores the cultural and ethnic fusion of Native and African Americans and brings to light an often forgotten aspect of America’s pastThe special film presentations are free with regular Museum admission and seating is limited (first come, first served).  The State Indian Museum will be open that day and guests are encouraged to explorethe treasures on display that proudly showcase the enduring Native American culture. 

For more information about this special event or other activities happening at the State Indian Museum, call 916-324-8112 or visit www.parks.ca.gov/indianmuseum