Art

2013 BICYCLE MURAL TOUR

See Sacramento as an Open Air Art Museum May is Bike Month is back, challenging all to abandon four wheels for the environmentally friendly alternative of pedal power, (which means riding bicycles versus gas guzzlers…keep up!). With miles logged and events listed, there’s still one more idea to add to…

A Bizarre Trip

How local graphic designer and poster artist Jason Malmberg came up through the ranks If you look at a Jason Malmberg poster and you’re unsure at first of what you’re looking at, if you need a minute to stare and process, if things seem off balance, if for a moment…

GOOD STREET FOOD & DESIGN MARKET RETURNS (FOR FREE THIS YEAR!)

It’s back, and it’s all good! GOOD Street Food and Design Market returns this Sunday, May 5, 2013 and continues every first Sunday through December. Great news: GOOD is free.99 this year, it was only like $3 for entrance last year, but still, free is always better. GOOD goes down…

In Defense of Digital

Justin Wood’s work shows the possibilities of the digital image An olive-skinned woman with a smooth, red cap and jet black hair silently calls out into the distance; her piercing dark eyes are accented with the soft hint of blue balancing the crimson star shaped buttons of her button-up shirt….

SEE: Retrospectives at Little Relics Boutique and Galleria March 7–30, 2013

Since photographing bands throughout the ’90s music scene in Sacramento, Allyson Seconds and Jay Spooner are now ready to share their combined 40-year span of stills with their show Retrospectives starting March 7 at Little Relics Boutique and Galleria (908 21st Street). Dividing time between writing music and whipping people…

Represent the World Town

Word to Your Motherland aims to break down cultural barriers between South Asia, Africa and America When Nisha K. Sembi and Mandeep Sethi last went to India, they met with a different kind of inspiration than what some might experience on the subcontinent. Sembi, then a Bay Area graffiti writer…

ESTELLA SANCHEZ OF SOL COLLECTIVE WINS $10K FOR YOUTH MUSIC PROGRAMS

Here’s a feel-good local story for you: Just last week Estella Sanchez of Sacramento arts/culture/activism non-profit Sol Collective (2574 21 Street) won $10,000 for youth music programs through a national online contest put on by Siempre Mujer (Always a Woman) magazine. The contest was called “Mujeres Que Inspiran,” or Women…

Rawer Than Oil

Painter Mark David Manning tears into collage For those who know Mark David Manning’s art, next month’s exhibit at Gallery 2110 is atypical. Manning is a traditionally trained oil painter who uses both real life and imagery to portray a balance between man, nature and machine. His interests are environmental…

Fast Times with Bruce Gossett

Sacramento artist taps into a childhood obsession for his latest show Pop art in the ‘60s and a growing critique of consumer culture at the end of modernism led art into an aesthetic of mash ups, parodies and pastiche. Pulp art, comic books, baseball cards and the developments of global…