The Stream Archives

HEAR: Comedian Keith Lowell Jensen’s Atheist Christmas CD/DVD Release Party! • Dec. 4, 2014

Sacramento funny man Keith Lowell Jensen is back at it again with his new album Atheist Christmas, which was released Nov. 25, 2014 on Stand Up! Records (his second release for the label and fourth overall). Atheist Christmas is a CD/DVD combo pack; the video portion was recorded right here at Sacramento Comedy Spot early […] Read More

Local Reggae/Hip-Hop Artist J Ras Drops New Album, Find My Way

The foothills of Northern California are a breeding ground for creative talent. Reggae/hip-hop/dancehall artist J Ras is just one of a seemingly endless list of people churning out quality tunes from towns like Grass Valley, Auburn, Nevada City, etc. J Ras’ newest full-length album Find My Way just dropped last week and quickly started building […] Read More

Iconoclast Robot’s EP Release Show Is Nov. 26, 2014 at Assembly!

Local alt-rock/hip-hop/soul group Iconoclast Robot is following up their solid 2012 full-length The Reti Opening with a brand new 6-track EP called BrightLights/DarkDepths. Citing influences ranging from The Roots to Radiohead to Rage Against the Machine, Iconoclast Robot have been steadily building a name for themselves in the local scene ever since forming in 2011, […] Read More

SEE: Global Winter Wonderland at Cal Expo • Nov. 22, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015

Get ready for a bundled-up holiday family outing. The Global Winter Wonderland is set to transform 16 acres of Cal Expo into an awe-inspiring illuminated world like you’ve never seen! This holiday festival and multi-cultural celebration runs from Nov. 22 through Jan. 4 and will feature over 70 hand-built illuminated replicas of famous landmarks and […] Read More

TOUCH: Win Some Big Bucks at Goldfield’s Cornhole Tournament • Nov. 22, 2014

Cornhole (aka bean bag toss) is a super fun and increasingly popular “lawn game” that is only made better by introducing plenty of adult beverages! Lucky for you, Midtown’s newest country/rock bar, Goldfield Trading Post (1630 J Street), and Orangevale-based OV Cornhole and Games are teaming up to throw a Cornhole Tournament this Saturday, Nov. […] Read More

A-Trak, Oliver and Gigamesh to Headline TBD Fest’s Massive New Years Eve Block Party

You’d think that the organizers of the wildly successful three-day blowout TBD Fest would be worn out and ready for a break from producing large scale events, but you’d be wrong! Just as our latest issue was going to press (#175, Nov. 17 – Dec. 1, 2014) we got word from TBD’s Clay Nutting and […] Read More

With Subversions Skate and Record Shop and McClatchy Skate Park, Sacramento’s Thriving Skate Scene Rolls into Oak Park

The midtown Sacramento area has long been remiss of a rad skate shop, and Subversions has answered the prayers of local thrashers and then some. Not only can you buy super awesome boards and all the fixings there, but they also have a sick record collection, sweet vintage duds and locally handcrafted candles and jewelry. […] Read More

HEAR: Deltron 3030 Live With A 16-Piece Orchestra! • Nov. 15, 2014

Even if you were lucky enough to catch hip-hop legend Deltron 3030’s amazing full-band live set out at TBD Fest in West Sacramento a few weeks back, trust us, you’re still going to want to head up the hill to Grass Valley on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, to catch him live again at the Main […] Read More

See: Helen Edmundson’s Theatrical Adaptation of Anna Karenina Performed by Capital Stage • Now through Nov. 23, 2014

Sacramento-based theater company Capital Stage continues to celebrate its 10th anniversary in style with their current production of Anna Karenina. British playwright Helen Edmundson’s work has been widely staged—next year Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut in the playwright’s adaptation of Emile Zola’s Thérèse Raquin for New York’s Roundabout Theatre Company—and she nabbed a […] Read More

Touch: A Piece of Someone’s Heart at Blue Lamp’s Canned Food Drive • Nov. 8, 2014

Sure, live music, engrossing theater and beer are all great ways to have fun and escape, but you know what else is fun? Helping out those in need. Yes. The holidays will soon be upon us like a vulture on a rotting carcass in the desert (sorry, I haven’t had my coffee yet), and we’re […] Read More

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