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Noah Clark and the Homewrecking Crew Release Mama Rich EP Oct. 1, 2014

Sacramento songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Noah Clark is no stranger to the local scene. His old band Brilliant Red Lights was one of my absolute favorite regional groups in the mid-2000s (some of those early shows with Tera Melos were legendary!). He’s also worked with or performed alongside acts like Cake, !!! (Chk Chk Chk), Black Tibetans, DoomBird […] Read More

Touch: Bring Your Designs to Life with Laura Matranga’s Behind the Silkscreen • Sept. 27–28, 2014

We are living in an age of a do-it-yourself lifestyle. DIY is taking over home decor and design as people across the country flock to websites like Pinterest and eHow for inspiration on how to learn to make their own pillowcases, picture frames, light fixtures and more. The only downside to DIY? Not all of […] Read More

Local All-Girl Band Cave Women to Release New EP, Second Chances

If you read our December 2012 cover story on local all-girl jazz/folk/pop group Cave Women, then you already know that this talented group of young women holds a special place in our hearts. “These musicians have an almost magical connection with one another,” wrote James Barone on the group, talking about their 2012 self-titled full-length […] Read More

Hear: Gardens & Villa, Zimmer and More at the Final Second Saturday Block Party of the Summer at THIS • Sept. 13, 2014

THIS is a masterfully curated series of free concerts held outside the MARRS Building on Second Saturdays throughout the summer. The final party is Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, with Santa Barbara’s Gardens and Villa headlining (check out their fantastic new album Dunes), along with the Parisian producer Zimmer, Los Angeles’ Lincoln Jesser, Wunder Wunder (also […] Read More

Sacramento Comedy Fest Invades Midtown Sept. 12–20 , 2014

Prepare your cheek muscles because the 2014 Sacramento Comedy Festival is just around the corner, set to take place from Sept. 12–20, 2014, at the Comedy Spot (1050 20th Street, Suite 130), Midtown’s home for all things funny. Started in 2011 by comedian and Comedy Spot owner Brian Crall, Sacramento Comedy Fest hosts improv/sketch comedy […] Read More

Touch: Grab Your Camping Gear and Finish the Summer with a Campout at American River Music Festival • Sept. 12–14, 2014

Music festivals are all the rage nowadays. And it’s perfectly sensible as to why! The birth of a community surrounded by beautiful art, amazing people, great food and fantastic music would attract any reasonable person. But what separates the American River Music Festival from the rest? Take those said characteristics and plug in some beautiful […] Read More

Chalk It Up Festival Brings Local Music and Art Together For A Good Cause on Labor Day Weekend!

It’s really tough to decide what the best part about the annual Chalk It Up Festival is. Now in its 24th year, Chalk It Up at Fremont Park on Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, 2014) will have a constant onslaught of awesome live local music, with 30 top-notch acts curated by festival […] Read More

Switchfoot, Emery, Jars of Clay and More to Perform at Joshua Fest 2014

Over the past 10 years, Joshua Fest has hosted so many good punk, rock and hardcore bands it’s hard to count them all. And let’s just get this out of the way right up front: yes, Joshua Fest is a Christian music fest (and a registered non-profit one at that), but that doesn’t mean it’s […] Read More

See: EN EM Art Spaces’ debut exhibit Reconnoiter by Gabriel Luis Perez | Now through Sept. 6, 2014

Welcome EN EM Art Spaces to the local gallery scene! Located at 1714 Broadway in Sacramento, EN EM Art Space was founded by co-directors Vann Nguyen and Anna Motzer. According to EN EM’s website, Nguyen and Motzer hope their new art space will provide an environment that is “welcoming to younger collectors—a gathering place that […] Read More

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