When False Confidence Brings You Back to Baby Steps as an Adult

Skis lashed to an old backpack on my back, snow shoes strapped to ski boots on my feet, a rock climbing helmet that didn’t allow for proper ski goggle arrangement on my face, non-waterproof pants on my legs and an enthusiastic nearing-30-year-old woman with zero knowledge on how to ski—this…

A Room With a View • Painter Tom Colcord’s Dreamy, Landscape-inspired Interiors

San Francisco-based artist Tom Colcord’s work blurs the lines between opposites. His “indoor landscapes” seamlessly combine the natural with the urban, dreams with reality and old techniques with new ones. Originally from Indianapolis, Colcord got his BFA in Painting from the University of Indiana Bloomington. While studying abroad in Italy,…

Brains and Brawn | Captain Marvel | Rated PG-13

OK, OK. I think we should all agree to stop lumping all superhero movies together. Complaining about Marvel movies is like complaining about cold wind in winter. It’s never gonna change [insert global warming joke here], and the way Hollywood has broken means we’re gonna see lots more movies about…

Concerts in the Park’s 2019 Lineup Is Here!

It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost that time of year again whereupon every Friday evening, thousands of music lovers descend upon Cesar Chavez Plaza in downtown Sacramento for the region’s premier concert series, Concerts in the Park. This year, CIP kicks off on Friday, May 3, and like every…