Camille A. Brown & Dancers Make Their Mondavi Center Debut • Dec. 1, 2018

Camille A. Brown uses dance as an agent for empowerment. According to her website, “Her driving passion is to empower Black bodies to tell their story using their own language(s) through movement and dialogue. Through the company, Ms. Brown provides outreach activities to students, young adults, and incarcerated women and…

La Crosta Pizza Bar Heeds the Community’s Call … for Pizza

La Crosta Pizza Bar had officially been open two weeks, and word had gotten around about the delicious crust Penelope the Pizza Oven was spitting out. On a Friday night not long after, the place was completely packed with at least a 30-minute wait. The new pizza joint is a…

Local Music Scene Steps Up to Aid in Camp Fire Relief

When a disaster strikes, look for the helpers. In the wake of the most devastating and deadly wildfire in our state’s history, the Camp Fire, there has been an awe-inspiring amount of aid coming in from the entire Northern California community (and beyond) in the form of donations, volunteering and…

Outside the 9-to-5: Remembering The Man in Black

I hear the train a comin’, It’s rollin’ ‘round the bend, And I ain’t seen the sunshine Since, I don’t know when … Cue the bar attendees sing-along as Johnny Cash’s voice booms through the building: “I’m stuck in Folsom Prison, and time keeps draggin’ on.” Cash’s significance in Sacramento…