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Cheech & Chong Are Back

Timeless & Timely North America in the late ’60s and early ’70s was a dangerous and magical place. War, as well as social and economic upheaval, spun the U.S. and much of the world in a dizzying—albeit groovy—downward spiral. The fabric of human existence was rolled up like good dope…

Splitting Hairs

Style Network Sends Hip, Local Stylist to Small Town By Michaela Pommells The city of Sacramento is laying its claim to “style fame” on the Style Network. This month the trendy Spanish Fly Hair Garage (on 17th and J) will be featured on Split Ends, a hip show that swaps…

That’s It, That’s All Will Change Snowboarding Forever

Out With the Old Photos by Tim Zimmerman Forget everything you know about extreme sports films. Professional snowboarder Travis Rice’s highly anticipated new movie, That’s It, That’s All, is finally out and the industry will never be the same. For two years, producers Rice and Curt Morgan scoured the globe…

The Lion’s Share

Immortal Technique’s Take on The Third World Immortal Technique is not just a political rapper. As much as people like to cling to labels, he’s not having it. He may rap about the president and the everyday struggle of third world countries, but 29-year-old Felipe Coronel believes he’s much more…

Back to the Future II B-boy/B-girl Jam

Saturday, July 19, 2008 Words by Nicole Martinez Photos courtesy of Vince Horiuchi In case you were out of town, busy working or just plain not in the know, then you may have missed one of the freshest jams this summer. Starting mid-afternoon on the beautiful, sunny Saturday of July…

State of Fashion

Sacramento Designers Look to Remove Small City Stigma Words by Michaela Pommells Photo above by Nick Avey If you haven’t been a part of it, you may not know Sacramento’s fashion scene is as alive as it is. It reaches far beyond the chic boutiques on the Midtown grid. A…

N.S.A. – No Skating Allowed

Blue Turner There I was, chillin’, maxin’ out, “lurkin’ hard” in a limo, drinking a Red Bull Vodka on my way with the Red Bull Sacramento Crew to swoop up some of the nastiest local skateboarders in the 916. I knew it was going to be ill. I mean, shit,…

Legalize It

Reality Star/Top Model Adrianne Curry Hosts Pot Party at Playboy Mansion Marijuana laws in the U.S. are pretty confusing—some would say downright stupid. The situation is even more sticky (no pun intended) here in California. Though it is legal for prescribed patients to use and cultivate marijuana under California state…

Full Bloom

The Mahogany Urban Poetry Series Returns Words by Nicole Martinez | Photo by Domonick Porras The city of trees is in the midst of planting a new seed. The Mahogany Urban Poetry Series, a popular venue in the past, has re-sprouted just in time for those relaxing, warm summer nights….

The Kids Just Want to Rock

Sacramento Has Its First “School of Rock” It’s every kids dream to be a rock star. Magazine covers, world tours, chicks—these thoughts along with the notion of performing in front of thousands of screaming fans night after night drive many to try their hand at learning an instrument at an…