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The View from the Top

Jamie Anderson’s Career Is Soaring At just 18 years of age, professional snowboarder Jamie Anderson is at the top of her game. Both TransWorld SNOWboarding and Snowboarder Magazine, arguably the two biggest publications in the industry, recently named the South Lake Tahoe native Top Female Snowboarder of the Year. She…

The Dirt On Dillon Skinner

Dillon Skinner, a 17-year-old amateur dirt bike rider from Vacaville, Calif. has been ripping it up since the ripe age of 5. “It all started with an electric quad,” remembers Skinner. “And then we had this old school Honda 80cc that my dad had. I learned to ride and I…

Tyler Coppin Brings Internationally Acclaimed Play to Sacramento

Bring It on Home! For over 10 years Tyler Coppin, a Sacramento native turned Australian actor and writer, has traveled the world with his one-man show Lyrebird, Tales of Helpmann, receiving nothing but positive reviews along the way. Lyrebird”¦ is an incredibly entertaining and hilarious 90-minute production about the life…

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,…