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RANDOM ABILADEZE CHANGES NAME TO RASAR

Out with the old: Local rapper extraordinaire Random Abiladeze has changed his name to Rasar. In an email sent out to fans and friends in early December titled, “No More Random Abiladeze…” (which for a split second made us really nervous), he thanked everyone for their support over the years…

ESTELLA SANCHEZ OF SOL COLLECTIVE WINS $10K FOR YOUTH MUSIC PROGRAMS

Here’s a feel-good local story for you: Just last week Estella Sanchez of Sacramento arts/culture/activism non-profit Sol Collective (2574 21 Street) won $10,000 for youth music programs through a national online contest put on by Siempre Mujer (Always a Woman) magazine. The contest was called “Mujeres Que Inspiran,” or Women…

2012 Apocalypse Survival Guide

Don’t worry, we’re not going to tell you that now is the perfect time to start your last minute holiday shopping. We’re here to tell you there won’t be a holidays. According to a misinterpretation of an ancient timepiece, Dec. 21, 2012 will be the end of the world. At…

O Holy Night!

The Fifth Annual Submerge Holiday Gift Guide By Submerge Staff If you’re reading this, you’ve survived the madness that is Black Friday. Great job. The good news is we don’t have to hear the words “Cyber Monday” (which is sort of a creepy term, no?) for another year, the bad…

Recalling Their Roots

Morris Terry’s clothing has adorned the pages of national magazines and even The Hunger Games’ Jennifer Lawrence…now it comes back home to Sacramento Words by Natalie Basurto If you walk down the hall past the hookah smoke of Kasbah Lounge and the smell of Mediterranean food from Tapa the World,…

New Kid on the Block

Paesanos Gives Birth to a New Child and Names it Mangia! Words & Photos by Natalie Basurto The original Paesanos in Midtown has a new neighbor, and it’s a part of the family. Opened Sept. 14 of this year, new sandwich joint Mangia! (1800 Capitol Avenue) has joined the six…

A Brewer’s Life

Submerge chats with Rubicon brewmaster Scott Cramlet in celebration of their 25th anniversary I swung by Rubicon on Capitol and 20th around 3 p.m. to shoot the breeze with Scott Cramlet, brewmaster since 1990. Not quite happy hour, not quite the lunch rush, the patio remained lively as were the…

Take a Load Off

Bacon & Butter 1119 21st Street – Sacramento Our parents were always quick to emphasize taking our time when they were nurturing us. Chew your food. Walk don’t run. But the age old axiom to stop and smell the roses seems lost in our modern culture of efficiency and impatience…

The Burger Big Leagues

Top notch chefs prepare for Sacramento’s first-ever burger battle The first time Rodney Blackwell bit into a McDonald’s Quarter Pounder, he fell in love. But that was child’s play. Blackwell, a Sacramento resident, entered the burger big leagues as an adult, ordering variations of the classic stack at fine diners,…

Help Mandy Dominate Cancer

It might sound like a cliche, but it’s true: We here at Submerge are a family. It’s just a small group of us who put out each issue every other week, and long before we started working on this publication, we were friends first. Contributing Editor Mandy Johnston has been…