Play With Fire • Dance Troupe Sacred Fire Brings the Heat

No matter who you are or where you come from, fire is hypnotizing. It’s impossible not to stare. And so it goes with the artistic wielding of flame in the form of dance and performance art. If you’ve been to the California State Fair in the evening recently, you may…

Simple and Pure • Megan Taber Grows Her Own DIY Success Story, Among the Flowers

The DIY game is a hustle. Any local creative will tell you that between having to muscle your way into markets previously reserved for well-established corporate types and juggling the creative process with the drudgery of everyday business operations, if you’re looking to make your mark in this burgeoning maker’s market, it takes more than just a cute Etsy site to land at the top of DIY heap.

Outside the 9-to-5: The City from a Distance

Just a 10-minute drive from the heart of Midtown rests the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area. You probably know it as the ever-flooded rice plains along Interstate 80 between Sacramento and Davis. With more than 16,000 acres of land, the wildlife is abundant—even with the picturesque Sacramento skyline emerging behind. More…