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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Italian Tenor Pasquale Esposito

May 10, 2016

Pasquale Esposito brings his unique ‘docuconcert’ to Sacramento’s Crest Theater on Saturday, May 14. Before a recent rehearsal, Esposito visited Insight host Beth Ruyak and shared some of his favorite music.

'Behold': Moondog With A French Twist

April 22, 2016

With his long beard, homemade horned helmet, flowing cloak and spear, he was known as the Viking of Sixth Avenue. He was born Louis Thomas Hardin in Marysville, Kan. in 1916 and later called himself Moondog.

Courtesy of The Burnam Family

Babyland Suite: A Father's Symphonic Tribute

April 22, 2016 | Steve Milne

This weekend, two Sacramento sisters born in the 1930s will finally get to hear a live performance of a symphonic work written for them by their father. The Central Valley Youth Symphony will be playing the "Babyland Suite" by composer David Burnam.