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CapRadio Reads

Vanessa Hua – A River of Stars

January 18, 2019

Vanessa Hua’s novel “A River of Stars” follows the efforts of two new single mothers as they navigate life in a new country.

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Classical

Sacramento Philharmonic To Pay Homage To Beethoven's Iconic Marathon Concert

January 18, 2019 | Kevin Doherty

The Sacramento Philharmonic will recreate the composer's 1808 concert over two Saturday nights. The 1808 event was huge in its time, full of world premieres, including Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

'Make Believe' Theatrical Production And Album Debuts In Nevada City

January 17, 2019

Playwright, composer, poet and puppeteer Dalrymple MacAlpin joins us to talk about his new play, "Make Believe."

Courtesy of Hi, Mom

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hi, Mom Releases 'Songs For Me' To Kick Off 2019

January 16, 2019

Sacramento indie power pop punk trio Hi, Mom shares new music from their debut album, “Songs for Me.”

Courtesy of the B Street Theatre

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Jahi Kearse Steps Into Real-Life Roles At B Street And On Broadway

January 15, 2019

Sacramento-based actor Jahi Kearse starts off 2019 performing the roles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Berry Gordy.

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Food and Sustainability

From High Tech To The High Sierra: Fifty Fifty Brewing In Truckee Celebrates Recognition As Nation’s Best Beer Maker

January 11, 2019 | Bob Moffitt

More than a decade ago, a couple of engineers decided to leave Silicon Valley and moved to the mountains to start Fifty Fifty Brewing Company. Now they throw an annual party celebrating the release of specialty stouts, drawing fans from miles away.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

John McCutcheon Celebrates Pete Seeger On 40th Album ‘To Everyone In All The World’

January 11, 2019

Folk musician John McCutcheon shares his 40th album.

Courtesy of Madeline Olson

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice: Jeff Hudson Previews Classical Concerts To Start 2019

January 10, 2019

CapRadio’s Jeff Hudson features upcoming performances in this week’s Sound Advice.

Courtesy of UC Davis

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice: Sending Off Freeborn Hall With Music And Memories

January 3, 2019

DVS DJ Robyne Fawx joins Insight to send off UC Davis' Freeborn Hall, where she saw the Pete Seeger show that inspired her to go on the air.

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Arts and Lifestyle

John Muheim’s Live Concert Photo Exhibit Is A Time Machine To A Bygone Sacramento Music Scene

January 2, 2019

His show of photos opens at WAL this Friday, Jan. 4.

Photo by Philicia Endelman

Insight With Beth Ruyak

'Waitress' Serves Up Good Pie And Good Moves In Sacramento

January 2, 2019

Broadway Sacramento is featuring the hit musical “Waitress” from December 27 – January 5. On Jan. 4, fans can join cast member Kolby Kindle to learn some of the show’s choreography, set to the original score, at a special Master Class.

Courtesy of the artists

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Mino Yanci And SOL Development Preview Concert At The Guild Theatre

December 19, 2018

Sacramento fusion band Mino Yanci will perform with Bay Area hip hop jazz group Sol Development at the Guild Theatre on December 28.

Courtesy of the B Street Theatre

Insight With Beth Ruyak

B Street Theatre Premieres 'Halftime With Don'

December 18, 2018

Actor Rich Hebert and Associate Artistic Director Lyndsay Burch join Insight to preview the new play “Halftime With Don” at B Street Theatre this month.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

California Capitol Kwanzaa Celebration Enters Twentieth Year

December 18, 2018

Capitol Kwanzaa Celebration Coordinator Michael Harris and Rev. Ambrose Carroll talk about the history of the Pan-African cultural celebration that began in California in 1966.

Jazz

Remembering Nancy Wilson And Her Benefit Concert For CapRadio

December 15, 2018

From the time CapRadio first signed on the air in 1979, Nancy Wilson has been one of our core artists and an audience favorite. In 1994, Ms. Wilson performed in a special concert celebrating our 15th anniversary. Beforehand she sat for an interview.

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