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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Art For Humanity: Afghan Interpreter Turned Author

September 27, 2016

There’s a small group of native interpreters and translators critical to the U.S. mission in these countries that have been granted special visa status in the United States. With is us author and translator Marouf Sharifi.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Golden 1 Center Opening, Age Of Love Documentary

September 26, 2016

CapRadio's Bob Moffitt joins us for a quick sound off from the new Golden 1 Center for its art installation opening. Then, we hear about documentary "Age of Love," which follows the budding romance of seniors age 70-90 through speed dating.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Reyna Grande Shares Memoir About Crossing Mexico-U.S. Border

September 23, 2016

Award-winning novelist and memoirist Reyna Grande shares her new book, "The Distance Between Us," about Reyna’s parents making the dangerous trek across the US-Mexico border and then in 1985 Reyna making the journey herself.

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Arts and Lifestyle

Curtain Rises On New UC Davis Recital Hall

September 22, 2016 | Jeff Hudson

UC Davis dedicated a new music venue Thursday. The Ann E. Pitzer Center includes a 399-seat recital hall.

Arts and Lifestyle

Capital Stage's 'How To Use A Knife' Perfectly Melds Farce With Drama

September 20, 2016 | Jeff Hudson

Capital Stage is premiering a raucous new play called “How to Use a Knife.” The show begins as an expletive-laced comedy, then veers into serious dramatic territory.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Bob And Molly Ringwald Join Insight For Double Segment

September 16, 2016

Singer and Golden Globe-nominated actress Molly Ringwald is coming to Northern California for "An Evening with Molly Ringwald," a show at the new Rocklin Quarry Amphitheater on Sept. 17. Join us for a double segment as we Facebook Live the interview.

Arts and Lifestyle

Theatre Review: 'Satchmo At The Waldorf' - A Revealing Portrait Of An American Musical Icon

September 9, 2016 | Jeff Hudson

This one-man show at the B Street Theatre depicts the legendary Louis Armstrong in the twilight of his career. The script by Armstrong biographer Terry Teachout packs a punch and the actor playing Armstrong gives an equally powerful performance.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Puppet Show Aims To Serve As Fundraiser For Sac Prep Music Academy

September 9, 2016

Coming to Sacramento is a play for all ages titled “Green Glass Door.” With us is director Christopher Carlson who will talk more about the parallels in the play and how the proceeds will go toward the Sac Prep Music Academy.

Arts and Lifestyle

When Journalists Were Mostly Men: Interview With Author Meg Waite Clayton

September 8, 2016 | Donna Apidone

The gender gap in WWII is the subject of the latest novel from New York Times Bestselling Author Meg Waite Clayton. Ahead of her visit for CapRadio Reads, she tells us a little more about her experiences and her latest novel.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Man Profiles “California’s Deadliest Women” In New Book

September 8, 2016

Historian and author David Kulczyk releases his third book for Craven Street Books about female murderers in the Golden State. He joins Insight to share stories of California's highest profile female criminals.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

California Craft Beer Festival Returns To Sacramento

September 6, 2016

The California Craft Beer Summit and Craft Beer Festival returns to Sacramento for a second time, featuring over 165 craft breweries and over 450 craft beers. We'll speak to members of the weekend-long festival about the upcoming events.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Food and Sustainability

'Farm-to-Court' Focus Includes Measures To Curb Food Waste At New Arena

September 2, 2016 | Julia Mitric

The head chef for the soon-to-open Golden 1 Center holds a tasting to highlight the kitchen's local sourcing and measures to combat food waste

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Crocker Art Museum Concludes End Of "Adult Summer CAMP!" Series Sept. 1

August 30, 2016

The Crocker Art Museum will conclude its "Adult Summer CAMP!" series Thursday with. With us to talk about the end is historian and film lover Jacob Greenberg. He'll go over the community's reaction to the summer-long series.

Arts and Lifestyle

Theatre Review: A Novel Musical Twist On Hugo's Classic 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame'

August 25, 2016 | Jeff Hudson

Sacramento’s Music Circus is staging a Disney musical based on the Victor Hugo classic, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame." It features a talented deaf actor and a classically-trained singer sharing the title role.

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