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Davis High Hosts Concert To Help Paradise Schools Replace Music Gear Lost In Camp Fire

March 15, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

Dozens of musical instruments and a collection of sheet music were destroyed in the Camp Fire. A fundraiser concert this weekend in Davis will help Paradise schools replace what was lost.

Charr Crail Photography / Courtesy

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Sacramento Theatre Company's 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' Shows How Much Fun Shakespeare Can Be

March 14, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

Critic Jeff Hudson says the Sacramento Theatre Company's “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is one of the liveliest and funniest renditions of this classic comedy you’re likely to find this year.

Courtesy of the B Street Theatre

Insight With Beth Ruyak

B Street Theatre Presents 'A Doll’s House Pt. 2'

February 28, 2019

Lead actress Melinda Parrett and director Dave Pierini join Insight to talk about the B Street Theatre's production of "A Doll's House Pt. 2."

Courtesy of the Sacramento Theatre Company

Insight With Beth Ruyak

'Oh, Freedom!:' Sacramento Theatre Company’s New Production Honors The Underground Railroad

February 26, 2019

Sacramento Theatre Company will produce "Oh, Freedom!: The Story Of The Underground Railroad" beginning on Feb. 27. The play traces the history of chattel slavery and the brave lengths some Americans went to in the name of liberation.

Photo by Simon Fowler

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice On Upcoming Classical Concerts With Jeff Hudson

February 21, 2019

CapRadio arts reporter Jeff Hudson previews upcoming classical concerts in this week’s Sound Advice.

Courtesy Barbara Van Driel.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Former FBI Special Agent Shares #MeToo Memoir 'It Never Happened'

February 20, 2019

Former FBI Special Agent Barbara Van Driel shares her #MeToo stories collected in a new memoir.

Courtesy Unifrance

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento French Film Fest Presents Cinematic Amuse-Bouches Of Short Films From 2019 César Awards

February 20, 2019

Sacramento French Film Festival Director Cécile Mouette Downs previews a program of short animated and live action films coming to the Crest Theatre this Saturday.

Library of Congress

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Master Singers Present ‘The Journey Of Harriet Tubman’

February 19, 2019

To celebrate Black History Month, the Sacramento Master Singers will present “The Journey of Harriet Tubman,” a collection of spiritual songs of resistance and resilience.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

CapRadio Reads

John Lescroart - The Rule Of Law

February 15, 2019

In John Lescroart’s novel “The Rule of Law,” a coyote who was smuggling immigrants into the U.S. is mysteriously murdered.

 Imran Chaudhry

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Author Reyna Grande Reflects On Immigrants Facing Impossible Choices, Just Like Her Parents Did

February 14, 2019

Author Reyna Grande joins us to share her latest book, a memoir called "A Dream Called Home."

Sam Howzit / flickr

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Valentine’s Day Wine Tips And Trends

February 13, 2019

Wine expert Rick Kushman shares some Valentine’s Day tips that will help Cupid’s arrow find the target in this month’s Kushman by the Bottle.

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

The Gold Souls Debut 'True Blue' Single Ahead Of Valentine’s Day Performance

February 13, 2019

Sacramento funk and soul band The Gold Souls perform their new single “True Blue” and preview a special Valentine’s Day show at the Palms Playhouse in Winters.

Courtesy of the Sacramento Ballet

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Minimalist Revenge: Sacramento Ballet Stages Philip Glass-Scored 'Hamlet'

February 12, 2019

Under the direction of newly-appointed Artistic Director Amy Seiwert, Sacramento Ballet starts the new year off with a modern production of Shakespearean revenge story “Hamlet.”

Insight With Beth Ruyak

V-Day Sacramento Presents 'A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer'

February 11, 2019

V-Day Sacramento will stage two presentations of “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant & A Prayer: Writings to End Violence Against Women & Girls” at the Guild Theatre.

Charr Crail Photography / Courtesy

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‘Slowgirl’ At Capital Stage Finds Stressed-Out Americans In The Costa Rican Jungle

February 7, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

It’s a solid piece of theater, and well worth seeing.

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