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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Amy Seiwert Takes Over Sacramento Ballet

July 24, 2017

Amy Seiwert was announced as the new artistic director of the Sacramento Ballet earlier this month. As a former dancer herself, she approaches the job from a unique position.

Classical

Artist of the Week: Daniel Hope

July 24, 2017 | Kevin Doherty

Daniel Hope is one of the hardest working musicians on the scene today. He's an acclaimed violinist, a producer, a radio host and more. And this week, this adventurous performer is our Artist of the Week!

Jazz

CapRadio's Really Large Guide To Live Jazz Events

July 21, 2017

There's a lot going on in the way of live jazz events all the time in the Sacramento and surrounding regions, as our 21-page guide amply demonstrates. Check it out and enjoy some live jazz for yourself!

Jon Kalish / NPR

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice: Classical Music

July 20, 2017

Cale Wiggins features compositions by Bach and Gallois in this week's Sound Advice.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

32nd Annual Sierra Storytelling Festival

July 20, 2017

Johnny Moses joins to preview the 32nd Annual Sierra Storytelling Festival with tales from the Tulalip Native American tradition.

Vocalist Sandy Cressman's Brazilian Odyssey Brings Return To Sacramento

July 19, 2017 | Paul Conley

Bay area vocalist Sandy Cressman loves Brazilian music. Her sensitive, studied approach has won praise from Brazilian musicians and has earned her invitations to perform in that country. This week Cressman performs in Sacramento, supporting a new CD.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Noir Film Festival Brings Classic Billy Wilder Films To Crest Theatre

July 19, 2017 | Cody Drabble

Eddie Muller, the founder and president of the Film Noir Foundation as well as host of “Noir Alley” on Turner Classic Movies discusses the “Light And Noir Film Festival” coming to the Crest Theatre.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

The Miracle At Dunkirk In History And Film

July 19, 2017

Esquire IMAX in downtown Sacramento is one of 30 theaters worldwide that will have the full-format presentation of the new World War II drama "Dunkirk". We discuss the event that inspired it and the technical challenges of large-format film.

Arts and Lifestyle

Four Chinese High School Students Will Perform With Sacramento Youth Symphony

July 14, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

Four Chinese high school students were selected to come to the U.S. as part of the Jinan Sacramento Sister Cities program. They will perform with the Sacramento Youth Symphony Saturday night.

Photo provided by Sacramento Music Circus

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Music Circus Rolls Out Leonard Bernstein Classic 'On The Town'

July 14, 2017

The Music Circus rolls out its 67th year of theater and music with its third showing of "On the Town," a Leonard Bernstein piece. Showtimes are available from July 11-16.

Charr Crail / Courtesy

Arts and Lifestyle

'On The Town' Dazzles With Leonard Bernstein's Original Score

July 13, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

For the first time in 56 years, Sacramento’s Music Circus is staging “On The Town,” a sassy musical from 1944 with a landmark score by Leonard Bernstein.

Courtesy of the California Arts Council

Arts and Lifestyle

Grass Valley-Nevada City and Truckee Among New State Designated Cultural Districts

July 13, 2017 | Steve Milne

Fourteen California communities, including Truckee, Grass Valley and Nevada City, are getting a special designation from the state to help raise awareness of their artistic and cultural significance.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Creating Art In A Collaborative Environment

July 13, 2017

Painter and sculptor Raphael Delgado returns from a Montreal residency with new ideas and opportunities for Sacramento artists.

Rudy Meyers Photography / Courtesy

Arts and Lifestyle

Irreverent B Street Comedy Offers God's Take On The Bible

July 12, 2017 | Jeff Hudson

Sacramento’s B Street Theatre is staging a satire called “An Act of God,” in which the Almighty takes the form of a sardonic gay comedian, telling joke after joke in a nighclub routine.

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