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Young Musicians Keeping Festival's Jazz Roots Alive

May 26, 2016 | Steve Milne

Members of The Kortet - some of the youngest musicians playing at the Sacramento Music Festival this weekend - are helping to keep the event's oldest traditions alive by playing classic jazz.

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Motown The Musical Struggles To Tell A Story Between Songs

May 24, 2016 | Jeff Hudson

The touring extravaganza “Motown the Musical” now at Sacramento’s Community Center Theatre features memorable hits from the 1960’s made for the iconic Motown record label.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento's Young Actors Stage: 'Les Misérables'

May 24, 2016

Young Actors Stage founder and artistic director Liorah Singerman joins Insight host Beth Ruyak in the studio with a live performance by 'Les Misérables' castmembers.

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Rancho Cordova Orchestra Provides Free Feast For The Ears

May 23, 2016 | Paul Conley

Shoppers at a Rancho Cordova food market were treated to a feast for the ears on Saturday when a 50-piece community orchestra gave a free concert in the store's food court.

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Capital Stage's "Disgraced" Takes Dinner Party Debacles To A New Level

May 20, 2016 | Jeff Hudson

Dinner parties that disintegrate into angry disasters are found in many plays. But there’s never been a dining room debacle quite like the one in “Disgraced.” It’s a powerful show, and also an intense, white knuckle experience.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Local Photography Show Christens The New Russ Solomon Gallery At Sacramento City College

May 20, 2016

CapRadio's multi-media producer Andrew Nixon, with photographer Kevin Fiscus and photo instructor Randy Allen, join Insight to talk about Sacramento City College's photo exhibit, the venue and the new photography program at SCC.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento's B Street Theatre

May 19, 2016

We learn more about the construction plan for Sacramento's new B Street Theatre with Producing Artistic Director, Buck Busfield. CapRadio’s Arts & Theater Critic, Jeff Hudson, adds history and perspective on the changing Sacramento arts scene.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice With Nick Brunner

May 19, 2016

CapRadio's Music host Nick Brunner joins us for this week's Sound Advice.

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Theatre Review: 'Mud Blue Sky' Offers Aimless But Honest Slice Of Life

May 13, 2016 | Jeff Hudson

Some plays tell a structured story that builds to a climax. Others explore quirky characters in a free-form situation. The B Street Theatre's “Mud Blue Sky” falls into the latter category, but the show does have an oddly appealing, if aimless charm.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Master Singers

May 9, 2016

The city of Sacramento will have a starring role in the Sacramento Master Singers upcoming concert. Today on Insight, we’ll talk with Dr. Hughes and Ken Medema about their collaboration and how it came to be. We’ll also hear excerpts of the music.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Big Idea Theater's 'The Rover'

May 2, 2016

Today on Insight, we'll talk about "The Rover" production with guest director Gail Dartez and Big Idea Theater's artistic director Benjamin Ismail.

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