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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Dissect Podcast Launches New Season Examining ‘Flower Boy’ By Tyler, The Creator

April 23, 2019

Dissect podcast host Cole Cuchna previews his new season analyzing the life and music of Tyler, The Creator.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sierra Poetry Festival Features 2019 Pulitzer-Winner Forrest Gander

April 22, 2019

The fastest-growing artform takes center stage during the 2019 Sierra Poetry Festival in Grass Valley. Nevada County Arts Council Executive Director Eliza Tudor and 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winner Forrest Gander discuss the artform and the festival.

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Arts and Lifestyle

'M. Butterfly' Returns To Sacramento Region Theater Stage For First Time In Decades

April 19, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

The current staging in Nevada City by Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra really hits the bull’s eye.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Catriona McPherson Serves Up 'Scot & Soda' In New Lexy Campbell Mystery

April 17, 2019

Mystery author Catriona McPherson returns with her latest installment in the Last Ditch series, “Scot & Soda.”

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CapRadio Reads

Jonathan Kauffman – Hippie Food

April 15, 2019

Jonathan Kauffman’s history of “Hippie Food” profiles the people and food that brought us through the 1960s and '70s.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Theatre Company Presents 'When We Were Colored'

April 15, 2019

Playwright Ginger Rutland discusses her stage adaptation of her mother’s memoir “When We Were Colored” at the Sacramento Theatre Company.

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Arts and Lifestyle

A Dystopian High School Musical Foresaw The College Admissions Scandal

April 12, 2019

Granite Bay High School is staging an original musical called "Ranked." It tells a story that eerily reflects the recent college admissions scandal.

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Arts and Lifestyle

Grant High School’s Drumline Performs Everywhere, From Sacramento To Japan. This Week, They’re Headed To South Africa.

April 11, 2019 | Steve Milne

About a dozen students are flying on Friday to perform in Cape Town and Johannesburg, the latest adventure for a marching percussion group that has garnered international attention, performing everywhere from Washington, D.C., to Jimmy Kimmel’s show.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Author Lauren Markham Tells Story Of Migration Through The Eyes Of Twin Brothers From El Salvador

April 10, 2019

Author Lauren Markham discusses her nonfiction book“The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants & The Making of an American Life” before the Auburn One Book One Community events.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sac State Theatre Department Stages ‘In The Heights’

April 10, 2019

Sacramento State’s Theatre Department is producing “In The Heights,” Lin Manuel Miranda’s eclectic, electric musical about the American immigrant experience.

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Arts and Lifestyle

Capital Stage’s Unique, Exuberant ‘Vietgone’ Tells Story Of Vietnamese Refugees Adapting To American Life

March 25, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

South Vietnamese characters flee fast-advancing Vietcong during the Fall of Saigon in the 1970s, then unexpectedly find themselves transplanted into a strange part of America that they’ve never previously heard of: Arkansas.

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Arts and Lifestyle

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.

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Arts and Lifestyle

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.

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