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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ Jukebox Musical Highlights Early Careers Of Four Young Stars

July 23, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

Think of “Million Dollar Quartet” as a nostalgic two-hour party in the great outdoors, studded with classic tunes by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

Courtesy of Selland Family Restaurants

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Family Behind The Kitchen Celebrates Michelin Star

July 16, 2019

Founding Chef Randall Selland and his son CEO Josh Nelson join Randol White to talk about the surprise of winning a star in the Michelin guide, their family restaurant philosophy, and plans to open Bawk on R Street this summer.

Photo by Yarcenia Garcia

Arts and Lifestyle

Davis Shakespeare Festival’s ‘Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder’ A Giddy, Gloomy Good Time

July 12, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

The Davis Shakespeare Festival’s production of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” runs through Aug. 3 at the Veterans Memorial Theatre in Davis.

Photo by Kevin Graft

Arts and Lifestyle

For Silly Summer Fun, Look No Further Than Music Circus’ ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’

July 10, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

The Broadway at Music Circus production of “The Drowsy Chaperone” continues through Sunday, July 14 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.

Photo by Yarcenia Garcia

Arts and Lifestyle

Davis Shakespeare Festival’s ‘The Tenth Muse,’ With An All-Female Cast, Impresses In Unusual Summer Show

July 5, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

The Davis Shakespeare Festival impresses with its staging of “The Tenth Muse,” a new drama featuring an all-female cast set in colonial Mexico.

Charr Crail Photography

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In ‘Leading Ladies,’ Sierra Foothills Theater Cashes In On Theater Staple For Fast-Paced Comedy

July 3, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

In this summer’s production of “Leading Ladies” by the Main Street Theatre Works, two down-on-their-luck actors turn to impersonating heiresses to solve their woes.

Charr Crail Photography

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Capital Stage’s ‘The Roommate’ Steers Away From The Cute In Dark Comedy About Unlikely Companions

July 3, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

Capital Stage’s staging of “The Roommate,” a play about two single women in their 50s who strike up an unlikely alliance, skillfully focuses on the play’s darker themes.

Courtesy of the Davis Music Festival

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sound Advice: Ninth Annual Davis Music Fest

June 20, 2019

Davis Live Music Collective executive director Kyle Monhollen joins with a preview of the artists performing this weekend at Davis Music Fest 9 in this week’s Sound Advice.

Beth Ruyak / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Multimedia Exhibit Displays Family’s Objects Excavated From The Camp Fire

June 19, 2019

Artist Stephanie Taylor and writer and Paradise resident, Christy Heron-Clark visited the remains of Heron-Clark’s family homes, unearthing objects of importance, evoking memories and loss. They’re on display at Archival Gallery through June 29.

Photo by Charr Crail

Arts and Lifestyle

Music Circus Kicks Off Summer Musicals With ‘Shrek’ — An Upside-Down Fairy Tale

June 12, 2019 | Jeff Hudson

Chances are you know the story, but for the uninitiated, this is a comedy that stands fairy tale traditions on their head.

Courtesy of B Street Theatre

Insight With Beth Ruyak

B Street Theatre Stages “The Forever Question” World Premiere, Winner Of 2018 New Comedies Festival

June 11, 2019

The 2018 New Comedies Festival winner “The Forever Question” makes its world premiere at the B Street Theatre. Playwright James Christy and performers Dana Brooke and Peter Story join us talk about the play and preview this year’s festival.

Courtesy Lindsay Swearingen

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Artist Lindsay Swearingen Illustrates Mid-Century Modern Memento Mori In 'Recently Abandoned Rooms'

June 4, 2019

Illustrator Lindsay Swearingen previews her first solo art show “Recently Abandoned Rooms (And Others Presently Occupied)” at Outlet Coworking, presented by Menagerie Sacramento.

Courtesy of the Sacramento Black Book Fair

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sixth Annual Sacramento Black Book Fair Returns To Oak Park

May 30, 2019

Sacramento Black Book Fair organizer Faye Wilson Kennedy and author Frederick K. Foote preview this weekend’s literary events.

Courtesy of Andonia Cakouros

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Andonia Cakouros Revisits ‘Unveiling The Soul’

May 29, 2019

Sacramento State Theatre Professor Emeritus Andonia Cakouros returns to Insight with her latest production of her one-woman show “Unveiling the Soul.”

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