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Can writing about deep fears and desires help cure the sick? Members of the Sutterwriters group would say yes, without a doubt.
By Chrisanne Beckner
This article was published on 07.10.03
Rockville farmer Larry Balestra got more than he bargained for this harvest.
By David A. Kulczyk
A grand jury says it’s time to toss the outdated coroner system.
By Cosmo Garvin
Opponents of the University of California, Davis, biolab charge that the university set up a diversionary “smokescreen” to spin the possible location of the lab.
By Bill Forman
France: You think it sucks? You’re wrong.
By Jackson Griffith
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Our writer takes a Hummer for a test drive.
Wherein Bites alerts readers to a Canadian pay-to-poll, visits Howard Dean’s local den and regrets he can’t steal Tim Leslie’s identity.
When it comes to the recall, Davis’ donors don’t give something and expect nothing.
By Jill Stewart
The long-term health of the economy matters far more than the pittance we’ll receive from the upcoming tax rebates.
Civil liberties shouldn’t be sacrificed at the altar of patriotism.
By Stella Levy
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Spotlight on the local stage.
By Becca Costello
Last summer’s surprise hit, the Sacramento French Film Festival, returns for an encore this weekend—this time at the Crest Theatre.
By Mark Halverson
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
An exhibition of contemporary ceramic art at Solomon Dubnick Gallery provides plenty of food for thought.
By Tim White
The Little People rock.
Sacramento Shakespeare Festival’s Othello needs some tightening up in the lead and villain roles.
By Patti Roberts
Dancing at Lughnasa playwright Brian Friel’s Lovers: Winners and Losers is hit and miss at Thistle Dew Dessert Theatre.
By Jeff Hudson
Hitomi, off the light rail at 12th Street, offers a Singaporean take on that old Japanese favorite, sushi.
By Lark Park
You won’t find Prather Ranch’s certified-organic beef at Mickey D’s, but a couple of local markets carry it.
By Dan Flynn
Indie-rock fans have a new mecca on J Street, Tone Vendor Records.
You may not find much metal in Midtown, but it’s alive in the ‘burbs—including Elk Grove, at a place called Sweet Bean.
By Christian Kiefer
Some early, stripped-down sides from a modern Mississippi bluesman are full of surprises.
By Ned Hammad
Firewater frontman Tod Ashley embraces his bipolar disorder, while the band tears into European circus jazz, on The Man on the Burning Tightrope.
Eels’ third album Shootenanny! is a nifty singer-songwriter record that contains a compelling mix of singalong ditties and suicidal dirges.
A hard-to-find but brilliant pre-war Japanese symphony in the Western style.
By Greg La Traille
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By the second hour, you’ve seen all there is to Pirates of the Caribbean.
By Jim Lane
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