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By Tom Walsh
This article was published on 09.25.03
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Calvin Little is trying to fulfill God’s plan for him in Fremont Park.
By Bill Forman
The Sacramento City Council should take the overly broad ordinances regarding protests off the books now.
Business-friendly workers’ comp reforms will hurt injured workers.
By Mary Ann Martorana
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Local landscape painter Miles Hermann’s work is on display this month at Art Foundry Gallery on R Street.
By Tim White
Writer Donnell Alexander, whose career arc passed through Sacramento, has written a memoir titled Ghetto Celebrity.
By Jackson Griffith
A local author’s latest book has aliens, demons, immortal souls and, oh yeah, a dead narrator.
Reviewed by R.V. Scheide
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
This short Elvis bio by Southern writer Bobbie Ann Mason isn’t essential, but it provides an interesting window into the King.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
A poem by G.O. Clark of Davis.
By G.O. Clark
P-Funk is coming to town, and !Akimbo is coming to Winters.
B Street Theatre’s production of The Drawer Boy, in which an earnest actor hangs out with two Canadian farmers, is a meditation on what constitutes a story.
By Patti Roberts
Busy local lighting designer Ron Dumonchelle is opening a comedy club on Del Paso Boulevard.
By Jeff Hudson
The Plantation, a new soul-food restaurant on Del Paso Boulevard, is open late, and the food is quite fine.
By Lark Park
Paragary’s Executive Chef Kurt Spataro has concocted an exquisite premium ice cream, and it’s available at Café Bernardo.
By Dan Flynn
Former local musician Dustin Reske, a.k.a. Rocketship, makes borderline-ambient indie pop with roots in altered consciousness.
By Dennis Yudt
A recent Wednesday evening at the True Love turned up a pair of singer-songwriters from a louder rock tradition.
By Christian Kiefer
On his new album, jazz bassist extraordinaire Ron Carter’s buttery tone is so fat that it swallows everything else.
By Ned Hammad
Not sure what a “visqueen” is, but this poppish-punk trio has made one of this writer’s favorite releases of 2003.
By Cary Rodda
Textural guitarist Vini Reilly brings back his one-man project the Durutti Column from 1980s “where are they now?” obscurity.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Three different things to do on Saturday night. Don’t tell us there’s nothing going on in this town.
The film version of Under the Tuscan Sun is probably not what author Frances Mayes had in mind.
By Jim Lane
By Mark Halverson
Best hardware store.
By Heidi Kriz
Best reason to take your top off.
By Sarah Sol
Best chef under fire.
Best ongoing pickup basketball game.
By Chrisanne Beckner
Best place to indulge your tech fetish.
By Jeff Kearns
Best place to soothe urban nerves.
Best place to get centered.
By Melinda Welsh
Best female stripper to get your cash.
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