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Sick and tired of the usual holiday theater? This season offers some new productions and some innovative updates of the old chestnuts.
By Jeff Hudson
This article was published on 11.27.03
Citrus Heights’ own Chris Springer goes inside North Korea, the most isolated country in the world.
By Dennis Yudt
Can Terry Tamminen’s hydrogen visions make Arnold Schwarzenegger the environmental governor?
By Cosmo Garvin
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
At age 58, Randy Peeters wants to be the oldest person to climb the “seven summits.”
By Mark Halverson
Pete Knight’s birthday present and the razing of Ron Mandella.
The Republicans started it. Oh yeah? Well, the Democrats made it worse …
By Jill Stewart
Bonds to fix the budget? Say it ain’t so, Governator!
Good tattoos are not cheap, and cheap tattoos are not good.
By Carrie Pavlin
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Joseph Bellacera and Paula Wenzl, now a married couple, show the result of a Tuscan vacation at the Barton Gallery.
By Tim White
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Becca Costello
Though a PBS video series that commemorated 2003 as the Year of the Blues was a mixed blessing, three blues gems were released on DVD this year.
By Jackson Griffith
Stuff the stockings this year with Bush-bashing books!
Reviewed by Monte Paulsen
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello, and Erin Sierchio
Dribbleglass.com: plenty of funny stuff here.
By Kel Munger
A poem by David Vaszko of Sacramento.
By David Vaszko
Eleni Mandell, and other items from this upcoming week.
Local playwright Richard Broadhurst wins a Kansas winter in the childhood home of Pulitzer-winning writer William Inge.
A Devil Inside combines impressive acting with nearly impenetrable plot twists for one exciting evening.
The Melting Pot brings the fondue craze to Sacramento, 25 years after its peak.
By Lark Park
Eat it Up Listings.
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Three former sidemen make up the Miles, a showcase for Sac-pop songwriter Dave Brockman.
By Christian Kiefer
Local duo Casualty Park, bigger in Germany than it is here, brought its retro D-Mode act into Harlow’s.
Anonymous 4, a vocal quartet, sounds on this Yule set like four anonymous village girls gone caroling.
By Greg La Traille
Big-voiced, blue-eyed English soul singer Joss Stone is 16? This debut is a real surprise.
Gloom-pop purveyors the Pleased get, well, gloomy.
By John McCormack
Uh-oh, it’s the holidays: three things to do.
Cinema selection of the week.
Billy Bob Thornton plays Santa—but in a bad way.
By Jim Lane
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