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Party solidarity? Ha! In the wild and woolly primary for California’s 3rd Congressional District, a trio of Republican candidates are engaged in a pitched battle.
By Jeff Kearns
This article was published on 02.12.04
Two Sacramento women were shackled last November for protesting a U.S. school that trains Latin American soldiers. Now one of them is headed for prison.
By Melinda Welsh
Social worker calls recent homeless-dumping the “tip of the iceberg.”
By Jill Duman
Reasonable, open-minded Republicans are rare in California.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Hanging with the swells at last week’s Schwarzenegger fund-raiser.
By Harmon Leon
An after-school running program is intended to help girls realize their potential.
By Erin Sierchio
Bears in trees and the Dean dilemma.
It’s time for a congressional investigation into Halliburton’s activities in Iraq and its ties to the Bush administration.
The Permanent Partners Immigration Act would offer relief for bi-national same-sex couples.
By Boyce Hinman
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A trio of late-20-somethings from Sacramento’s suburbia comes up with a thrilling record.
By Jackson Griffith
Two shows at the Art Foundry Gallery illustrate that all-important human touch.
By Tim White
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Becca Costello
A reissued 1998 paperback details the ideas put forth in Dan Brown’s thriller The Da Vinci Code.
Reviewed by Jackson Griffith
No vintage Judean merlot at www.jesusmuseum.com, but a compendium of links to other, loonier sites.
By Kel Munger
Bassist-poet Chi Cheng and journalist-poet Michael Pulley both read this weekend, at two separate venues.
Vista Players’ Far Away and The Farewells raise the bar for community theater in Sacramento.
By Jeff Hudson
Aram Kouyoumdjian, the force behind the edgy Vista Players, leaves Sacramento theater for Los Angeles.
Gam Lei Sig’s unpretentious surroundings and traditional Chinese cuisine make it a comfortable alternative to downtown’s hip new eateries.
By Lark Park
Eat it Up Listings.
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Local road-warrior band Red Tape bridges old-school hardcore with much newer forms of noise.
By Jimmy Calanchini
Clubber calls his scribe colleagues “lazy” and “unimaginative” and then touts local post-Mister Rogers combo Brilliant Red Lights.
By Christian Kiefer
Vocal quartet the Anonymous 4, typically at home with gothic or Renaissance music, tackles musical Americana on its new CD.
By Greg La Traille
Local singer-songwriter Adam Varona’s heavily romantic songs, about love affairs and breakups, are nicely enhanced on this fine disc.
Remember the music from that Saturn Ion commercial last year? That was the Walkmen, who play the Boardwalk on Valentine’s Day.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Mark Halverson
Ultimately, Bernardo Bertolucci’s film The Dreamers devolves into a nostalgia trip for 1970s cinema intellectuals.
By Jim Lane
Spotlighting the Musicians of Tomorrow.
We would like to express our sincerest gratitude, appreciation, and thanks to those who unselfishly gave of themselves and their time to make this event possible.
Classical Evening of Music - Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis.
Contemporary Night of Music - Crest Theatre.
Honored for Outstanding Contributions to High School Music Education.
By Melissa Patrice
VAPAC moves to old Army Depot, where students have lots of space.
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