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Sacramento inventor and would-be astronaut John Powell has designed a balloon that just may get him into space.
By Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 02.26.04
Sacramento activist Jim March takes on touch-screen voting.
By Jeff Kearns
On the eve of the Peace Corps’ 43rd anniversary, three Sacramento volunteers report from the front.
By Richard Langtry
Earthlings are finding ways to send themselves and their posessions to the moon without NASA.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
A writer’s race to San Francisco runs into a roadblock of uncertainty.
By Kel Munger
Among many other things, Anneke Vos is a guardian angel to homeless animals.
By Bill Forman
Evil Democrats and virtuous businesses.
Among the candidates for Darrell Steinberg’s 9th District Assembly seat, Dave Jones stands out—especially in his commitment to stopping sprawl.
Shouldn’t vehicles’ fees be based on what the vehicles cost the state?
By Don Petron
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A painter, a blind photographer and a fluid video installation at Exploding Head—what more could you want?
By Tim White
Same-sex competitive dancers Kilee Cooper and Camille Wojtasiak put Sacramento on the international ballroom-dance radar.
By Becca Costello
One young local performer credits the Jammies with helping to launch his budding career.
By Jackson Griffith
In author and economist Michael Yates’ new book, working people are the solution to everything.
Reviewed by Seth Sandronsky
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
The second volume of The Ukulele Occasional is out; you never know who’s following in Tiny Tim’s footsteps.
A poem by Nicole Carroll of Davis.
By Nicole Carroll
Pretend you have a social life—or if you have one already—find out what’s going on in Sacramento’s growing entertainment scene.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Arranged Marriage is a thought-provoking showcase for two local talents.
By Patti Roberts
By Jeff Hudson
Fans of American comfort food will love Ink Eats and Drinks, possibly too much.
By Lark Park
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Local electronic-music artist Junobot retools the techno-pop ghosts of the 1980s for contemporary audiences.
By Cameron Macdonald
Local alternative-rock act Shortie’s stage presence makes up for its sometimes-irrelevant vocals.
By Christian Kiefer
Melissa Etheridge delivers exactly the album you’d expect from her.
Rimsky-Korsakov student and Stravinsky contemporary Maximilian Steinberg’s second symphony shimmers on this Neeme Järvi-conducted version.
By Greg La Traille
What can you say about a Detroit country-rock band that covers ABBA, Funkadelic and Slayer? Lots.
By Ned Hammad
Quitter tops a fine bill on Friday at the Capitol Garage.
Havana Nights is basically Dirty Dancing with a samba beat.
By Jim Lane
By Mark Halverson
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