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By Bill Forman
This article was published on 05.20.04
Raised during his father’s war, a Winters organic farmer cultivates fields and minds.
By Cosmo Garvin
Our Summer Guide provides many perspectives on surviving the season—including that of Dawg Doggy Dogg.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Move over, MoveOn.org. This lifelong Republican has something to say.
By Harmon Leon
David Garibaldi proves you can be a full-time artist and still pay your rent.
By Becca Costello
The loss of a landmark.
The public has been left out of discussions about a new sports arena, though it’s been asked to foot the bill.
Let’s cut crime and create public funds at the same time.
By Muriel Strand
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Local abstract-realist painter Melissa Chandon-Snow reappears on the scene, with a show at the Phoenix Gallery after a few years’ absence.
By Tim White
Too hot for you? Go see an (air-conditioned) movie.
By Mark Halverson
Familiarity makes Candyfreak an engaging book.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
If you’ve read the Bible, you already know how this best seller ends.
A poem by Sarah Descallar of Rio Linda.
By Sarah Descallar
True Love is still the best place to spot the Dark Lord.
By Jackson Griffith
The seven romantic one-acts in 7xLove add up to one cozy date night.
By Jeff Hudson
When a man pays an exorbitant sum for a blank canvas, he ignites a rapid-fire comic debate in Art.
By Patti Roberts
The quality of Masque’s food and service justify the level of hype the restaurant has received.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Heavy-metal grindcore striptease act KnifeThruHead wants you to take its mayhem seriously.
By Christian Kiefer
Cookie Monster metal night at the Roadhouse, Low Flying Owls’ long farewell, and Stairway to Stardom.
Veteran Los Angeles band the Hangmen, who play two shows in Sactown this week, here sound closer to Poison than to punk.
The second volume of an exploration of Hungarian composer György Ligeti is the best thing to happen to modern music in years.
By Greg La Traille
Slide guitarist Kenny Brown, who hits town Wednesday as part of the Fat Possum Juke Joint Caravan, plays like one mean Delta throwback.
By Mindy Giles
The great Sleater-Kinney plays the Empire on Friday, May 21.
For those of you who skipped out on those ancient-history classes, the early-summer blockbuster Troy rocks. For the rest of you, it’s a bit more problematic.
By Jim Lane
From Cache Creek’s mother of all rapids to California Cavern’s “Womb room,” refuges from Sacramento’s swelter are all around.
By Suzanne Hurt
Inner peace to world peace, one charcoal at a time.
From Lord of the Flies to The Unabomber Manifesto, Sacramentans tell us how they plan to get lit this summer.
By John McCormack
A somnambulist’s view of summer in Sacramento.
By David A. Kulczyk
Or how I learned to love the Southern Caleeforneeization of Sacramento.
Travel back to those summer days in junior high when you were too young to drive and too old to be amused by your parents.
Canine contemplations on a city in heat.
By Dawg Doggy Dogg, and Jackson Griffith
Sacramento’s hottest season is a great excuse for anyone to have a gay old time.
By Andrew E. Smith
Let these summer activities lure you out of your air-conditioned living room.
By SN&R Staff
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