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San Francisco’s KQED has been accused of public-radio imperialism for its move into the Valley. But Sacramento’s Capital Public Radio has its own history of empire building.
By Cosmo Garvin
This article was published on 06.10.04
Robbie Conal’s illegal art show hit downtown Sacramento last week. No comment from the governor.
By Bill Forman
In Nevada County, where left and right are constantly at one another’s throats, a supervisor’s resignation creates a deadlock.
By Jeff Kearns
Is public radio losing touch with its original mandate?
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Adam Varona started Ferocious Kitty Media with his fiancée in hopes of improving Sacramento bands’ chances for success.
By Sarah Sol
Bites ponders the wonders of astroturf, mutant foods and dried bioterror tests.
Hey, California: Get ready for more faux reservations and urban casinos.
By Jill Stewart
Why did the media genuflect with a monochromatic zeal at the event of Ronald Reagan’s death?
The Safe Routes to School program gets children moving.
By Charles L. Mason Jr
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
Local musicians showed up at Sacramento High School, hoping to give students the blues.
By Christian Kiefer
There’s a surprising amount of movement and depth to be found in Jian Wang’s still-life oil paintings, up this month at Solomon Dubnick.
By Tim White
An event of note from the weekly calendar.
By Erin Sierchio
By Becca Costello
Law professor Derrick Bell, a founding scholar in the study of critical race theory, assesses the impact of Brown v. Board of Education.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
Cruising the shopping center looking for tunes, plus some other options.
By Jackson Griffith
Steve Martin’s The Underpants proves it can be a good idea to get your knickers in a knot.
By Patti Roberts
Viddy a bit of the ultra-violence at the Actor’s Theatre production of A Clockwork Orange.
By Jeff Hudson
If you’re not afraid of clowns, Pancake Circus has the best flapjacks in town.
By Kate Washington
Eat it Up Listings.
Good eats at the venue of the week.
By Dan Flynn
Onetime local avant-garde musician Herbie Kritzer returns to town on Saturday to play the Gallery Horse Cow, billed as Gunther’s Dik-Dik.
Suburban reggae band plus upscale north-area lounge equals cognitive dissonance, mon.
Philadelphia drone-rock band Bardo Pond teams up with guitarist Tom Carter for this psych-folk classic.
A local indie label’s sampler CD provides a window into some of this town’s more interesting musicians.
Minmae and Frank Jordan at Capitol Garage; Los Mocosos at a southside community center.
Cinema selection of the week.
By Jim Lane
A witless ripoff of René Clément’s 1952 film Forbidden Games? Stranger things have happened.
One of six ballets on this DVD, set to Mozart’s German Dances, provides some dadaist comedy.
By Greg La Traille
By Mark Halverson
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