Welcome to the Sacramento News & Review Archives
Your personal voyage through Sacramento’s avant-garde music scene in six chapters.
By Christian Kiefer
This article was published on 07.14.05
The beating of two brothers puts West Sacramento police actions in the spotlight.
By Cosmo Garvin
Unlicensed care facilities for the developmentally disabled are a mixed blessing.
By Chrisanne Beckner
This year, the Sammies show focuses on the music, not the awards.
By Tom Walsh
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
By Joey Garcia
Media catharses may keep us comfortably numb to brutal realities—but for how long?
By Silja J.A. Talvi
Eighty-one-year-old Lawrence Wolff has a pet pigeon he takes on daily walks.
By Shane Goldmacher
Want another thing to add to your list of worries? Try the bird flu.
Don’t be in such a hurry to reach for those psych meds.
By Greg Patton
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
A quick look at notable exhibitions.
By Saunthy Singh
The Sacramento French Film Festival gets criminally successful with two weekends of César-winning features, a quartet of crime-story classics, and a visit from filmmaker and former police officer Michel Alexandre.
By Mark Halverson
Find César winners and free breakfasts with this quick guide to the new, improved Sacramento French Film Festival.
Victor Navasky’s A Matter of Opinion offers both defense and gossip about The Nation and its publisher.
Reviewed by Shawn A. Miller
By Erin Sierchio
What the death of Elvis means to us—medically.
By Jonathan Kiefer
A collection of identity quests.
Reviewed by Kel Munger
We don’t know psychiatry. He does.
By Kel Munger
A poem by Jeanine Stevens of Sacramento.
By Jeanine Stevens
Proles, drunken boys and a DJ’s birthday bash.
By Justin Allen
This Shakespeare play is happening on more than one midsummer night.
By Jeff Hudson
By Patti Roberts
Thai Smile is a warm dining experience hidden behind the cool exterior of a suburban strip mall.
By Kate Washington
Good eats at the venue of the week.
For street-punk purists, what’s more appropriate than a band of saints?
By Cary Rodda
Clubber visits the Old Ironsides open-mic to find the newest musical trends.
Though decidedly less jagged, Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill Acoustic is much harder to swallow.
By Becca Costello
A conductor who lets Rimsky-Korsakov rock.
By Greg La Traille
A weekly selection from the ever-expanding music scene.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Cinema selection of the week.
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson go crazy—and then go soft.
By Bob Grimm
By Jim Lane
Party over here.
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