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B.L. Kennedy—self-made Sacramento legend and self-described urban shaman—launches his most ambitious and most contentious project documenting the city’s poetic history.
By Jonathan Kiefer
This article was published on 11.30.06
But just because you call it smart growth doesn’t mean it is.
By Chrisanne Beckner
Crop circles, weeping Madonnas and the strange esoteric world of Benjamin Creme.
By R.V. Scheide
By Luke Gianni
B.L. Kennedy’s soon-to-be released film is shaking up Sacramento’s poetry scene.
By Nancy Brands Ward
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
Acknowledge sorrow, but choose to live in joy.
By Joey Garcia
When a neurological disease hijacks your body, it’s time to go bowling.
By Joel Davis
What coming home to Sacramento looks like.
Here’s an agenda for the new majority party to work from.
By Eric Wiesenthal
By Chris Campbell
Short Reviews of Current Plays.
Compiled By Jeff Hudson, and Patti Roberts
The Asylum Gallery’s second annual Nothing Over $200 print show.
By Saunthy Singh
Channel your holiday gift budget into supporting local artisans and culture-makers. Do it!
By Becca Costello, Jonathan Kiefer, Kate Washington, and Kel Munger
Dave Eggers and Valentino Achak Deng talk with SN&R about the book the former wrote in the voice of the later.
Reviewed by John Freeman
Jimmy Stewart conducts an Anatomy lesson.
By Edward Dunn
Winter Wine Wandering in Lodi.
One Zionist’s memoir of the quest for “friendship with my enemy.”
Reviewed by R.V. Scheide
Where book swappers go to, well, swap books.
By Kel Munger
Mall Christmas tree less cheesy than Hard Rock Café's revolving guitar, columnist reveals.
By Becca Costello
A poem by Arionô-jôvan Labú of Sacramento.
By Ariono-jovan Labu
For one night at least, these were to be kinder, gentler Secretions.
As yuletide fare goes, the Foothill Theatre Company’s Gift of the Magi is a little too sugary.
By Patti Roberts
The Children’s Theatre of California updates Mark Twain’s classic tale with female protagonists and plenty of burp jokes.
By Jeff Hudson
Super Vision is a serious offering for those who’ve tired of light holiday fare.
Healthy Mexican food in Roseville—what a pleasant surprise!
By Kate Washington
Skip the milk and cookies—Santa’s headed for these cocktails.
Otow Orchards features seasonal vodka persimmons.
Gogol Bordello roams with Roma and beats the marketing boneheads.
By J. Poet
Toronto band unleashes “culture of confusion” on American punk fiends.
By Jimmy Calanchini
The Blood Brothers redefine noisecore at Empire.
By Eddie Jorgensen
Of course he’s a genius. He digs the Shatner-Rollins duet.
By Erin Sierchio
Agent Ribbons is a band to watch.
By Jackson Griffith
Even setting a fake rock ‘n’ roll museum in Sacramento can’t help.
By Jim Lane
Why would God allow something so unfunny to happen?
By Daniel Barnes
Criterion brings out Krzysztof Kieslowski’s The Double Life of Veronique.
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