Issue: June 05, 2014

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The feature story this week: The creative class, cheap living, big

money, and a portrait of Sacramento's bold and daring art evolution.

Rachel Leibrock investigates whether downtown's new Verge Center for the

Arts signals a major tipping point for the local art scene.

Elsewhere in the issue: Raheem F. Hosseini reports on the closing and

planned relocation of the Wind Youth Center, Janelle Bitker talks with

Neon Hitch about headlining the Sacramento Pride Festival, Joey Garcia

helps a successful artist cope with others' jealousy, Patti Roberts

falls under the spell of Wicked and more.