Issue: August 25, 2016

The cover story this week: SN&R Arts & Culture editor Janelle Bitker reports on the racial disparities embedded in Sacramento's art scene.

Elsewhere in the issue: Raheem F. Hosseini reports on a south Sacramento homeless encampment recently shuttered by the Sheriff's Department and the plight the residents of the encampment now face; Rancho Cordova city council has placed a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries for a year, does Rancho Cordova city council not realize the needs of some of its residents? John Flynn has the story. Also in the book: when budgetary issues led to early layoffs at the Sacramento Ballet, the dancers decided to start the Capitol Dance Project, Juli Boggs has the scoop. Elsewhere, Patti Roberts reviews B Street Theatre's latest offering, Satchmo at the Waldorf .