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The Crocker Art Museum is honoring him with a major retrospective. The California Hall of Fame is about to induct him alongside Barbra Streisand and James Cameron. And the New York Times’ chief art critic says there’s “no painter in America that is more satisfying or skilled.” But on the eve of his 90th birthday, after a career that took him from Disney to the Whitney, Sacramento’s Wayne Thiebaud is hardly resting on his laurels. In fact, he’s just getting warmed up.
After wanting to be an actor "all" his life, 6-year-old Tyree Brown is about to get his first big break in the highly anticipated new NBC drama "Parenthood." With the series premiering on March 2, we sat down with the Sacramento native to talk about his busy life in Elk Grove, having fun with his “pretend” parents and how he’s a changed man now that he’s turned the big 0-6.
In 2002, with his best-selling book The Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida kick-started a national conversation about how cities can attract the kind of people that will help them grow and compete. A professor of business and creativity at the University of Toronto, his new book, Who’s Your City?, focuses on helping people choose the city that fits them best. He tells Sactown why our geography and diversity will help propel Sacramento to new heights.