Archive of: Profiles

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Dancing King

Dancing King

He was a principal dancer for the Boston Ballet, he choreographed the first American ballet in China, and he has performed with the legendary Rudolf Nureyev. On the verge of his 25th anniversary at the helm of the Sacramento Ballet, Ron Cunningham has his own Cinderella story to tell.

October-November 2012
Foxy Lady

Foxy Lady

Sacramento singer-songwriter Andy Allo may have gotten her start at an open mic night at Fox & Goose, but after a year touring the world with Prince, she has a new album (produced by Prince) and a solo tour on the way (on which Prince may join her).

August-September 2012
The Naked Eye

The Naked Eye

June-July 2012
Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

February-March 2012
The Future’s So Bright

The Future’s So Bright

December-January 2012
Where She Was From

Where She Was From

On the eve of her 77th birthday, Sacramento’s native daughter Joan Didion reflects on the untimely deaths of her husband and daughter, the difficulty of parenting, and why, as a teenager, she really wanted a job at the California State Fair.

December-January 2012
The Bantam Menace

The Bantam Menace

October-November 2011
The Music Man

The Music Man

In the ’80s, Charlie Peacock was jamming with Randy Jackson in midtown Sacramento and being asked to open for a then-fledgling U2 in Davis. These days, he’s collaborating with the American Idol judge on TV projects and having Bono over to his house for breakfast. This is the unlikely tale of a kid from Yuba City who moved to Nashville to become a Grammy-nominated producer and multiplatinum songwriter, and his journey back home to where he once belonged.

August-September 2011
From Wags to Riches

From Wags to Riches

June-July 2011
Waiting for Superwoman

Waiting for Superwoman

April-May 2011
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