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Local Meal Deals for Theatergoers Abound

12/19/14

Local Meal Deals for Theatergoers Abound

This winter, restaurant owners are offering theater patrons a chance to be their guest with same-day discounts. We’ve rounded up a list of participating eateries that are offering up a sampling of their culinary arts—from shrimp purloo at The Porch to banh mi pizza at Firestone Public House—before an evening of the performing arts. On with the show! SACRAMENTO BALLET'S THE NUTCRACKER (through Dec. 21) Choreographed by Sacramento Ballet’s Ron Cunningham, the classic production has returned for its 27th year. The season features approximately 500 children that help tell the story of young Clara and her vivid dreams set to the sounds of Tchaikovsky’s classic score. Community Center Theater. 1400 J St. sacballet.org The Deal: All ticketholders...

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Kings release new renderings of mixed-use tower and plaza

12/11/14

Kings release new renderings of mixed-use tower and plaza

   

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7 holiday movie screenings to catch the Christmas spirit

12/10/14

7 holiday movie screenings to catch the Christmas spirit

The weather outside may be frightful, but at theaters and venues around town, screenings of delightful holiday movies fit for the whole family will make your days merry and bright this season. White Christmas Dec. 14, 15 & 17 This beloved 1954 holiday musical, starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye as a duo intent upon saving a struggling Vermont inn, brings music and mirth to select Century theaters for this special big-screen run in honor of its 60th anniversary. Times and prices vary. Century theaters in Sacramento, Folsom, Roseville, Rocklin and Elk Grove. cinemark.com Miracle on 34th Street Dec. 18 The newly restored historic State Theatre in Auburn hosts a screening of this Christmas classic starring Maureen O’Hara and Natalie Wood and centering on a jolly...

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A pair of hip, new downtown stores to feature vintage vinyl, design and more

12/08/14

A pair of hip, new downtown stores to feature vintage vinyl, design and more

Music lovers and vintage addicts will get a kick out of two shops teaming up for a new endeavor downtown: Kicksville Vinyl & Vintage and MediumRare Records are set to open side by side in February, offering collectors a broad, eclectic selection of old and new records and unique vintage items inside the Warehouse Artists Lofts project in the heart of the up-and-coming R Street Corridor. “We lost a couple good record stores [in Sacramento] in the last few years, and I always wanted to have a store that has two distinct vibes,” says MediumRare owner Marty DeAnda, who is moving his operation from its former Downtown Plaza digs (soon to be the site of the new Kings Arena) to its new shared space at 11th and R streets. “I wanted to attract all types of age...

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