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Swan Lake

Mar 27, 2015 - Mar 28, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The Sacramento Ballet continues its 60th anniversary season with its first presentation of Swan Lake in 15 years. Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and adapted from Russian folktales, the iconic four-act ballet about true love is replete with elegant costumes, sumptuous scenery and classical choreography. For a sneak peek of the show, attend a special in-studio event on March 13 (at 6 p.m.;...

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The Breakfast Club: 30th Anniversary Showing

Mar 27, 2015 - Mar 31, 2015

Don't you forget about them: This classic comedy by writer-director John Hughes celebrates its 30th anniversary this spring by returning to theaters with a newly restored and remastered version. The film follows five high school students (played by Judd Nelson, Emilio Estevez, Ally Sheedy, Anthony Michael Hall—and Roseville native Molly Ringwald) who learn...

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33 Variations

Mar 27, 2015 - Apr 11, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

 This drama by playwright Moisés Kaufman (The Laramie Project) weaves together parallel tales from two different time periods: Ludwig van Beethoven’s creeping deafness while crafting his Diabelli Variations in the early 1800s, and the present-day work of a terminally ill musicologist as she researches Beethoven’s motivations for composing the now-famous musical...

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Rapture, Blister, Burn

Mar 27, 2015 - Apr 12, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

A 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist by House of Cards screenwriter Gina Gionfriddo, this comedy explores issues of feminism and envy as it focuses on two women with differing experiences who reconnect after years apart: Catherine, a famous academic whose single status leaves her feeling lonely, and Gwen, a mother of two who feels unfulfilled by her lack of career and threatened by Catherine, who had...

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Mar 27, 2015 - Apr 5, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

Based on the story of real-life figure Margaret “Molly” Brown, a survivor of the Titanic who helped others to safety on lifeboats, this musical revolves around the adventures and rags-to-riches love story of the title character, a spirited young woman from a poor family whose equally poor miner husband later strikes it rich and ushers them into high society. Listen for classic tunes...

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California State Railroad Museum: American Journeys: Travel Posters from Railroading’s Golden Age

Mar 27, 2015 - May 31, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In the early 20th century, train trips were glamorously promoted and illustrated through nostalgic travel posters; about a dozen of those archival pieces will be on display in this exhibit. Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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Crocker Art Museum: Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880–1910

Mar 27, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This touring exhibition illustrates the elegance and spirit of Belle Époque Paris with a collection of works by that era’s most significant avant-garde artists like Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Mary Cassat and Eugène Carrière. More than 180 pieces illustrating the spirit of the turn-of-the-century City of Light will be featured in the show, including paintings,...

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California State Capitol Museum: California Invites the World: The 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Mar 27, 2015 - Apr 24, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

View historic photos and posters from the California State Library and various private collections in this show about the Panama–Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Other artifacts include fair souvenirs like some of the crystals that bedecked the surface of the Tower of Jewels, one of the event’s centerpiece buildings. Museum open daily from 9 a.m.to 5...

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Crocker Art Museum: The Nature of William S. Rice: Arts and Crafts Painter and Printmaker

Mar 27, 2015 - May 17, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The early 20th-century artist beautifully rendered the Golden State’s picturesque landscape in paintings and prints, some of which are housed by such institutions as the Smithsonian American Art Museum. This exhibition will showcase a wide range of William S. Rice’s works, including several never-before-seen depictions of California’s flora and fauna. Museum is open Tues.-Sun....

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The California Museum: Eighth Annual California Hall of Fame Artifact Exhibit

Mar 27, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Seven of the Golden State’s best and brightest will be honored in this show commemorating the 2014 class inducted into the California Hall of Fame, which includes Sacramento-born author Joan Didion, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, whose display will feature the Academy Award he won for co-writing The Godfather screenplay with Mario Puzo. Museum...

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