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Armenian Food Festival

Oct 21, 2017

One of Sacramento’s oldest cultural fairs, the Armenian Food Festival is celebrating its 70th year of showcasing the cuisine of the small West Asian nation. But food is only half the fun. While you're digging into lamb, rice and beef kofta, or stuffed grape leaves, listen to internationally known violinist Meruzhan Margaryan, as well as an instrumentalist who plays the duduk, a...

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Sac PorchFest

Oct 21, 2017

The time is right for dancing in the streets at this third annual event, during which 10 local bands will take over the porches of homes in midtown’s historic Boulevard Park neighborhood. Among the groups performing will be indie-folk band Be Brave Bold Robot, jazz-folk quartet Salt Wizard, Elk Grove-based experimental R&B artist So Much Light, and the Sacramento Philharmonic Jazz...

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

To begin its season titled “Fate, Fantasy and Forgiveness,” Sacramento Theatre Company will commemorate the 75th anniversary of Anne receiving a journal from her father, Otto, with a production of The Diary of Anne Frank. The stage adaptation of the book, which took eight years for the playwrights Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett to complete, won the Pulitzer Prize for drama and...

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Sacramento International Airport’s 50th Birthday Party

Oct 21, 2017

The outdoor patio at SMF’s Terminal B will host a lively party for this afternoon event celebrating the airport’s golden anniversary. At 3:30 p.m., country singer Cam—who attended UC Davis and whose Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling breakout single “Burning House” topped Billboard’s country charts in 2016—will take the stage for a 45-minute set that...

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Whole Lotta Brews

Oct 21, 2017

The Folsom Cordova Community Partnership hosts this festival that will be overflowing with suds from the likes of Golden State craft breweries, including Oakland’s Ale Industries, San Diego’s Green Flash, Tracy’s Morgan Territory, and hometown faves like Jackrabbit and Heretic. Not a beer fan? Quench your thirst with cider from Wildcide or Pitsnogled, liquor from Gekkeikan...

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Blithe Spirit

Oct 21, 2017 - Nov 5, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

“Until death do us part” takes on new meaning in Noël Coward’s 1941 farcical dark comedy, which the Woodland Opera House will stage in celebration of the Halloween season. Called a “highly efficient laugh machine” by The New York Times, Blithe Spirit—which famously took Coward only six days to write—is set in the home of Ruth Condomine and her...

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

To begin its season titled “Fate, Fantasy and Forgiveness,” Sacramento Theatre Company will commemorate the 75th anniversary of Anne receiving a journal from her father, Otto, with a production of The Diary of Anne Frank. The stage adaptation of the book, which took eight years for the playwrights Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett to complete, won the Pulitzer Prize for drama and...

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Carter Sparks: Architect, Modernist, Friend

Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 26, 2017

Presented by local nonprofit SacMod, this new exhibit at the Kondos Gallery celebrates the life and work of late architect Carter Sparks, who designed more than 3,000 mid-century modern houses in the capital city area throughout his prolific career, including artist Gregory Kondos’ custom 1960 East Sacramento home, where fellow artist Wayne Thiebaud married his wife Betty Jean in the...

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Skull

Oct 21, 2017 - Nov 4, 2017

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

#page-body a { color: #3399ff!important; } Just in time for Halloween season, prominent Sacramento gallerists Pamela Skinner and Gwenna Howard will host this first-time exhibit at Artspace1616 in North Sacramento, featuring about 35 artworks inspired by the human skull. Twenty-five local and Bay Area artists—including Sacramento painter Maren Conrad, whose mural on the back wall of...

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Beer & Ballet

Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

The Sacramento Ballet will brew up new dance numbers for this 26th annual event, transforming its practice studio at midtown’s E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts, aka Clara, into a small black box theater, where you can watch 17 graceful, gritty dances—ranging from experimental-contemporary numbers to modern-classical suites, each choreographed by the dancers...

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