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Duane Michals: The Portraitist

Oct 19, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

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

This exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum will display over 125 portraits by photographer Duane Michals, who began his six-decade-long career shooting for magazines like Vogue, Esquire, Mademoiselle and Life. The collection will include a 1970s-era photo of Johnny Cash with the words “Johnny Cash was hotter than a pepper sprout” scrawled beneath it; a series of shots showing the...

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California At Bat: America’s Pastime in the Golden State

Oct 19, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

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

The California Museum takes you out to the ball game with this original exhibit featuring more than 200 artifacts from star Golden State baseball players, including Willie Mays’ 1965 San Francisco Giants home jersey. Local baseball buffs can also check out pieces of Edmonds Field, where Sacramento’s erstwhile minor league team, the Solons, played until 1960, as well as memorabilia...

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Pumpkin Nights

Oct 19, 2018 - Nov 4, 2018

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

Pumpkin Nights will light up Auburn with over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins and fumpkins (faux pumpkins) that will be arranged to create lands like “Day of the Dead” and “Under the Sea.” Kiddos can dig for buried treasure in the Pumpkin Pirate Cove and head to the Asian-inspired Forbidden Pumpkin City, where they will meet a 40-foot dragon made of fumpkins. Wee Halloween...

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Sweat

Oct 19, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

Capital Stage’s artistic director Michael Stevenson directs Lynn Nottage’s 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which debuted at last year’s Oregon Shakespeare Festival and which The New York Times calls “extraordinarily moving.” Nottage drew on interviews with residents of Read-ing, Pennsylvania—one of the poorest cities in the country—to flesh out the...

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The Crucible

Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

For the first time since the 1960s, Sacramento Theatre Company will stage Arthur Miller’s dark drama, in which he used the Salem witch trials as an allegory of McCarthyism. A group of young girls becomes the center of a mass hysteria in 1692 colonial Salem after they have been discovered in the woods dancing and casting spells. To escape punishment, some of the girls, including their...

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Ironbound

Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Thursday and Friday.

One immigrant’s struggle to survive and find happiness in her adopted country will be told on the B Street stage in Ironbound, a 2016 drama by Poland-born playwright Martyna Majok that The Washington Post calls “both harsh and wonderful.” The scenes of the play all take place at the same bus stop outside Newark, New Jersey, where we meet Darja, a twice-divorced 42-year-old,...

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Armenian Food Festival

Oct 20, 2018

Come hungry to this 71st annual cultural fête, which will offer a smorgasbord of signature dishes from Armenia. Feast upon lamb shish kebabs, grape leaves stuffed with rice, börek (a layered cheese pie made with phyllo dough) and lahmajoun, a thin pizza topped with finely minced meat, onions, tomatoes, parsley, garlic and a squeeze of lemon. For dessert, try the kurabia, a rich,...

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The Crucible

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

For the first time since the 1960s, Sacramento Theatre Company will stage Arthur Miller’s dark drama, in which he used the Salem witch trials as an allegory of McCarthyism. A group of young girls becomes the center of a mass hysteria in 1692 colonial Salem after they have been discovered in the woods dancing and casting spells. To escape punishment, some of the girls, including their...

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Sweat

Oct 20, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

Capital Stage’s artistic director Michael Stevenson directs Lynn Nottage’s 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which debuted at last year’s Oregon Shakespeare Festival and which The New York Times calls “extraordinarily moving.” Nottage drew on interviews with residents of Read-ing, Pennsylvania—one of the poorest cities in the country—to flesh out the...

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Ironbound

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

One immigrant’s struggle to survive and find happiness in her adopted country will be told on the B Street stage in Ironbound, a 2016 drama by Poland-born playwright Martyna Majok that The Washington Post calls “both harsh and wonderful.” The scenes of the play all take place at the same bus stop outside Newark, New Jersey, where we meet Darja, a twice-divorced 42-year-old,...

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