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Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion

Feb 24, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017

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

This traveling exhibit celebrates the original Renaissance man, the 16th-century artist, architect and inventor Leonardo da Vinci, through recreations of his simple machines. Created by the Leonardo da Vinci Museum in Florence, Italy, the show will make its California debut at the Aerospace Museum, displaying 40 machines grouped into the four themes of water, fire, earth and air. Folks can...

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Two Views: Photography by Ansel Adams and Leonard Frank

Feb 24, 2017 - May 19, 2017

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

Opening exactly 75 years after President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the executive order allowing for the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II, this Crocker Art Museum exhibit features more than 60 photos depicting life in the camps taken by iconic photographer Ansel Adams and Canadian lensman Leonard Frank (America’s neighbor to the north also interned its...

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Betrayal

Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

Drama Desk Award-winning actor Janis Stevens will direct Capital Stage’s production of Betrayal by Harold Pinter. The show, which The Hollywood Reporter calls “riveting,” opens on Emma and Jerry, who are meeting two years after a seven-year affair between them has ended. The complex drama, set in the 1970s in the British Isles and Italy, unfolds in reverse chronology, from...

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Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art: Out Our Way

Feb 24, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017

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

The “Out Our Way” show, which is the largest of the four inaugural exhibits at UC Davis’ newly opened Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, highlights the work of 12 professors who were members of the school’s fine arts department during its formative years, including contemporary art giants like Wayne Thiebaud, Roy De Forest, Robert Arneson and William T....

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Crocker Art Museum: A Show of Force: Sculpture by Allan Houser (Haozous)

Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017

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

With works in the permanent collections of The Met and the Smithsonian, Allan Houser, who is of Chiricahua Apache descent, is considered one of the most important Native American artists of the 20th century. Houser is also among the most prolific, creating more than 1,000 modernist sculptures from 1962-1994. This exhibit will highlight 15 of the artist’s pieces, including Force, which is...

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California Museum: California Hall of Fame

Feb 24, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017

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

The California Museum’s Hall of Fame marks its 10th anniversary celebrating Golden State greats with its newest lineup of inductees that includes actors Harrison Ford and George Takei, Tower Records founder Russ Solomon, and broadcast journalist Maria Shriver (who created the Hall of Fame in 2006 when she was first lady of California). Among the artifacts on display are actor Harrison...

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Sacramento Undy Run/Walk

Feb 25, 2017

Boxers or briefs? That is the question at this sixth annual charity run benefiting the Colon Cancer Alliance. Race solo or in matching drawers with your team (over the years, participants have donned everything from superhero costumes to tutus) during this 5K run through William Land Park. (While the event is BYOB—Bring Your Own Boxers—if you forget, don't worry: All...

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Betrayal

Feb 25, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

Drama Desk Award-winning actor Janis Stevens will direct Capital Stage’s production of Betrayal by Harold Pinter. The show, which The Hollywood Reporter calls “riveting,” opens on Emma and Jerry, who are meeting two years after a seven-year affair between them has ended. The complex drama, set in the 1970s in the British Isles and Italy, unfolds in reverse chronology, from...

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Brazilian Carnaval

Feb 25, 2017

Break out the feathers and sequins for this yearly cultural fest put on by the Brazilian Center for Cultural Exchange at its new midtown home, the E. Claire Raley Studios. Performances will abound, with Sacramento-based Agua de Beber demonstrating the Brazilian martial art of capoeira, Afro-Brazilian band Pagode do Bem playing samba tunes, and dancers presenting folklorico Azteca. Chow down on...

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Sacramento Philharmonic

Feb 25, 2017

Pianists Peter Serkin and Julia Hsu will join the Sacramento Philharmonic on dual pianos for a performance of contemporary Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu’s darkly ethereal Quotation of a Dream, followed by Johann Sebastian Bach’s feverish and buoyant Double Piano Concerto. The evening’s program, which will be conducted by Andrew Grams (who has led such orchestras as the...

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