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Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion

Mar 25, 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

Mar 25, 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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California Museum: Kokoro: The Story of Sacramento’s Lost Japantown

Mar 25, 2017 - May 28, 2017

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

By 1940, the blocks between 4th and O streets of downtown Sacramento bustled with kabuki theaters, churches, Japanese restaurants, bathhouses and drugstores. However, the thriving community called Japantown became a ghostly memory during World War II, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which led to the internment of approximately 120,000 Japanese Americans. In...

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Sacramento Ballet

Mar 25, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

Fly again to Neverland with the Sacramento Ballet during its reprise of Peter Pan. The production, which debuted last year, features original choreography by the company’s co-artistic director Ron Cunningham (set to a score by Italian composer Silvio Amato) and includes well-known characters from James Barrie’s early 20th-century children’s tale, like Nana the dog, Captain...

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Concussed: Four Days in the Dark

Mar 25, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017

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

In 2014, Sacramento comedian Jack Gallagher was cycling to his home in Land Park when he was hit by an oncoming car and suffered a concussion. Two and a half years later, the Emmy Award winner mounts his seventh one-man show at B Street Theatre, in which he uses humor to talk about the accident and the recovery process, specifically the time he spent lying on a bed in a dark room doing...

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Sacramento Ballet

Mar 25, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

Fly again to Neverland with the Sacramento Ballet during its reprise of Peter Pan. The production, which debuted last year, features original choreography by the company’s co-artistic director Ron Cunningham (set to a score by Italian composer Silvio Amato) and includes well-known characters from James Barrie’s early 20th-century children’s tale, like Nana the dog, Captain...

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

Mar 25, 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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California Museum: California Hall of Fame

Mar 25, 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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Anoushka Shankar

Mar 29, 2017

After studying under her father, classical sitar legend Ravi Shankar, Anoushka Shankar made her debut as a classical sitar player at the age of 13, and has since earned six Grammy Award nominations (including for her 2016 album Land of Gold). The younger Shankar has performed at Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House, with the London and New York philharmonics, and alongside pop artists like...

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Till There Was You: Broadway’s Best Love Songs

Mar 30, 2017 - Apr 2, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Thursday.

For its spring cabaret show, Sacramento Theatre Company will present romantic tunes from the Great White Way. The evening will feature over 20 showstopping numbers, including Cole Porter’s “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” from the 1940 musical Pal Joey, the pop duet “Suddenly Seymour” from the ’80s Off Broadway show Little Shop of Horrors, the power...

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