Calendar

Power Up: Corita Kent's Heavenly Pop

Apr 22, 2018 - May 13, 2018

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

Inspired by (and later compared to) Andy Warhol, the late printmaker and former Catholic nun Corita Kent used mainstream media and popular graphics to create thought-provoking works that raised awareness for issues like poverty and hunger, and were utilized by social justice advocates to spread their messages during the ’60s and ’70s. This Crocker retrospective will...

View event details...

Faith Ringgold

Apr 22, 2018 - May 13, 2018

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

Artnews has described the works of Faith Ringgold as “some of the most searing depictions of race relations in America.” This Crocker retrospective displays over 40 pieces from the mixed-media artist’s career, from her acclaimed Tar Beach #2 story quilt, which shows an African-American family picnicking under the stars on an apartment rooftop in Harlem, to acrylics like Jazz...

View event details...

Art of the Airport Tower

Apr 22, 2018 - Jul 6, 2018

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

This traveling exhibit, which debuted at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in November 2015, will stop at the Aerospace Museum of California this spring. Smithsonian photographer Carolyn Russo traveled the world, from Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California to Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia, to capture the structural majesty of the oft-overlooked airport tower....

View event details...

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Apr 22, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

B Street Theatre will produce this rendition of C.S. Lewis’ 1950 children’s fantasy novel from The Chronicles of Narnia book anthology as part of its family series. The popular story follows four English siblings who happen upon an armoire that turns out to be a portal to a land called Narnia, which has been kept in a perpetual winter under the rule of the evil White Witch. The...

View event details...

LES MISÉRABLES

Apr 22, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

The young thespians (ages 6-17) at Sutter Street Theatre will tackle a shortened version of Les Mis, which is set against the Paris uprisings in 1832 and took home eight Tony Awards, including best musical, after it opened on Broadway in 1987. The production features epic songs from the original show like “I Dreamed a Dream,” “One Day More,” “At the End of the...

View event details...

Dry Powder

Apr 22, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Wednesday.

B Street Theatre presents this buzzy dark comedy, which sold out its run even before it opened Off Broadway in 2016 starring Claire Danes, John Krasinski and Hank Azaria. Written by Sarah Burgess, Dry Powder begins with Rick, the president of capital investment firm KMM, who is in the midst of a PR crisis, having thrown himself an epic engagement party (complete with an elephant) the same week...

View event details...

Mothers and Sons

Apr 22, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

The Chicago Tribune calls this 2014 living room drama by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally (Master Class, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune) “honest, fair and moving.” In this Sacramento premiere, Katharine, who is en route from Dallas to Europe, stops in Manhattan to pay Cal—the former lover of her son Andre, who died of AIDS 20 years ago at the age of 29—an...

View event details...

Man of La Mancha

Apr 22, 2018 - May 13, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

This five-time Tony Award-winning musical, best known for its signature song “The Impossible Dream,” will close Sacramento Theatre Company’s season titled “Fate, Fantasy and Forgiveness.” Adapted by Dale Wasserman, Mitch Leigh and Joe Darion from Miguel de Cervantes’ 17th-century Spanish novel Don Quixote, the story imagines Cervantes as a prisoner of the...

View event details...

Wayne Thiebaud, 1958-1968

Apr 22, 2018 - May 13, 2018

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

The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art will host this exhibit featuring more than 60 works from the time when artist Wayne Thiebaud—whose evocative, nostalgic paintings of foods like cakes, pies and hot dogs have made him one of the most celebrated living artists in the world—was part of UC Davis’ then-nascent art department and began developing his signature...

View event details...

Sacramento Jewish Film Festival

Apr 22, 2018 - Apr 22, 2018

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

This cine-fest will kick off April 19 with a hummus and pita reception to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Israel's Independence Day, which will also include traditional klezmer music and Israeli folk songs performed by the KlezMeerkats. The weekend will also include a Saturday reception catered by the soon-to-be-opened Solomon’s Delicatessen, and the movie lineup will...

View event details...

Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit Module