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A New Path Forward

The Gorman Museum at UC Davis marks its golden anniversary with a beautiful, much bigger new home to showcase its vast collection of contemporary native american art. Welcome in.

The Fall Arts Season Begins

Our Sept.-Oct. 2023 issue rounds up dozens of exhibits, plays, comedy shows, and events happening this fall. Here are a few already setting the stage.

People-Powered Art

From Iowa City to Boston and beyond, interactive art installations are drawing crowds to experience art firsthand. Sacramento should get in on the action too.

Out & About for September and October 2023

Tracy Morgan starts a tour at Cache Creek, Janet Jackson ends one at Thunder Valley, and more. Legendary comedians, powerhouse musicians, heartfelt plays and a multicultural parade round out Sacramento's can't miss events of the fall.

Best of the City 2023

Airy French puffs, comforting cupcakes that taste just like Grandma’s, sports legends who go the extra mile, hot hotels that breathe fresh life into historic buildings, rockin’ speakers made from retro lunch boxes, and a whole bunch more. What’s old is new and what’s new is newsworthy in our annual list of the local people, places and things that have caught our eyes and captured our imagination this year.

A Rainbow Connection

The Idea If any members of our society deserve some access to healthy fun, it's children who are sick or injured. So, long before the Perth Children's Hospital in Australia opened in 2018, there was a growing movement to connect…

Aero México

Head south of the border this summer with a taco flight that’ll take you on a high-flying culinary adventure

Eastern Eden

Head east for a delicious oasis without leaving town. The Slough House Kitchen offers a haven from the hustle of city life with desert-island-worthy dishes and an escapist patio made for watching summer sunsets while sipping a glass of Amador zin.

Q&A with Consulting City Planner Brent Toderian

After six years as Vancouver’s chief city planner, Brent Toderian [pronounced todder-an] launched his own international consulting firm, Toderian UrbanWorks, in 2012 to advise cities around the world on issues ranging from transportation to urban design. Earlier this year, he added the River City to his list of civic clients when he was tapped to consult the Downtown Sacramento Partnership after serving as keynote speaker at the organization’s annual State of Downtown event in February. We catch up with Toderian to discuss his thoughts on bringing more housing to downtown Sacramento, creating a more pedestrian-friendly and bike-forward environment, and making the central city a more desirable place to live, work and play.

All the World’s a Stage

From San Francisco to New York, a handful of theater companies have broken out of, well, the actual theater to take their shows into parks and playgrounds. We should think outside the black box too.

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Sactown Sept Oct 2023 Cover

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