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Summer Travel from A to Z

From airstreams near Yosemite to zinfandel rosés in wine country and everything in between, here’s our ultimate guide to 26 must-visit Northern California destinations this summer. Just make sure your belly is empty and your tank is full.

Word Play

One Sacramento youth literacy group, 916 Ink, is turning the traditional rules of reading and writing upside down. That means prioritizing story over structure, publication over perfection, and joy over judgment. And realizing that every flame of creativity starts with a spark.

Thiebaud: A Celebration

Five months after Wayne Thiebaud passed away, the Crocker Art Museum is mounting a retrospective of the artist’s career. The museum’s chief curator Scott A. Shields gives us a tour of 10 of the 117 pieces in the exhibition, and lends his perspective on Sacramento’s “patron saint of painters.”

Walking on Air

The Idea Public art is critical to the vibrancy of any city, but two German artists, Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth, have taken the idea of public art to new heights. In 2011, the duo created their first example of…

Staging a Comeback

The Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera closes out the season with The Barber of Seville, its first fully staged opera in almost a decade. But in other ways, that’s just the beginning. New executive director Giuliano Kornberg talks about doubling down on operas next season and the road ahead.

16 Fun Food Festivals in 2022

After a long pandemic pause, harvest fairs are back and bursting with all the varied flavors of Northern California’s farm-fresh bounty. From pear pies in Courtland to asparagus ice cream in Stockton and mandarin-topped pizza in Auburn, here’s our guide…

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