Widower Delivers Promise To Bring Bernice King To Area Sept. 5

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SACRAMENTO – It’s been a tough eight months since his beloved wife passed away, but a local man says his faith has seen him through and is helping him fulfill her legacy. “She was my rib, my soulmate,” Karlos Daniels shared about his wife of 31 and a half years, . Felicia Daniels had been planning […]

‘My Children! My Africa!’ Offers Apartheid Insight

Tory Scroggins, left, and Liz Frederick, right, portray brilliant minds in the midst of racial conflict. The stage play at Celebration Arts ends Aug. 29.
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East Sacramento — South African playwright Athol Fugard’s “My Children! My Africa!” is a challenging script that demands the stage actors to have near-complete control of the English language as well as a full understanding of the fallout from political unrest. The physical and mental substances needed for performing in this masterpiece can clearly drain […]

Whispers To Perform at North Sac Area Festival

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NORTH SACRAMENTO – The Third Annual Multi Cultural Festival in Hagginwood Park will feature the fabulous Whispers. The free festival, hosted by City Councilman and Vice Mayor Allen Wayne Warren’s District 2, is set for 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22. One of R&B music’s most beloved and consistently popular vocal groups, The […]

CBCC Ron Brown Business Economic Summit Set

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NORTH SACRAMENTO – The 20th Annual Ron Brown Business Economic Summit will be held in Sacramento on August 27-29, at the Hilton Sacramento Arden West Hotel, with the theme “The Legacy Continues….”. Hundreds of small business owners and vendors will come together to learn and share their strategies for small business success in this ever […]

South Central’s Guerrilla Gardener Ron Finley to sow seed at IndiviZible meeting

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OAK PARK – Mayor Kevin Johnson introduces the local community to Ron Finley on Monday, August 17 as he presents the next installment of his 2015 Indivizible Speakers Series. Finley is known as South Central’s Guerrilla Gardener. The public is invited to attend and listen as Finley details how he’s transitioning South Los Angeles from […]

Grand Opening Planned For Local Artist’s Studio

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NORTH SACRAMENTO — His works has appeared in numerous art galleries, solo and group exhibitions through the years. Now fine art and photographer Gerry GOS” Otis Simpson is stepping out and into his own art facility. GOS” Art Gallery Studio will have a grand-opening and birthday celebration starting at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 […]

Soul of Sacramento Music & Food Festival Planned

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SACRAMENTO – The Inaugural Soul Of Sacramento Music & Food Festival will touch down in Sacramento Saturday, July 11 at Southside Park (2115 6th street downtown Sacramento) Gates open at 3 p.m. and the party starts at 5 p.m. “The Soul Of Sacramento Music And Food” Festival will be an annual event that promotes community […]

Comedienne Hope Flood to perform locally

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RANCHO CORDOVA – Hope Flood, one of the fastest rising “Keeping It Real” female comedians on the Laff circuit today is heading to the Sacramento region. She’s entertain at Tommy T’s Rancho Cordova July 10-12. Flood’s appeal is universal due to the everyday life experiences she talks about; whether it’s male/female relationships, love, lust, motherhood, […]

The California State Fair Returns to Cal Expo

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SACRAMENTO – Thrill rides, live concerts and all the deep fried food you can eat. The California State Fair returns to Cal Expo July 10-26, promising to be the “best 17 days of summer.” Fairgoers will once again brave triple degree weather to enjoy all the event has to offer. We’ve compiled a few highlights […]

Celebrating the Contributions of Black Veterans

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SACRAMENTO – The public is invited to celebrate the contributions of Black veterans with an upcoming exhibit. “We Also Served: Honoring the African American Military Experience,” a month-long celebration runs July 1-31 at the Brickhouse Gallery & Art Complex, located at 2837-36th Street. The mixed-media interactive exhibit hosted by the Unsung Heroes Living History Project, […]