Sports Sociologist Dr. Harry Edwards To Speak at IndiviZible


OAK PARK – IndiviZible, the African American assembly, welcomes Dr. Harry Edwards as the guest speaker in the May installment of the 2014 Sacramento Speaker Series. The meeting runs from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Guild Theater in Oak Park on Monday, May 19. Dr. Edwards will be discussing race and sports with […]

SMUD Hosts “Paper or Plastic Art Exhibit

“Marvin 2”, Corey Pickett, corrugated paper, 2010

OAK PARK – Art lovers can be energized with a new exhibit opening at the SMUD Gallery. “Paper or Plastic,” will be on display from May 23-July 23. The exhibit is presented at the SMUD Building, 6301 S Street, by SMUD and the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission. It is being curated by Evolve the Gallery, […]

Olympic Gold Medalist Nelson Vails Rides into Sacramento

Cheetah-Poster-Basic-New CROP

SACRAMENTO – From the streets of Harlem to the national stage. African American Olympic medalist Nelson Vails rides into Sacramento on Saturday, May 10 for a screening of a film about his cycling career. The local red carpet premiere of “Cheetah: The Nelson Vails Story,” will be held at the Crest Theatre in downtown Sacramento. […]

Mila J Performs in Sacramento as a Part of “The Beach House Tour”

SACRAMENTO – The weather is nice and it’s time to head for the “Beach.” Motown recording artist Mila J is set to perform in Sacramento on Friday, May 2 as part of hip-hop artist Ty Dolla $ign’s highly anticipated“The Beach House Tour.” Mila J will perform locally at Ace of Spades. “The Beach House Tour” […]

Kevin Johnson Among Honorees at AKA’s 85th Far Western Regional Conference

17th Far Western Regional Director, Archalene Amos Martin and the 23rd Far Western Regional Director, Dr. LaVern S. Tarkington

SACRAMENTO – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Far Western Region will host their 85th Public Meeting from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The community is invited to attend the Public Meeting to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Sacramento Hotel. The Public Meeting will recognize and honor individuals who have […]

Local Churches Are Gearing Up For Easter, Hosting a Number of Special Events

Calvary Christian Center's "More Than Just A Man" begins April 16th

SACRAMENTO – Calvary Christian Center’s Theatre Arts Ministry presents the dramatic Easter musical, “More Than Just A Man,” April 16-18 and April 20. The church invites the public to “come see the ministry, life, death and resurrection of Jesus through the eyes of Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea in this touching musical.” More than Just […]

Rapper Snoop Dogg To Perform in Sacramento


SACRAMENTO – Rapper Snoop Dogg, aka Snoop Lion, is scheduled to perform his classic smash hits at Sacramento’s Ace of Spades on Friday, April 18. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Snoop Dogg’s albums include “Reincarnated,” “Ego Tripping,” “Malice In Wonderland,” “Doggystyle,” and “The Doggfather.” His chart-topping hits include “Gin & Juice,” “Drop It Like It’s […]

Elks Lodge Sacramento Hosts Mega Family Expo


SACRAMENTO – It’s all about families as a local event aims to connect locals with needed resources and products. The Mega Family Expo Community Event is scheduled for April 12 at the Sacramento Elks Lodge, 6446 Riverside Boulevard. The Expo is set to run 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event is being produced by […]

32nd Annual NAACP Prayer Breakfast: Balance Our Community Priorities


SACRAMENTO – Faith has seen the African American community through tough and trying times as well as triumphant ones. The Sacramento NAACP is gathering area faithful together to address issues and challenges facing the community. The organization hosts its 32nd Annual NAACP Prayer Breakfast on Good Friday, April 18. The event will be held from […]

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