See Faith Evans in Concert at The Woodlake Hotel


NORTH SACRQMENTO – The first contemporary artist of R&B and major part of the emergence of Neo-Soul, singer and songwriter Faith Evans, will perform at the Woodlake Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel) on Saturday, June 21. The show, hosted by Conscious Vibe and SBL Entertainment, starts at 6:30 p.m., and will end at 10:30 p.m. […]

In Living Color’s, Tommie Davidson Takes The Stage Locally

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RANCHO CORDOVA – He blazed trails as a cast member of the groundbreaking sketch comedy show “In Living Color” and he’s still going red hot. Comic Tommie Davidson takes to the local stage next week, headlining a show at Tommy T’s Rancho Cordova. He’ll perform June 21-22. Davidson is best known for his work on […]

Center for Fathers and Families to Hold 5k Superheroes Run/Walk/Jog on Father’s Day

SACRAMENTO – Dads are often Superheroes in the children’s eyes, slaying monsters under the bed and leaping tall buildings to chase away imagined villains in the night. The Center for Fathers and Families, an area non-profit organization that provides programs and services for dads, will benefit from a unique fundraiser, set for Father’s Day. The […]

Free Prostate Awareness Event: Get Your Questions Answered

SACRAMENTO – Roughly 1 in 7 men in America are affected by prostate cancer. Learn how early detection, screening and advances in treatment have helped save lives at a session titled, “Prostate Awareness: Get Your Questions Answered” set for Tuesday, June 3. The informational session is hosted by Dignity Health, formerly known as Mercy Sacramento, […]

Christ Temple Apostolic Church Celebrates 99 Years of Ministry

SACRAMENTO – They’re still standing. Christ Temple Apostolic Church (CTAC) has risen from humble beginnings to one of the city’ oldest Black house of worship. Organizers say CTAC is an essential part of Sacramento’s history and has touched and changed lives for nearly a century. The church has fed hundreds of people, provided clothes, and […]

Child Advocates Invited to The African American Health Coalition Leaderhsip Summit

SACRAMENTO – African American babies take center stage as First 5 Sacramento invites local child advocates and other stakeholders to attend a special meeting on Tuesday, May 27. The African American Health Coalition Leadership Summit is scheduled to be held from 8:30 to 11:30 at the Sierra Health Foundation, located at 1321 Garden Highway. Participants […]

Negro Hill Memorial Day Celebration

EL DORADO HILLS – The roots of Memorial Day and early Black contributions to the U.S. military will be explored during a special celebration at the Negro Hill Burial Ground in El Dorado Hills on Monday, May 26. The Memorial Day Celebration will be hosted by the Negro Hill Burial Ground Project and is scheduled […]

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

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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

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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. […]