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Multimedia virtual art exhibit to feature ‘Expressions for Social Justice’

Multimedia virtual art exhibit to feature ‘Expressions for Social Justice’

Katerina Graziosi May 6, 2021
Sac State’s Center on Race, Immigration and Social Justice will host a multimedia virtual art exhibit in response to “unequal freedoms” – the systemic and social inequalities faced by marginalized communities.
Artist Taylor Pannell stands next to a mannequin and in front of a self portrait inside her art studio Taylor’d Mind Studios in Sacramento on Feb. 3, 2021. The self-portrait is made from coffee watercolor and ink.

Sacramento artist offers art studio perfectly ‘Taylor’d’ to the community

Nijzel Dotson April 3, 2021
Taylor Pannell considers her apartment turned art studio to be “The Home of Sacramento.”

Sacramento’s Black community jubilant with Sojourner Truth Museum grand opening

Michael Eskridge March 22, 2021
The grand opening of the Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum at Florin square on Saturday gave members of the community cause for celebration.
Sacramento/Black Art of Dance’s dance production, “Thrive,” features several Sac State students and is available online and on-demand from Thursday, March 17 to Saturday, March 20 with a special director's commentary version Sunday at 2 p.m. Image courtesy of Kevin Wilhite

REVIEW: Sac State dancers ‘Thrive’ in online performance

Gerardo Zavala, Video Editor March 19, 2021

From the moment it starts, it’s evident that this isn’t a regular dance show. The movements of the camera and the cuts to different locations give the audience a front-row seat to the adaptations...

Charles Joseph stands outside of his second story apartment next to trees growing in between two apartment buildings Wednesday, March 10, 2021 in Sacramento, California. Joseph said that he enjoys how calm and peaceful his apartment is after years of living in prisons and detainment centers.

Former ICE detainee continues activism, credits music for transformative healing

Katerina Graziosi March 17, 2021
Former ICE detainee Charles Joseph is continuing the activism for the rights of those impacted by systems of immigration and incarceration that he began within detention walls.
Customers in Sacramento browse the selection of vintage streetwear at the expo on Sunday, Feb. 21. The event included 82 booths and gathered around 105 vendors, co-creator of Worlds Worst Expo Jamison Lyons said.

Sacramento’s ‘Worst’ Kept Secret: underground streetwear market reopens

Alan Trinidad February 25, 2021
On the third Sunday of every month, people of Sacramento can watch a vacant parking lot on I Street transform into a refined vintage streetwear market. URL: worlds-worst-bodega-expo-streetwear-sacramento

Black excellence at Florin Square: the African Market Place showcasing culture

Sara Nevis, Multimedia Editor February 22, 2021

The sound of drums playing in the distance, the smell of food in the air and the voices of the vendors mingling with customers, the African Market Place continues to bring the community together during...

This year, Sacramento and the wourld is celebrating Valentine’s Day a little bit differently due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From live outdoor music to antique marketplaces and online couples painting lessons, there’s no shortage of romantic escapades this weekend.

Valentine’s Day events to attend this weekend virtually or in-person

Angela Rodriguez February 12, 2021
Local businesses in the Sacramento area will be hosting small events that you and your valentine can attend. These events include painting, drinking, eating, and more.
Osman De Los Santos, 27, in his private tattoo studio in Sacramento, Calif. on Dec. 7, 2020. In his free time, De Los Santos makes art commissions which he displays on the walls of his shop.

Local illustrative artist shares unique vision through tattoos

Chanelle Muerong December 17, 2020
Sacramento-based illustrative tattoo artist Osman De Los Santos has been tattooing since he was 15. Read about De Los Santos started his own business with an apprenticeship and a dream.
Andy Pestana and Sarah Hawkins photographed by Kristina Claudio, the leader behind the non-profit organization Highlights and Shadows. Claudio has been offering wildfire victims free portrait photo shoots to replace photographs lost from Northern California widfires. Photo courtesy of Kristina Claudio.

Local photographer offers free photoshoot services to wildfire victims

Emmely Ramirez and Estefany Nuñez December 15, 2020
“It’s nice to have some nice pictures of us that show we’re not always exhausted and grumpy because of the fire,” said Sarah Hawkins, a California wildfire survivor who took photos with local photographer, Kristina Claudio and her team.
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