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Miguel, Jessie Reyez, Masego perform at Sol Blume in Sacramento

Miguel, Jessie Reyez, Masego perform at Sol Blume in Sacramento

Brittney Delgado, Arts & entertainment editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Arts, Culture, Featured, Instagram, Music

Sol Blume returned for a second year to the heart of Sacramento, Cesar Chavez Plaza, with performances from R&B singer-songwriters Miguel, Jessie Reyez and more on Saturday. The self-described “boutique-style” music festival had two stages only a few feet apart from each other. Vendors like Bam...

Q&A: Sac State visiting artist talks art exhibit ‘Save/[eARTh]’

Q&A: Sac State visiting artist talks art exhibit ‘Save/[eARTh]’

Ronaldo Gomez

April 22, 2019


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Angela Gonzalez is a visiting mixed media artist originally from Colombia who will be featured in Sacramento State’s University Union Gallery upcoming art exhibition “Save/[eARTh].” Gonzalez describes her art as thought-provoking and aims to create awareness about ecological and social responsibilities in everyday life. ...

Sac State professor educates college students and youth in detention facilities

Sac State professor educates college students and youth in detention facilities

Francina Sanchez

March 26, 2019


Filed under Arts, Campus, Culture, Featured, Music

The doors of Capistrano 151 open early on days of discussion and the room is quickly filled with students and chatter as songs like “Drip Too Hard” by rappers Lil Baby and Gunna play in the background. In the middle of the auditorium stands Sarah Lappas, professor of music and creator of the ...

Art department will bestow new name for the R. W. Witt Gallery

Art department will bestow new name for the R. W. Witt Gallery

Brittney Delgado

November 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture

The R. W. Witt Gallery is a student ran gallery named after former Sacramento State professor Raymond “Woody” Witt that showcases new works of art every Thursday. Witt died from multiple sclerosis in 1973, according to the Find A Grave website. Witt had plans to retire with his wife Joyce Witt t...

Performers take time to reflect at Capital Storytelling

Performers take time to reflect at Capital Storytelling

Will Coburn

May 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture

Six speakers from the Sacramento community told real-life stories at Capital Storytelling, an event organized by Sacramento State and hosted at the Verge Center for the Arts. The event, held on Thursday night, was the culmination of a three-week workshop series at Sac State, where the speakers honed...

“Flight” celebrates Chicano culture

“Flight” celebrates Chicano culture

Dominique Walker

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture

Members of the Royal Chicano Air Force art collective will be discussing their mural “Flight” during a presentation on May 3 at 6:30 p.m. in Mendocino Hall. “Flight” was the latest major art display to be installed at the Golden 1 Center and was created as a celebration of Mexican and Chican...

Interactive art installation allows people to experience being catcalled

Interactive art installation allows people to experience being catcalled

Nick Minges

April 19, 2018


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Terra Lopez, a Sacramento State alumna and the lead singer of the electronic duo Rituals of Mine, is bringing her emotionally charged installation “This Is What It Feels Like” to the University Library early next week. The installation will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, April 23 and ...

REVIEW: Opening night of ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ goes off without a hitch

REVIEW: Opening night of ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ goes off without a hitch

Corina Gutierrez

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, Theater

The audience erupted into applause as the opening performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” came to a close in Shasta Hall. The play, a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1596, was transformed by faculty director Christine Nicholson into a production set in the late 1960s. The stage...

Japanese-American Archival Collection reveals newly-restored swords

Japanese-American Archival Collection reveals newly-restored swords

Will Coburn

April 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture

The University Library Department of Special Collections and University Archives unveiled its newly-restored Japanese sword collection on Saturday. On display were the oldest blades in the collection, a katana dating back from 1648, a wakashi from 1806 and an inscribed spearhead that had yet to h...

Chinese Culture Night features martial arts, dancing, singing

Chinese Culture Night features martial arts, dancing, singing

Eric Jaramishian

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, Music

The Chinese Culture Organization at Sacramento State held its eighth annual Chinese Culture Night on Sunday at the University Union. The event took place in the University Union Ballroom and consisted of many performances celebrating Chinese culture. The event featured singers, musicians, and dancers ...

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