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6 fun things to do at Sacramento Downtown Commons

6 fun things to do at Sacramento Downtown Commons

Shaun Holkko

April 11, 2018


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Food

Downtown Sacramento was resurrected when the Golden 1 Center was built. The new arena lies right in the center of the city’s newest development, the Downtown Commons. Otherwise known as DOCO, the Downtown Commons is still under construction but already has a lot to offer. From dining to entertainment, D...

Top 10 (perfectly normal) ways college students save money

Top 10 (perfectly normal) ways college students save money

State Hornet

January 25, 2017


Filed under Culture, Digital Academy, Entertainment, Featured

From eating leftover pizza to scanning textbooks, Sac State students scrimp and save their limited funds in creative ways — some genius, some not so much. Check out our top 10 cheapskate life hacks that will save you from breaking the bank. Vote for your favorites to decide which will be the ultimate...

MOVIES: Seth Rogen in “Neighbors”

MOVIES: Seth Rogen in “Neighbors”

Elizabeth DeCicco

May 14, 2014


Filed under Culture, Entertainment

Unlike his usual characters, witty Hollywood comedian Seth Rogen plays the role of a happy family man with a newborn, settling into a suburban neighborhood, but the plot eventually resembles the 1978 frat comedy, “Animal House.”In Rogen’s new comedy, “Neighbors,” a raucous college fraternity...

Sacramento music festival

Sacramento music festival

Courtesy of McClatchy Tribune

May 10, 2014


Filed under Culture, Entertainment

For 41 years, the streets of Old Sacramento and nearby downtown venues have played host to one of the area’s largest celebrations of music and its storied culture with a 4-day party that spans the entire Memorial Day weekend. It was originally called the Dixieland Jazz Jubilee, but changed its name to...

Popular musicians from Sacramento

Courtesy of McClatchy Tribune

May 9, 2014


Filed under Culture, Entertainment

Sacramento is crawling with aspiring musicians trying to make a name for themselves.Many music venues and clubs around Sacramento offer musicians the opportunity to showcase their talents in front of a live audience -- helping them gain a local fan base.With many resources at their disposal to make it ...

Foster the People’s new album busts new tunes

Alex Hernandez

May 8, 2014


Filed under Culture, Entertainment

After catapulting to success three years ago with their album “Torches”, Foster the People’s newest challenge lies in figuring out how to follow up to that out-of-nowhere success. However, that very challenge is the crutch of their newest album “Supermodel.”Fans who fell in love with their fir...

Comic conventions continue to grow in popularity

McClatchy Tribune

May 7, 2014


Filed under Culture, Entertainment

During a time in history, comic book conventions were designated gathering spots for the hardcore fanboys of various comic books, movies and TV shows.However, these conventions have slowly evolved into large-scale spectacles, attracting both average people and big-name celebrities.“People just go there and ...

Legendary Jimi Hendrix remembered at Sac State

Legendary Jimi Hendrix remembered at Sac State

Courtesy of Sac State Archives

May 6, 2014


Filed under Culture, Entertainment

The year was 1968, the height of the Vietnam War, Richard Nixon had announced his candidacy for president, the iconic photo of General Nguyen Ngoc Loan executing a Viet Cong prisoner in Saigon was captured and LIFE magazine would soon proclaim Jimi Hendrix the "most spectacular guitarist in the world."T...

Sacramento’s robust music scene venues

Sacramento’s robust music scene venues

State Hornet Staff

May 6, 2014


Filed under Culture, Entertainment

There is no denying the thriving music scene in Sacramento.Sacramento is filled with so much culture and diversity and the live music scene is a solid reflection of that.Music lovers can enjoy an endless supply of melodies from all genres, every day of the week.Here are a few places to provide listening ea...

Mysterious one-man band a musical surprise

Mysterious one-man band a musical surprise

Elizabeth DeCicco

May 6, 2014


Filed under Culture, Entertainment

On the regularly quiet corner of J and 22nd Streets at hub of Midtown, a vibrant purple-painted and box-like truck stays lit during late night hours on the weekend.Behind the purple, velvet curtain and inside this tiny pod cluttered with a full array of musical instruments known to man, is the well-known...

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