Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra

Many Americans, especially in the Baby Boomer and earlier generations, grew up with choral music as part of their weekly church services. Whether Catholic, Lutheran, Presbyterian, or many other denominations, most churches had a choir and hymnals, and choral music was part of everyday life. Now with praise and other types of worship music replacing traditional choirs in most churches,…

Downtown’s Long Anticipated Golden One Center Comes to Life

When you overhear people talking about dribbling, do you instinctively reach for your smartphone to share photos of your baby or grandchildren, only to be met with sets of glaring eyes in shades of purple, baby blue, and silver-and-black?

Coming Soon: The New B Street Theatre

When Emmy-winning television, stage and film actor Tim Busfield (thirtysomething, A Few Good Men, Field of Dreams) founded a Sacramento-based professional children’s theater troupe in 1986, there was no B Street Theatre, and certainly no grand plan to grow what City Councilman Steve Hansen calls “the little theater that could” into a multi-stage midtown performing arts destination. But, in May…

The Tattooed Prince in Tights

If you catch Richard Porter at the pub, you probably wouldn't guess he's a principal dancer with the Sacramento Ballet. Sporting tattoos on his arms and piercings in his ears, the 31-year-old Australian looks more like he belongs drumming in a rock band than spinning pirouettes in second position. “I like to be different,” he says in an Aussie accent…