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eve-kushner's picture
Jul.26.2013
I live just an hour and a half from Sacramento, and yet I didn't know something fundamental about it until I wrote the just-published essay 1695 on 拍 (beat (rhythmic); clapping) and analyzed a photo of a bag of rice: Photo Credit: Eve Kushner First we have "naturally abundant": 自然 (しぜん...
eleanor-cooney's picture
Mar.26.2013
The time: Summer, early twenty-first century. The place: The Sacramento Amtrak station. This is not one of the huge, glorious, echoing, cathedral-sized, major American railroad temples of the sort that you find in L.A., Chicago, New York, or Washington D.C., but it’s not bad. The scale and the...
monika-rose's picture
Dec.01.2012
Come join Monika Rose at the Shine Cafe in Sacramento, reading poetry at the series Poetry with Legs, hosted by Bill Gainer.  Time 7:30 P.M. Open mic to follow featured readers.  See you there!  The Shine Cafe at 7:30 December 12! See you there for some scrumptious poetry with...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Feb.23.2010
First, a confession: I have two really big projects that I'm working on right now, so I won't be posting quite as regularly for the next month or two.  Fear not, though, I have exciting things on the horizon, though, including a trip to the UK and Ireland and a new ebook all within the next...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Jan.22.2010
I am really enjoying my Project365, but not every photo will have blue, sunny skies.  We've had big storms last week and this which has made for both challenging and interesting photography.  I walked over to the California Capitol Building a few days ago and found that the reflection of the...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Jan.16.2010
I spent the first part of this week in Sacramento, where I gave a talk to a statewide "arts visioning retreat," an audience of about a hundred artists and administrators who wanted to help lead a conversation about reframing the arts' public purpose. The drive, a little over an hour...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Mar.13.2009
My husband and I love to pack up the car and head out for a drive.  We talk.  Take photos.  And get out and walk where we can.  Today I'm blogging about one of my favorite drives -- along the Sacramento River. http://aknickerson.blogspot.com/2009/03/i-heart-sacramento-river.html Cheers!
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Jun.12.2008
I'll be talking about Michelangelo, Rome, and all the best of Italy on Saturday night at St. John's Lutheran Church. And here's the best part: the church has just been renovated, and this is the FIRST public function in the newly restored space. It is GORGEOUS!   Come see me -- or the church...