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Sacramento Youth Symphony develops musical interests and skills in young people. It offers music programs that foster a sense of teamwork, confidence, dedication and commitment among young musicians.

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Sacramento Lowriding Community Tells Its Story in New Exhibit


The show at the Sacramento History Museum, titled “Boulevard Dreams,” runs through Jan. 21.

Sacramento’s Creation District Uplifts Black, Brown and Queer Unhoused Youth


A piano sits in the middle of a room lined with posters welcoming visitors of the Creation District in Midtown.

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Sacramento nonprofit arts organizations gather to discuss the challenges of filling venue seats

Local nonprofit arts organizations gather to discuss the challenges of filling venue seats By Patti Roberts Many businesses were affected by the economic downturn spurred...

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How Jason Jong hopes to reboot Sacramento’s creative economy

By Dakota Morlan As a lifelong percussionist, Jason Jong knows the value of having a creative outlet. He grew up performing with the Sacramento Mandarins,...

Image caption: New legislation will impose penalties on local school boards that ban books for covering issues of diversity.
New California Bill Slaps Back at School Book Bans

California will penalize school boards that ban books based on inclusion of certain groups under a bill the governor is expected to sign into law. But some fear unintended consequences.

Image caption: Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to wait for more information before signing a bill that would remove TikTok from most state smartphones.
Newsom Halts TikTok Ban, App to Stay on State Phones

A bipartisan bill to prohibit TikTok on state phones is shelved until 2024. It had breezed through the state Legislature, but the authors want to tweak the measure. It's the latest social media regulation to get stalled in California.

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Creativity in the Capital: Anthony Krutzkamp and Romi Sunga on the importance of connecting with audiences, the artistic economy and what it means to be ‘made in Sac’

By Casey Rafter Anthony Krutzkamp is the artistic and executive director of the Sacramento Ballet, established in 1954. Sac Ballet is known best for its...

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Music movement: Local businesses are partnering with artists to jazz up Sacramento’s music scene

By Cathy Cassinos-Carr Jazz has deep roots in Sacramento. For 44 years, the city played host to a massive jazz festival, traditionally held over Memorial...

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A Sacramento motto: ‘Drag isn’t here, it’s everywhere’

By Chris Bogard On a blistering summer day with temperatures hitting 106 degrees, drag queens fearlessly gathered to celebrate Pride on one of the biggest...

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Editorial: Decoding Sacramento’s sense of self

By Scott Thomas Anderson Visit Sacramento held a cultural tourism symposium last week, focusing on how to properly showcase the deepest fibers of the Capital...

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