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2018 “Sac open studios” Event expands in scope and showcases nearly 250 artists

2018 “Sac open studios” Event expands in scope and showcases nearly 250 artists

Proudly led by Verge Center for the Arts and known as the region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious open studio program for local artists, the highly anticipated 2018 Sac Open Studios officially kicks off with a Launch Party on September 6, 2018, followed by special open studio opportunities scheduled over two weekends: September 8-9 & 15-16, 2018. 

Verge Center for the Arts to debut immersive video installation titled “KOKO’s Love” on September 6

Verge Center for the Arts to debut immersive video installation titled “KOKO’s Love” on September 6

Verge Center for the Arts is excited to debut KOKO’s Love: The Technicolor Unfairy Tale Ball, an all-new video installation best described as a dynamic dramedy that will engage and captivate exhibition guests. The debut of KOKO’s Love is timed to coincide with the official Launch Party for Sac Open Studios on the evening of September 6, 2018.

Steven Tyler sends cease-and-desist to Trump for use of song

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Winners of the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

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FREE outdoor movie showing of “Lady Bird” in Midtown as part of "Third Thursday" fun

FREE outdoor movie showing of “Lady Bird” in Midtown as part of "Third Thursday" fun

After a series of FREE outdoor movie showings that played on the historic walls at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park earlier this summer, the Midtown Association is proud and excited to present a special showing of the Oscar-nominated “Lady Bird” on Thursday, August 16, 2018, as part of the popular and new “Third Thursday” activations at 24th & K in Midtown.  While “Third Thursday” activities take place from 6 to 9 p.m. in the summer months (and August 16 is the final one for the season), the pop-up event will be extended until 11 p.m.

Midtown features travel, imagination and infinite possibilities during Second Saturday Art Walk

Midtown features travel, imagination and infinite possibilities during Second Saturday Art Walk

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting Second Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, participating in hands-on activities, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more.  

 

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, a sampling of the offerings – many of which are inspired by travel, imagination and infinite possibilities -- presented by Midtown galleries and businesses include the following: 

 

B Street Theatre & Sutter's Fort connect & collaborate

B Street Theatre & Sutter's Fort connect & collaborate

Expanding on a partnership that started in fall of 2017, B Street Theatre, Friends of Sutter’s Fort and California State Parks are proud to announce an exciting and new collaborative offering to provide a joint field trip opportunity for teachers looking to visit two of Sacramento’s top attractions in a single day.

Designed for school groups interested in watching an engaging and entertaining B Street Theatre production plus visiting the interactive and fun Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, the new offering will be available on Wednesdays starting this fall. This new collaboration will coincide with the debut of B Street Theatre’s fall production of Treasure Island. After the performance, Sutter’s Fort will then provide an opportunity for classrooms to enhance their B Street experience by participating in a custom program that will build upon themes from Treasure Island that are relevant to the Fort’s history, including treasures, navigation and sailing.