Posts Tagged: art

YMCA mural is my new favorite local mural

Sacramento has quite a few murals but my new favorite is at the midtown YMCA. The walls of the patio in the pool area were decorated with a “whimsical” mural depicting undersea life last month, painted by local artist Markos Egure. I haven’t been to the pool since last year so I first got to… Read more »

Jumble Sale, Beer, & Pizza! Oh My!

Calling all garage sale junkies, thrift store fanatics, and lovers of fun: come out to the Jumble Sale & Preview Party at Verge Center for the Arts tomorrow (Thursday) night! For a mere $15, from 6pm to 10pm, enjoy first-dibs shopping on throw back goods, beer, and Luigi’s pizza. You can also visit with artists… Read more »

Explosively Fun Art Show this Saturday

Looking for the best of Second Saturday? The coolest party will be at The Urban Hive, 1931 H Street, from 6 to 9 pm, where the talented, outrageous and funny artist Jose Di Gregorio will be joined by musician and visual artist Neil Haydon playing acoustic folk songs. Di Gregorio, born in Puerto Rico and… Read more »

This Second Saturday Help Bring Art to At-Risk Kids

This Second Saturday, enjoy your art and share it, too. Head over to Raphael Delgado Art Studio, 1018 22nd Street, for a unique pairing of art and the spirit of giving. But don’t show up empty-handed! This party is for the giver, not the Grinch. Bring along some art materials to donate to the Stanford… Read more »

Vintage Fresh: Bows & Arrows Offers Anniversary Sale

Do your eyes widen at the site of acrylic? Does your closet hold a collection of pieces from your mom, your grandma, and possibly even your dad’s old wardrobe? Can you replicate the latest fashion trends just by rummaging through treasures at the back of your closet? Do you wear those clothes to your professional… Read more »

Go Bold this Second Saturday

Sometimes you have to exit the beaten path to find brilliant artists. This Second Saturday, I recommend heading to a most unlikely spot to view the works of a bold and commanding Sacramento artist: Santiago Proano at the Marco Fuoco Gallery on 6764 Folsom Blvd. at 7PM. The gallery is part of an interior design… Read more »

United State v. City Hall

United State boutique, from Yelp Via the sac for tourists blog we learn that the City of Sacramento pulled the September Second Saturday permit for United State, a “DJ/Clothing Boutique” in Midtown. According to the United State blog, Sac PD cited “Attract(ing) a younger audience” as the reason for the notice. Sac For Tourists’ Nick… Read more »

Second Saturday: Sneak Peek inside the Artists’ Studios

Looking for the best of Second Saturday? This weekend offers a unique glance at more than 90 Sacramento artists’ studios—all within a 4-mile, bike-friendly radius of downtown. The Center for Contemporary Art is hosting its fourth annual Capitol Artists’ Studio Tour. Participating artists will open their private studios to the public today and Sunday from… Read more »