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Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Live Music in Bar/Club
Joe Montoya's Poetry Unplugged
Joe Montoya hosts this weekly open mic of spoken word, poetry and music at Luna's Cafe.
Luna's Cafe & Juice Bar
Sacramento, CA

Thu 4/27/17 at 8pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 8pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 8pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 8pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Laura's Law Educational Forum
NAMI is hosting a Laura's Law Educational Forum. Randall Hagar, the co-writer of the legislative text for Laura's Law, will give a presentation and answer questions.
Franklin & Downs Funeral Home McHenry Chapel
Modesto, CA

Thu 4/27/17 at 5:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Pat Smith: Charming, Incidental & Decidedly Deliberate Gardens in Europe
Pat Smith authored articles on design, architecture and music at The Sacramento Bee for 22 years. She’s fascinated by ways to solve problems and capturing them on film. Her presentation will delve into a wide spectrum of garden solutions ranging from windo...
Shepard Garden & Arts Center
Sacramento, CA

Thu 4/27/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Art Show
Penumbra
Every spring, Stanislaus State publishes Penumbra, a student-run literary and art journal. The University Art Gallery will hold an exhibition of some of the visual pieces that are running in this year's issue. The show will culminate in a reading and recep...
California State University, Stanislaus – University Art Gallery
Turlock, CA

Thu 4/27/17 at 12pm till 4pm, 6pm till 9pm
Fri 4/28/17 at 12pm till 4pm, 5:30pm till 9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
UC Davis Human Rights Lecture Series
Human Rights Studies at UC Davis is presenting a four-lecture series of high-profile speakers addressing ongoing issues connected to war, indigenous rights, migration and refugees. The talks, free and open to the public, are being held at the new Jan Shrem...
University of California - Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art
Davis, CA

Thu 4/27/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
2017 California Cooperative Conference
Learn from cooperators and cooperative developers about how to build and sustain a vibrant cooperative business. Come share and discuss ideas, experiences, and strategies on how cooperatives can revitalize and fortify local economies by creating jobs, hous...
First Unitarian Universalist Church - San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Fri 4/28/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 8am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Art Talk, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Artist Talk: Esteban Villa
Esteban Villa will talk about "Anatomy of the Golden 1 Mural," discussing the design and concepts of the mural in progress. Villa will follow the talk with a poetry reading.
Luna's Cafe & Juice Bar
Sacramento, CA

Fri 4/28/17 at 8pm
Talks & Readings: Tour, History/Science
Behind-the-Scenes California State Archives Tour
The State Archives’ collections of historic records include more than 100 million documents, 20,000 maps and architectural drawings, 250,000 photographs, and thousands of video and audio recordings. Each guided tour provides a close encounter with the Arch...
California State Archives
Sacramento, CA

Fri 4/28/17 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 5/26/17 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 6/30/17 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Stories on Stage Sacramento with Deborah Willis
Stories on Stage Sacramento is the area's premier event where short fiction is read by actors. April's featured writer, Deborah Willis, writes short stories about love in all its dark and varied aspects. Hear one of them, "The Ark," read by Lori Russo. Wit...
CLARA Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

Fri 4/28/17 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Book Signing: Sue Owens Wright
Sacramento’s Sue Owens Wright, award-winning author of the acclaimed Beanie and Cruiser Mystery Series, has lately embarked on a different genre than her usual Lake Tahoe dog lover’s cozies. She takes readers across the pond to post-World War II England in...
The Avid Reader at Tower
Sacramento, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Meeting
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
This is a meeting for food addicts in recovery maintaining anonymity.
St. Andrews United Methodist Church
Sacramento, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 5/6/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 5/13/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 5/20/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-10:30am
Talks & Readings: Museum, Signing/Readings
Paige Braddock
Paige Braddock, creator of the long-running comic strip "Jane’s World," will speak about her work and sign books. There are currently 11 volumes of "Jane’s World" in print. Braddock published the first novel inspired by the comic series, "Jane's World: The...
Charles M. Schulz Museum
Santa Rosa, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tree Tour of CSUS Arboretum
Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation on a free guided tour of CSUS' Arboretum to learn all about the historic, unique, and unusual specimens found there in celebration of Arbor Day. Founded in 1959 on what used to be a pear orchard and hop ranch, the Univer...
California State University, Sacramento (Sac State) – Arboretum
Sacramento, CA

Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Museum, Family/Child (Books)
All Aboard for Story Time
All Aboard for Storytime is held on the first and third Monday of each month. Books and activities in the Museum change each month but all with a railroad theme. Docents read books about the railroads to our youngest visitors at 11 am and 11:30 am. Good Da...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Mon 5/1/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 5/8/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 5/15/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 5/22/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 5/29/17 at 11am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Baseball
Modesto Nuts at San Jose Giants
The Giants, San Francisco's Advanced-A affiliate, host the Nuts, the Seattle Mariners' club, in a California League contest.
San Jose Municipal Stadium
San Jose, CA

Mon 5/1/17 - Tue 5/2/17 at 7pm
Wed 5/3/17 at 11:30am
Fri 5/19/17 at 7pm
Sat 5/20/17 at 5pm
Sun 5/21/17 at 1pm
Talks & Readings: Education
Dealing with the Problem of Evil
The Ratio Christi Club will present Mark Spence in the Hinde Auditorium, inside the University Union for a public talk. The topic will be “Dealing with the Problem of Evil.” While Christians believe in an all-knowing, all-powerful and all-loving God, how a...
California State University, Sacramento (Sac State) – University Union
Sacramento, CA

Tue 5/2/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
The Moth Story Slam
The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art of storytelling. It celebrates both the raconteur who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life, and the storytelling novice who has lived through something extraordinary and ye...
Freight & Salvage Coffee House
Berkeley, CA

Wed 5/3/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Sacramento Speakers Series: Cheryl Strayed
The Sacramento Speakers Series presents Cheryl Strayed, author of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling memoir, "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail." It was made into a movie in 2014. Shattered by two major life events at age 22, she decide...
Sacramento Community Center Theater
Sacramento, CA

Wed 5/3/17 at 8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Stacy Schiff
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff gives a talk, “In the Archives: Getting a Life.” Her books include "Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov): Portrait of a Marriage," which won a Pulitzer for biography; "Saint-Exupéry: A Biography"; "A Great Improvisati...
University of California, Davis – Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
Davis, CA

Wed 5/3/17 at 4:10pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Open Mic/Music, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Art Talk, Community Event
Woke Wednesday
Sacramento City College presents an ongoing program of spoken word poetry, music and a dialogue of understanding.
Sacramento City College
Sacramento, CA

Wed 5/3/17 at 12pm-2pm
Wed 5/10/17 at 12pm-2pm
    

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