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Local Filipino School - Eskwela Natin Grand Opening

Local Filipino School - Eskwela Natin Grand Opening

SACRAMENTO, CA – Eskwela Nation, a Filipino School will have their grand opening this Sunday, May 19, 2013 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at the Community Room in the Sacramento County Human Resources Building. Come learn more about the school and support our Filipino-American youth!

Philippine Consul General Marciano A. Paynor, Jr.  will be also attending the grand opening of Eskwela Natin, our Filipino School, the first Filipino American Cultural School in Northern California and located in Sacramento.

He will be cutting the ribbon to officially open the school following a short program of greetings, proclamations, patriotic songs and brief remarks by the Consul General and local officials. He will be accompanied by Consul Reichel Quinones.

3rd Annual Arts Alive! event returns to Cosumnes Oaks High School

3rd Annual Arts Alive! event returns to Cosumnes Oaks High School

On Thursday, May 9, Cosumnes Oaks High School and Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle School will open their doors to the public to showcase their visual and performing arts programs with their annual Arts Alive! event.  This year, Arts Alive! will expand from the Cosumnes Oaks High School Performing Arts Center and Black Box Theater to include displays in the library, art quad and school’s newest facility, the rHouse.

The annual Arts Alive! event will feature projects and performances from the following departments: art, ceramics, dance, graphic design, instrumental music, vocal music, photography and theater.

Lightning Boy is "King Bee"

Drytown Club, Amador County -- Lightning Boy Kory Gibbs belts out Slim Harpo's "King Bee " with his band Saturday, 4-20-13, at the Drytown Club. Baby Boomers know The Stones and Blues Brothers also adapted "King Bee" to their genre of blues.

If only John Belushi could hear Lightning Boy's riffs. Maybe The Stones will hear him on their upcoming tour, possibly dubbed "This May (Really) Be The Last Time." Tick-Tock, Mick.

Sacramento Arts Day of Giving is Almost Here

Sacramento Arts Day of Giving is Almost Here

This coming Monday, April 29th, GiveLocalNow, the Sacramento Region Community Foundation, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, and For Arts' Sake, in partnership with the region's arts councils and other key partners, are launching the Arts Day of Giving. This first-ever 24-hour challenge for the arts is a very exciting opportunity for arts organizations to create greater visibility for their work, expand their audience and donor base, but also receive a match for every donation made on this special day.