Arts & Culture

It’s “Damn.” depressing

Kendrick Lamar is depressed. A depressed musical genius. “Damn.” is a master mixtape at best. Unlike “Section.80, Good kid m.A.A.d city” and “To Pimp a…


It’s “Damn.” good

In 2016, for “To Pimp A Butterfly,” Kendrick Lamar almost tied the record for the most Grammy nominations in one night. With 11 nominations, Lamar…


Guardians burst into theaters

The team is back and funnier than ever before. James Gunn, the director of this two hour and 16 minute sequel proves to be a…


Power Rangers morph into theaters

While purchasing a ticket to the latest Power Rangers reboot, directed by Dean Israelite, my expectations were anything but high.     Surprisingly, I thoroughly enjoyed…





Beaux Stratagem play comes to ARC

The American River College theatre will showcase “The Beaux Stratagem” April 21 through 29; it is originally produced by George Farquhar in England in 1707. The play…


The art of observation

There is a Renaissance happening in Sacramento. The arts have found a home in what was once considered a cowtown, a cultural graveyard. This Renaissance…




Review: “Breaking The Code”

The play production “Breaking The Code” recently ran for two weeks at American River College, presenting a spectacularly performed show about a man that most people…