On Stage in Natomas: Passage


BY TRINA DROTAR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Blackrock Dance Troupe’s winter show "Passage" opens for a two-day run at the Benvenuti Performing Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 6. Opening with … [Read more...]

Seen in Natomas: Remembering Tommy Lee


THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz From prom date proposals to birthdays and politics, the "Authors of Our Own Destiny" interactive sculpture has served as a community billboard of sorts over the … [Read more...]

Seen in Natomas: Honoring Hispanic Heritage

Photo Courtesy Sonia Mercado

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The  Inderkum PTSA was joined by Sabor Latino student club members earlier this week to paint the interactive community sculpture in honor of National Hispanic … [Read more...]

Natomas Artists Featured in Sac Open Studios Tour 2014


THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Sac Open Studio Tour 2014 will feature three north-area artists. More than 125 artists are participating in the 9th annual event during which artists open … [Read more...]

New Owners Take Over Maestro Cafe in Natomas


BY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Maestro's Cafe & Gallery in Natomas is now operating under new ownership. Mother-and-daughter team Ruth Graves and Ravyn Graves now … [Read more...]

Dark Pool’s Third Season Premieres Sunday in Natomas


THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Natomas-based, award-winning web series "Dark Pool" will premiere its third season this weekend at the Benvenuti Performing Arts Center. The premier events … [Read more...]

Natomas Second Saturday Event Reports Success

Emcee Matias Bombal with Natomas artist Diane Mattar in front of Ron Kendall's KatFlix 1 and Mattar's Paradise Palms. / Photo: Dennis Spear (N Magazine)

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Organizers of the second Saturday Pop-Up Gallery event this weekend in Natomas report the event was a success. Money raised during a silent auction benefitted … [Read more...]

Natomas Gallery Project to Host Second Saturday Event


BY SUKHMAN REKHI, INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Natomas Gallery Project is set to host a second Saturday Pop-Up Gallery tomorrow in Natomas. Organizers hope the event will draw … [Read more...]

Natomas Charter School Receives Civic Learning Award

Natomas Charter leaders celebrate Civic Learning Award of Merit.

BY KAYLEIGH NEALON, NCS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Publisher's note: An earlier version of this post incorrectly identified Judge Brown in the photo above. We regret the … [Read more...]

Inderkum Music Program Makes Joyful Noise at Epcot


  THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The Inderkum High School Symphonic Band and Orchestra is pictured here performing today, April 10 at Disney's Epcot in Orlando, Florida. Thanks to Aleeza … [Read more...]

Locals Only: Meet Terrence Martin


BY TRINA DROTAR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Terrence Martin’s road to the 2014 Rose Bowl was paved with pieces of metal he cut, shaped and formed into whales, bicycles and roses. When … [Read more...]

Natomas Seniors Strummin’ Along with Ukulele Band

Ukulele Heaven Orchestra band leader and founder Ken McCaulou performs at a recent California Retired Teachers Association gathering. / Photo: Jennifer K. Morita

BY JENNIFER K. MORITA THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz An ukulele revival is bringing the four-string Hawaiian guitar’s mellow twang to Natomas. The Ukulele Heaven Orchestra – a band of 20 … [Read more...]