Here's a look at some of the new albums and DVDs that were released today, Tuesday, March 26.

New Music Releases

  • Lil Wayne, "I Am Not a Human Being II"
  • Papoose, "Nacirema Dream"
  • Depeche Mode, "Delta Machine"
  • Dido, "Girl Who Got Away"
  • Ces Cru, "Constant Energy Struggles"
  • J. Period & Nas, "Best of Nas"
  • Blu, "No York"
  • Blake Shelton, "Based on a True Story..."
  • The Strokes, "Comedown Machine"
  • Alan Jackson, "Precious Memories Volume II"
  • Ohio Players, "20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection" Best of Ohio Players"
  • Vesta, "Seven"
  • Joe Bonamassa, "An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House"
  • Fred Hammond, "United Tenors Hammond Hollister Roberson Wilson"
  • Shirley Caesar, "Good God"
  • Crystal Bowersox, "All That for This"

New DVD Releases

  • "Lincoln"
  • "Les Miserable" (3/22)
  • "This is 40" (3/22)
  • "Parental Guidance"
  • "To the Arctic 3D"
  • "Day of the Flacon"
  • "The Frankenstein Theory"
  • "A Royal Affair"
  • "Killing Them Softly"
  • "The Collection"
  • "The Comedy"
  • "Cheerful Weather for the Wedding"

Here's a look at some of the movies opening today, Friday, March 22.

"Olympus Has Fallen"
When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President, and avert an even bigger crisis. Starring Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart and Angela Bassett.
Watch the trailer

"The Croods"
"The Croods" is a 3D comedy adventure that follows the world's first modern family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always been their home is destroyed. Starring Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone and Catherine Keener.
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"Admission"
Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan is reconnected with her former college classmate, idealistic teacher John Pressman, and is forced to re-evalute her personal and professional existences as she finds herself bending the admissions rules for a special student. Starring Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, and Nat Wolff.
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"The Sapphires"(Limited)
Originally released in Australia in August 2012, "The Sapphires" is an inspirational tale set in the heady days of the late '60s about a quartet of young, talented singers from a remote Aboriginal mission, discovered and guided by a kind-hearted, soul-loving manager. Starring Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, and Shari Sebbens.
Watch the trailer

03.21.2013

Spring Fling

The sun is out, flowers are in bloom, and spring is in the air! Here's a look at some upcoming spring happenings, such as Easter egg hunts and festivals, in the Sacramento and Bay Areas.

SACRAMENTO

Funderland's Easter Bash
March 22-24
10am-6pm
Funderland, 1350 17th Ave., Sacramento
funderlandpark.com

Midtown Spring Clean Up
March 23
9am-12pm
Midtown Sacramento, Parking Lot, 2020 J Street, Sacramento
More info

Egg-o-Rama Egg Hunt and Carnival
March 23
9:30am-12pm
Howe Park, 2201 Cottage Way, Sacramento
www.fecrecpark.com

4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs
March 23
11am-2pm
McKinley Park, 601 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento
More info

Spring Fling
March 24
1-3pm
Palladio at Broadstone, East Bidwell & Iron Point Roads, Folsom
gopalladio.com

Spring Hunt
March 24
1:30-3pm
Effie Yeaw Nature Center, 2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael
www.sacnaturecenter.net

Super Spring Science Camp
March 25-29
Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, 3615 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento
www.thediscovery.org

The Midtown Spring Fling with Mr. December
March 29
9pm
Torch Club, 904 15th St., Sacramento
More info

Pancake Breakfast & Easter Egg Hunt
March 30
7:30-11:30am
Clunie Community Center, 601 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento
More info

Hoppin' and Huntin' at Hagan Park
March 30
8:30am-12pm
Hagan Park & Cordova Community Center, 2197 Chase Dr., Rancho Cordova
More info

Living History Annual Easter Bonnet Promenade
March 30
11am-1pm
Sacramento History Museum, 101 I Street, Sacramento
More info

Spring Eggstravaganza
March 30
8am-2pm
Elk Grove Regional Park, 9950 Elk Grove Florin Rd., Elk Grove
www.yourcsd.com

Easter Egg Hunt
March 30
10am-12:30pm
Fremont Presbyterian Church, 5770 Carlson Drive, Sacramento
www.fremontpres.org

Spring Eggstravaganza
March 30-31
11am-3pm
Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Dr., Sacramento
www.fairytaletown.org

15th Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast
March 31
9:30-11am
Haggin Oaks Golf Complex, 3645 Fulton Ave., Sacramento
www.hagginoaks.com

Easter River Cruises
March 31
2pm & 3:30pm
Empress Hornblower, 1206 Front St., Sacramento
More info

Easter Brunch
March 31
9:30am-12:30pm
Hyatt Regency Sacramento, 1209 L St., Sacramento
More info

BAY AREA

Family Day at the Park
March 23
9-11:30am
Newark Community Center, 35501 Cedar Blvd., Newark
More info

Breakfast With Bunny
March 23
9am-12pm
Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave., Livermore
larpd.dst.ca.us

Spring Egg Hunt
March 23
9am-12pm
Moraga Commons Park, Moraga
moragajuniors.org

4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs
March 23
12pm
Golden Gate Park, Marx Meadows, San Francisco
More info

Easter Cookie Decorating
March 23
3:30-5:30pm
Better Bakery, 2127 Polk St., San Francisco
To RSVP

2013 Summer Camp Fair
March 24
1-4pm
Serramonte Shopping Center, Hwy. 280 and Serramonte Blvd., Daly City
www.serramontecenter.com

Holiday Eggs Naturally
March 24
1:30-2:30pm
Tilden Nature Area, North End of Central Park Drive, Berkeley, CA
More info

Annual Atherton Easter Egg Hunt
March 30
10am-12pm
150 Watkins Ave., Atherton
RSVP: vkogler@yahoo.com

Spring Celebration
March 30
9:30-11:30am
Alviso Adobe Community Park, 3466 Old Foothill Road, Pleasanton
Pre-registration required at www.pleasantonfun.com (use code 54770)

The Hunt
March 30
12:30pm
Lone Hill Park, 1749 Vintner Way, San Jose
sjcrc.org

The Great Egg Hunt
March 30
12-3pm
Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate, 2960 Peralta Oaks Ct., Oakland
dunsmuir-hellman.com

Easter Celebration & Easter Egg Hunt
March 30
9am-2pm
Marin Country Mart, 2257 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur
marincountrymart.com

Community Easter Egg Hunt
March 30
10am-12pm
Bethel Baptist Church, 3578 Clayton Road, Concord
www.bethelbaptistca.org

Malibu Castle Free Easter Egg Hunt
March 31
11:30am-3pm
Malibu Castle, 320 Blomquist St., Redwood City
More info

Easter Brunch Buffet
March 31
10:30am-4pm
Fairmont Hotel San Francisco, Crown Room, 950 Mason St., San Francisco
www.fairmont.com/sa

Union Street's 22nd Annual Spring Celebration & Easter Parade
March 31
10am-5pm (parade begins at 2pm)
Union Street (between Gough and Fillmore), San Francisco
More info
Here's a look at some of the new albums and DVDs that were released today, Tuesday, March 19.

New Music Releases
  • Justin Timberlake, "The 20/20/ Experience"
  • Brian McKnight, "More Than Words"
  • Swollen Members, "Beautiful Death Machine"
  • Kacey Musgraves, "Same Trailer Different Park"
  • Tomasz Stanko, "Wislawa"
  • Nat King Cole, "Welcome to the Club"
  • Duane Allman, "Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective"
  • Clutch, "Earth Rocker"
  • The Greater Allen Cathedral, "Rev Floyd Flake Presents the Worship Experience"
  • Anthrax, "Anthems"
  • Phosphorescent, "Muchacho"
  • Darlene Zschech, "Revealing Jesus"
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, "Specter at the Feast"
  • Suede, "Bloodsports"
  • Claude-Michel Schonberg, "Les Miserables: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack"
  • Various Artists, "Walking Dead 1"
New DVD Releases
  • "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
  • "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • "Bachelorette"
  • "Price Check"
  • "Falling Uphill"
  • "Hellgate"
  • "All Together"
  • "The Other Son"
  • "Rust and Bone"
  • "The Athlete"
Here's a look at some of the movies opening today, Friday, March 15.

"The Call"
When veteran 911 operator Jordan takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life. Starring Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, and Michael Eklund.
Click here to watch the trailer

"The Incredible Burt Wonderstone"
Superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton have ruled the Las Vegas Strip for years, but lately the duo's greatest deception is their public friendship, while secretly they've grown to loathe each other. Starring Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, and Jim Carrey.
Click here to watch the trailer
Here's a look at some of the new albums and DVDs that were released today, Tuesday, March 12.

New Music Releases
  • David Bowie, "The Next Day"
  • Will Downing, "Silver"
  • Biffy Clyro, "Opposites"
  • Eric Clapton, "Old Sock"
  • Mindless Behavior, "All Around the World"
  • Alexis Spight, "L.O.L. (Live Out Loud)"
  • Bon Jovi, "What About Now"
  • Sound City-Real to Reel, "Sound City: Real to Reel"
  • Passion, "Passion: Let the Future Begin"
  • Jason Crabb, "Love is Stronger"
  • Carmen Villain, "Sleeper"
  • Audio Adrenaline, "Kings & Queens"
  • Megan Hilty, "It Happens All the Time"
  • Various Artists, "+FE Music: The Reworks"
  • Various Artists, "The Bible: Music Inspired by the Epic Mini Series"
New DVD Releases
  • "Life of Pi"
  • "Rise of the Guardians"
  • "Cirque de Soleil: Worlds Away"
  • "Sound City"
  • "Spiders"
  • "In Their Skin"
  • "Smashed"
Here's a look at some of the movies opening today, Friday, March 8.

“Oz The Great and Powerful"
Disney's fantastical adventure "Oz The Great and Powerful," directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum's beloved wizard character. Starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, and Michelle Williams.
Click here to watch the trailer

"Dead Man Down"
Niels Arden Oplev, the acclaimed director of the original "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," makes his American theatrical debut with the new action thriller, "Dead Man Down." Two strangers are irresistibly drawn to one another by their mutual desire for revenge. Starring Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, and Terrence Howard.
Click here to watch the trailer

"Beyond the Hills" (Limited)
From IMDB.com: The friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphange -- one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.
Click here to view the trailer

"The ABC's of Death" (Limited)
Twenty-six directors, 26 ways to die. "The ABC's of Death" is perhaps the most ambitious anthology film ever conceived with productions spanning 15 countries and featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. The film is composed of 26 chapters with each direction assigned a letter of the alphabet to tell a story involving death.
Click here to view the trailer
Here's a look at some of the new albums and DVDs that were released today, Tuesday, March 5.

New Music Releases
  • Jimi Hendrix, "People, Hell & Angels"
  • Boz Scaggs, "Memphis"
  • They Might Be Giants, "Nanobots"
  • The Demigodz, "Killmatic"
  • Swamp Dog, "Total Destruction to Your Mind"
  • Marcus Canty, "This is ... Marcus Canty"
  • Otis Redding, "Lonely & Blue: The Deepest Soul of Otis Redding"
  • Andre Cymone, "AC -- Expanded Edition"
  • How to Destroy Angels, "Welcome Oblivion"
  • Richard Thompson, "Electric"
  • Luke Bryan, "Spring Break: Here to Party"
  • Madeleine Peyroux, "The Blue Room"
  • Son Volt, "Honky Tonk"
  • Josh Ritter, "Beast in Its Tracks"
  • Youth Lagoon, "Wondrous Bughouse"
  • Hiromi, "Move"
  • Autechre, "Exai"
  • Icona Pop, "Iconic"
  • Various Artists, "Shake It Up: I <3 Dance"
  • Various Artists, "Zumba Fitness Dance Party"
New DVD Releases
  • "Wreck-It Ralph"
  • "Playing for Keeps"
  • "Unconditional"
  • "A Dark Truth"
  • "The Intouchables"
  • "The Bay"
  • "Lay the Favorite"
  • "Waiting for Lightning"
  • "California Solo"