Issue December 16 2008


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  Things to do, Places to go, People to meet in Sacramento & Beyond 

 Issue December 16, 2008




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Pleshette Robertsion, Founder of Sacculturalhub.comStay up to date on the latest news of what's happening in the Urban Community of Sacramento and beyond. The Urban Weeky e-magazine, THE HUB Magazine and Sacculturalhub.com provide you with the 4-1-1 on the best of exciting events in the African American community.  Spread the word to your friends, relatives, associates and co-workers. Learn more about the Founder of Sacculturalhub.com and advertising opportunities with us!


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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18: 94.7 KSSJ invites you to celebrate the holiday season with "A Peter White Christmas" featuring Rick Braun and Mindi Abair in the Guzzetta Grand Ballroom at the Radisson Hotel, 500 Leisure Lane in Sacramento on Thurs-12/18 at 7:30 pm. You can purchase reserved or General Admission tickets, click here. Buy tickets at the Radisson Hotel (916) 922-2020 or with no service charge at the KSSJ studios located at 5345 Madison Avenue in Sacramento. >>more

KSSJ Concert Series - "A Peter White Christmas"


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20: Make it an overnight affair in the BayPhillip R. Bell's Annual Birthday Celebration & Christmas Party Area and don't miss the best party of the year in Oakland, Phillip R. Bell's Annual Birthday Celebration and Christmas Party. Come to celebrate the Holiday Season and the Election of our 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama. This is a Black Tie Affair event. Taking place on Sat-12/20 from 8 pm to 2 am at the Marriott Hotel,1001 Broadway in Oakland.  Special hotel room rates are available by calling (510) 451-4000 or 800-991-7249. Advance tickets $30/person and at the door $35/person. To purchase tickets in advance e-mail prbell2000@aol.com or call (510) 435-2118.  >>read more



WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 31: Don't miss V101.1's 8th Annual New Year's Jammin' Eve starring: Con Funk Shun, Rose Royce, & DJ Gino.  Taking place on Wed-12/31 - the fun begins at 9:30 pm inside inside the Grand Ballroom of the Radisson Hotel, Sacramento Tickets are on sale at The Radisson Hotel (916) 922-2020, Sandra Dee's BBQ & Seafood (916) 448-6375, online at  ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone (916) 766-2277. Buy Tickets ONLINE now >>more info

V101.1's New Year's Jammin' Eve Party

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20: Don't miss the Pre-Holiday Classic,The Millerizm Group - see what you've been missing! "HEART OF THE CITY" Holiday Affair at Avalon Nightclub in Sacramento. Taking place on Sat-12/20 from 9 pm to 2 am. See the handsome and pretty pics that you've been missing. >>more



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18: The newest Comedy spot in SacTown - "Comedy at C Webb's Center Court". Every Thursday come out and enjoy a night of comedy, dinner & dancing all at one location. Comedy at the Court features a new Headliner every Thursday with Rodney Perry and Daniel Cougar this Thurs-12/18.  Dinner and drinks at 8 pm, comedy show at 9:30 pm, DJ & dancing at 11 pm.  Comedians from; BET's Comic View, One night stand, Def Comedy Jam, and more, are coming to Center Court to bless the stage. For more info call (916) 706-9722.

Comedy at Center Court

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18: Learn more about USF's newest program, a Master of Science in Information Systems with concentrations in Biotech and Information Security.  You're invited to an exclusive event to celebrate a festive evening with tasty appetizers, music, and holiday cheer compliments of USF Sacramento Campus.  Taking place on Thurs-12/18 at 6:30 pm at the Hilton Hotel-Sacramento Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street in Sacramento.  The event is FREE.  RSVP for the guest list at (916) 920-0157.


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20: This month, don't miss the "THE"THE SHOW" Poetry Christmas Show in Sacramento SHOW" Poetry Christmas Show. Taking place on Sat-12/20 from 6:30 to 9 pm at the Wo'se Community Center, 2863 35th Street (off 35th and Broadway) in Oak Park, Sacramento. Only $5 admission. Hosting the show is Neketia Brown, Actress, Model & Internet TV Host of Inside Black Sacramento. The line-up includes dynamic performers for the evening: The Sac Allstars hip-hop National Champion dance team, Poet Ainsley Burrows from New York, Praise Dance Team Justice, Gospel singer Lolita Moore, and R&B singer Aaron Devon. Open mic and the "Show Stopper" slam. This show will sell out so you should arrive extra early. Call 208-POET for more info.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23: Lil' Wayne with T-Pain, KeyshiaKeyshia Cole Cole, Gym Class Heroes and Keri Hilson performing live at Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way in Oakland.  Doors open at 6 pm and show time is at 7 pm. Get tickets at livenation.com

JANUARY 24: Don't miss "SMOKEY ROBINSON" performing live SaturdaySmokey Robinson, January 24, 2009 at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland.  Buy tickets now at www.livenation.com.



JULY 2009:  Book your reservations now for the 13th Annual Party in Palm Spring taking place July 24-26, 2009. It's the Largest & Sexiest Urban Event held on the West Coast.  >>more

DECEMBER 31: Black Comedy Explosion featuring Mike Epps from Def Comedy Jam.  Taking place at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland on Wed-12/31.  Tickets on sale now!  >>more

Black Comedy Explosion featuring Mike Epps - 12/31/08


BET Networks kicks off Inauguration Weekend withGabrielle Union 'THE BET HONORS' and hosts its first-ever Inaugural Ball.  The inaugural festivities in Washington, D.C., begin with the second annual BET HONORS on Sat-1/17 and concludes with BET's first-ever Inaugural Ball on Tues-1/20.  Hosted by world renowned actress Gabrielle Union, THE BET HONORS will celebrate legendary songstress Mary J. Blige (Entertainment), groundbreaking filmmaker Tyler Perry (Media), celebrated dancer and choreographer Judith Jamison (Education), businessman, philanthropist and basketball legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson (Corporate Citizen), entrepreneur extraordinaire B. Smith (Entrepreneur), and the Honorable Congressman James E. Clyburn (Public Service). The second annual event will take place at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., on Sat-1/17 and premiere on the network during Black History Month.

In Washington, it's the 2009 Inaugural Praise Ball, a unique formal event that celebrates the induction of our in-coming President and the millions of people-of-faith who campaigned, believed and prayed for change.  Taking place on Sun-1/18 at 7 pm. The Praise Ball, fittingly themed "Yes, God Did!" will include appearances by celebrity and political guests, and performances by Lady Tramaine Hawkins, other well-known Gospel Artists and Gospel Comedy All-Star "King Of Clean," AJ Jamal. The event will also include commemorative gifts, dinner and dancing to inspirational music and Jazz. 

SAVE THE DATE - MLK March & Celebration inDon't miss the MLK March & Celebration in SacTown Sacramento.  Taking place on Mon-1/19.  Join thousands in The MLK March starting at Oak Park Community Center with a stop for picking up more marchers at Sacramento City College and then onto the Sacramento Convention Center for a host of activities that include: job fair, line of entertainment, and more. Visit www.mlk365.org for more info.  

Carrie's TOUCH is surveying African American breast cancer survivors to find out about their experience with diagnoses, treatment and post treatment to assist with developing programs that will be specific in meeting the need of African American women.  The only requirement is that they be African American, been diagnosed with breast cancer, and live in Sacramento. All we need is name and phone number. The survey is anonymous -- names will NOT be connected to the response from each individual -- and will be kept confidential.  Please contact Rev. Tammie Denyse at tdenyse@aol.com no late than Dec 30.  Visit www.carriestouch.org

Mondavi Center

Don't miss Mavis Staples performing live at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts at UC Davis. Taking place on Wed-1/14 at 8 pm.  

Visit www.mondaviarts.org and buy tickets now.

Take your families and friends on a field trip to the incredible  "Freedom Sister's" Exhibit at Central Library in Sacramento. Now through January 4, 2009.  Call (916) 264-2920.  >>more

You're invited to learn about a new business opportunity! Admission is FREE to learn about how to be apart of what analyst predict will be a $300 billion dollar new Telecom Technology Industry! Find how to receive a FREE Videophone. Call now to reserve your seat at (916) 267-3478. >>more

Kwanzaa 2008 - On Mon-12/29 from 6-8pm the Sacramento Area Black Caucus (SABC), the Black United Fund of Sacramento Valley (BUFSV) Oak Park Community Center and the All African Peoples’ Revolutionary Party will co-sponsor their Annual Kwanzaa Celebration at the Oak Park Community Center, 3425 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd in Sacramento. For more info please call 916 484-5025.

JANUARY 16-19: Renegade Ski Weekend at Lake Tahoe. Taking place Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend - January 16-19, 2009. Don't miss it and book your hotel early for this upcoming exciting weekend. All events at the beautiful Montbleu Resort. >>more

Hub Choice Awards - June 6, 2008

Have you voted!! Hub Choice Awards is coming soon on Saturday, June 6, 2009 at The Crest Theatre.  We've got NEW categories this year - over 75 categories. Submit your choice of nominees for the BEST of the BEST in the Urban Community of African American professionals and places.  In 2009 we will feature the "Chamber Spotlight Community Achievement Award-CSCA" to include special awards to the most valuable businesses of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber, Sacramento Asian Chamber, Sacramento Black Chamber, and the Metro Chamber of Commerce. CAST YOUR VOTES NOW! >>more

Did you know that you can now list your events for FREE on Sacculturalhub.com? Become a member of the Sac Hub Online Community today and start listing unlimited events for free. There are so many events with a variety of entertainment listed right now that include theatre, art exhibits, comedy shows, concerts, seminars, conferences, and so much more. >>more


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Win Tickets to Movie Premiere

Movie Premiere 

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Salon Professionals

Professional Hairstylist
Voltaire Coiffure 

"Dare to be Different"

Another Look Hair Salon

(916) 627-1567

THE COLORIST - Professional Hairstylist, Voltaire Coiffure


Hair by Toochie

"Natural, Sexy, You!"

Another Look Hair Salon

Elk Grove, California

(916) 627-1567

Hair by Toochie 



Petite Hair & Nails

(916) 383-2408

Petite Hair & Nails




Get the Best of Indian Remy Hair 

DreamGirls Fine Hair Imports & Salon 

Elk Grove 

(916) 686-5030

Dream Girls Fine Hair Imports and Salon - Hairstyle by Sharie

Professional Stylist, Qu, at QT's Beauty Connection Salon and Barbershop in North SacBeauty and Barbershop inside QT's Beauty Connection 
North Sacramento. Specializing in eyelash extension. (916) 920-9100
. >>more

Hair by Tracy Brown

Creativity, Style, & Trendsetters

Another Look Hair Salon

Elk Grove, California

(916) 627-1567

Hair by Tracy Brown

Labelle Professional African Hair Braiding in North HighlandsLabelle Professional African Hair Braiding Salon in North Sac at (916) 519-3453.

Lisa Elaine Salon Studio 

 providing the finest hair care products and services.

(916) 441-3131

Lisa Elaine Salon Studio

Natural & Professional Stylist, CHERRY, at Another Look in South Sac Twisties by Cherry Professional Hairstylist at Another Look in South Sac. (916) 688-7505. 

Hair by KimHairStylist, KIM inside Dorian's  (916) 393- 7156.>>more

Salon in Midtown Sac

DoubleTake Hair Gallery

Stylists-Tavia &  Derrick

Unique styling and braiding, hollywood weaving, innovative hair cutting, chemical relaxing and coloring

2031 Yale Street

Call (916) 451-4600

DoubleTake Hair Gallery in Midtown Sacramento



SPOTLIGHT: Directory of Hub Business Partner Members

Had a recent back injury or car accident? Call Bean Chiropractic

Exhibit Shows at The Crocker Art Museum

Looking for a Dentist? Terri Speed, D.D.S

Start your fashion career today. Enroll at IADT in Sacramento 

Do Business with SMUD

Lighthouse Psychological Services - Dr. Huey, Psy.D.




  Restaurant Directory

Soul Food in the City

Frenchie's Corner Cafe featuring soul food and the best of desserts

(916) 646-3214

Frenchie's Corner Cafe

THEY'RE BACK, the original owners, the BARNETTS, cookin' up the best of soul food in Antelope

(916) 332-7041

House of Chicken & Ribs in Antelope



Broadway Soul Food

3515 Broadway in Sac

(916) 453-8990

Broadway Soul Food



You can get FRIED FISH and GUMBO in Elk Grove at Louisiana Heaven

(916) 424-0511

CLICK HERE - Louisiana Heaven - Now Open in Elk Grove


All you can eat rib tips on Tuesdays

Sandra Dee's BBQ & Seafood in Downtown Sac

(916) 448-6375

Sandra Dee's BBQ & Seafood


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Artist Spotlight


Just in time for Christmas

Carla Fleming's much anticipated Holiday CD


Home the Holidays - CD from Carla Fleming
Pre-order TODAY

 for a chance to 

win a NEW IPOD!  

CD available 12/2/08
Click here to order your copy NOW !!


Holiday Gift Shopping

The only African American Gift Store in Sacramento


(916) 427-7715

Black Santa figurines at Culture Collection in Sacramento

Black Santa Figurines, 

2009 Calendars, Ethnic Greeting Cards, Obama  T-shirts for the Inauguration and MLK March Celebration, Candles, Incense and more! 20% of Christmas and Kwanzaa merchandise >>more

Holiday Flower Arrangements

Gene's Flowers

(916) 925-8588

Gene's Flowers

Full Service Florist

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THE HUB Magazine and on Sacculturalhub.com

Do you need to reach 15,000 plus people at one time in one place? SendDec/Jan '09 THE HUB Magazine - on news stands week of December 22nd a Sac Hub exclusive e-blast commercial announcement to our audience and residents of the Sacramento Valley Region? Inform the Capitol City about your special events or new CD release. We can now add sound, music, or video files to your e-blast ads. Our e-mail contacts include over 15,000 active e-mail addresses.  Share your products, services, and events in THE HUB Magazine. E-mail contact@sacculturalhub.com or call (916) 509-7101 or (916) 470-2337.  Our target market are 24-54 African American Professionals with young families living in the Greater Sacramento Valley Region. Brand your business with Sacculturalhub.com community. >>more

CONTACT USMailing address - Sac Cultural Hub, Inc., 7902 Gerber Rd, #367, Sacramento, CA  95828    


(916) 509-7101 or  (916) 470-2337

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