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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25:  Did you know that the inauguration (public swearing in ceremony) of Mayor-elect Kevin Johnson, "Together We Can", special event (public swearing in ceremony) of Mayor-elect Kevin Johnson, "Together We Can", special event takes place on Tues-11/25 at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. The ceremony will build on his campaign pledge to mobilize the community to work together bring about effective change and public action.  Reserve your seat now.  General seating for the ceremony will be available on a first come, first served basis. Doors open to the public at 6 pm and the program is expected to begin at 6:45 pm. The swearing-in ceremony will center on volunteerism and working together to improve and strengthen the Sacramento community. Hands-On Sacramento will be at the event to provide information and connect attendees with volunteer opportunities at over 350 local nonprofits and schools. In addition, as our city heads into the holiday season, those attending the swearing-in ceremony are encouraged to bring along cans of food to donate to the Sacramento Food Bank.  Lisa Ling, television journalist and Carmichael native, will serve as the master of ceremonies and the program will include performances by the Rio Americano High School Jazz Ensemble, 34th Street Dancers and the Sacramento Theatre Company Young Professionals (STC-2). Pastor Ephraim Williams, of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, will swear Johnson in. Other highlights include a "Together We Can" video featuring the Sacramento community and fireworks donated by Kevin Crews who produces the Sacramento Kings pre-game fireworks show. >>more

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20: Join the SOL Project and celebrateFirst 20 people get FREE Lunch - Celebrate Smoke-Free Outdoor Dining Smoke-Free Outdoor Dining on "Great African American Smoke-Out Day.  Taking place at 2 locations on Thurs-11/20 at Gaines Grill in Stockton and Louisiana Heaven in Elk Grove.  First 20 people get FREE LUNCH at each location.  For more info contact The SOL Project, African-Americans for Smoke-Free Safe Places.  1-888-774-7685  >>more

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21: Don't miss Howard Hewitt, live inHoward Hewitt at Center Court in Natomas Concert at Center Court with C. Webb Restaurant 3600 N. Freeway Blvd in Sacramento.  Featuring the Robert Brookins Band.  Taking place on Fri-11/21.  Doors open at 9 pm and show time is at 10 pm.  Reserved floor seating is $45-35 and general standing room is $20/person.  RSVP and info at (916) 419-4667.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20: Don't miss COMEDY at CenterCOMEDY at Center Court w/ Webb's Restaurant in Natomas - Sacramento Court with C Webb's Restaurant (916/419-4007).  Taking place on Thurs-11/20 at 3600 N. Freeway Blvd in Natomas - Sacramento.  For more info call (916) 706-9722 or 432-9904.  Dinner and drinks at 8 pm.  Comedy starts at 9 pm and DJ/Dancing at 11 pm. >>more

NOVEMBER 30: Beginning Writers Workshop on Sun-11/30 at 4 pm at Border's Books, 2030 Douglas Blvd. Suite 9 in Roseville. Instructor and Book Author, Donna Michele Ramos' niche is multi-cultural novels. This first-time, self-published author's book HIGH RISE is a contemporary romance novel, made Essence Magazine and BlackBookPlus.coms Best Seller Lists for paperback fiction. Her second novel BORROWED TIME is a painstakingly researched Civil War historical romance, was also quickly embraced by readers as well. The much requested, red hot sequel to HIGH RISE is soon to be finished and will be available Spring 2009.*

Instructor and Book Author, Donna Ramos


NOVEMBER 23: Don't miss Faizon Love at the Punch Line ComedyFaizon Love-Comedy at Harlows Club on Sun-11/23 at 9 pm in Sacramento.  Faizon Love's stand-up comedy television credits include appearances on Showtime at the Apollo, A&E's Evening at the Improv and his comedy special for B.E.T.  Visit www.punchlinecomedyclub.com for more info.

NOVEMBER 27: On Thanksgiving Night, The Millerizm Group presents THERMOSTAT THURSDAY. Taking place Thurs-11/27 at the Dream Ultra Lounge, 908 15th Street in Downtown Sacramento. >>more

NOVEMBER 29: "The Show" poetry series is every last Saturday of the month from 7-9 pm. THE SHOW with live band LSB is not just a poetry series, it's an artistic experience and Northern California's BIGGEST poetry event! On Sat-11/29 The Show will feature poets Phoenyx Reign from Washington D.C., Daniel Blake, SOL, E-Legal Tagteam, 15 year old Charrelle Mabry, plus gospel hip-hop artist Izreal + band. Enjoy free coffee, water and sweet rolls. Taking place at Wo'se Community Center 2863 35th Street off 35th and Broadway in Oak Park, Sacramento. All artists (poets, singers, musicians, comedians, etc.) are encouraged to sign up early and the door for open mic. $5/admission. For more info call 208-POET. 



"Mountains Beyond Mountains" by Tracy KidderDECEMBER 1: Don't miss the author's visit, Tracy Kidder of "Mountains Beyond Mountains" taking place on Mon-12/1 at the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts at The book which tells the story of Boston physician Paul Farmer as "a man who could cure the world." Kidder's book documents Farmer's Robin Hood-like fight against tuberculosis and the AIDS-causing human immunodeficiency virus in impoverished Haiti. Panel discussion from 4–5 pm on No Boundaries - Globalizing Health Care from Haiti to California and Beyond. From 8 pm to 9:30 pm the Author’s Talk: The Problem With Goodness: The Story of Paul Farmer At 9:30 pm is the book signing by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Tracy Kidder. >>more



DECEMBER 6: During each of the past five Christmas seasons, Tracy African AmericanBlack Nativity Production in Tracy, California Association, Inc. (TAAA) has hosted the stellar play Black Nativity, written by celebrated African American poet, novelist, and playwright Langston Hughes.  On Sat-12/6 at 4:30 pm TAAA will host the Allen Temple Baptist Church Cantateers' final performance of Black Nativity at Tracy, California's magnificently refurbished Grand Theatre Center for the Arts, 715 Central Ave in Tracy, California.  $20/person.  Visit www.taaa.net for more info or call (209) 601-6311.

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

It's time for the 2008 D.I.V.A. Conference on Fri-11/21 (6 pm to 8:30 pm) and Sat-11/22 (7:30 am to 3:30 pm) at Cosumnes River College, 8401 Center Parkway in Sacramento (in the theater arts building). $20 per person (includes continental breakfast and lunch) Calling all young ladies ages 12-18. Come prepared to be motivated, encouraged, and informed on topics important to you and your future. Please call for registration details. For more info call 
Barbara Curry at (916) 344-4453 or Jo Watts (916) 646-1763.

23rd Annual Kwanzaa & Christmas Gift Show 2008 taking place on Sat-12/13 and Sun-12/14 at the Oakland Marriott Convention Center, 10th & Broadway. If you are interested in purchasing a booth, please call (510) 534.1594 or register at www.kwanzaagiftshow.com

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.  Get your kids, 4th - 8th graders to enter the Essay Contest for "Who is there favorite Freedom Sister and Why?" 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. Information presentations are held on 11/20, 11/22, 11/25, 11/29 and 11/30.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.

Sacramento Magazine's Best of Sacramento Party on Thurs-12/4 from 4:30 pm to 10 pm with music and dancing to Tainted Love at 9 pm.  Enjoy great food and wine.   $75 in advance and $95 the day of the event.  All proceeds benefit the local March of Dimes.

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

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 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

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Broadway Soul Food

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

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All you can eat rib tips on Tuesdays

Sandra Dee's BBQ & Seafood in Downtown Sac

(916) 448-6375

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