Issue November 26 2008


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

Issue November 26, 2008




What's in this Issue

Health Tips

Holiday Gifts

Business Opportunities

Artist Spotlight


Salon Professionals

The Founder of Sacculturalhub.com and our staff wish you well and for the best of a Thanksgiving Dinner & Holiday weekend with your family and friends!

Happy Thanksgiving from the staff of Sacculturalhub.com/THE HUB Magazine

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27: Don't miss the Comedy Show & the Thanksgiving Night Party at Center Court in Natomas - Sacramento. Featuring: DC Irving & Host BT Kingsley. Taking place on Thurs-11/27 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.

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28: Don't miss the Chaka Khan Concert AfterSee party pics - what you've been missing - presented by The Millerizm Group Party on Fri-11/28 taking place at Harlow's in Midtown Sacramento. "And, if cuties like this are going to be in the house, I, Pleshette, will certainly be attending". See party pics of what've you been missing as this special event is presented by The Millerizm Group. >>more

MONDAY, December 1

World AIDS Day

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.


DECEMBER 13-14: 23rd Annual Kwanzaa and Christmas Gift ShowKwanzaa and Christmas Gift Show 2008. BRING THE ENTIRE FAMILY for a day fun and excitement. Don't miss all of the entertainment the best weekend of December to celebrate, shop for special holiday gifts for your friends, family and co-workers. Enjoy a spirt-filled weekend of celebrity guest that include comedians and gospel favorites! Taking place on Sat-12/13 and Sun-12/14 from 11 am to 8 pm at Oakland Marriott Convention Center, 10th & Broadway. $5/person and children under 12 FREE. If you are interested in purchasing a booth, please call (510) 534-1594 or register at www.kwanzaagiftshow.com


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


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


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5: Join us at First Fridays of Sacramento JingleFirst Fridays of Sacramento "JINGLE BALL" on 12/5/08 Ball on Fri-12/5 at Center Court with C. Webb (3600 N. Freeway Blvd. in Sacramento). Doors 0pen at 9 pm! It's a holiday party you will not want to miss! Exemplary entertainment: Robert Brookins will be back by popular demand! DJ, dancing and soooo many special holiday surprises! FREE admission for First Fridays email list recipients when you RSVP and arrive by 11 pm at The Jingle Ball! Click here to to RSVP. Please be our guest at this special holiday celebration! Be sure to forward this email to friends who may want to attend so they can sign up for First Fridays email list and receive an invitation to The Jingle Ball (Admission is by invitation only and you must be on our email list to attend). Share your love: Please bring a new, unwrapped toy or food items for donation, if you can. Your donation will help families in need, identified by City of Sacramento's Dept. of Neighborhood Services. Everyone bringing something to donate will receive a raffle ticket and be eligible to win prizes including concert tickets, gift cards and other great prizes!

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

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

Last week to submit your camera ready ads for the next issue of THE HUBAdvertise now in the next issue of THE HUB Magazine - Dec/Jan '09 issue Magazine - Dec/Jan '09 Special Edition issue with a "Holiday & Political Engagement" focus. Call (916) 470-2337 or (916) 509-7101 or e-mail contact@sacculturalhub.com. >>more

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. Information presentations are held on 11/29 and 11/30.Call now to reserve your seat at (916) 267-3478. >>more

DID YOU KNOW there are unclaimed checks that are being held by SMUD? The person or business entity needs to claim the money before December 26, 2008 or it will become the property of SMUD. See more in article posted with the Sacramento Business Journal.

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.

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

Don't miss Chaka Khan performing live at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorial

Friday, November 28 >>more

Chaka Khan live in Concert in Sacramento



Health Tips

Tips For A Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving





Holiday Gifts

The only African American Gift Store in Sacramento


(916) 427-7715

Black Santa figurines at Culture Collection in Sacramento

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2009 Calendars, Ethnic Greeting Cards, Candles, Incense and more! 20% of Christmas and Kwanzaa merchandise

Holiday Flower Arrangements

Gene's Flowers

(916) 925-8588

Gene's Flowers

Full Service Florist

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Win Movie Tickets

Movie Premiere

"Cadillac Records"


Cadillac Records starring Beyonce



Movie Premiere

"Seven Pounds"


"Seven Pounds" starring Will Smith



Artist Spotlight


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Salon Professionals

Petite Hair & Nails

(916) 383-2408

Petite Hair & Nails


Lisa Elaine Salon Studio

providing the finest hair care products and services.

(916) 441-3131

Lisa Elaine Studio Salon


The Color Specialist
Professional Hairstylist
Voltaire Coiffure

Another Look Hair Salon

(916) 627-1567

Professional Hairstylist at Another Look - Voltaire Coiffure


Get the Best of Indian Remy Hair

DreamGirls Fine Hair Imports & Salon

Elk Grove

(916) 686-5030

See gallery of styles in Sac Hub's Exclusive Hair Photo Gallery

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.

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


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

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

Hair by Toochie

"Natural, Sexy, You!"

Another Look Hair Salon

Elk Grove, California

(916) 627-1567

Hair by Toochie



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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