Issue November 6 2008


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

Issue November 6, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS President Barack Obama and 

Vice President Joe Biden >>more

Congratulations President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden

Pleshette Robertson, CEO & Founder - Sacculturalhub.com

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Tonight, November 6 -  Comedy at Center Court in Natomas


Comedy at Center Court in Natomas this Thursday night, November 6.  Dinner and drinks at 8 pm.  Comedy starts at 9 pm and DJ and dancing at 11 pm.  Call (916) 706-9722.

Comedy at Center Court in Natomas

 Saturday, November 8 - Sign ups for Sac NJB 

Registration for the Sacramento NJB league taking place on Sat-11/1 and Sat-11/8 at Roundtable Pizza (Bel Air Shopping Center, 1307 Florin Road in South Sac).  Download the REGISTRATION INFORMATION for the Sacramento NJB league who has teamed up with the Sacramento Kings to create a unique experience for all its league members. Through the new exclusive Kings package, players will still receive the excitement of NJB basketball and have the opportunity to see the Kings Live at Arco Arena. Now enrolling boys and girls grades 3rd-8th. Call (916) 912-4400.

Sac NJB League

 Thursday, November 13 - PBWC Sacramento Conference


Professional BusinessWomen of California Sacramento Conference featuring 21 seminars, 50 speakers, over 100 exhibitors. Join over 3,000 women for the largest women's organization at the Sacramento Convention Center on Thurs-11/13 from 8 am to 5:30 pm for a day of learning, networking, training and development. For more info visit www.pbwc.org

PBWC-Professional Business Women of California's Sacramento Conference

 Thursday, November 13 - Sac Black Chamber Awards Dinner

Don’t miss the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce 23rd Annual Awards Dinner. Featuring keynote speaker, Kevin Johnson, President/CEO St. Hope  Foundation/Academy & Mayoral Candidate for the City of Sacramento. Taking place on Thurs-11/13 at 8 pm at the Radisson Hotel in Sacramento.  For more information call the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce at (916) 374-9355 or email
agonies@sacblackchamber.org   Visit www.sacblackchamber.org.

Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce 23rd Annual Awards Dinner

 Saturday, November 29 - "The Show" Poetry Series

"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. 

Last Weekend 11/7-11/9 - Solomon's Storefront Theatre Play

It's the last weekend, 11/7 through 11/9 of the theatre play, "Solomon's Storefront", written by Lisa Lacy of Images Theater. Taking place at The Guild Theater, 2828 35th Street (35th & Broadway) in Oak Park - Sacramento. Buy tickets  at Culture Collection (916) 427-7715 located in Greenhaven - Sacramento area and at Underground Books (916) 737-3333. For more info visit www.imagestheater.org.

Solomon's Storefront

December 1 - Book Signing & Discussion at UC Davis

"Mountains Beyond Mountains" by Tracy KidderDon'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


  Saturday, November 8 - The Inauguration Party in SacTown


The Inauguration Party presented by The Millerizm Group

An early Inauguration Party for President Barack Obama presented by The Millerizm Group taking place this Sat-11/8 at Avalon Nightclub, 805 15th Street in Sacramento. Ages 25+ preferred. Special wardrobe notice as The Millerizm Groups expects you to adhere to a mature, chic & very upscale dress code. Sports and Athletic Wear UNACCEPTABLE. Therefore, DRESS TO IMPRESS! For more info visit www.millerizm.com.

 October 25-November 1 - Freedom Sisters Exhibit

Don't miss the "Freedom Sister's" Exhibit at Central Library in Sacramento. Get your kids, 4th - 8th graders to enter the Essay Contest for "Who is there favorite Freedom Sister and Why?" Call (916) 264-2920 or visit www.saclibrary.org.

Freedom Sisters Exhibit


 Saturday, December 20 - The Show Christmas Jam

The Sacramento Allstars will perform at the special "SHOW" poetry series Christmas Jam! Voted Sacramento's best dance team at the 2007 Hub Choice Awards. From Cali to New York, Sac Allstars Street Team can't be stopped. With 55% of the votes, it was a well deserved win with declared once again for the third time as 2007 National Champions. In 2007 Sacramento Allstars WINS at 106 and PARK on BET! The Show Christmas Jam will take place on Sat-12/20 from 7-9 pm at Wo'se Community Center, 2863 35th Street (off 35th and Broadway) in Oak Park, Sacramento. $5/person.

 November 13-15 - Youth Civic Leadership Training Conference

8th Annual Black Youth Vote! Civic Leadership Training Conference
Black youth are getting prepared all around the country with become more politically engaged and educated about public policy and legislation in Washington. The BYV-Black Youth Vote will hold a conference to train young leaders and activists on how to impact public policy and hold elected officials accountable. The conference includes a legislative briefing on Capitol Hill, panel discussions and workshops designed to prepare participants to execute a Black youth agenda during first 100 days of the new administration. Taking place 11/13-11/15 at the National Education Association headquarters, 1201 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC. For information call William Kellibrew (202) 659-4929 or e-mail blackyouthvote@ncbcp.org.

BYV Leadership Training Conference

SAVE THE DATE for the Greater Sacramento Urban Leagues celebrating the 40th Year Anniversary Gala on Thurs-12/11 at Radisson Hotel in Sacramento >>more

The Bay Area First Fridays presents "The Black Party Ball 20th Anniversary Celebration" at The Rotunda Building, 300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland this Fri-11/7 at 6 pm.

5th Annual Run for a Safe Haven Kids Run and 5k Fun Run/Walk.  Celebrating the 5th anniversary of our Safe Haven's shelter operations.  My Sister's House is the first and only non-profit organization specifically identify and address the unique needs of women and children impacted by domestic violence in the Central Valley's highly diverse Asian and Pacific Islander community.  Taking place on Sat-11/8 at 8 am at William Land Park in Sacramento.  For more info call (916) 868-7820 or visit www.my-sisters-house.org

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


Get tickets as low as $16.50/person to see The Color Purple, the musical about love presented by Oprah Winfrey.  Taking place at the Sacramento Community Center Theater, 1301 L Street in Sacramento in Downtown Sac. Shows run from 11/5 through 11/16. >>more

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

Congratulations Kevin Johnson

New Mayor of Sacramento >>more

Congratulations Kevin Johnson - NEW MAYOR OF SACRAMENTO





For comedy relief this weekend, I, Pleshette. recommend you rent the video, Chris Rock's "Don't Kill The Messenger"

Chris Rock

If you haven't seen this video already, it is hilariously funny!


Holiday Flowers

Holiday Flower Arrangements

Gene's Flowers

(916) 925-8588

Gene's Flowers

Full Service Florist

Local & Worldwide Delivery


So Fly Fashions

Open Mon-Sat

10 am to 8 pm

Located at 6840 65th Street, Suite 110

(in Pacific Rim Shopping Center behind Happy Day Spa

Call (916) 427-3000

So Fly Fashions

Latest HIP HOP/Urban Fashions for both men and women, Baby Phat, Ecko Red, Apple Bottoms, G-Unit, LRG, Sean John, Coogi, Cirbaud, Enyce, Akademic, White and Black Tee's, shoes and accessories


Rosie's Elegant Boutique

Located at 2251 Florin Road, Suite 145 in South in Sacramento directly behind McDonalds

Rosie's Boutique

Open Tues 11 am to 7 pm and Wed-Sat 10 am to 7 pm. Closed Sun & Mon



Call Greg McNair at (916) 267-3120

YTB Travel


Thursday Nights at 8 pm

Help support the Arts!
New Soul Hot Spot!

Home Grown Soul - Wine & Wordz in Sacramento







"Where the Artist Meet"!
Open mic @ MARILYN'S

Hosted By
Khiry Malik Moore
908 K ST.
(corner of 9th & K)
$7 Cover

Musical Soul Food


Rejoice 1240 AM
24-hour, 7 days a week

Rejoice 1240 AM now in Sacramento - 24-hour, 7 days a week listen to Gospel Radio



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


NEW Community

Radio Station

KDEE 97.7 FM New Community Radio Station

KDEE 97.7 FM is a community, volunteer powered and listener supported radio station--providing the community with views on public affairs, news for small business entrepreneurs, and youth programming, >>more

Salon Professionals

Hair by Tracy Brown

Creativity, Style, & Trendsetters

Another Look Hair Salon

Elk Grove, California

(916) 627-1567

Hair by Tracy Brown at Another Look Hair Salon in Elk Grove

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maintenance plan with hairstylist, "Toochie"

Another Look Hair Salon

Elk Grove

(916) 627-1567

Hair by "Toochie" at Another Look Hair Salon in Elk Grove

Lisa Elaine Salon Studio

(formerly Diversity Salon & Spa) providing the finest hair care products and services.

(916) 441-3131

Lisa Elaine Studio Salon

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


Hair by Kim Back to School Hairdos by Stylist, KIM inside Dorian's (916) 393- 7156.>>more

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

Hairstyle by Sharie Lewis at DreamGirls Fine Hair Imports and Salon in Elk Grove DreamGirls Fine Hair Imports & Salon in Elk Grove at 9093 Elk Grove Blvd, Suite 101. (916) 686-5030.. >>more

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

Sasso's Total Image Salon in Rancho Cordova Perms, Relaxers, Highlights. All 30% off on Mon & Tues at Sasso's Total Image Salon (916) 635-6969

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

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