Issue October 1 2008



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

Issue October 1, 2008




Pleshette Robertson, CEO & Founder - Sacculturalhub.com

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 January 16-19, 2009 - BLACK SKI WEEKEND IS BACK 

Renegade Ski Weekend at Lake Tahoe. Black ski weekend is back 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 will take place at the beautiful Montbleu Resort. Skiiing is optional but partying is mandatory. Join the Sac Hub Media Squad for this upcoming ski weekend event given by The Party Commission that includes Derrick Pipkin from LA, Chris Rachal from SF, Dwayne Jackson from Chicago, T. Harris from Sac, and Romin Johnson from Oakland. Shop early for your outfits to theme parties that include: Boot & Jean Western Party, NFL Playoff Happy Hour Party, Pajama Jam Party, MLK Black Out Party ALL Black Attire. Buy your weekend party passes now by registering now online at www.renegadeskiweekend.com.

Renegade Ski Weekend


 November 13, 2008

Professional Business Women of California's (PBWC)

Sacramento Conference


Twenty-one seminars, Fifty speakers, over One hundred exhibitors, Three thousand attendees and more. 

Join over 3,000 women for the largest women's organization in the State for a day of learning, networking, training and development. For Speaker Bios and Seminar Descriptions visit www.pbwc.org

 PBWC-Professional Business Women of California's Sacramento Conference

 Oct 25, 2008 -Jan 4, 2009 -  Freedom Sister's Exhibit

Don't miss the "Freedom Sister's" Interactive Exhibit celebrating extraordinary African-American Women.  Exhibit to run from 10/25/08-1/4/09 in the Central Library on first-floor lobby in Sacramento. Essay Contest for 4th-8th graders - can win up to $5,000. Call (916) 264-2920. >>more

Freedom Sister's Exhibit




 Saturday, October 4 - Black Theatre in Sacramento

Get your TICKETS NOW! One Night Only at The Guild Theater in OakSometimes I Cry Park, Sacramento.  Don't miss "Sometimes I Cry", written, directed and performed by stage, film and television actress, Sheryl Lee Ralph.  Sometimes I Cry is the one-woman show conceived and written by acclaimed, Tony-nominated actress of stage, television and film, Sheryl Lee Ralph. Also, an AIDS activist, Ms. Ralph’s Sometimes I Cry was inspired by real women’s life stories and their battles with HIV and AIDS. Sometimes I Cry creatively examines the female struggle when coping with HIV and AIDS. The chronicles of these women from diverse backgrounds and cultures are experienced as writer, performer Sheryl Lee Ralph explores through word, movement and song, just how each woman copes with her new reality.  Call (916) 428-1441 or visit www.imagestheater.org.


 Special New Bulletin 

Could wearing a Pro Obama or Pro McCain shirt to the polls be considered campaigning? YES, so please advise everyone you know that they absolutely can not go to the polls wearing any Obama shirts, pins or hats, it is against the law and will be grounds to have the polling officials to turn you away. That is considered campaigning and no one can campaign within X amount of feet to the polls. Please share this information! >>more

 Thursday, October 2 - Financial Seminar

Financial WorkshopRESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW and learn about funding available for your business, investor student loans and more!  Call (916) 344-6828. >>more




 November 5-16: The Color Purple Broadway Musical

Don't miss "The Color Purple" Broadway Musical coming to Sacramento.  Show dates from Nov 5-16 at the Sacramento  Community Center Theater.The 2008-09 Sacramento Broadway season continues with Oprah Winfrey's presentation of "The Color Purple," a soul-stirring musical based on the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the Oscar-nominated film by Steven Spielberg. It is the unforgettable and inspiring story of a woman named Celie, who triumphs over tremendous odds to find joy in life and her true inner beauty. Nominated for 11 Tony Awards, "The Color Purple" is a landmark theatrical event,with a Grammy-nominated score featuring jazz, gospel and blues. For season ticket information, visit www.BroadwaySacramento.com or call (916)557-1999. >>more

The Color Purple Broadway Musical in Sacramento



 Friday, November 7 - The Summit Tour

WorldOne VIP's - Be the first to buy your tickets! "The Summit"The Summit Tour featuring Tour featuring "The Heads of State" Johnny Gill, Bobby Brown & Ralph Tresvant is taking place on Fri-11/7 at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. Now thru Thursday, September 25th at midnight, you can purchase the "Best Seats" by using VIP code - V101 - when purchasing tickets either at the Sacramento Convention Center Box Office (No service charge), online at tickets.com, or by phone at (916) 808-5181 and you'll have your tickets before they even go on sale to the general public on Friday September 26. >>more



  Saturday, October 18 - Mary J Blidge live in Concert 

Don't miss Mary J live in concert with special guest, Robin Thicke on Sat-10/18 taking place in Concord. >>more


Conscious Vibes presents live comedy with Rodney PerryComedy with Rodney Perry hosted by Esau Mcgraw. Taking place on Thurs-10/2 at 8 pm at Harlow's in Midtown Sacramento. Admission $15/person. Buy tickets online at www.harlows.com.


"Blues For An Alabama" Sky-Pearl Cleage at Celebration Arts Theatre, now showing through October 11
A portrait of the early Harlem Renaissance, creative euphoria has given way to the harsher realities of the Great Depression. >>more


 "Domestic Violence Month" with Nilda Valmores from My Sister's House. Children of Promise Forum at Phoenix Park, 6:30 - 8:00 pm on Thurs-10/9 in partnership with National Council of Negro Women, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, CA Partnership to End Domestic Violence, Sacramento Chapter of National Association of Black Social Workers and Phoenix Park, 4400 Shinning Star Dr., Sacramento. Call Tommie Whitlow @ 916-491-6850 or Sharon Saffold 916-425-5162. Free, open to the public and refreshments served.


Trombonist Delfeyo MarsalisThursday, October, 9 -  Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis returns to the Mondavi Center at UC Davis backed by a nine-piece band with younger brother Jason Marsalis on drums. Kicking off the Mondavi Centers "Season of Shakespeare," the band explores music from one of Duke Ellington's most masterful compositions. Show starts at 8 pm. Get season tickets now call 1-866-754-ARTS. 

A Place Called Sacramento Film Festival at The Crest Theatre on Sun-10/5 at 1 pm. >>more



Target Family Fun Day and Photo Magic at The California Museum.  Taking place on Sat-10/4 from 10 am to 3 pm. >>more





Help support the Arts!
New Soul Hot Spot!

Home Grown Soul - Wine & Wordz in Sacramento

"Where the Artist Meet"!
Open mic @ MARILYN'S
Thursday Nights at 8 pm
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



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

Lisa Elaine Salon Studio 

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

(916) 441-3131

Lisa Elaine Studio Salon


BarberShop in South Sac

Blades916 Barbershop


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

Hairstyle by Professional Stylist and Owner, Tracy, at Another Look in Midtown Sac Creativity, Style, Elegance, Trendsetters at Another Look Hair Salon & BarberShop in Midtown Sac. (916) 739-1305 >>more

World Wide Hair Imports Salon & Hair Supply World Wide Hair Imports Salon & Hair Supply (916) 273-8836. >>more

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

Hairstyle by Professional Stylist, "Toochie" at Another Look in South SacBeauty on a Budget! Sign up for the monthly maintenance plan with hairstylist, "Toochie" at Another Look in South Sac. (916) 688-7505. >>more

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Safe gentle care for adults and children with New Life Chiropractic, Dr. Lynee January in Elk Grove

Still NEED to get your income taxes done, call Will "THE TAX MAN"  



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