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From South Sacramento to the White House: David Garibaldi discusses his professional life journey thus far

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com Just a kid from South Sacramento, David Garibaldi started painting in a garage and on the railroads, tagging boxcars, and running from the police, but he never gave up on his dreams of becoming a professional

AfroFreak Fashion Week celebrated in Land Park at Sol Collective

Photos by Stephen Crowley Words by Monica Stark Fashion week would have been nothing without the presence of the African creative genius flare. With styles spanning from Africa to sister lands of South America, India, Australia all the way to

Carmichael-based Sacramento Fine Arts to present the best of the best local artwork with Magnum Opus XXVI

A national juried art exhibit showing original art, sculpture, photography, painting aptly called “Magnum Opus XXVI” and is Sacramento Fine Arts Center’s annual open show, judged this year by the highly popular and much acclaimed ceramics professor at American River

Women’s Wisdom Art: Empowerment through art

Why art for healing: Art demands the involvement of the whole person; body, mind, emotions, imagination, spirit and, it requires unrelenting self-reflection and self-discipline. Women’s Wisdom Art is celebrating its 25th year as a Sacramento non-profit organization that holds classes

Shades of Carmichael: A return of the Parade of Art Umbrellas comes to Carmichael Park

The Parade of Art Umbrellas in Carmichael Park returns! A very popular fundraiser event that benefits the Sacramento Fine Arts Center and Carmichael Recreation and Park District will take place in Carmichael Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Can

Free art for seniors: Older adults are invited to celebrate their creative sides with eight-week art classes in the Arden area

In Creative Company is a series of art classes for older adults (55-plus). Learn from professional teaching artists in this series of multi-week visual arts courses that will help you discover and express your inner talents through painting and drawing.

Children’s bereavement art group celebrates 30 years of service

The Children’s Bereavement Art Group is celebrating its 30th anniversary, providing children between the ages of 4 and 17 a safe and creative place in which to express their grief over the death of a loved one. Through this group,

Theodore Judah construction project to add much needed classrooms

Major construction is will be coming to Theodore Judah Elementary School. As Sacramento City School Board of Education member Jeff Cuneo stated, “Theodore Judah is in many ways a victim of its own success.” In the not too distant past

KVIE Channel 6 brought educational television to Sacramento

Editor’s Note: This is part 10 in a series about local people connected to the early days of television. KVIE Channel 6, as noted in the previous article of this series, officially debuted on Feb. 23, 1959. With its establishment,

Home tours in your neighborhood

Curtis Park’s 28th annual home and garden tour set for April 26 A unique neighborhood of large canopy trees and early 20th century homes, Curtis Park is the place to be on Saturday, April 26th for the annual home and