McClatchy / Hamlets / Not So Homeless Pets

Sacramento-Based McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder  California newspaper veteran Mark Ludwig tells you what it will mean for the newspapaer biz, Sacramento and the McClatchy Company when it becomes the second largest newspaper chain in the nation.

"Doubt thou the stars are fire"  Two different adaptations of Shakespeare's Hamlet are coming to our region.  One, a solo version, the other a Middle Eastern version that incorporates today's headlines.  Actors and directors from the two productions explain their new twists on Shakespeare's masterpiece.

Beyond the Proscenium Productions presents "The Al Hamlet Summit" March 24th to April 16th at The Space, 2509 R Street in Sacramento.  Information: (916) 456-1600.

The Nevada Shakespeare Company presents solo versions of Shakespeare’s "Hamlet" and "Richard III" at schools in Nevada.  Information: (775) 324-4198.

Not So Homeless Pets  Eighty-one year old pet advocate Anneke Vos volunteers at Sacramento's homeless shelter Loaves and Fishes caring for the animals of homeless people when they can't. Today she'll tell you why she does it, and if she considers a homeless person's pet homeless. 

Monday, March 13, 2006