Oakley Hall / "A Patriot Act"

Oakley Hall The novelist, teacher and co-founder of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers is being honored in Grass Valley this weekend. You'll meet Oakly Hall and hear about his latest book.

"Oakley Hall the Man, Oakley Hall the Band" is at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23rd at the Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley. Information: (530) 274-8384.

"A Patriot Act" There's a new play running at California Stage in midtown Sacramento that presents a fictional trial of President George W. Bush and the audience gets to participate. Today on Insight, the play's creator tells you why he decided to write "A Patriot Act: The Trial of George W. Bush." You'll also hear from California Stage Artistic Director Ray Tater and we'll hear KXJZ arts contributor Jeff Hudson's review of the production.

"A Patriot Act: The Trial of George W. Bush" is at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays at California Stage at The Space, 2509 R St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 451-5822.

Thursday, September 20, 2007