Supreme Court and Free Trade/American Pop/"On Tap"

Supreme Court and Free Trade  The Constitution says only Congress can regulate trade among the states. But a new book says that has allowed the Supreme Court to undermine local control over the environment and workers rights. Today on Insight, you'll meet the author of "Gaveling Down the Rabble."

Jane Anne Morris is speaking at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17th at the Avid Reader at the Tower, 1600 Broadway, Sacramento. Information: (916) 441-4400. Jane Anne Morris will also speak from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17th at the Avid Reader, 617 Second St., Davis. Information: (530) 758-4040.

American Pop  Andy Warhol's Athlete Portraits are part of an American Pop exhibit at the Crocker Art Museum. You'll meet the New York art collector, Richard Weisman, who commissioned the Athlete Portraits and learn more about the exhibit from curator Diana Daniels.

The American Pop exhibit opens Saturday, Aug. 16th and runs through Sunday, Nov. 2nd at the Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 808-7000.

"On Tap"  A documentary about the local beer industry premieres on public television tonight. Producer Bryan Shadden tells you why he decided to explore the local beer scene and you'll meet two of the experts he interviewed - Sacramento Brewing Company Brew Master Peter Hoey and Original Home Brew Outlet owner JJ Jackson.

"On Tap" airs at 7 p.m. today on KVIE.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008