Local Arts Meltdown/"Scratch Beginnings"/Coexist? Comedy

Local Arts Meltdown A number of area arts organizations are having trouble with ticket sales. Today on Insight, KXJZ News' arts reviewer Jeff Hudson tells you about the economy's effect on local arts organizations and what might happen to some of them.

"Scratch Beginnings"  Could you achieve the American Dream with just $25 in your pocket? You'll meet a young man who did. Adam Shepard's new book "Scratch Beginnings" tells how he did it.

Adam Shepard reads from "Scratch Beginnings" at 7:30 p.m. today at The Avid Reader at The Tower, 1600 Broadway, Sacramento. Information: (916) 441-4400.

Coexist? Comedy  What happens when five comedians - a Hindu, an Atheist, a Buddhist, a Christian and a Muslim - go on tour together? Today on Insight, the Sacramento and San Francisco-based stars of the Coexist?Comedy tour tell you.

The Coexist? Comedy Tour is at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12th at The Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 442-7378.


Monday, December 8, 2008