Catholic Church/ Michael Pollan/ Comedy Series

Catholic Church in Sacramento A photo exhibit tells the long history of the Catholic Church in Sacramento. Local author Steven Avella discusses the role that people of faith played in shaping Sacramento’s urban agenda, from the 1850s to today.

The exhibit opens at 7 p.m. on June 12 at Sacramento Archives and Museum Collection Center, 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento. Information: (916) 264-7072.

Michael Pollan The author of bestseller “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” speaks in Sacramento this week. Michael Pollan tells you about his new book, “In Defense of Food,” and about his work in environmental and food journalism.

Michael Pollan speaks tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St, Sacramento.

Comedy Series The debut of a new comedy series opens, featuring local comics. On the program, hear from Ground Chuck, Steve Farris, and Chris Schipper about their experiences as comedians.

Comedy Night is at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays at Luna’s Café, 1414 16th St Sacramento. Information: (916) 441-3931.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009