Tavis Smiley/ Sac County Cuts/ 'Lewd & Crude'/ Roger Smith

Tavis Smiley A promient author, journalist and talk show host is holding a financial empowerment workshop in Sacramento this weekend. Today on Insight, Tavis Smiley tells you why it's important to plan for your family's financial future.

Tavis Smiley speaks at the Nationwide On Your Side Tour at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19th at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 264-5181.

Sac County Cuts Like most levels of government, Sacramento County has been swimming in red ink and the Board of Supervisors is set to meet today to discuss more cuts to county services and staffing. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler tells you what to expect.

"Lewd and Crude" Comedian Kelly Pryce is perhaps best known to local radio listeners for her stint as a DJ on former alternative station KWOD. She's now performing in and executive producing a weekly comedy show devoted entirely to lewd and crude comedy. We'll talk with her about it.

The Lewd and Crude Comedy Show is at 8 p.m. today at the Punchline Comedy Club, 2100 Arden Way #225, Sacramento. Information: (916) 925-5500.

Roger Smith Jazz pianist Roger Smith is playing a benefit concert tomorrow at the Crocker Art Museum. We'll talk with the longtime member of Tower of Power about his 30 year career.


About our guest host: Sacramento-native David Watts Barton has been involved in Sacramento's music and cultural scene for more than 30 years as a writer, performer and fan. The former Sacramento Bee reporter is now the managing editor of The Sacramento Press.



Wednesday, September 16, 2009