Condoleezza Rice/Christian Baldini/Julie Otsuka/Dervish

Condoleezza Rice The former Secretary of State is coming to Sacramento. On the next Insight, we'll talk with Condoleezza Rice about her time in the Bush White House and what she's doing now.

Condoleezza Rice speaks at the Sacramento Metro Chamber's Perspectives event which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9th at the Sacramento Convention Center. Information: (916) 444-1919.

Christian Baldini The UC Davis Symphony Orchestra gets a new conductor and music director. You'll meet Chrisitan Baldini, a 30 year old from Argentina.

Julie Otsuka "When the Emperor Was Divine" is Sacramento State's One Book selection for the 2009-2010 school year. You'll meet Bay Area author Julie Otsuka and hear about her work.

An Evening with the Author: Community Lecture and Book Signing begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5th at the University Union Ballroom, Sacramento State. A Q&A for Sac State students is at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5th in the University Union Ballroom. A panel dicussion will also be held at noon in the University Union Ballroom on Monday, as well.

Dervish Celtic band Dervish is performing at a Celtic Festival in Grass Valley this weekend. You'll meet the band and hear them perform live in our studio.

The 13th Annual KVMR Celtic Festival is from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3rd and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. Information: (530) 265-9073.

Friday, October 2, 2009