Vivian Schiller/ Marcos Breton/ Ethan Canin/ 'Atwater'

Vivian Schiller The President and CEO is visiting Sacramento. Today on Insight, Vivian Schiller tells you about her plans for the future of National Public Radio.

Marcos Breton We check in on various local, regional and state stories with Sacramento Bee metro columnist Marcos Breton.

Ethan Canin The author of "American, America" and "The Palace Thief" will be giving a writing workshop in Grass Valley this weekend. You'll meet Ethan Canin and hear about his work.

Ethan Canin will be giving a writing workshop at Wordslingers at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10th in the Van Gogh Room at the Center for the Arts, 314 West Main St., Grass Valley. A wine reception and reading  begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Center for the Arts. Information:(530) 274-8384.

'Atwater: Fixin' to Die' A new one-man play about Republican strategist Lee Atwater opens this week in Sacramento. You'll meet actor Eric Baldwin and director Vada Russel and hear about the production.

"Atwater: Fixin' to Die" opens Friday, Oct. 9th and runs through Nov. 8th at California Stage, 1725 25th St., Sacramento. Performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Information: (916) 451-5822.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009