Jose Hernandez / Gavin McKinney / 'I Am My Own Wife'

Jose Hernandez One of the astronauts on the latest Space Shuttle mission to the International Space State is originally from Stockton. You'll meet astronaut Jose Hernandez, who was flight engineer on the latest shuttle mission, and hear about his experience working in space.

Gavin McKinney Underwater movie specialist Gavin McKinney has a new production playing at the local IMAX theater. He's worked on a lot of big projects, including five James Bond movies and several other underwater IMAX films. You'll meet McKinney and hear about his work on "Dolphins and Whales 3D."

"Dolphins and Whales 3D" is currently playing at the Esquire IMAX Theatre, 1211 K St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 443-IMAX.

"I Am My Own Wife" A local production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "I Am My Own Wife" is getting rave reviews. It's about a transvestite who survived both the Nazi and East German Communist regimes. It's currently playing at the B Street Theatre. You'll meet actor Greg Alexander and hear from artistic director Buck Busfield and director of the play David Pierini.

"I Am My Own Wife" runs through Nov. 7th at B Street Theater, 2711 B St., Sacramento. Performances are at 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 2 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays. Information: (916) 443-5300.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009