Help Haiti/Threepenny Opera/Little Charlie/Beijing Dance

Help for Haiti Sacramento State is hosting a forum Monday, Feb. 22nd on the future of Haiti. Today on Insight, some of the participants tell you what you can do to help.

"Threepenny Opera" Angelina Reaux is a classically trained soprano and actress who has performed with the New York Philharmonic, the New York Shakespeare Festival and the Vienna Konzerthaus. Reaux is currently singing in and directing "The Threepenny Opera" at California Stage. You'll hear about the production.

Little Charlie Caravan Charles Baty of Little Charlie and the Nightcats fame has a new band and an upcoming gig. You'll hear about the band and hear them perform live in our studio.

Beijing Dance Academy The Beijing Dance Academy is performing "The Butterfly Lovers" this weekend in Davis. You'll meet some of the dancers and hear about the production that's described as China's "Romeo and Juliet."


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 the Editor-in-Chief of The Sacramento Press.

Friday, February 19, 2010