Entertainment & Life

Entertainment & Life

Last dance for CSUS professor who leaves a legacy after 25 years leading company

For 25 years Dr. Linda Goodrich has led Sacramento/Black Art of Dance, which she founded at Sacramento State. The company celebrates dance in the tradition of the legendary choreographer and dancer Katherine Dunham. Goodrich, herself a legend, retires this year. Performances for S/BAD 25 are 6:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 22-23; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 24-25, and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 25-26. University Theatre, Shasta Hall; $5-$12. 916-278-4323, www.csus.edu/aba/hornetticket.

Movie News & Reviews

‘Rock Dog’ won’t have you howling for more

The second Chinese-American co-production to hit U.S. theaters in as many weeks, animated feature “Rock Dog” arrives one week after the release of another prominent co-production, the fantasy adventure “The Great Wall.” Director Ash Brannon brings Pixar and Sony bona fides (he co-directed “Toy Story 2” and directed “Surf’s Up”) to this adaptation of rocker Zheng Jun’s graphic novel “Tibetan Rock Dog,” which mixes Tibetan culture with contemporary Brit-rock and adds a splash of mob movies for kicks.

Books

If you have an opinion, ‘Let’s Talk About’ immigration

The Sacramento Public Library’s provocative community-conversation series “Let’s Talk About ...” is designed to “engage the community in a deeper conversation about difficult-to-talk-about subjects.” Join the dialogue Tuesday, March 7 at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in Sacramento.

Videos

San Francisco firefighters rescue dog who tumbled off cliff

A dog survived a tumble down the side of a cliff Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Fort Funston in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. It was rescued by San Francisco firefighters. Here's the rescue efforts.
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San Francisco firefighters rescue dog who tumbled off cliff

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Watch comedian JR De Guzman get the laughs

If Trump repeals the ACA, here's how employer-based healthcare could change 2:20

If Trump repeals the ACA, here's how employer-based healthcare could change

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California Family Fitness offers exercise class for cancer survivors