Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016:
Rainy weather ahead
Another rain-free day is forecast in Sacramento before two waves of precipitation dampen Northern California. Partly sunny skies are forecast for Thursday. Rain is forecast to start after 10 p.m. Thursday. Another shot of rain is forecast for Friday night through Saturday morning.
Four-day Sportsmen’s Expo begins
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The International Sportsmen’s Expo begins a four-day run at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento. The event takes place in five exposition buildings and features fishing and hunting products, sportfishing boats, off-road vehicles and travel destinations. A dozen theaters, special features and demo areas host 200-plus seminars, clinics and contests. The expo is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Go to www.sportsexpos.com for more information.
Conversation about German artist
The Crocker Art Museum hosts a conversation about Albrecht Dürer, a key figure of the German Renaissance, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the museum, 216 O St. The event is in celebration the exhibition “The Age of Albrecht Dürer: German Drawings from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris.” Two experts in the German Renaissance – Jeffrey Chipps Smith, from the University of Texas at Austin and Christiane Andersson from Bucknell University – will speak, along with the Crocker’s curator for the exhibition, William Breazeale. Go to www.crockerartmuseum.org for more information.
Things to do
▪ The Verge Center for the Arts is screening Marina Abrahmovic’s “The Artist Is Present,” a documentary filmed as she prepared for a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art. The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. at the center, 625 S St., Sacramento. Go to http://vergeart.com and click on Events for more information.
Sacramento Kings vs. Atlanta Hawks, 7 p.m., Sleep Train Arena.