Author: Mary Sand

Sacramento Creative Economy Meeting at the Atrium

Making the case for the creative economy, panel discusses funding, education and advocacy Over one hundred members of Sacramento’s creative community turned out Thursday night for a town hall style forum on creative economy, education, arts advocacy and arts funding. The event was co-hosted at the Atrium, a creative co-working space near Sacramento State University,…
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Sac Dance Lab Grand Opening

Good Day Sacramento covered the Grand Opening of Sac Dance Lab at the Atrium, and reporter Angel Cardenas even jumps on the dance floor! See the full post here.

Startup of the Month-March 2019: Robotics Evolution

Eric Sweet used to be a pilot, hauling cargo and flying corporate jets. Then he tried his hand at real estate. Now, through his Sacramento-based startup, Robotics Evolution, he’s focused on educating youth on robotics by offering special arenas where their robots can compete in various competitions. Read the full article here.

She didn’t want to come to Sacramento. Now she’s helping build its new economy.

In an alternate universe, Shira Lane is still a Sacramento artist who hasn’t connected with the city creatively. Until the city launched the “Creative Economy” grant program over the summer, Lane, a documentary filmmaker, lived here, but didn’t intellectually play here. While she had physically moved – reluctantly at first – to Sacramento two years…
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