Your #1 source for arts and entertainment in the Sacramento area.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Christmas On LiveWire

Executive Director, Ron Cooper joined us on LiveWire on December 9th to talk about our Annual Holiday Party and Fundraiser. This year's event featured a buffet dinner at The Crest Café and a viewing of the movie classic, "It's a Wonderful Life".

We hope you tuned in on December 16th for our annual LiveWire Christmas Special from 5 to 6 pm. Santa visited with the children plus other special guest performances included Kid's Corporation, Scrooge, and a special message from the Office of Traffic Safety.

Fembots and Roller Derby Girls

On December 1st LiveWire featured two wonderful and wild groups of ladies. The young ladies of the St. Francis High School Robotics Club and the Fembots were here to demonstrate their robot and talk about thier upcoming fundraiser. And the Ladies of the Sac City Roller Derby were here to talk about their Red Holiday event.

To find out more about LiveWire please visit our website at

Scary Art Returns To LiveWire

Scary Art Collective will be returning to LiveWire for an encore presentation of the October taping. Enjoy Scary Art all year 'round and celebrate it! LiveWire will not have a live show this Wednesday in observance of the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. Watch LiveWire on Wednesday, November 25th and find out more about The Scary Art Collective.

To find out more about Scary Art collective please go to their website at

Thursday, November 12, 2009

A Taste of December plus Norcal Services

The Nov 18 show of LiveWire promises to be fun and informative. Ray will speak with Molly Brown. She is with Norcal Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. This non-profit organization services the Deaf and Hard of hearing community. They provide interpreters, assist in job placement and offer programs such as Camp Grizzley. For more information on this organization or if you know of anyone that might be in need of their services, their website is or call them 916-349-7500. Their physical office is 4708 Roseville Rd, Ste.112, North Highlands, CA 95660, and the office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 to 5:00.

Stay tuned because Ray will also be talking about A Taste of December. The Folsom Cordova Community Partnership will be telling us about their unique event. Kimani Kamau, associate director and Kristen Starkel, special events manager will us and be the representatives for the organization. The event will be held at the Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova; located at 11211 Point East Dr., Rancho Cordov, Ca 95742. It takes place on Dec. 17, 2009 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and promises to be a lot of fun. Don't miss the show or the event!

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Carl Burton talks about the CAP Act and Angelina Reaux will "Wow you"

The Oct. 4, 2009 taping of LiveWire is sure to open your eyes. Ray will be talking with Carl Burton, Access Sacramento Board Chair, about the CAP Act (Community Access Preservation Act). This Act is meant to strengthen community media and Ray will surely find out all the details. Go to to find out more information.

Continuing with the theme of "community access preservation", Ray will feature the "Friends of Amy" Goodman Fundraiser for Access Sacramento. This fundraiser is designed to raise money for our own Access Sacramento station. The event takes place on Nov. 21, 2009 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm at the Coloma Center Auditorium located at 4623 T Street, Sacramento, Ca 95819. The cost of the event is $15 in advance, $20 at the door, and $35 for the entire event; which includes a meet a greet with Amy from 2:30 to 4:30. For more information on this event, call 916-456-8600 ext. 0, email, or go to the website at This is an event you don't want to miss. Please come out and support Access Sacramento your home for local community and public access television.

Lastly but not least, Ray will be speaking with Angelina Reaux, Tony Nominated Actor. You will get to see a clip of one of her performances. After you enjoy the clip, make sure you go to California Stage and watch her spectacular performance in "December Songs". It shows from Nov. 6 to Dec. 31 at California Stage located at 1723 25th Street (25th & R), Sacramento. For more information, call 916-451-5822 or visit the websit at

Thursday, October 29, 2009

LiveWire Halloween Special

The Oct. 28 show will surely make you smile. Access Sacramento's own Kids of "Kids Corporation will be here showing their latest Halloween Film, and telling Ray about how they went about the shooting of it. Their show can be seen every Saturday right here on Access Sacramento channel 17 at 10am.

Get ready for a scary story! Angela James, storyteller and member of Sacramento Storytellers Guild & Easop's Fablers Toastmaster Club. She's sure to get your blood racing as shares one of her unique Halloween stories.

If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming a part of Kids of "Kids Corporation" go to; and to find out more about the storytelling club contact Toastmasters' Storytelling Club at the Ethel Hart Senior Center, 915 27th St. You can also get in touch with Arne Sampe at 916-362-9013.

Dale Reynolds takes us into history as Thomas Jefferson and It's back! The Sacramento Horror Film Festival

Oct. 14 is sure to be a treat on LiveWire! First up is Thomas Jefferson, well, an actor, playing Thomas Jefferson. Dale Reynolds will be here re-enacting the life of Thomas Jefferson and telling us how he goes to schools educating children about history in the time and life of Thomas Jefferson. Make sure your children are watching. To learn more about what Dale does visit or call 916-451-5822.

Next up, get ready to scream! Mr. Lobo of Cinema Insomnia will be here telling us about this years Sacramento Horror Film Festival. It will run from Oct. 22-25 at the Historic Colonial Theater at 3522 Stockton Blvd, Sac, CA 95820. Contact information is

Ride to Rocklin then Return for the Sac International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

On today's, Oct. 7, 2009, show; Ray will be speaking with Ted Stapenhorst. Ted is the Ride Director for the Tour de Rocklin, a bicycle race in Rocklin used to raise money for Rocklin City Schools. For more information on this event visit their website at, email at or call 916-434-6636.

Also Ray will be talking to Patti Barcena, Program Director of the Sacramento International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival and Michael Dennis, Programming. It is sure to be a treat. The festival will be Oct. 8-10 at the Crest Theater, 1013 K Street in Sacramento at 7:30. Contact information is as follows:, and 916-452-8846. Tune in to see a small taste of what the Festival will display.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

DART (Drowning Accident Rescue Team) and Toastmaster

You won't want to miss Live Wire this Wednesday, September 16th. Ray Tatar will be interviewing Scott Sackett, Ron Roberts and other members of DART (Drowning Accident Rescue Team). They are having a promotional T-Shirt fundraiser and looking for volunteers. For more information on DART and the fundraiser go to their website at or call them at 916-732-4500.

Also, get ready for a "toast"! Ray will be interviewing Tony Frontino, who is with Toastmasters. This organization gets you prepared for any occassion to prepare and deliver the best toast, speech, lecture, etc. For more information on Toastmaster or to join Tony's group, please visit or call Chania Brodie at 916-505-3113.

United Way President and CEO talks about Kick off Campaign

Live Wire featured Steve Heath, president and CEO of United Way California Capital Region this Wednesday, September 9, 2009.

Mr. Heath was informing the audience about the 2009 United Way Kick Off Campaign, "How Do You Live United", which begins Friday, September 11th at the Sacramento Convention Center. To find out more about the United Way and how they impact the community, check out their website at

Toping off the show was an interview with Sacramento's mayor, Kevin Johnson. He discussed the importance of volunteering and also his support of the United Way.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

“6 women with Brain Death’ & Scleroderma Foundation”

Scleroderma Foundation Northern California Chapter will be joining us on LiveWire this week to talk about their foundation and what it offers to the community and how you can help. Also, we will be joined by Jackie Schultz who will be talking about the CFIDS association and also the Lambda play “6 Women with Brain Death”. Join us on Wednesday, September 2nd at 5pm on Comcast and Surewest cable channel.

Monday, August 24, 2009

“Non-Profit Yoga and Roberts Family Development Center”

Representatives from The Roberts Family Development Center will be on LiveWire this week to talk about their special services. Also, One House of Peace returns to share some of Yoga poses that can be beneficial to body and mind. Stay tuned and watch LiveWire to find out who and what might be in store on the next show.