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"Ornate" and "sweeping" only begin to describe the Crest Theatre, whose rich history extends back to 1912, when it was opened as a vaudeville house. Within its gargantuan auditorium, plush seats perch in subtly curved rows while elaborate lights and a sea-blue ceiling wash the space in ethereal hues. Moviegoers settle into the elegant confines to take in both new and classic films, reading the subtitles in a whisper to stuffed animals that forgot their glasses. Out in the lobby, a richly patterned carpet and bronzed floral motif cover the sprawling space as visitors belly up to the bar and snack on high-quality goodies.

1013 K St
Sacramento,
CA
US

The Esquire IMAX Theatre is located at 1211 K Street in Sacramento, California and they offer an exceptional theater experience to movie goers. IMAX has been around for many years but has evolved to where today they have the ability to show today’s Hollywood blockbusters using IMAX technology. This means that moviegoers can enjoy a truly amazing and powerful entertainment experience. The Esquire shows all the latest popular films each week, so please visit their website for show times. The theater is also made available for special events such as a product launch, corporate meeting, birthday party or any occasion where you’re looking for a unique and memorable venue. For more information about choosing the Esquire IMAX Theatre, visit their website.

1211 K St
Sacramento,
CA
US

As the theatrical sales and marketing branch of 3D Entertainment Holdings, 3D Entertainment Distribution Ltd. focuses on the distribution of films that leap off the screen to dazzle viewers. Their movies transport audiences to exotic worlds, most notably the cerulean depths and underwater French bistro seen in Jean-Michel Cousteau's film trilogy, which grossed over $84 million at the box office.

1211 K Street
Sacramento,
CA
US

Now celebrating its 17th anniversary, the Sacramento Art Festival continues to blossom as one of the country's top cultural jubilees with its periphery-stretching array of creations. This year's festival features 225 artists working a myriad of techniques, including painting, sculpting, ceramic making, printmaking, photographing, metalworking, stone crafting, and pyrokinetic blacksmithing. Forty-two painters display their works in oils, pastels, watercolors, and acrylics, while 25 ceramic artists unveil porcelain masterpieces. Meanwhile, 18 woodworkers whip out their exotic carvings, 12 sculptors find malleability in bronze, and 40 jewelers forge and fuse adornments. To boot, most of these artists are happy to share their tricks of the trade with attendees. The spirit of competition also adds to the glee of gawking, as all art is reviewed by a jury.

Throughout the day, art fans can feast on Restaurant Row's variety of Greek, Indian, and American grub while taking in the sounds of GG Amos Blues Bands and the Kurt Ribak Jazz Quartet. After eating, guests can watch the comedy jugglers and marvel at their ability to keep balls in the air without breaking any pottery.

1400 J St.
Sacramento,
CA
US

The Tower Theater is a house of indie theatrical and cinematic art in Sacramento, California. Featuring mostly smaller-budget movies and lesser-known troupes, it’s the perfect place to uncover new talent. The Tower provides all the right incentives to attract the sort of crowds that would find their movies and plays enjoyable: their tickets are affordable and they offer free popcorn and refills for students on Mondays. They also have seasonal tickets at marked-down prices that are almost guaranteed to land you a seat in the front row. This place is a beacon of culture and class, perfect for impressing a date or enjoying an evening with loved ones.

2508 Land Park Drive
Sacramento,
CA
US

After searching Sacramento to no avail for a venue where kids could explore their creative impulses, two moms took the matter into their own hands and set about constructing their ideal children's art space. Eschewing the formalized, expensive art classes they found elsewhere, the duo opened ArtBeast with the goal of providing kids aged seven and younger with a mind-opening playground. In the three-level building, children can roam free, playing musical instruments, splattering paint, or dressing up in a constantly rotating wardrobe of costumes. Regular classes inculcate un-self-conscious expression with more structured activities, helping toddlers create their own works of art based on favorite pieces of lint or introducing them to ballet in dance classes. Complimentary organic coffee keeps parents as energetic as their offspring, and the studio's month-long passes encourage guardians to stick around and bond with fellow caretakers of insane miniature people.

2226 K St
Sacramento,
CA
US