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Insight: Capital Connector / Students Helping Students / Itamar Zorman / South by Southwest


 
 
 
Capital Connector For nearly ten years area officials have been trying to realize a 35-mile beltway linking Interstate 5 and El Dorado Hills. Rising costs, legal challenges and community objections have stopped progress on the expressway.  But last week the five-member board of the Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority certified the environmental impact report for the project and agreed on a route for the bypass.
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Students Helping Students We Are Aggie Pride is a new volunteer board of seven University of California, Davis students created to raise money for students struggling financially. Dream Develop Do is the California State University, Sacramento equivalent created in the fall of 2011 that provides scholarships to students with financial need.  Here to discuss the trend of students helping students are members from We Are Aggie Pride and Dream Develop Do.
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Itamar Zorman Violinist Itamar Zorman is the winner of the 2011 International Tchaikovsky Competition in Saint Petersburg, Russia.  He previously won first prize and special prize for best performance of a Mozart Concerto at the 2010 Freiburg International Violin Competition in Germany. In April 2011, upon winning the Juilliard Berg Concerto Competition, he made his Avery Fisher Hall debut with the Juilliard Orchestra led by James DePreist.  Itamar is performing at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Grass Valley on March 18.
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SXSW_homewidgetSouth by Southwest The South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas is getting started and Sacramento bands are taking the stage at venues around the city.  Nick Brunner is frantically covering as many of these performances as possible so he can report back to Insight with a firsthand account of the buzz circling Sacramento bands.  Nick joins us all this week with audio from the festival and excerpts from his interviews.
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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