Bows Collective

Still Life With Bones Workshop. Hosted by Rita Okusako and Grey Cat

Rita Okusako and Grey Cat will set up bones and skeletons for artists to study and draw from. Everyone is welcome to join! Thursday, October 24th 6-10pm. 5$ Artist Bios: Rita Okusako: Rita received a BA in Art Studio from UCSB in 2006 and currently works as a designer in Davis, CA. In her free […]



NEW BEER ALERT: Total Domination by Ninkasi Brewing Co.

Ninkasi Brewing Co. is located in Eugene, Oregon and has been around since 2006.  The Total Domination IPA was the first beer Ninkasi founders Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge ever produced. Ninkasi’s mission goes beyond just brewing great beer–the brewery is named after the Sumerian goddess of fermentation. The founders wanted their company to represent […]



Beer Jelly Brunch: 9/22

We are excited to host a Beer Jelly Brunch on September 22nd, featuring beer from Berryessa Brewing Company! What is Beer Jelly, you say? I asked Sasha from Berryessa Brewing Company some questions to find out. What exactly is beer jelly? What do you use it for?  Beer Jelly is a spread or preserve made […]



Richard Pinhas with Barry Cleveland, Practice and Ross Hammond: 9/18

Bows and Arrows is proud to present and host two musicians known well for their unique respective approaches to experimentation and innovation, Richard Pinhas from Paris, France, and Barry Cleveland from San Francisco. Both will perform together as a duo at Bows on September 18th following performances by both Sacramento jazz-guitarist staple, Ross Hammond, and […]



Interview with Stephanie Wickizer

    We are very pleased to announce the opening of We Are Sectioned Creatures: New work by Stephanie Wickizer. Stephanie recently completed her MFA at the California College for the Arts in Oakland, CA. Join us for her opening reception Friday, September 6,  6pm-9pm. INTERVIEW WITH STEPHANIE WICKIZER  by Amy Reed August 20, 2013 […]



Zeal Kombucha now on tap at Bows & Arrows!

We are excited to announce that we are now offering Zeal Kombucha on tap at Bows! Kombucha is a bubbly, fermented tea made from active bacteria & yeast cultures. It’s been around since the 1900s, but has recently become very popular as a probiotic (and tasty) drink. Zeal Kombucha was started by Zac Nelson and […]



Artist Call! 500$ Cash Prize! Deadline September 15th

Selections will be on our  gallery walls in November including a live printing by PAUL IMAGINE of the awarded design. Capital Public Radio and Bows & Arrows invites public radio fans, art enthusiasts, and the community at large to submit original works of art  for our design contest. Three winning designs will be purchased at […]



Mindful Parenting Class: Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday

Join Heather Diamond every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Bows from 11am-12:15 to learn about Mindful Parenting! We asked Heather some questions about Mindful Parenting: What is Mindful Parenting? Mindful Parenting is a movement where the elements of Mindfulness, as outlined by Jon Kabat-Zinn, are brought into the parent/child relationship. There are several pilot programs […]



Saturday, August 10th FPR Releases ALL AT ONCE! Chikading!

On Saturday, August 10th FPR  comes to Sacramento to deliver a rare performance in celebration of their new release ALL AT ONCE. This will be an night to remember. FPR Frank Gratkowski – alto saxophone, Bb clarinet Phillip Greenlief – alto & tenor saxophones, Bb clarinet Jon Raskin – alto & baritone saxophones FPR celebrates […]



Artist: Melanie Bown

In August, our (lavatory) artist is Melanie Bown. Melanie started as a print maker. Her new work uses photography and installation and an awakened perspective to her practice.  I asked her about her background, current shifts in her work, and future projects. These are her words. MB: Printmaking was my major in college and lines […]



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