Sacramento French Film Festival Starts on Father’s Day Weekend

Coffee Works has teamed up with Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission to produce 2017’s Sacramento French Film Festival.

Opening night was last Friday at Sacramento’s Crest Theater.

The festival will close this coming Sunday with HEAL THE LIVING at 7:45pm at the Crest Theatre, followed by a Closing Night Champagne & Dessert Party in the lobby of the Crest Theatre. Read more

Sacramento French Film Festival 2016

Coffee Works Presenting Producer of Sacramento French Film Festival

Coffee Works

Coffee Works is pleased to join Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission in being a Presenting Producer of the 2016 Sacramento French Film Festival. Of course, we’re also the official Coffee Sponsor for the catered events. Read more

ANCESTRAL MEMORIES – Featuring the Art of late African-American artist Ruby Jane Boyd

Ruby Jane Boyd

Featuring the late African-American artist
Ruby Jane Boyd
(1947 – 2003)

Ruby Jane Boyd was a descendant of the West and Central Africans enslaved and shipped to the Americas by way of the Atlantic slave trade which began in the 1500’s. An orphan, Boyd began drawing pictures of a father figure when she was five years old and this figure became the ancestor she painted and drew continually during her life. Read more

Big Turnout for Opening of Sacramento “Century of Rebirth” Art Show

The opening reception for an art show commemorating the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey drew an overflow crowd of about 200 art lovers to Coffee Works in Sacramento on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The art show featured the works of two local Armenian-American artists: Paintings by Dr. Jenny Apekian, a local dentist, […]

Century of Rebirth: Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide – Art Show and Reception

Armenian-Genocide_Coffee-Works-ReceptionApril 11, 2015
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Coffee Works
3418 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 452-1086

The Century of Rebirth art show is being sponsored and produced in Sacramento, California, in remembrance of the victims of the Armenian Genocide which is observed as officially commencing in Istanbul, Turkey on April 24, 1915. This centennial commemoration is to celebrate the revival of the Armenian spirit and the gratitude of the survivors to their adopted United States homeland. Read more

Cookin’ up drama in the Jump Start kitchen

A decade ago, Jump Start Cafe was a Hollywood set for the feature-length film, Her Minor Thing, directed by Charles Matthau.

Here are some photos from the movie set… and, yes, I believe that is film in those cameras—pre-digital days. Read more