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March 14, 2008
Hair-raising event at Sac Convention Center


I'm sure many of you will be getting a jump on your St. Patrick's Day fun this weekend. (It's not an official holiday, so how many folks will be taking a "mental health" day Monday? Just askin'.)

Anyway, I've got a hair/beauty alert: Our fair city will be playing host on Sunday to the Global Hair & Beauty Expo at the Sacramento Convention Center. If you're already a pro at styling hair - or if you're one of the many students on track to becoming a stylist - here's your opportunity to see what's going down with mousse and sculpting gel.

(Also, if you're a manicurist or aesthetician, this show is for you, too.)

Sac's own Jesse Lewis (pictured), who's in VH1's "America's Most Smartest Model" as well the movie "Meet the Spartans", will be at the show. (He graduated from C.K. McClatchy High School.)

There will be other celebrity makeup artists and stylists, so there will be something for everyone.

FYI: Jesse's also been featured on "Nip/Tuck," "The Tyra Banks Show" and at the recent Scream Awards with director Quentin Tarantino. And he's working on another feature film with Hillary Swank and Martin Scorcese.

Sunday's show is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $45 for professionals; $35 for students. They're available by clicking here or at the convention center box office, 1400 J. St.

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