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J-Walt creates a virtual world in real time

Pioneering multimedia artist J-Walt is a performer interactive designer, filmmaker, graphic artist, and composer. Courtesy photo

Intertwining a live musical and visual experience, Academy Award-winner J-Walt utilizes a drawing tablet, a sound system and a joy stick to create Spontaneous Fantasia, a virtual world created on a giant screen in real time, all before a live audience. This incredible show comes to Three Stages at Folsom Lake College March 2-4. “J-Walt’s […]

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‘Sylvia’: A look at the important connection between man and dog

Greg (Aurelio Martinez) hopes that his dog Sylvia (Sophie Blackburn), and his wife Kate (Jennifer York) will someday be great friends! Good luck with that. Photo by Simon Hunt

Rosemarie Gerould directs A.R. Gurney’s smart and funny tale of mid life crisis, marriage and pet ownership — “Sylvia” — at The Studio Theatre in Sacramento. Greg (Aurelio Martinez) and Kate (Jennifer York) have entered a new stage of life. Their kids are in college and they now have the freedom to spend time together and on […]

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CSD has fun March schedule

The Cameron Park Community Services District is teaming with Tumble Time Gymnastics and All Star Gymnastics & Cheer to offer programs for kids ages 0 to 14 years. Preschool Gymnastics, Gymnastics for Home School Students, Friday Night Parents Night Out, Baby Crawl and more — all with new classes starting in March. If dance is something […]

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SWR announces spring wildlife classes

Spring isn’t far away, and the wild babies are coming. Sierra Wildlife Rescue’s classes continue in March with a repeat of a class for the general public, Introduction to Local Wildlife, March 3, 10 a.m. to noon. Classes for prospective rehabbers will begin with Rehabbing Rabbits that afternoon, 1 to 3 p.m;  Basic First Aid for […]

No Comment / February 20, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

School lunches getting healthier

STUDENTS AT BUCKEYE Elementary help themselves to a salad bar in the lunch room. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

On Jan. 25 the First Lady Michelle Obama and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack introduced new federal nutrition standards for lunches in public and private schools. The new standards go into effect on July 1 and have a three-year phase-in period. Under the new standards, school meals will have caloric maximums and minimums based on a […]

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TIM fees reduced

El Dorado County builders, developers and do-it-yourselfers may have caught a break last Tuesday when the county Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to reduce Traffic Impact Mitigation fees. Interim Department of Transportation Director Kim Kerr delivered a slide presentation titled “2012 TIM Fee Update” which described actions taken by DOT and the Chief Administrative Office […]

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Subjeck wins Division I gold

Oak Ridge's Keaton Subjeck, right, sizes up Franklin's DJ Harper in Saturday's championship match at Ponderosa High. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Twenty-one El Dorado County wrestlers qualified for this weekend’s Sac-Joaquin Masters tournament after two days of Division I wrestling at Ponderosa High Friday and Saturday. Oak Ridge’s Keaton Subjeck is the lone champion of the 21. He needed just 38 seconds to drop Franklin’s DJ Harper to his back and pin him […]

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