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Consider hosting an exchange student

Coordinators for Cultural Homestay International are currently seeking host families in the El Dorado Hills/Cameron Park area. Cultural Homestay International is a non-profit educational program that brings students from all over the world to North American high schools and families. The program gives families the opportunity to share their way of life and values with a high school […]

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Hop to it! Sacramento Beer Week returns

Celebrate blondes, stouts, IPAs and more at these local Sacramento Beer Week events. • Nugget Market of El Dorado Hills, 4500 Post St., will host beer tasting on Friday, Feb. 24, with Bison Brewing from 5 to 6 p.m. and Boston Beer Company from 6 to 7 p.m.; Thursday, March 1, the store hosts Deschutes Brewing […]

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Spirituality, addiction tackled in comedy

Capital Stage’s new midtown venue at 2215 J St. in Sacramento will host popular actress/comedienne Katie Rubin performing her one-woman comedy show “My Spiritual Death, a Comedy Show!” In her signature unique style, local actress, playwright and comedienne Rubin brings characters, poetry, and stand-up comedy together for this unique theatrical tour de force taking aim […]

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Monologue master performs at Oak Ridge

Timothy Mooney

In a dazzling display of memorization and characterization, Timothy Mooney has memorized one monologue from every Shakespeare play, capturing the most stirring speeches, the most outrageous situations and the most sonorous delicious soliloquies ever to emerge from Shakespeare’s pen. Following an appearance at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, “Lot o’ Shakespeare,” a dynamic tour de force, […]

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Music Circus announces summer schedule

California Musical Theatre Executive Producer Richard Lewis has announced the line-up of shows for the 2012 summer season of Sacramento Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. The five-show season will include the Music Circus premiere of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” and the return of four musical theatre classics that are consistently among the most […]

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Folsom Symphony, Sacramento Master Singers present ‘Symphony of Joy’

“In my opinion,” and Maestro Michael Neumann stresses the words in my opinion, “Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is the greatest musical composition Western civilization has ever produced.” It’s an assessment that’s widely shared. Beethoven’s Ninth, with its famous “Ode to Joy” chorale, is universally deemed the composer’s finest work and one of classical music’s greatest masterpieces. […]

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Flying high at 16

Austin Bowa sits in a Robinson R 22 helicopter at the Auburn Airport on his sixteenth birthday after his first solo flight. Bowa is from El Dorado Hills and took lessons at the airport for a year. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

EDH teen becomes a helicopter pilot Come their 16th birthday many teenagers celebrate that milestone with cake and getting their learner’s permit. Not Austin Bowa, who turned 16 on Valentine’s Day. He chose to celebrate his birthday by taking his first solo flight in a tiny two-seater helicopter at the Auburn Airport. After all, flying helicopters […]

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