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New leagues for Oak Ridge, Ponderosa

Two of the five El Dorado County high schools will be joining new leagues next year. Oak Ridge and Ponderosa, which have been members of the Delta River League since fall 2010, are joining new leagues starting in August 2014. Oak Ridge will join the Sierra Foothill League. Oak Ridge and Folsom, which is also […]

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Terrorist or eccentric? Ovation play explores America’s insecurities

Georgann Wallace as Luella and Brandon Lancaster as Zamir

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento premiere of “Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them” by the American playwright known for works of outrageous and often absurd comedy, Christopher Durang, will open June 15 at the Three Penny Theatre; Penny Kline will direct. Durang turns political humor upside down with this raucous and provocative satire about America’s […]

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Paper has never been so beautiful

Daniel Kwan, Six Interlocking Pentagonal Prisms, 2010. 90 rectangles of paper. Photo by Shue-Yu Kwan.

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum announces “Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami,” an engaging, thought-provoking and interdisciplinary look at the modern advances of origami through contemporary artworks, inventions and videos. On view from June 30 through Sept. 29, 2013, this is the first major exhibition to explore the rich tradition of paper folding both in […]

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Negro Bar painting wins award

"Negro Bar", acrylic, by David Lobenberg

David Lobenberg won Best of Show for his submission into the Sacramento Fine Arts Center’s “Painting Where the Wild Things Are” exhibition. The award presentation will occur at a May 11 reception, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and the center, 5330B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. The reception will also include live piano music performed by Larry and refreshments. […]

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Crocker offers an intimate look at the history of French drawings

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum to presents “The Epic and the Intimate: French Drawings from the John D. Reilly Collection.” On view June 30 through Sept. 29, 2013, this exhibition from the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame brings together 60 works illustrating the history of French drawing from before […]

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Art show displays diversity of fiber

Fiber art by Sharon Mansfield

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center hosts the second annual Focus on Fiber, a fiber arts show, May 28 through June 22. Fiber is a common material that many artists use in exceptional ways. The exhibit will showcase artwork using all types of fiber medium — basketry, beading, crochet, dyeing fabric, felting, hooking, knitting, knotting, lace […]

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Trojans pitch, hit, defend in victory

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Austin Root pitched six solid innings, was backed by two double plays and six extra-base hits as visiting Oak Ridge took the first of a three-game series with Ponderosa 10-2 Monday. The win put the Trojans at 10-3 in the Delta River League while the Bruins, who scored in their first and […]

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