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California Stage premieres new play by Leslie Lewinter-Suskind

Marion Jeffery plays Susan in California Stage's premiere of Leslie Lewinter-Suskind's "A Revolutionary Mind," opening June 17. Photo by Barry Wisdom

From acclaimed author of last season’s smash hit “Italian Opera” Leslie Lewinter-Suskind comes something completely different. Running June 17 through July 17, California Stage Theatre Company will premiere her new play, “A Revolutionary Mind” under the direction of Ray Tatar, producing artistic director. “A Revolutionary Mind” follows rabid activist turned housewife Susan down the rabbit hole when her daughter, […]

No Comment / May 28, 2016 | Posted in Business Columns,Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado Arts Council receives major grant from National Endowment for the Arts

 The El Dorado Arts Council has received an Art Works award to support a Cultural Master Planning process for El Dorado County from the National Endowment for the Arts. National Endowment for the Arts chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major […]

No Comment / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Palladio heats up with summer concert series

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Gloria Wright Palladio at Broadstone The Palladio at Broadstone in Folsom will be rockin’ out Wednesday nights this summer with a lineup of the region’s best cover bands (and a DJ) to play their Summer Concert Series. Love Taylor Swift? Then don’t miss Swift Country on July 6. If you were a teenager in the 90s […]

No Comment / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Courtyard music to serenade Placerville

Courtyard concert attendees relax next to the enjoyable blend of pop and country by Tiffani Shiro and Hugh Hoeger at the first concert of the season May 14. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

El Dorado Community Foundation Summertime in downtown Placerville is always a busy time and this year promises to be one of the best yet. As the businesses celebrate the completion of the Main Street renovation and welcome visitors from all over the world to the Gold Panning Championships, they will additionally be serenaded with the […]

No Comment / May 12, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Get up close with wildlife at Viewpoint

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Viewpoint Photographic Art Center is hosting an exhibit of the artwork of wildlife photographer Douglas Herr in the Step Up Gallery for the month of May through June 4. Herr’s work shares the gallery space with the Four Generations of Weston exhibit, which will also be displayed through June 4th. The Step Up Gallery is dedicated to member photographers […]

No Comment / May 11, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Portraits and sculpture share exhibit space at Gallery 48

"Dragonfly" by Jeannie Vodden

A bit of the unexpected; sun dappled images of people with a hint of fantasy that changes a regular portrait into an interaction with the magic of life and uniquely sculpted stone that glows with life will be on exhibit at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom beginning May 13 to June 30. Beautiful […]

No Comment / May 09, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Motown The Musical’ comes to Sacramento for a limited run

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Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris, Berry Gordy and Broadway Sacramento have announced that “Motown The Musical” will play at Community Center Theater for a two-week engagement May 18-29. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, “Motown The Musical” is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music […]

No Comment / May 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »