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Explore the history of California’s iconic grizzly

“California’s Jubilee, Semi-Centennial Celebration,” by Calthea Campbell Vivian, 1896. Photo courtesy The Bancroft Library

Bear In Mind: The Story of the California Grizzly, a traveling exhibition chronicling the complex history of the state’s most iconic symbol, the grizzly bear, has arrived at the California Museum. Once common across the state, the huge and powerful grizzly is one of California’s best-known symbols. Through artifacts and ephemera on loan from institutions including […]

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‘Hands on History’ travels by land and sea

Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun Hands on History activities each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park will present a special Hands on History: By Land and By Sea event on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through special presentations, exciting demonstrations and hands-on activities, docents will help fort visitors understand the […]

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The Indigo Girls appear at Mondavi Center

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, University of California, Davis announces the appearance of the Indigo Girls on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in Jackson Hall. The Indigo Girls — Emily Saliers and Amy Ray — have spent 35 years performing together, produced 16 albums (seven gold, four platinum and […]

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Food trucks drive to Union Mine High School

Every one is invited to the Food Trucks in the Foothills event, hosted by the Union Mine High School Music Boosters — an organization of dedicated individuals who promote musical awareness and raise money for things such as needed new marching band uniforms. The food trucks will be on campus on Saturday, Feb. 20 from […]

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Scarlata, Kalish top New Millennium Concert schedule

Works by Schubert, Brahms and many other composers will be presented in exquisite classical music performances this spring as part of California State University, Sacramento’s renowned New Millennium Concert series. Telegraph Quartet gets things started Wednesday, Feb. 17 with a performance of the third of Mozart’s Haydn Quartets and Schubert’s masterpiece “Death and the Maiden.” […]

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Discover Gold Rush emigrant trails into county

The Sierra Renaissance Society presents Dee Owens speaking about “Emigrant Trails into El Dorado County during the Gold Rush.” The researcher for the El Dorado County Historical Museum/Oregon-California Trails Association is speaking on Friday, Feb. 19 from 1-3 p.m. at Folsom Lake College, El Dorado Center, Community Room C-102, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville. Owens, […]

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‘Ancestral Voices’ inspire dancers in spring concert

Drawing inspiration and strength from the dancers and choreographers who preceded them, members of Sacramento/Black Art of Dance (S/BAD) will present Ancestral Voices for its next concert, part of California State University, Sacraento’s Arts Experience for spring 2016. “Next year is our 25th anniversary and I thought it was the perfect time to start paying […]

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