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‘New Jerusalem’ explores moral dilemma

Patrick Murphy, Gina Williams, Brian Harrower and Blair Leatherwood star in "New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656" at Big Idea Theatre. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre opens its much-anticipated 2013 Season, Face the Tyrant, with “New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656″ written by David Ives and directed by Big Idea’s Shannon Mahoney. The play explores one philosopher’s progressive theories of divinity that threaten to destroy an entire community. […]

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Empire Ranch Men’s Golf Club gets good press

FOLSOM — Empire Ranch Men’s Golf Club has been lauded as a “model club” and is being featured in the January Blue Book edition of the Northern California Golf Association Magazine for its unprecedented 28 percent growth in 2012. With a growing membership of more than 460 golf enthusiasts, the Men’s Club features an active […]

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State tax filing season begins

Sacramento — The Franchise Tax Board  announced it is now accepting 2012 state tax returns, and announced the following updates on law changes and filing services for California taxpayers. American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 — Due to changes contained in this federal legislation, the California Schedule CA (540 & 540NR), 540/540A and 540NR Booklets, […]

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Hometown Hero: John McCormack

Airman John McCormack

Air Force Airman John J. McCormack graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an […]

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Wagging tails, wet noses take the stage

Sacramento Theatre Company presents the Northern California premiere of “BARK! The Musical,” a howlingly funny, fast-paced and poignant tribute to man’s best friend. Performed by a six member cast and told and sung from the dog’s point of view — from the little puppy who yearns to bark like a real dog, to an opera […]

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Sacramento Philharmonic features acclaimed violinist

Rachel Barton Pine

SACRAMENTO — Rachel Barton Pine returns to the Sacramento Region for the third time since her debut with the Philharmonic in May 2010. At that time she played Prokofiev’s Concerto for Violin No. 1 in D Major. In February 2012 she appeared at the Mondavi Center with the Chamber Soloists Orchestra of New York and proceeded to play […]

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Beautimark Productions launches company with Masque Hair Ade event

It’s About Time Media “The fashion is in the hair,” said Donna Huston, founder and owner of Beautimark Productions in Shingle Springs. The Masque Hair Ade at 8 p.m. on Jan. 12 at Sidebar in El Dorado Hills Town Center will give the community a first look into what Beautimark Productions has to offer. At […]

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