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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 […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

SCSO Singathon 2016 offers something to sing about

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Strains of great Broadway hits — and perhaps a preview of Carl Orff’s riveting “Carmina Burana” — will put a smile on the faces of Sunrise Mall shoppers of all ages on Thursday evening, Feb. 18 during the Sacramento Choral Society’s annual singathon fundraiser in front of Macy’s Women’s store from 6:30-8. SCSO members will […]

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Mik running for Assembly

Ron Mikulaco

El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Chairman and District 1 representative Ron “Mik” Mikulaco has officially declared his candidacy for the California State Assembly District 6 seat. Mikulaco hopes to replace termed-out Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, who moved to El Dorado Hills last year and is running for Mikulaco’s District 1 supervisor seat. “The challenges we face as […]

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El Dorado Arts Council presents author reading of Mt. Everest disaster story

Weston DeWalt, who co-authored “The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest with Head Expedition Guide Anatoli Boukreev,” will read from his New York Times bestseller at El Dorado Arts Council’s Fausel House Gallery tonight. The reading and Q&A are part of a speaker series to accompany the current gallery exhibition Such Great Heights – The Art […]

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Man’s ID sought

The security camera inside Raley’s in El Dorado Hills caught this image of a theft suspect, who was later seen getting into a white pickup.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a theft suspect in El Dorado Hills. The suspect is described as a white male adult; he was seen getting into the passenger side of a white 2003-2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 four-door diesel with black fender guards and tires that are larger than stock. […]

Comments Off / February 01, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

An evening with Keb’ Mo’ at Harris Center

Keb-Mo

Three-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist and contemporary blues artist Keb’ Mo’ will be performing at Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom, on Wednesday, March 9 — a rare treat for the region. Keb’ Mo’ released his 12th studio album titled “BLUESAmericana” on Kind of Blue Music on April 22, 2014. […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sac State exhibit traces global reach of hip-hop

Celebrate the history and global success of hip-hop with Pump Up the Volume!, a free art exhibit featuring works by Jane Dickson, above, and Joe Lewis in California State University, Sacramento’s Robert Else Gallery through Feb. 26. Works range from paintings to photos to text.

Since its origins in the Bronx in the 1970s, hip-hop has not only influenced music, poetry and dance, it’s had an impact on art as well. “Pump Up the Volume!,” a free exhibit running through Feb. 26 in California State University, Sacramento’s Robert Else Gallery, features the art of Jane Dickson and Joe Lewis, who […]

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