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Fine arts center puts the ‘Focus on Fiber’

Knitted shawl and sweater by Jan Rosenberg. Courtesy photo

The first fiber arts show, Focus on Fiber, runs June 5-23 at Sacramento Fine Arts Center The local Fiber Arts group presents an open show including basketry, crochet, dyeing, fabric, felting, hooking, knitting, knotting, lace making, painting or printing on fabric, quilting, sewing, spinning, stitching, tapestry, thread, weaving, yarn and more. The Sacramento Fine Arts Center […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Triple Espresso’ brings a jolt of comedy to Sac

SACRAMENTO — What did three guys do in four minutes that got them barred from showbiz for life? Find out at “Triple Espresso,” a highly caffeinated comedy coming to Sacramento’s Cosmopolitan Cabaret for a limited eight-week engagement, June 1  through July 22. “Triple Espresso” is part improv, part musical and all comedy, with critics comparing […]

Comments Off / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sample ballot pamphlets on the way

El Dorado County registered voters should start checking their mailboxes for the June 5 Consolidated Presidential Primary Election Sample Ballot Pamphlet. More than 36,000 pamphlets were recently mailed to polling place voters. The sample ballot pamphlet provides voters with important information about items to be voted on this election. In addition, the voter’s polling place location is printed […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Trisha Gallaway

Trisha A. Gallaway has been named the 2011 Air Mobility Command Public Affairs Outstanding Communication Tactical Level Civilian of the Year. Selection was based on the individual’s exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, teamwork, significant self-improvement, personal achievements, notable accomplishments, and community service and support. Gallaway is a public affairs specialist assigned to the […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Earnest’ comes to Chautauqua

Lenore Sebastian, Alison Sundstrom and Kevin Foster perform in "The Importance of Being Earnest." Photo by Ron Edington

Chautauqua Playhouse announces its next show, the classic comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde, opening on May 4. Absolutely one of the funniest comedies in the English language, the timeless comedy presents wicked wit and dead-on social satire wrapped in a Victorian confection of dual identities, matters matrimonial and the provenance of a […]

Comments Off / May 01, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

May is Water Awareness Month — earn your Blue Thumb!

You can earn your Blue Thumb by using water efficiently in your landscape and taking the “Blue Thumb Pledge” at BeWaterSmart.info. It is fast and simple and by taking the pledge you can earn a free pair of “Blue Thumb” garden gloves. The measures include pledging to: 1.  Quickly repair leaks and broken sprinkler heads; 2.  […]

Comments Off / May 01, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Get ready for the Art & Wine Affaire

Shane Dwight is one of many musicians who will entertain at the Art & Wine Affaire.

The ninth annual El Dorado Hills Art & Wine Affaire will be held Mother’s Day weekend, May 12 & 13, in El Dorado Hills Town Center. The event presenters for 2012 are again the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce, the El Dorado Hills Optimist Club and the El Dorado Arts Council. More than 100 artists are […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »