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The ancient ‘Show of a Hundred Tricks’

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The National Circus of The People’s Republic of China to perform at Three Stages FOLSOM — The incredible things the human body can do! Direct from Beijing, the National Circus of the People’s Republic of China — one of  the longest  running and most distinguished circus troupes in China — brings its exquisite cast of acrobats, […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Electronic voting available for military, overseas citizens

The El Dorado County Elections Department is utilizing new technology to ensure that deployed military personnel and overseas citizens are able to vote in the November 2012 election. The program allows overseas voters to access their ballots electronically within 60 days of an election. “We were the first county in California to utilize electronic ballot […]

2 Comments / August 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Folsom performing arts facility gets new name

Three stages at Folsom Lake College will be renamed the Harris Center for the Arts in honor of retiring chancellor Brice W. Harris. Courtesy photo

The Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees has named the regional fine and performing arts facility at Folsom Lake College the Harris Center for the Arts in honor of retiring chancellor Brice W. Harris. The honor was formally announced Wednesday night at a retirement reception for Dr. Harris attended by more than 400 […]

Comments Off / August 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Béla Fleck & the Marcus Roberts Trio come to Three Stages

Béla Fleck has played the banjo for nearly 40 years. His music has earned him numerous awards. Courtesy photo

Béla Fleck, as the world’s preeminent banjo player, has garnered a reputation for genre bending as a result of his collaborations with a tabla player, an African thumb pianist and a traditional bluegrass band. The Marcus Roberts Trio, led by Roberts on piano, Jason Marsalis on drums and Rodney Jordan on bass, are keen torch-holders of the […]

Comments Off / August 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Food Blitz coming to a grocery store near you

Hands4Hope members Courtney Clark, left, and Erin Tobias collect donations at the spring 2011 Food Blitz event. In 2011 the organization's two food donation drives brought in a combined total of 7,818 pounds of food and $19,000 in cash and grocery gift cards for those in need throughout Sacramento. Courtesy photo

Hands4Hope’ biannual Food Blitz to Feed the Hungry takes place at local grocery stores from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. Food collected will fill the shelves of the Food Bank of El Dorado County and Twin Lakes Food Bank of Folsom. This year’s goal is to collect 4,000 pounds of food and […]

Comments Off / August 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Expanding the PARTY

It’s a good thing. Really. PARTY stands for Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth.  It’s a reality education program offered to high school students, generally in their freshman or sophomore year, through their health course. Emergency room doctors, paramedics, trauma survivors and police officers teach the PARTY program, often in an off campus […]

Comments Off / August 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

‘Crazy for You’ loaded with unforgettable Gershwin songs

Combine more than 20 unforgettable Gershwin songs like “I Got Rhythm” and “Someone to Watch Over Me” with lots of fabulous dancing and a comical boy-meets-girl love story and you get “Crazy for You,” the rousing, Tony Award-winning musical that closes the 2012 Music Circus Season, at Wells Fargo Pavilion Aug, 28 through Sept. 2. […]

Comments Off / August 17, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »