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California Stage marks centennial of Dublin’s Easter Rising

Katherine Walton stars in “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916” for a dramatic performance at California Stage this weekend only. Photo by Barry Wisdom

For one weekend only, California Stage Theater Company will honor Dublin’s fallen and celebrate their fighting spirit with Ray Tatar’s “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916.” This moving reader’s theater piece commemorates the 1916 Dublin uprising that sparked a revolution. Four performances will be given March 18-20. Tatar’s “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916” takes audiences into the rough […]

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Calling all artists for Banners on Parade

The Placerville Art on Parade organization is currently seeking artists to enter designs for the 2016 Banners on Parade community art exhibit. The decorated banners will hang on light poles on Main Street in Placerville from early June through mid October. Following the exhibit, the banners will be auctioned off at the Oct. 15 Art […]

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The arts spring to life at Sacramento State

Classic art portraits transformed into three-D masks, the return of a renowned music concert series, a festival of all things arts and the greatest scam ever to hit Broadway — all are part of California State University, Sacramento’s Arts Experience for Spring 2016. Festival events Festival of the Arts tickets, where required, are available at […]

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Intersection forges a powerful connection with audiences

The El Dorado County Community Concert Association is proud to present Intersection at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 for its fifth concert of the 2015-16 season. Violinist Laura Frautschi, cellist Kristina Reiko Cooper and pianist John Novacek have forged a powerful connection with audiences worldwide. Soulful expression, instrumental virtuosity, playful banter — these are […]

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McClintock announces 2016 Congressional Art Competition

All high school students in the Fourth Congressional District are invited to participate in the Congressional Art Competition “An Artistic Discovery,” a nationwide high school art competition sponsored by the Congressional Institute. The 2016 theme for the Fourth Congressional District is “American Exceptionalism.” Contest guidelines and release forms are available on Congressman Tom McClintock’s website […]

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Spring Fling tour hits Sleep Train

Cage the Elephant is known for their southern-rock style and energetic stage presence. See them live, joined by three other alternative groups, March 12 at Sleep Train Arena. Courtesy photo

Alternative rockers Cage the Elephant, Silversun Pickups, Foals and Bear Hands are performing in Sacramento this weekend as part of a national arena tour package show. Sacramento is the second stop in the 2016 Spring Fling Rock AF tour and it’s probably going to be a pretty good show. The 15-city US tour packages some of the […]

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Sisters in Crime to speak at Cameron Park Library

Join five members of Capitol Crimes, the Sacramento chapter of Sisters in Crime, to discuss why Writing is Murder on Thursday, March 10, at the Cameron Park Library, 2500 Country Club Drive in Cameron Park. Meet Elaine Faber, author of the Black Cat mysteries; Sherry Joyce, author of “The Dordogne Deception;” Cindy Sample, four-time Lefty […]

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