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Center opens new shows

The works of Edward G. McGrath will be on display at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center through Jan. 28.

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center announces its’ members Winter Art Show. More than 100 artworks are priced to sell — all sizes, all media, all original. The center also features a retrospect art show by Edward G. McGrath, teacher, artist and past president of Sacramento Fine Arts Center. McGrath recently celebrated his 95th birthday and […]

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Chivalry comes to Sutter Street stage

Things get tense in "€œAdventures With Young King Arthur,"€ starring Andre Mercer, Hannah Marshall, Kevin Tool and Brady Tait, left to right. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Join Sutter Street Theatre for a delightful musical that takes the audience to both medieval times and the present day. “Adventures With Young King Arthur” follows Merlin as he teaches his young pupil Arthur that girls can be just as smart as boys. To do so Merlin magically travels to the present where he invites […]

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Dry winter has Cal Fire on alert

SACRAMENTO — Yesterday Department of Water Resources officials conducted the year’s first snow survey which has Cal Fire officials concerned about increased fire danger. The lack of precipitation across the state has led to one of the driest winters on record. According to DWR the statewide water content is at 19 percent of normal. Despite […]

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Sacramento Philharmonic features violinist David Kim

Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster Plays Masterpiece from “Golden Age” of Violinists SACRAMENTO — In a concert billed as “The Romantics,” Sacramento Philharmonic Music Director Michael Morgan has engaged David Kim, concertmaster of the acclaimed Philadelphia Orchestra to play Camille Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3, written at the height of a Golden Age of violinists. “This work is […]

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Women recharge in ‘Dixie Swim Club’

Kim Moses, Georgann Wallace, Shaleen Schmutzer-Smith, Julie Bock and Lee Marie Kelly, left to right, perform in the endearing "Dixie Swim Club." Courtesy photo

Chautauqua Playhouse announces their next show, the comedy “The Dixie Swim Club” by Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, opening Jan. 13 at the playhouse. The show will run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Feb. 19. All performances will be held at the Chautauqua Playhouse, 5325 […]

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Dance, sing your way into Music Circus

Music Circus is looking for adult actors, members of Actors’ Equity, to attend auditions the evenings of Thursday, Jan. 19, and Friday, Jan. 20. Children’s auditions will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 18. All singing auditions in Sacramento will be held at the downtown Wells Fargo Pavilion. To receive an e-mail announcement of the local […]

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‘The Unexpected Guest': A Pandora’s Box of plot twists

Miss Bennett (Robyn Colburn) and Michael Starkwedder (Walt Thompson) worry as Laura Warwick (Amy Williams) comforts her high-strung brother, Jan Warwick (Colin Coate) in this thriller by Agatha Christie.

A man looking for help getting his car out of a snow bank walks into a house to find a woman holding a gun over her murdered husband. She is dazed and her confession is … unconvincing. He offers to help, leading to an evening filled with dodgy relatives, suspicious servants and a surprising revelation. […]

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