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India Jazz Suites fuses Kathak, tap

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A joyous, thrilling collaboration  between Pandit Chitresh Das — one of the world’s foremost masters of the of the barefoot, bell-bedecked North Indian dance called Kathak — and Emmy award-winning Jason Samuels Smith — one of the world’s fastest tap dancers — comes to Three Stages on May 11. Accompanied by three top Indian classical musicians and three […]

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Bilbo Baggins wanders into Folsom

Bilbo Baggins the little hairy footed Hobbit will be appearing at Sutter Street Theatre in Markland Taylor’s dramatization of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic story “The Hobbit.”  Directed by award winning director Allen Schmeltz, “The Hobbit” opens May 5. It’s unusual for a modern work to become a classic so quickly, but Tolkien’s “ring” stories, which began […]

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‘Odd Couple’ dukes it out on Sutter Street stage

Mike Jimena and Warren Harrison portray "The Odd Couple" in Sutter Street Theatre's production of the Neil Simon classic. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Sutter Street Theatre in Historic Folsom presents“The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon and directed by Connie Mockenhaupt. The classic comedy opens with a group of the guys assembled for poker in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. If the mess that surrounds them is any indication, it’s no wonder that his wife left him. Late […]

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‘The Taming of the Shrew’ — Jersey style

Julie Anchor portrays the "shrewish" Kate and Allen Pontes is Petruchio in Main Street Theatre Works' Jersey-style production of "The Taming of the Shrew." Photo by Terri Brindisi

JACKSON — Main Street Theatre Works is proud to kick off its 2012 Summer Season at the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre in Jackson, with William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” Performances are Friday and Saturday nights, June 22 through July 21. Doors open at 6:30 for picnics, show starts at 8. Patrons are encouraged to come […]

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Crocker offers music and movies under the stars

SACRAMENTO — Summer means starry nights at the Crocker, with Thursdays ’til 9 programs heading out to the E. Kendell Davis Courtyard for live music and classic film screenings. New this summer, every first Thursday of the month from June to September, the Crocker will screen classic and contemporary films in the E. Kendell Davis Courtyard. Visitors are welcome to […]

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Job training, tuition and other resources available for unemployed and underemployed

The El Dorado County Connections One Stop Resource Center is hosting two upcoming informational meetings for unemployed, underemployed or dislocated workers and youth in El Dorado County regarding the availability of tuition, on-the-job training and other supportive services through the federal Workforce Investment Act. The informational sessions are free and will be held as follows: […]

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Teachers invited to Ag Summer Institute

Educators from El Dorado and Amador counties are invited to attend the Teacher’s Ag Summer Institute set for June 19, 20 and 21. The workshop will bring together classroom teachers, farmers, ranchers, environmental educators and agricultural and natural resource specialists to gain a deeper understanding of agricultural systems and how they sustain the health of […]

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