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ARC Theatre presents ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

SACRAMENTO — American River College Theatre continues its season with Christopher Sergel’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s heart-wrenching, humorous and powerful “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Based closely on Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, this American classic tackles issues of racial injustice and the loss of innocence when Atticus Finch, a lawyer in a quiet southern town, chooses […]

Comments Off / February 10, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Country legend Merle Haggard brings his musical poetry to Three Stages

Merle Haggard

FOLSOM — If the question were asked, “Who forged the genre known today as modern country music,” only a tiny group of country immortals could step forward to share the spotlight. One, out of that select handful, would be Merle Haggard. “There are few people who epitomize the spirit and the reality of country music […]

Comments Off / February 09, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado Transit to observe President’s Day

PLACERVILLE — El Dorado Transit will not operate bus or Dial-A-Ride service on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of the President’s Day holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 21. For more information or a complete listing of holidays call El Dorado Transit at […]

Comments Off / February 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Philharmonic salutes Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Philharmonic’s 2012 Beethoven tribute offers a multi-faceted look at the beloved composer. On the program is his Grosse Fuge (Great Fugue), which one music critic called “the most radical work by the most formidable composer in history.” In 2005 a librarian at the Palmer Theological Seminary discovered a lost manuscript of the piece. […]

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

‘Toy Story 3′ hits the ice

The Toy Story gang arrives at Sunnyside Daycare, but they'll soon find out things aren't so sunny. Watch Woody, Buzz and friends escape danger in Disney on Ice's upcoming show. Photos by Heinz Kluetmeier

Disney On Ice presents Disney Pixar’s “Toy Story 3.” The Academy Award winning blockbuster “Toy Story 3″ and memorable moments from “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2″ hit the ice in this sensational live production. “We’ve all grown up watching the ‘Toy Story’ movies,” said producer Kenneth Feld. “Now our families — grandparents, parents and […]

Comments Off / February 03, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre: February shows keep the audience engaged

Sutter Street Theatre actors Jerold McFatter, Troy Thomas, Matt Udall and Mike Jimena, left to right, will keep the audience laughing in the upcoming production of "Escanaba in the Moonlight." The show opens Feb. 10. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“Escanaba in da Moonlight” When the Soady clan reunites for  the opening day of deer season at the family’s Upper Peninsula camp, 35-year-old Reubin Soady brings with him the infamous reputation of being the oldest Soady in the history of the Soadys never to bag a buck. In a hunting story to beat all hunting […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDUHSD launches virtual academy

El Dorado Union High School District announces that it is now accepting enrollment applications for its newly launched Virtual Academy. The EDUHSD Virtual Academy is designed to be a rewarding and engaging online college preparatory program that combines the latest technology with specially credentialed high school teachers to offer students and families an alternative to the traditional comprehensive high […]

Comments Off / February 01, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »