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First Person: Seeing America is a performance in word, music and image

Actors Bill Pullman and Lily Knight join Ensemble Galilei In 2011 Three Stages’ audience delighted to “Universe of Dreams,” Ensemble Galilei’s presentation of poetry, music, and images from the Hubble Space Telescope. The Ensemble returns to Three Stages with actors Bill Pullman and Lily Knight in a stirring examination of America — First Person: Seeing America. “This fusion […]

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Mercy Medical Group opens second Folsom office

Mercy Medical Group, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, will open its second medical office building in Folsom with specialty physician offices on Sept. 17. The new location, at 1730 Prairie City Road, is adjacent to the first Mercy Medical Group location at 1700 Prairie City Road in the same office complex. It will […]

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California Stage concludes 20th production year with ‘The Year of Magical Thinking;

One woman’s tragedy comes to California Stage next month. “The Year of Magical Thinking” by Sacramento born novelist Joan Didion is a stage adaptation of her distinguished memoir on the untimely deaths of her husband, writer John Gregory Dunne, and their daughter, Quintana Dunne Michael. Her book won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. “I […]

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‘If You Give A Mouse A Cookie’ delights audiences

The very popular children’s book “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie” comes to life on the Sutter Street stage. Directed by Elly Award winning director Allen Schmeltz and starring Monique Lonergan as the Mouse and Kenny Gagni as the Boy this production will delight children and adults alike. It all began so simply … […]

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Diversity takes center stage SacWorldFest

SACRAMENTO — Sacramento gets its musical groove on for the fifth annual SacWorldFest in Old Sacramento, Oct. 6-7, with an impressive line-up of live musical performances, visually-exciting ethnic dance, engaging storytellers, a dynamic Global Village and much, much more. The annual SacWorldFest extravaganza is designed to celebrate and share the region’s rich and remarkable cultural diversity.  In fact, since […]

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‘Avatar’ choreographer dances to Three Stages

Founded in 1980 in the inner city area of South Los Angeles, Lula Washington Dance Theatre is composed of athletic, young dancers in the tradition of Alvin Ailey and African-rooted dance. “As a choreographer and company director, Lula Washington is doing something more than right” (Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times). “In inviting three dance companies to […]

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County schools concerned about impacts if voters reject Prop 30

“El Dorado County’s 15 school districts, serving approximately 28,000 students, will face severe impacts that almost certainly will damage educational quality if California voters reject Proposition 30 on November 6th, 2012,” warned a recently formed coalition of school teachers, parents, support staff, board members, school administrators and local officials. The El Dorado Schools Coalition, formed […]

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