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‘The King Stag’ auditions scheduled

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College calls for actors from the community to audition Monday, Feb. 13, for its spring production of “The King Stag.” Carlo Gozzi’s hilarious comic fable comes to life in the forest with King Deramo and the faithful Angela who loves him. In this magical fantasy, men become creatures […]

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Identity sought for person of interest

El Dorado County sheriff's officials want to speak with the man in this photo taken from surveillance video in a Rescue neighborhood.

Surveillance video films unknown man El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies have asked the public for assistance in locating a person of interest. For more than a month now residences on Starbuck Road in Rescue have been plagued with burglaries, according to department officials. The dwellings have been typically hit during daytime hours, usually through forced […]

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Party like it’s 1985 with ‘The Wedding Singer’

"The Wedding Singer" performs Fridays & Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays 2 p.m., through Feb. 5 at Runaway Stage. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — It’s 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Heart, who still lives in his grandmother’s basement, is new Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party until his fiancée Linda leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. When he meets Julia, an admiring young waitress, Robbie […]

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Volunteer at America’s most popular railroad museum

SACRAMENTO — Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? The California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering in early 2012 to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of […]

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Cal Stage explores corporate greed

California Stage celebrates its 20th production year with an award-winning play that nails the greedy acts of large corporations to their front doors. Kevin King’s “The Idea Man,” received its world premiere with the Elephant Theatre Company in Hollywood, immediately winning the best playwriting award at the Los Angeles Ovation Awards. Following California Stage’s production, […]

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band helps Three Stages celebrate anniversary

FOLSOM — They are a beloved American institution. Just off their 50th anniversary, Preservation Hall Jazz Band — whose high-energy shows are dedicated to perpetuating traditional New Orleans jazz — celebrated their fifth decade in Carnegie Hall on Jan. 7. On Feb. 3 the band comes to Three Stages to celebrate the one-year anniversary of […]

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Chautauqua presents ‘golden’ play

Photo by Kent Miller

Chautauqua Children’s Theatre will present “The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg” starring Don Myers, Linda Arnold, Michael Bianchi-Rossi, Linda Small and Richard Fehlman, beginning Jan. 21 and playing every Saturday through Feb. 11. “The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg,” the fable of a fabulous goose, is adapted and directed by Marie Raymond, who has specialized in […]

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