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Fairytale Town hosts literacy festival

Fairytale Town presents the ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival, a two-day festival celebrating early childhood literacy, the weekend of Sept. 27 & 28. Now in its 14th year, the annual festival features readings and presentations by children’s book authors and illustrators, storytelling performances, hands-on literacy activities and more. Admission to the festival and Fairytale Town is free […]

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Sac has a lot to offer on Museum Day Live!

Five Sacramento area museums are joining the Smithsonian magazine Museum Day Live! nationwide effort by offering free admission to ticket holders all day on Saturday, Sept. 27. Participating local museums include the following: California Automobile Museum, California State Railroad Museum, Maidu Museum & Historic Site, State Indian Museum and The California Museum. To make Museum Day […]

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Artists share their creative sides

Sculpture artist David Foster is one of three artists who will participate in this year's Inside the Creative Mind series hosted by the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills on Oct. 9. Courtesy photo

Assistance League of Sierra Foothills presents Inside the Creative Mind-Artists Forum, the second in a Creative Series, on Thursday, Oct. 9. Sponsored by Marshall Medical Center, Assistance League of Sierra Foothills’ ongoing creative series highlights one aspect of the arts each year and features the talents of well-known artists, authors, musicians, actors, chefs and others that excel […]

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SacWorldFest 2014 showcases vibrant multi-cultural music, dance

Edwardo Madril, a member of the Pascua Yaqui tribe of Southern Arizona and Northern Sonora Mexico, will perform mesmerizing Native American hoop dances at SacWorld Fest 2014. Photo by Alison Toon

SACRAMENTO — A vibrant and culturally diverse entertainment line-up has been announced for the seventh annual SacWorldFest, a family friendly celebration proudly presented by Sacramento State and Wells Fargo Bank. Showcasing cultural diversity through lively music and dance, the annual festival has expanded to a week-long celebration — Sept. 27 through Oct. 5 — with many of the […]

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Hometown Hero: Deidre Fleischer

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Deidre A. Fleischer, daughter of Timothy J. and Victoria L. Fleischer of Placerville, was recently promoted to her current rank while serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, homeported in Norfolk, Va. Fleischer was promoted based on sustained superior job performance and proficiency in his designated specialty. Fleischer […]

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Roaming ‘Rebel’ entertains

It's a classic "whodunit" in David B. Atkinson's "Rebel Without Applause," showing at various locations in the Sacramento area. Courtesy photo

Dine and find out whodunit during “Rebel Without Applause,” an interactive, comedy/murder mystery set at a 1958 high school prom. The musical opens Friday, Sept. 12, in Auburn and runs through  at various locations in the Sacramento region. “Rebel Without Applause,” written and directed by David B. Atkinson, is a broad comic farce set in 1958 at the Senior […]

Comments Off / September 09, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Water, water — depicted in art

"Blue reflections, Iceland" by Lisa Aikenhead

“Celebrating Water” is the theme of a group show featuring flamework glass artist Branda Corey, stained glass mosaic artist Linda Soos and photographer Lisa Aikenhead at Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, during the month of September. These women artists, although they use three very different artistic methods, are united in their […]

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