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Folsom Lake Symphony season tickets on sale June 20

Folsom Lake Symphony’s new season won’t start until Oct. 22 but until then get your orchestral fix at the free concert Sept. 8 at Town Center. Courtesy photo

Linda Holderness Folsom Lake Symphony The Folsom Lake Symphony and Maestro Peter Jaffe have announced the orchestra’s schedule and repertoire for the coming season, one they’ve tagged “Lucky 13.” In the 12 seasons since its inaugural concert in 1994, the symphony has won the acclaim and status of a first-class regional orchestra and now bears […]

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Musical comedy ‘Legally Blonde’ opens Music Circus season

Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre With a cast featuring Broadway veterans and Music Circus audience favorites, the musical comedy “Legally Blonde” makes its Music Circus premiere to kick off the 66th season. Performances will run through Sunday, June 19 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. “Legally Blonde,” based on the hilarious 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, is […]

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Slaves to Fashion opens at Folsom History Museum

This two-piece white cotton toddler’s dress was made by the donor’s great-grandmother, who was a seamstress, between 1865-75. It has long sleeves and white fringe.
Photo by Roberta Long

Massiel Bobadilla Folsom Historical Society The Folsom Historical Society presents Slaves to Fashion on display through Sept. 4 at the Folsom History Museum. Slaves to Fashion is the sequel to the popular 2014 exhibit. Linda Setnik and Kathleen O’Connell, exhibit curators of vintage clothing at the Folsom History Museum, combine favorites from the 2014 exhibit with treasures […]

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Kandace Springs for Folsom concert

Singer, songwriter and pianist Kandace Springs, who hit the big time in 2014 with her self-titled debut album as well as the stages of late night entertainment icons David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon, will perform in Folsom on June 19 at 7:30 p.m. as the opening act for Gregory Porter’s concert at the Harris Center for the Arts. […]

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Bright ideas inspire upcoming Mondavi season

The Los Angeles Philharmonic, led by its charismatic 35-year-old Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel, will perform Nov. 2. Courtesy photo

Rob Tocalino Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts at the University of California, Davis has lined up talent for their upcoming season that has filled their 2016-17 calendar with the leading artists in music, dance and theater. The season also includes a series of compelling speakers. The […]

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Gaines honors Beach Hut Deli

Beach Hut Deli Owner Steve Brown and Assemblywoman Beth Gaines pose outside the El Dorado Hills eatery. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Assemblywoman Beth Gaines recently named Beach Hut Deli in El Dorado Hills, owned and operated by Steve Brown, the Small Business of the Year for Assembly District 6. “Small Businesses are critical to the economic well-being of the state of California. They create employment opportunities and bring valuable services and products to the marketplace,” said Assemblywoman […]

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County supports community human trafficking awareness efforts

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency is working with the community and county partners to support local outreach and education efforts to combat human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where victims are controlled or forced to perform labor, are sexually exploited […]

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