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Cookies build leaders one package at a time

Happy New Year and happy Girl Scout Cookie season. This year marks the 100th year since Girl Scouts first started selling cookies. The cookie sale teaches valuable life skills and the proceeds— which all stay local — support adventures and community service projects all year long. Girl Scouts nationwide are celebrating this 100th cookie-versary with […]

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Camp Richardson’s snowshoe cocktail races begin Saturday

There’s no better venue to test your Snowshoe skills than on the frigid shores of South Lake Tahoe during the annual Snowshoe Cocktail Races series at the Beacon Bar and Grill. The fun starts Saturday at 7 p.m. Courtesy photo

Strap on your snowshoes, grab a serving tray and get ready to compete, Camp Richardson Resort’s annual laugh-out-loud Snowshoe Cocktail Races start Jan. 21. Other destinations have races, but nothing comes close to this three-part race series held on the beach in front of the Beacon Bar and Grill. This year is sure to be […]

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Harmonica Blowout stretches the boundaries of blues

Blues harp hotshot Mark Hummel brings the best in the blues rock business to the stage at Harris Center for the Arts Saturday, Jan. 21 for a night of infectious musical entertainment. Courtesy photo

From Howard Levy to Duke Robillard to Son of Dave — Mark Hummel brings a blowout like no other to the Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom. Every time these musicians take the stage at the Harris Center they rock the house and every time they teach the audience something new […]

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Internationally respected guitarist to perform

El Dorado County Community Concert Association’s third concert of its 66th season will feature Rupert Boyd at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18. New York-based Australian classical guitarist Boyd is acclaimed as one of the most talented guitarists of his generation. He has been described by the Washington Post as “truly evocative,” and by Classical […]

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Vibrant ‘Drumline Live’ returns

With dazzling choreography, explosive percussion and tributes to Michael Jackson and Prince Drumline Live returns to Folsom with a brand-new show at the Harris Center for the Arts on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 20 at 3 and 7 p.m. A thrilling spectacle that pays homage to the show-style marching popularized […]

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California Stage presents ‘The Whale’

Clockwise from top, Elena Lipman, Kyle Burrows, Joel Mario Rickert and Aviv Hannan star in California Stage's "The Whale" playing through Feb. 12 at the R25 Arts Complex in Sacramento.
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California Stage< News release Fresh off of winning an Elly Award for best new script, California Stage opens its 26th season with the award winning play “The Whale,” Samuel D. Hunter’s incisive look at love, relationships and religious intolerance. Starring Joel Mario Rickert and directed by Shawn O’Neal, the play opens Jan. 13 at 8 […]

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Photography professor brings meaning to San Quentin images

It all started about four years ago when Sacramento State photography Professor Nigel Poor was shown a single box of photo negatives at San Quentin State Prison. Now she is in the midst of a huge project to organize, scan and produce prints from several thousand negatives taken at the prison between 1935 and 1986. […]

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