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Big top 2.0: A new generation of circus entertainment rings parkour, BMX with elephants and acrobats

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The big top just got bigger. A new show has evolved at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey with classics like the human cannonball still under the tent but new talent in teams of parkour athletes and BMX riders mean these tricks aren’t just for kids anymore. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Circus XTREME features artists […]

Comments Off / August 30, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

B Street’s Ladies of Sketch Comedy attack cancer with laughs

B Street Theatre, Sacramento’s resident new works theater, is excited to present an evening of original sketch comedy and improv to benefit Megan O’Neil, a B Street actor recently diagnosed with breast cancer. The Nitty Gritty Titty Committee will perform one show only on Sunday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. at B Street Theatre, 2711 B […]

Comments Off / August 23, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Guys And Dolls’ lights up the stage at Sutter Street Theatre

Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, “Guys And Dolls” ran for 1,200 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1950. It received nearly unanimous positive reviews from critics and won a bevy of awards including Tony Awards, Drama Desks and Oliviers. Set in Damon Runyon’s mythical New York City, “Guys And Dolls” […]

Comments Off / August 23, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado Camera Club to meet

The El Dorado Camera Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. Our speaker this month will be Dana Gumbiner. She will be demonstrating the Lyve Photo Storage & Display system. The system is a home-based photo organizer that allows users to use several different devices to access pictures. For […]

Comments Off / August 20, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Foodies fest in South Lake

Looking for a tasty way to spend your Labor Day weekend? South Lake Tahoe will be a culinary destination with a celebration of food at Sample the Sierra, Lake Tahoe’s only farm-to-fork festival. In it’s sixth year, Sample the Sierra will delight attendees with a range of culinary offerings from regional restaurants, wineries, distilleries, breweries and producers, […]

Comments Off / August 20, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Dementia caregivers offered training next Monday

El Dorado County Senior Day Care Services is hosting a free training for family caregivers of people with dementia from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Senior Center, 990 Lassen Lane in El Dorado Hills. The “Art Reflections for Dementia Caregivers” training provides research-proven techniques that use art to awaken memories, strengthen relationships […]

Comments Off / August 18, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Folsom prisoners riot; one killed

FOLSOM — California State Prison-Sacramento administrators are investigating the cause of a riot that occurred Wednesday afternoon during which inmate Hugo Pinell, 71, was killed and several others were injured. At 12:55 p.m., approximately 70 inmates started fighting on one of the institution’s maximum-security general population yards. Inmate-made weapons were used in the riot. Correctional […]

Comments Off / August 14, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »